|Nov. 25 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST1:16 PM VEN21:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Avila and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract.
Analysis: Avila is a .242 hitter with 66 homers and 282 RBIs during seven big league seasons, all with the Detroit Tigers, and has thrown out 24.5 percent of attempted base stealers. The 29-year-old was limited to 67 games with Detroit last season because of injuries, including a left knee bone bruise.
|May 9 10:56 AM PT11:56 AM MT12:56 PM CT1:56 PM ET13:56 ET17:56 GMT1:56 10:56 AM MST12:56 PM EST1:26 PM VEN21:56 UAE12:56 PM CT-The Tigers activated Avila off the DL on Friday.
Analysis: To make room for Avila, who had been out since May 9 with a knee injury, on Friday, the Tigers optioned catcher Bryan Holaday to Triple-A Toledo.
|Apr. 9 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Avila scored four runs in Wednesday's 11-0 rout of the Twins.
Analysis: He is 3 for 4 with five runs scored in two games.
|Apr. 7 3:34 PM PT4:34 PM MT5:34 PM CT6:34 PM ET18:34 ET22:34 GMT6:34 3:34 PM MST5:34 PM EST6:04 PM VEN2:34 UAE (+1)5:34 PM CT-Avila homered among his two hits Monday.
Analysis: Avila hit .208 in April last year so fantasy owners can breathe easy that those woes may not resurface.