By Trey Scott
August 08, 2013

Tigers catcher Alex Avila left Thursday's game early.(Jason Miller/Getty Images) Tigers catcher Alex Avila left Thursday's game early.(Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila went to the hospital Thursday night to get an MRI after feeling light-headed and nauseous -- common symptoms of a concussion -- manager Jim Leyland said after Detroit's 10-3 win over Cleveland.

Avila left the game in the bottom of the fifth inning with an injury.

The 26-year-old Avila has a .200 batting average this season with 36 RBIs but has hit .270 in his last 10 games, including Thursday night.

The Tigers, coming off a sweep of the Indians, are expected to announce the results of the MRI on Friday. Avila was activated from the 15-day disabled list in July after dealing with a left forearm contusion.

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