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Alex Avila

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  • 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 win, regain first place

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers win, regain first place DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez passed the "surprise" stage quite some time ago. J.D. Martinez hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning and added a two-run triple in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Recap: Tigers 6, Indians 4

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Tigers 6, Indians 4 Tigers 6, Indians 4: Ian Kinsler delivered a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning as Detroit rallied past Cleveland for the second straight meeting to complete a three-game home sweep. J.D....
  • Preview: Indians at Tigers

    The Detroit Tigers managed to take the American League Central last season due largely to their domination of the Cleveland Indians. Although their record against the Indians won't show the same kind of mastery in 2014, the Tigers' recent ability to solve...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...