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Alex Avila recovering from head hit

Updated: June 7, 2014, 6:45 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Tigers catcher Alex Avila is out of the starting lineup for Detroit's game against Boston on Saturday night, but the team says he's progressing well after being hit in the head by the follow-through of David Ortiz's swing.

Avila was injured in the eighth inning Friday night and left the game. Trainer Kevin Rand says Avila initially had some concussion symptoms, such as a headache, but those symptoms were gone Saturday.

Rand says any time Avila is hit -- regardless of whether ...

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