Chris McCosky: No acceptance, no absolution, but Tigers aren't firing Al Avila anytime soon
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The Detroit News

BOSTON — Let’s get a couple of things straight, right out of the gate. I don’t have the power to “get Al Avila fired.” I cover the team daily for The Detroit News. I do not work in the front office or at Ilitch headquarters. Nor can I fire the hitting coaches. Nor can I trade Miguel Cabrera, buy out his contract, or bench him. Me writing a newspaper article suggesting those things won’t make them so. And this notion, which I get daily on Twitter or in my mailbox, that I am afraid to call for Avila’s termination, or for Cabrera’s head on a platter, or that I am somehow in cahoots with the whole…

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