Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:55:27 -0800
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila and Toronto Blue Jays C Dioner Navarro are catchers who might be available via trade, and players Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart feels could be fits for the team.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 10:25:41 -0800
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is expected to remain the team's starter behind the plate in 2015. However, the club will likely let him walk as a free agent after the season due to the emergence of C James McCann.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:28:33 -0800
The Detroit Tigers exercised C Alex Avila's $5.4 million option for the 2015 season Monday, Nov. 17.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:15:45 -0800
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila will know by Thursday, Nov. 20, whether his $5.4 million option for 2015 will be picked up. Avila gets a $200,000 buyout if it is not. There is a chance Avila will remain with the club even if he is not picked up, because Avila is eligible for salary arbitration.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:26:47 -0800
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is being discussed in trade talks with the Atlanta Braves.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:26:30 -0800
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is being discussed in trade talks with the Boston Red Sox.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:59:03 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (concussion) left Game 3 of the American League Division Series Sunday, Oct. 5, after he was struck on the mask by a foul tip. Avila confirmed to media he was diagnosed with a concussion, which is the third concussion he has suffered this season. He said he has no plans to retire at this point.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:59:28 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (concussion) has not played since Sept. 14 due to a concussion, but he could be available Monday, Sept. 22, if he feels good and passes concussion clearance tests.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:41:05 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (head) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, Sept. 20.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:56:16 -0700
Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (head) said he is equally frustrated, angry and worried about lingering light-headedness and disorientation.