• Tigers' Avila exits in 4th with sprained knee

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Oct 19, 2013
    The knee is the only issue with Avila at this point. The Detroit Tigers have removed banged-up catcher Alex Avila from Game 5 of the AL Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox with a sprained left knee. Avila had to come out of Game 5 in the fourth inning on Thursday night with a strained patellar tendon in his left knee. Leyland confirmed that Avila underwent tests for a possible concussion Thursday after taking a foul tip off the front of his mask, but tested fine. That could obviously change onc...
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    • Alex Avila leaves ALCS Game 5 following home plate collision with David Ross

      The life of a catcher is never comfortable, but the last two games have been especially painful for Detroit Tigers backstop Alex Avila. Despite a few lumps behind the plate and a hit-by-pitch at the plate, Avila was able to tough it out in Wednesday's G…
      Source: yahoo.com

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