Tigers' Alex Avila makes acrobatic catch against Indians
DETROIT -- Alex Avila has a long history of baseball in his ..... ball was going to carry out of play. Avila , though, glanced once at the netting ..... net. As fans in the front row ducked, Avila was bounced back into the field of play
Tigers C Alex Avila scratched with back spasms
CHICAGO (AP) Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila has been scratched from the lineup ..... White Sox due to lower back spasms. Avila was slotted to bat eighth Tuesday ..... he was replaced by Bryan Holaday. Avila also struggled with lower back spasms
Avila helps Tigers edge Indians
Alex Avila sounds off after the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians.
Giants, postseason teams affected by concussions
catcher John Jaso and outfielder Craig Gentry before the playoffs because of concussion effects. All-Star catcher Alex Avila got hit in the mask by a foul tip in the AL Division Series and his season was over. Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez
Two Indians finalists for Gold Gloves
Gomes had the second-most errors in the majors among catchers with 14 but nine came in the first 29 games. Detroit's Alex Avila and Kansas City's Salvador Perez are the other finalists. Brantley committed only one error, which came in the third
Avila on Game 1 pitching, win
Alex Avila sounds off after the Tigers' shutout Game 1 win over Boston.
Avila leaves Game 3 of ALDS after taking foul tip off mask
DETROIT -- Alex Avila can't buy a break. In what is getting to be an all-too-common occurence, Avila had to leave Game 3 of the ALDS Sunday ..... of Baltimore's Steve Pearce, knocked Avila down, and his knee buckled on his first
Avila leaves game after foul ball off mask
DETROIT (AP) Tigers catcher Alex Avila has left Game 3 of the AL Division ..... after taking a foul tip off the mask. Avila , who has had concussion problems ..... Trainer Kevin Rand came out to check on Avila , who eventually walked off the field
Tigers' Avila remains sidelined with dizziness
CITY, Mo. (AP) Tigers catcher Alex Avila remained sidelined by concussion ..... Rookie catcher James McCann started in Avila 's place as Detroit began a crucial ..... half-game back in the AL Central. Avila took a foul ball off his mask two
Tigers cruise past Rockies
Alex Avila comments on the Tigers' strong performance against the Rockies.