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Alex Avila

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  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • Martinez a huge 'find' for Tigers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Nobody can say with certainty where Detroit would be without J.D. Martinez, but they surely would not be in first place in the American League Central Division. Martinez...
  • Game roundup: Orioles, minus Davis, sweep Yankeess

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final update: Adds Giants-Dodgers and Angels-Astros Game roundup: Orioles, minus Davis, sweep Yankeess BALTIMORE -- Alejandro De Aza hit a pair of RBI triples and Delmon Young added a two-run single while Bud Norris threw...
  • David Price, J.D. Martinez power Tigers past Indians, 7-2

    DETROIT His fans have been waiting for this kind of performance at home, when the Tigers were locked in a playoff race and facing a division rival. David Price didn't pitch well the last two times he took the mound at Comerica Park. Both the Yankees and...
  • Bone spur has made Cabrera merely excellent

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- We should all struggle so. Miguel Cabrera, named Co-Player of the Week for the American League on Monday, has been battling a right ankle injury recently revealed to be a...
  • James Shields comes up big as Royals regain first place with 3-0 victory over Tigers

    DETROIT He was brought here for nights like this, for games in the wind and the rain in enemy territory, for moments when the Royals season appears imperiled. James Shields revived his club and returned them to sole possession of first place in the...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Veterans carrying Tigers in playoff chase

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- A 'Gee Whiz' moment can happen at any time in a baseball game. But when one crops up at a decisive moment, it's doubly enjoyable for the beneficiary. One such moment...
  • Jeremy Guthrie, Royals collapse early in 9-5 loss to Detroit

    DETROIT The damage was 10 batters, eight hits and six runs when Ned Yost climbed the steps of the Royals dugout. A convergence of imprecise pitching, shoddy defense and a few instances of poor fortune undid Jeremy Guthrie in the third inning of a 9-5 loss...