Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/16/11

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera and catcher Alex Avila will have their injuries examined now that their season is over.

The Tigers were eliminated from the American League Championship Series on Saturday night with a 15-5 loss to the Texas Rangers. Cabrera and Avila were among a handful of Tigers playing with injuries.

Cabrera has a sore right shoulder suffered in a home plate collision with Rangers catcher Mike Napoli in Game 4. He said the injury affected his throwing but not his batting.

The AL batting champion, Cabrera hit .314 with four homers and 10 RBI in the postseason.

Avila will have MRI exams on both knees. He has been bothered more by his left knee, which required a cortisone shot during the postseason.

Avila was just 3-for-41 with a homer and two RBI in the postseason after batting .295 with 19 homers and 82 RBI during the regular season.

Tigers outfielder Delmon Young has a strained oblique muscle which limited him during the playoffs.

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