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Alex AvilaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Years: 2009-2018
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PositionsC-906, 1B-44, dh-15, 3b-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlexander Thomas Avila
Height5-11Weight210BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 29,1987 [31.144]PlacePembroke Pines,Florida
High SchoolArchbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)
CollegeUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 5th round (163rd overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 34th round (1020th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$169,000Signing ScoutsJim RoughService Time8.061 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-DET-#6
MLB DebutAugust 6,2009 [22.189]
OrganizationsDET [9] ARI [1] CHA [1] CHN [1] Awards3Awards Voting1-13
TBC Player ID123641Retrosheet IDavila001MLBAM ID488671
RelationshipsBrother of Alan Avila, Son of
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power79Contact23XBH56RBIs62Runs29Hitting61Durability46Team.498Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006AlabamaSECNCAA-1Fr16c1960203415514154211405361401.271.399.424.8238620254.336.153.350.36615.7520.871.331.9740.6036.36
2007AlabamaSECNCAA-1So16c20572233866152146131254651503.296.372.570.94212731259.310.274.395.3989.6517.761.845.4115.9346.97
2008AlabamaSECNCAA-1Jr16c21612395782121176202365680303.343.441.6151.05614730286.385.272.414.45112.5919.581.565.9414.0636.59
2008West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet27c2158213216514012201274111208.305.383.385.7688215244.370.080.202.34711.0716.801.520.41213.0023.08
2009Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet15c22933295287231125521527713224.264.365.450.81514836387.310.186.347.35713.4419.901.483.1027.4241.38
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet14c2229619174051400101800100.279.375.590.96536972.308.311.475.40813.8925.001.806.9412.2052.94
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c231042942867120731223671210012.228.316.340.65610019333.278.112.235.29910.8121.321.972.1042.0028.36
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c24141464631373341982317313133898.295.389.506.89523556551.366.211.373.38313.2523.771.793.4524.4240.88
2012Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet12c2537030001001300000.429.500.429.929308.750.000.143.41812.5037.503.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c2511636742892129482061104222212.243.352.384.73614132434.313.141.313.32714.0623.961.702.0740.7835.96
2013Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-c26124451130150071200000.250.353.386.73917451.323.136.295.33313.7323.531.711.9644.0036.36
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c26102330397514111470044112113010.227.317.376.69312426379.305.149.282.31011.6129.552.552.9030.0034.67
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c2712439044852201147036115131216.218.327.359.68614033457.322.141.290.31113.3533.042.482.4135.4538.82
2015Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet44c28620260015000800201.300.273.450.7239122.385.150.150.2940.0036.360.004.5520.0016.67
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c-1b286717821345041301406601004.191.339.287.626519219.278.096.315.29418.2630.141.651.8344.5026.47
2016Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha39c29924481013006700000.333.467.500.96712230.438.167.417.42220.0023.331.173.3324.0025.00
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31c295716919366071100387811003.213.361.373.7346313209.345.160.385.33018.1837.322.053.3524.1436.11
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet31c30772193060110113201438010126.274.394.475.86910422264.380.201.393.37316.2930.301.864.1719.9136.67
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn13c30359211222131700194001004.239.369.380.749356112.388.141.348.33516.9635.712.112.6830.6727.27
2017Totals for MLB-MLB         112311418213114490162120111210.264.387.447.83413928376.382.183.379.36216.4931.911.943.7222.2134.15
2018Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBaric3144101611002400155300012.109.224.168.392172116.196.059.208.18812.9345.693.531.7250.5018.18
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8962665312633130889346784409041311171567.238.346.392.73810462273146.322.154.320.00013.9928.732.052.8329.9435.86
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1816378418041116912293148246213.283.373.425.79827158742.342.142.289.00012.5319.951.592.1639.8132.22
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter309511284031400143000201.295.378.432.810417111.391.137.284.00012.6127.032.142.7031.6725.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter933295287231125521527713224.264.365.450.81514836387.310.186.347.00013.4419.901.483.1027.4241.38
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter58213216514012201274111208.305.383.385.7688215244.370.080.202.00011.0716.801.520.41213.0023.08
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17866513620341436165441011551921207.305.405.541.94636081799.344.236.388.00012.6419.401.534.5118.4739.90
Detroit Tigers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter760230327656412277731478368733129171458.245.350.404.7549312062709.323.159.319.00013.5827.061.992.8429.9136.52
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5716919366071100387811003.213.361.373.7346313209.345.160.385.00018.1837.322.053.3524.1436.11
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44101611002400155300012.109.224.168.392172116.196.059.208.00012.9345.693.531.7250.5018.18
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter359211222131700194001004.239.369.380.749356112.388.141.348.00016.9635.712.112.6830.6727.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624825611424116631180163223312.238.346.392.73818941569.322.154.320.00013.9928.732.052.8329.9435.86
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625707516137114812283132245212.283.373.425.79824352664.342.142.289.00012.5319.951.592.1639.8132.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21C42--3133031346343.9918.17-----45872.430.7
2009Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22C82--5125843574570.9936.95-443456.4119388.258.2
2009Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet221B1--141--15151.00015.00------931.10.7
