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Alex Avila

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  • Tigers edge Indians, 5-4

    DETROIT If the Cleveland Indians were into moral victories, Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers might have felt a little like one. A day after suffering a 7-2 loss to the Tigers, the Indians took a one-run lead into the bottom of the eighth...
  • Twins 4, Tigers 3

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins 4, Tigers 3 MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Hicks' walk-off RBI infield single lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the first-place Detroit Tigers Tuesday night at Target Field. Down one after...
  • Twins play spoiler vs. Tigers with comeback win

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins play spoiler vs. Tigers with comeback win MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins have been relegated to the role of spoiler as the 2014 regular season winds to a close. Tuesday, they played that...
  • Tigers 8, Twins 6

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Tigers 8, Twins 6 MINNEAPOLIS -- After battling back from six runs down against one of the best teams in the American League, the Minnesota Twins saw all their hard work evaporate in the span of three...
  • Tigers hit two ninth-inning homers, edge Twins

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Tigers hit two ninth-inning homers, edge Twins MINNEAPOLIS -- After battling back from six runs down against one of the best teams in the American League, the Minnesota Twins saw all their hard work...
  • Tigers extend division lede with win over Indians

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers extend division lede with win over Indians DETROIT -- It's "Septober," as Torii Hunter calls it, and the Detroit Tigers seem to be firming up their game for the stretch run. Second baseman...
  • Twins come up big in win over Tigers

    Twins come up big in win over Tigers MINNEAPOLIS -- Despite being in last place, the Minnesota Twins have done their part to make the American League Central race a tighter one. A three-run sixth inning fueled Minnesota in an 8-4 win over the first-...
  • Game roundup: Nationals zero in on NL East title

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: New lede game, adds Cardinals-Rockies, Cubs-Pirates, Tigers-Indians, Reds-Brewers, Royals-Red Sox, Phillies-Marlins, White Sox-Twins, Game 2 Game roundup: Nationals zero in on NL East title NEW YORK -- Bryce...
  • Avila's two-run homer lifts Tigers

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Avila's two-run homer lifts Tigers DETROIT -- Alex Avila's formula for late-inning success is simple: Keep it, um, simple. Avila hit a deciding two-run home run on a 3-2 pitch with two outs in the...
  • Game roundup: Trout, Weaver pace Angels to 10th straight win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 4: New lede with Angels-Astros, adds Dodgers-Giants Game roundup: Trout, Weaver pace Angels to 10th straight win ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia was asked the other day if there were similarities...
  • Ian Kinsler's homer helps Tigers rally, sweep Indians

    DETROIT Ian Kinsler's two-run home run off of Bryan Shaw in the seventh inning put the Detroit Tigers ahead for good today. They went on to beat the Cleveland Indians, 6-4, at Comerica Park, sweeping the three-game series. Kinsler sent a 3-1 pitch from...