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Alex Avila

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  • Inge Walk-Off Home Run Lifts Tigers to 8th Straight Win

    Inge Walk-Off Home Run Lifts Tigers to 8th Straight Win
    Brandon Inge hit a two-out solo homer in the ninth inning Saturday to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. After Alex Avila grounded out and Jhonny Peralta was retired on a fly ball, Inge hit a 2-1 offering from Glen Perkins...
  • Orioles Take Advantage of Sick Tigers, Beat Detroit 5-1

    Orioles Take Advantage of Sick Tigers, Beat Detroit 5-1
    Brian Roberts belted a three-run homer to key a four-run fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles began their home schedule with a 5-1 victory over Detroit in the opener of a three-game series at Camden Yards. Matt Wieters added an RBI single in the rally...
  • Tigers Justin Verlander Gets First Win of Season

    Tigers Justin Verlander Gets First Win of Season
    Alex Avila homered and had a career-high five RBIs to back an effective pitching performance by Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers ended the Baltimore Orioles' unbeaten run with a 7-3 victory Wednesday night. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez...
  • Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5

    Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5
    Wilson Betemit went 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to power the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series at Comerica Park. Chris Getz knocked in two runs for the Royals, who improved to 6-3...
  • Surging Tigers down White Sox with late rally

    Surging Tigers down White Sox with late rally
    The thrilling September continued for the Detroit Tigers today at U.S. Cellular Field as they capped a 3-run 9th inning rally with a Carlos Guillen RBI single in the 10th to win 6-5. Besides knocking in the game-winning run, Guillen also added a solo...
  • Verlander Wins 24th Of Season, 12th Straight

    Verlander Wins 24th Of Season, 12th Straight
    Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander continued making history and polishing his resume Sunday for American League Cy Young Award and MVP voters. Verlander won his team-record 12th straight start and captured his big league best 24th victory as the Tigers...
  • Orioles fall 4-3 to Tigers in 11th on Martinez's RBI single

    Orioles fall 4-3 to Tigers in 11th on Martinez's RBI single
    Last offseason, the Orioles thought they had a legitimate shot to land free agent Victor Martinez before he eschewed their offer for a four-year, $48 million contract with the Detroit Tigers. The Orioles came a few million dollars short in December,...
  • Whispers

    Albert Pujols' tremendous second half has restored his value and his determination to match the $27.5 million per year the Yankees gave Alex Rodriguez. … Don't be surprised if Ryan Braun steals some bases in the playoffs. He has been running well...
  • Angle leads Orioles past Tigers, 6-5

    Angle leads Orioles past Tigers, 6-5
    On a night when the league's most dominant hurler was trying to put an exclamation point on the best season for a pitcher in two decades and on a night when a likely Hall of Famer made international baseball history, the Orioles' 6-5 victory over the...
  • Tigers Rally Falls Short in Verlander's Final Start

    Tigers Rally Falls Short in Verlander's Final Start
    In his final start of the season, Justin Verlander was unable to become MLB's first 25-game winner in 21 years, as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Detroit Tigers, 6-5, on a suicide squeeze in the ninth inning. Verlander had his 12-start winning...
  • Peralta Vaults Tigers Into The Post-season

    Peralta Vaults Tigers Into The Post-season
    Jhonny Peralta's solo home run in the bottom of the eighth helped give the Tigers a 5-4 win against the Indians on Wednesday night, keeping alive hopes for home-field advantage in the American League Division Series. The Tigers needed the Rangers to lose...