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet22C25171531017--1081081.0004.320.7111473.342986.215.3
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet23C98847565563445594590.9936.020.78432068.3610494.260.5
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C13313011579407351410181013.9957.620.88854068.0714194.382.1
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet243B118-11-21.5001.000.13-----1410.70.6
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25C2--10---10101.0005.00------366.71.4
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C1131079378975767960954.9948.441.02793469.91011697.469.8
2013Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26C6--372--39391.0006.50-4180.011250.04.2
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet26C98968368152964850844.9938.611.01731583.0910296.160.5
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet27C12211610178835259940935.9957.660.92713666.4312498.475.3
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B1-1-------------1240.80.6
2015Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28C4--18--118181.0004.50-2166.7-666.72.8
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet28C444336529118-33093091.0007.020.85211165.626765.727.3
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet281B23131341209112130129.9925.610.96-----6734.314.3
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH1---------------671.50.6
2016Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha29C5--212--23231.0004.60-2166.7-955.63.5
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29C54524534142123437435.9958.060.9625778.145794.733.3
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH2---------------573.51.2
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet30C50464053231814342341.9976.820.84221166.717764.930.9
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30C28242092101522227225.9918.041.0816672.743580.017.3
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet301B161097712-1073731.0004.560.75-----7720.89.9
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH8---------------7710.44.9
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B311281-1991.0003.000.75-----358.61.9
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C76571562885430324315157855754.9957.520.9244618470.8507650.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B432424419912123212211.9954.910.86-----430.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B118-11-21.5001.000.13-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C17--864-190901.0005.29-8372.71170.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C82--5125843574570.9936.95-443456.411820.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--141--15151.00015.00------10.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C42--3133031346343.9918.17-----4420.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21-42---------
2009Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet22-821--------
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet22-25---------
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet23-98---------
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-133---1-----
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25-2---------
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-113---------
2013Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26-6---------
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet26-98---------
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-1221--------
2015Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28-4---------
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet28-4423-------1
2016Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha29-5---------
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29-54--------2
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-5016-------8
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30-283--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege2038137153311121311163400104.241.318.380.6985214154.304.139.25510.3922.082.131.3068.5042.42
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2267041004001000000.571.625.7141.339518.571.143.28612.500.000.000.000.0025.00
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2318428158007008700200.357.442.548.99023852.405.191.38115.3813.460.880.000.0053.33
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB242148413000700121220200.271.422.271.69313064.342.000.25018.7518.751.000.000.000.00
2011Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB24516010001002701000.063.167.063.2301019.111.000.12510.5336.843.500.000.000.00
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB24625120011000900001.080.080.200.2805125.067.120.1200.0036.000.004.0025.0050.00
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25235791410160071900101.246.323.316.63918265.342.070.19310.7729.232.711.5457.0014.29
2012Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB25412231011000600000.250.250.583.8337212.400.333.3330.0050.000.008.3312.0066.67
2012Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB25310020000000400000.200.200.200.4002010.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB2527010000001200000.143.250.143.393108.200.000.14312.5025.002.000.000.000.00
2013Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2624559175011500141600301.309.431.455.88625672.390.146.40019.4422.221.141.3955.0035.29
2013Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB26515120001004500000.133.316.133.4492019.200.000.26721.0526.321.250.000.000.00
2013Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB26616230013004610000.188.381.375.7566121.222.187.43819.0528.571.504.7616.0033.33
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27174991530140072210000.306.404.429.83321457.538.123.26512.2838.603.141.7549.0026.67
2014Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB2739021000000400000.222.222.333.555319.400.111.1110.0044.440.000.000.0050.00
2015Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2818448830260071510002.182.308.386.69417552.222.204.36413.4628.852.143.8522.0062.50
2016Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2912223200020071300000.091.310.091.4012029.222.000.31824.1444.831.860.000.000.00
