Tigers general manager Al Avila announced Saturday that he doesn't expect to re-sign catcher Alex Avila this winter.
Alex Avila hit a home run and walked twice in three plate appearances, but the Tigers fell to the White Sox on Monday in game two of a doubleheader.
Alex Avila is out of the Tigers' lineup on Thursday.
Alex Avila is starting at first base for the Tigers on Saturday in place of the injured Miguel Cabrera.
Tigers activated C Alex Avila from the 15-day disabled list.
Alex Avila (knee) began a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Friday, going 1-for-3 and catching for five innings.
Alex Avila (knee) is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment later this week.
Alex Avila (knee) could begin a rehab assignment after the conclusion of the Tigers' road trip next Wednesday.
Alex Avila (knee) could catch a bullpen session on Wednesday or Thursday.
Alex Avila (knee) is taking full batting practice with the team on Saturday for the first time since experiencing renewed discomfort in his knee.
An MRI taken Tuesday on Alex Avila's left knee showed no new damage.
Alex Avila has been shut down indefinitely after complaining of renewed discomfort in his left knee.
Alex Avila (knee) took batting practice on Friday.
Alex Avila (knee) has been cleared for baseball-related activities.