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DETROIT - Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila stood or crouched at home plate for two crucial aspects of Thursday's game against the New York Yankees - two aspects which in the long and short of it can be summed up this way:
They first played against each other on Opening Day in 1996 in Cleveland on a 38-degree afternoon.
Miguel Cabrera is dealing with an ankle problem that kept him out of the Tigers' lineup Sunday.
As Victor Martinez took his decisive cuts Sunday, twice launching the ball to deep left at Target Field to drive in the biggest runs in the Tigers' 13-4 victory, Paul Molitor watched from the first-base dugout.
MINNEAPOLIS - There's an expression for starting pitchers who look to exit the game as soon as they've gone the minimum five innings required for a victory: Five and fly.
MINNEAPOLIS - Justin Verlander threw much better Saturday than in his last start 12 days ago in Pittsburgh, when shoulder soreness caused him to have what he termed the worst stuff of his career.
DETROIT - David beat Goliath and looked like the Goliath the Detroit Tigers want him to be.