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Alex Avila

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  • Astros hold on for win over Tigers

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros hold on for win over Tigers HOUSTON -- An in-game redemptive opportunity spurred Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler to deliver in the ninth inning on Saturday, but the result of...
  • Astros 4, Tigers 3 (11)

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros 4, Tigers 3 (11) HOUSTON -- Jason Castro delivered a walk-off home run in the 11th inning as the Houston Astros survived a critical late-game error to take a 4-3 victory over the...
  • Astros top Tigers, 4-3, in 11 innings

    HOUSTON Jose Altuve had stolen the game from Justin Verlander. Then the HoustonAstros put it back up for grabs when they committed two errors in the eighth to allow the Detroit Tigers to score the tying run without a hit. The night wore on, and each...
  • Astros top Tigers with Castro's 11th-inning homer

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros top Tigers with Castro's 11th-inning homer HOUSTON -- Jason Castro didn't require much prodding to probe his memory bank and deliver a surprising revelation on top of his earlier...
  • Tigers ride Joba's lineup juju to 7-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- One of the thousands of baseball's rules of tradition is reverence to superstition. And the Detroit Tigers are obeying. Right-handed reliever Joba Chamberlain...
  • Tigers' Kinsler makes triumphant return to Texas

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler wasn't sure what kind of reception he would receive Tuesday night, and frankly he didn't seem to care. A key member of two World...
  • White Sox take opener with Tigers

    White Sox take opener with Tigers
    In the second week of June, with more than three months to go in baseball's regular season, the White Sox weren't about to hype the importance of the four-game series against the Tigers that began Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field. But staying...
  • Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6

    Angels go on another extra-base binge to beat Tigers, 11-6
    Angels 11, Detroit Tigers 6 AT THE PLATE: Ian Stewart, a late addition to the lineup when third baseman David Freese was scratched because of right quadriceps tightness, came within a home run of the cycle, hitting a run-scoring triple in the second...
  • Tigers stay grounded after sweeping Indians

    Detroit completed a four-game sweep of Cleveland on Thursday night, turning a three-game lead in what for months was a tight American League Central race into a seven-game bulge, when the message came across Twitter. "Congratulations to the Tigers,...
  • Royals take a tough loss against Detroit

    Royals take a tough loss against Detroit
    Alex Avila homered twice, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the eighth inning that lifted the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday.     Detroit's Max Scherzer struck out 12 in seven innings, but he was denied his 20th victory when...
  • Marlins will honor Archbishop McCarthy baseball team

    The Miami Marlins will honor Archbishop McCarthy baseball coach Rich Bielski and the rest of his team before Friday's home game against Detroit at Marlins Park. McCarthy became the first team in state history to win four consecutive state titles this...