Alex Avila (back) expects to return to action Monday.
Alex Avila was held out of Saturday's workout due to a sore back.
Tigers and C Alex Avila avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $4.15 million contract.
Alex Avila requested $5.35 million and was offered $3.75 million from the Tigers when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland noted Saturday that catcher Alex Avila was tested for a possible concussion after taking a foul tip off his mask in Thursday's game, and that Avila passed all of his tests.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland announced that Alex Avila (knee) will play in Game 6 of the ALCS against the Red Sox on Saturday.
Alex Avila (knee) expects to be in the lineup for Game 6 of the ALCS on Saturday.
Alex Avila left Thursday's game against the Red Sox with a left knee patellar tendon strain.
Alex Avila homered and plated three runs, but it wasn't enough to overcome a late rally from the Red Sox in Game 2 of the ALCS on Sunday.
Alex Avila's fourth inning sacrifice fly plated the Tigers lone run in Saturday's loss to the Marlins.
Alex Avila blasted two home runs in Sunday's win against the Royals.
Alex Avila went 4-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored against the White Sox on Tuesday.
Tigers activated C Alex Avila from the 15-day disabled list.
Alex Avila (concussion) caught seven innings and went 2-for-3 with two walks in a rehab game with Triple-A Toledo on Monday.