Skip to content

Tigers catcher Alex Avila returns from concussion

Aug 27, 2013, 3:45 PM EDT

Alex Avila AP

Detroit activated Alex Avila from the seven-day concussion disabled list after the catcher missed 16 days with a brain injury.

Avila caught seven innings and went 2-for-3 with two walks in a minor-league rehab game Monday at Triple-A to convince the Tigers he was ready to return. He experienced some post-concussions symptoms as recently as last Thursday, but was able to catch in back-to-back games since then.

Prior to the concussion Avila had been playing well in 15 games since the All-Star break, bouncing back from a miserable first half. He’s hitting .198 with with nine homers and a .628 OPS in 73 games overall.

  1. Old Gator - Aug 27, 2013 at 3:51 PM

    I spent a week in Concussion. We did some skiing, drank a lot of mulled cider, chased snow bunnies – ah but that was long ago.

    • proudlycanadian - Aug 27, 2013 at 4:10 PM

      I am sure that you chased them, but what did you catch?

Leave Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. B. Crawford (2791)
  2. C. Correa (2513)
  3. Y. Puig (2478)
  4. G. Stanton (2426)
  5. G. Springer (2349)
  1. H. Pence (2269)
  2. J. Hamilton (2165)
  3. M. Teixeira (1950)
  4. H. Ramirez (1928)
  5. J. Fernandez (1899)