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Alex Avila

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  • Game roundup: Trout, Weaver pace Angels to 10th straight win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: Adds Athletics-Mariners WILL STAND 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 between this...
  • 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...
  • INSIDE PITCH

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- It may not be pretty, but Joe Nathan is saving games for the Detroit Tigers. Many of his saves are in the tradition of Todd Jones and Jose Valverde, not without anxiety,...
  • 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...
  • Volquez turns in another solid outing as Pirates defeat Tigers, 4-2

    PITTSBURGH Edinson Volquez was at his slickest Tuesday night when he made a blind, behind-the-back snag on a comebacker in the first inning that preserved a run. Later in the evening he became the Pirates' first 10-game winner of the season in 4-2...
  • Tigers outlast Rays, 8-6, in 11 innings

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Grant Balfour gave up a bases loaded walk to Victor Martinez with none out in the top of the 11th. The Detroit Tigers added a couple insurance runs and went on to beat the Rays, 8-6, in 11 innings tonight at Tropicana Field. Ian...
  • Verlander stellar in Tigers' rout of White Sox

    CHICAGO Justin Verlander pitched one of his best games of the season and matched his season-high with eight strikeouts. Verlander allowed nine hits, two walks and one run over seven innings. It was the fourth time he struck out eight batters in a game...
  • J.D. Martinez's blast in 9th lifts Tigers over Indians

    CLEVELAND J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning as the Tigers beat the Indians, 4-2, Tuesday night. Indians closer Cody Allen entered the ninth, just two days after blowing a save against the Royals on Sunday. Torii Hunter drew a...
  • Tigers 3, Yankees 2

    (Updated: Will update Tigers AL Central standing UPDATES Tigers AL Central standing in graph 3) Tigers 3, Yankees 2: Alex Avila singled in the game-winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as host Detroit took the rubber game of a...