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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tigers Injury Update: Alex Avila still not symptom-free

By on 9/17/2014 08:00:00 AM

The Detroit Tigers lost to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. The loss dropped to Tigers to 84-67 on the season, first in the American League Central. The Tigers have been excellent all season offensively, ranked 2nd in the Major League in runs scored. They were without catcher Alex Avila, who is still dealing with concussion symptoms. Bryan Holaday started for Avila and went 0-for-3.

Our own Raymond Bureau reported on Monday that Avila, who recently returned from a concussion and left Sunday's game after feeling light headed, was not in the lineup on Monday.

Jason Beck, who covers the Tigers for, tweeted the following update on Avila's status.
Avila, in his sixth Major League season, is batting .223 with 11 home runs and 47 RBI this season. His best season was in 2011 when he had 19 home runs, 82 RBI and a .295 batting average. In 610 career games, Avila has a .248 batting average with 62 home runs and 269 RBI.

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