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Tigers activate Avila from DL

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - The Detroit Tigers have activated catcher Alex Avila from the 15-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Oakland Athletics.

The 26-year-old landed on the disabled list Aug. 11 due to a concussion. He entered Tuesday hitting .198 with nine homers and 36 RBI this season.

The Tigers made room for Avila by optioning catcher Bryan Holaday to Triple-A Toledo.

08/27 19:52:39 ET