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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Alexander Thomas Avila
Stat Years
2006-2019  [mlb] 2009-2019
5-11 / 210
Left / Right
C (1021) ... 1B (47) ... dh (15) ... P (3) ... 3b (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)
University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #5 (#163 overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
Jim Rough
MLB Debut
2009-08-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.189)
Service Time
10.061 (2019)
DET [9] ARI [2] CHA [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 123641 ... retro id: avila001 ... mlbam id: 488671
Brother of Alan Avila, Son of
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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The list below is of all top 10 rankings for basic statistics over the course of his career for qualifying league. A qualifying league is MLB, Minor Leagues, Indy Leagues and Division I College. All other leagues may or may not be statistically complete at the league or conference level, therefore, we do not display the rankings here.

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  • CategoryYearTeamsLeagueStatisticRankStat Value
    Batting2006AlabamaSECWalks Percentage30.16
    Batting2007AlabamaSECExtra Base Hits1031
    Batting2008AlabamaSECRuns Batted In1062
    Batting2011Detroit TigersALOn Base Percentage5.389
    Batting2011Detroit TigersALOn Base Plus Slugging8.895
    Batting2011Detroit TigersALSacrifice Flies88
    Batting2011Detroit TigersALIntentional Walks109
    Batting2011Detroit TigersALSecondary Average10.373
    Batting2011Detroit TigersALBAVG on Balls in Play3.366
    Batting2011Detroit TigersALWalks Percentage60.13
    Batting2014Detroit TigersALStrikeouts8151
    14 record(s)
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available League Abbreviation or name of league Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank