Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:19:07 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 15, against the Seattle Mariners. C Bryan Holaday is starting behind the plate and batting eighth.
Fantasy Tip: Remove Avila from your lineups. He is getting the night off against left-hander James Paxton. Holaday could be worth a flier in daily games. He has a near-minimum price.
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 10:07:37 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila denied an Internet report that he was tipping pitches by tapping his glove. "I've heard some crazy things, but that takes the cake," he said. "I think people are just searching for something."
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:47:28 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Bryan Holaday is in the starting lineup for the second consecutive game Friday, June 20. Manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday, June 19, Holaday is likely to see more playing time.
Fantasy Tip: Expect Alex Avila to see the majority of starts behind the plate, but additional Holaday playing time could cut into Alvia's counting stats going forward.
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 19:41:12 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (concussion) was in the starting lineup Sunday, June 8, after he passed his concussion tests. Manager Brad Ausmus said the team will monitor Avila closely to see if he has any symptoms.
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:05:07 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (concussion) suffered a mild concussion after getting hit in the head by a backswing Friday, June 6. Manager Brad Ausmus said Avila will not play Saturday, June 7.
Fri, 02 May 2014 19:21:55 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (back) was in the starting lineup Friday, May 2, but said his back still does not feel normal. Avila said he expects to feel 100 percent in a few days.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:41:37 -0700
The Detroit Tigers scratched C Alex Avila (back) from the lineup Tuesday, April 29, due to back spasms. C Bryan Holaday made the start in his absence.
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 09:28:48 -0700
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he plans to have C Alex Avila (shin) in the starting lineup Sunday, April 27.
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 08:09:21 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (shin) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, April 26. C Bryan Holaday will be the starting catcher.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:26:11 -0700
Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (shin) left the game early Friday, April 25, because of a left shin contusion. He is considered day-to-day at this point.