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Alex Avila, Tiger's Rookie Catcher Debuts With a Double

By Tiffanie on
Alex Avila, the rookie catcher for the Detroit Tigers, made his Major League debut yesterday with a double and his first RBI in the third inning.Mlive.com reported: Avila, called up Tuesday evening, is scheduled to start for Armando Galarraga tomorrow, according to Leyland. The 22-year-old highly touted prospect and son of assistant general manager Al Avila hit .264 with 12 home runs and 55 RBIs in Erie this season. "I'm sure he's glad to get this one out of the way," Leyland said. "He'll...Read Full Story