2017Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30204335000000112001002.116.296.116.4125055.217.000.25620.0036.361.820.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB30110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2018Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB3113301410120031310000.133.235.267.5028234.188.134.2338.8238.244.332.9430.0050.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs38137153311121311163400104.241.318.380.6985214154.304.139.25510.3922.082.131.3068.5042.42
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs1723975497220653007713751806.244.368.345.71313728488.347.101.29515.7828.071.781.2366.1728.87
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs17523820130062201000.154.241.250.49113359.241.096.21210.1737.293.671.6952.0037.50
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs16523800240041910001.154.228.269.49714257.194.115.1927.0233.334.753.5126.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs27010000001200000.143.250.143.393108.200.000.14312.5025.002.000.000.000.00

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege20000.0010100101.0000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100101.0000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009Detroit Tigers Minor League Player of the Year1
2011AL Silver Slugger Award (C) ... Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (C)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-01-31CArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($8.25m) [Free Agent]31.002Team Roster on 2018-01-31
2017-11-03CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.278  
2017-07-31CChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded by Tigers with Justin Wilson to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario30.183Team Roster on 2017-07-31
2016-12-22CDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)29.327Team Roster on 2016-12-22
2016-11-02CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.277  
2016-08-26CChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.209Team Roster on 2016-08-26
2016-07-19C-DHChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab29.171Team Roster on 2016-07-19
2016-07-07C-DHChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right hamstring29.159Team Roster on 2016-07-07
2016-05-10C-DHChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.101Team Roster on 2016-05-10
2016-04-25CChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left hamstring29.086Team Roster on 2016-04-25
2015-11-25CChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2.5m)28.300Team Roster on 2015-11-25
2015-11-03CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.278  
2015-07-03CDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.155Team Roster on 2015-07-03
2015-06-28CDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab28.150Team Roster on 2015-06-28
2015-05-09CDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Let knee28.100Team Roster on 2015-05-09
2014-11-17CDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractTigers exercised option for 2015 ($5.4m)27.292Team Roster on 2014-11-17
2014-01-31CDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($4.35m) Avoiding arbitration, option year for 201527.002Team Roster on 2014-01-31
2013-08-27CDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.210Team Roster on 2013-08-27
2013-08-27cDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Transferred to 15-day DL26.210Team Roster on 2013-08-27
2013-08-22cDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YDL-7InjuredAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab26.205Team Roster on 2013-08-22
2013-08-12cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Concussion [Hit in the mask with a foul tip]26.195Team Roster on 2013-08-12
2013-07-02cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.154Team Roster on 2013-07-02
2013-06-23cDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab26.145Team Roster on 2013-06-23
2013-06-17cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left forearm contusion [Hit by pitch by Brian Duensing]26.139Team Roster on 2013-06-17
2013-01-18cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.95m) Avoiding arbitration25.354Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-06-21cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.143Team Roster on 2012-06-21
2012-06-18CDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab25.140Team Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-06-06cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Hamstring25.128Team Roster on 2012-06-06
2012-05-06cDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActive--25.097Team Roster on 2012-05-06
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Detroit Tigers-21169,000-------169,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (5th round - 163rd overall)
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll22400,000-72443-2,746,792400,000569,000
2010Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23404,900-71323212,812,412400,000973,900
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24425,000-65925262,722,607414,0001,398,900
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25510,000-52520422,954,887480,0001,908,900
2013Detroit TigersTeam Payroll262,950,000-29415683,023,990490,0004,858,9002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.95m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll274,150,000-2551572++3,256,497500,0009,008,9002014-01-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($4.35m) Avoiding arbitration, option year for 2015
2015Detroit TigersTeam Payroll285,400,0006.0612241176++3,571,283507,50014,408,9002014-11-17 - Tigers exercised option for 2015 ($5.4m)
2016Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll292,500,0007.06135415613,498,245507,50016,908,9002015-11-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2.5m)
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll302,000,0008.06138618573,651,709535,00018,908,9002016-12-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)
2017Detroit TigersTeam Payroll302,000,0008.06138613573,651,709535,00018,908,9002016-12-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)
2018Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll314,000,000-2477694,360,045545,00022,908,9002018-01-31 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($8.25m) [Free Agent]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red