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Alex Avila

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  • Price's 1-hitter not enough to beat Rays

    Price's 1-hitter not enough to beat Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- For David Price, his much-anticipated return to Tropicana Field on Thursday was tough to top. Price, the former American League Cy Young Award winner, couldn't have done much more,...
  • Game roundup: Avila's hit lifts Tigers over Yanks

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: Adds Astros-Rangers; more to come Game roundup: Avila's hit lifts Tigers over Yanks DETROIT -- Alex Avila lined the first pitch he saw off the fence in right field to score pinch runner Bryan Holaday from second...
  • David Price tosses one-hitter in return to Tropicana, but Rays top Tigers, 1-0

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. David Price retired 23 batters in a row after the Tampa Bay Rays scored an unearned run in the first inning on Thursday. The Detroit Tigers' offense, however, couldn't back him up as they lost 1-0 and failed to complete a three-...
  • Cabrera snaps homerless streak with pair of long balls

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH The Tigers got a welcome sight during their 12-1 win over the Cleveland Indians Monday -- Miguel Cabrera hitting a ball over the fence. Twice. With the September playoff race heating up,...
  • Giants 5, Tigers 4

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Giants 5, Tigers 4 DETROIT -- Buster Posey continued his hot streak with three hits, including a solo home run, and Madison Bumgarner tied for the major-league lead in victories to lift the San...
  • Giants 8, Tigers 2

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Giants 8, Tigers 2 DETROIT -- Jake Peavy lasted six innings and did not give up an earned run despite a long rain delay to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers...
  • Peavy, Giants weather rain delay in 8-2 win

    The Sports Xchange By Dana Gauruder, The Sports Xchange Peavy, Giants weather rain delay in 8-2 win DETROIT -- A long rain delay wasn't going to get Jake Peavy out of the game. The veteran right-hander convinced San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy...
  • Tigers top Yankees 5-2

    Tigers top Yankees 5-2
    By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange DETROIT — Rick Porcello reached 15 wins for the first time in his six-year career and J.D. Martinez had three hits, driving in a run and scoring twice, Tuesday night to guide the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory...
  • Tigers waste gem by Price

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers veteran outfielder Torii Hunter was almost in disbelief. Left-hander David Price had pitched a gem, arguably the best game of his career, throwing...
  • Porcello key to Tigers' rotation?

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG -- When 25-year-old right-hander Rick Porcello is on his game, the Detroit Tigers' rotation goes from difficult to almost unstoppable. With Max Scherzer and the...
  • Rays draw blank against Tigers' Porcello

    The Sports Xchange By Corey Long, The Sports Xchange Rays draw blank against Tigers' Porcello ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus believes that as long as Rick Porcello keeps the ball down he is as tough as any pitcher in their...
  • Tigers take chance on Johnson

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have been seeking reliable bullpen options all season. Jim Johnson was looking to revive his career after a disastrous stint in Oakland. The two parties...