David Ross Smashes Into Alex Avila, Knocking Him Out of Game 5 of ALCS (GIF)


Tigers catcher Alex Avila left Thursday night’s Game 4 of the ALCS against the Red Sox in the fourth inning and didn’t return.

Avila took at least two blows to the head early in the game, including one in a collision with Red Sox catcher David Ross as the latter was trying to reach home plate. Avila also suffered a strained patella tendon in his left knee in the collision, according to CBS Sports, and is listed as day-to day.

During the ALCS, Avila has gone 3-for-11 with a homer, four walks and three strikeouts.

Check out Avila’s collision with Ross in the GIF below.


GIF via Twitter/@cjzero

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