Detroit Tigers release outfielder Xavier Avery, who opts out of contract

The Detroit Tigers have released outfielder Xavier Avery, who has decided to exercise an opt-out in his contract. The 25-year-old center fielder was signed by the Tigers to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training this past offseason. Avery had a team-high .305 batting average with a .371 on-base percentage in 73 games with Triple-A Toledo. He served as the Mud Hens...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwinnett Braves Falls to Mud Hens 5-4 in 12 Innings

TOLEDO, OH – Former Gwinnett Braves’ infielder Josh Wilson’s two-out, bloop single in the bottom of the 12th inning scored Xavier Avery from second base to give the Toledo Mud Hens (16-23) a 5-4 win over the G-Braves (17-23) in the finale of the three-game series at Fifth Third Field. In that final frame, Avery doubled to right field off of Gwinnett right-handed reliever Carlos...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mud Hens Drub Gwinnett Braves, 10-5

TOLEDO, OH – The Gwinnett Braves (17-22) suffered a disastrous first inning, giving up seven runs to the Toledo Mud Hens (15-23), five of which were unearned, and dropped game two of their three-game series by a 10-5 score Tuesday at Fifth Third Field. In that half inning, lead-off batter Xavier Avery was hit by a pitch by Gwinnett left-handed starter Greg Smith (L, 1-3).  Josh...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Michael Morse doubtful for weekend series

This weekend the Giants, who have won 12 of their last 15 games, hope to close the two-game gap between them and the Los Angeles Dodgers for the NL West lead, but slugger Michael Morse probably won't be available for the series, according to Amy Gutierrez of CSN Bay Area.Morse (strained lower oblique) is swinging at about 50%. Doubtful he'll play in the Dodgers series. #SFGiants—...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners rumors: Nelson Cruz to Orioles

The flirtation with Nelson Cruz is over.  Cruz is going to sign with Baltimore on a one year, eight million dollar deal.  Although the Mariners were long rumored to be pursuing after Cruz, the power hitting OF will be taking his bat to the A.L. East.  How harmful is Seattle not getting a deal done with Cruz going to be? Nelson Cruz won’t be bringing his bat to Seattle, choosing...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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