Avila's Home Run in Ninth Inning Vaults Detroit into Central Division Lead

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Avila's Home Run in Ninth Inning Vaults Detroit into Central Division Lead
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Jose Veras was trying to earn the save for the Houston Astros. Instead, Alex Avila saved the day for the Detroit Tigers. Avila hit a two-run home run with one out in the top of the ninth inning Friday night to give the Tigers a 4-3 victory over the Astros.

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