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Alex Avila
Birthdate: 1/29/1987 (30 y, 1 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/210     Position: C
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 21, Overall: 163, Team: Detroit Tigers
Contract: $2M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Avila signed one-year, $2 million deal with the Tigers on Friday. (12/23/2016)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Who's baseball's Three True Outcomes King the last three years? Probably Chris Davis, yeah? Or Chris Carter? Close, but not quite. It's actually Miguel Sano. But who's second? At this point, you probably know. Strikeouts, walks and home runs make up more than half his plate appearances. Unfortunately, home runs make up a significantly smaller portion of his three true outcomes than they do for the aforementioned names. His power prevents his bat from being completely incompetent — he has actually been 5% better than the league since his debut in 2009 — but his batting averages of late would make Mario Mendoza blush. His patience is admirable: only three hitters have swung at outside pitches less often than Avila since his debut. (Then again, only Carter has made less contact on such pitches than Avila during that time. At least he knows his weakness.) He's Chris Iannetta's long-lost brother, a defense-first catcher who isn't the strongest hitter but also ain't afraid of taking a free pass (or two (or eight)). A full season's worth of playing time in 2016 would have paced out to 2.5-ish WAR - impressive, yes, had he not hit so poorly that he lost his job to James McCann. After a year in Chicago, he returns to Detroit, presumably to assume his same backup role behind McCann. Even playing full-time, any employment of Avila would be defensible only in OBP-only leagues. Until then, he's not fantasy relevant. (Alex Chamberlain)

The Quick Opinion: Re-signed by the Tigers, Avila figures to relieve James McCann and doesn't figure to produce much value unless his batterymate gets injured. Even then, Avila's extreme strikeout problems make him a justifiable option only in AL-only OBP-based formats.

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DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
Total- - -- - -- - -- - -13.3 %33.0 %0.40.218.327.359.686.1411.5.322-1.6500.4.31198
DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014-09-28DETMIN6C33.3 %0.0 %1.00.000.333.000.333.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-09-27DETMIN7C33.3 %33.3 %1.00.000.333.000.333.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-09-26DETMIN7C25.0 %0.0 %1.00.000.250.000.250.0000.1.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-09-25DETMIN7C0.0 %66.7 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0002.61.0000.000.0.29788
2014-09-23DETCHW7C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.5000.00-0.3.22336
2014-09-22DETCHW7C0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-09-14DETCLE6C25.0 %50.0 %0.50.333.500.333.833.0000.11.0000.010.3.395156
2014-09-13DETCLE6C25.0 %50.0 %0.50.333.5001.3331.8331.0000.1.0000.021.2.706373
2014-09-12DETCLE6C25.0 %50.0 %0.50.333.500.333.833.0000.11.0000.010.3.395156
2014-09-10DETKCR8C0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-09-09DETKCR7C25.0 %50.0 %0.50.333.500.333.833.0000.11.0000.010.3.395156
2014-09-08DETKCR8C50.0 %0.0 %2.00.500.7501.0001.750.5001.6.5000.021.1.665345
2014-09-07DETSFG8C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-09-06DETSFG8PH0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.000-100
2014-09-02DET@CLE7C33.3 %66.7 %0.50.000.333.000.333.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-09-01DET@CLE7C20.0 %20.0 %1.00.500.600.5001.100.0000.1.6670.010.7.494226
2014-08-30DET@CHW6C20.0 %40.0 %0.50.250.400.250.650.0000.1.5000.010.0.316101
2014-08-29DET@CHW7C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.500.750.2502.6.3330.000.0.321104
2014-08-28DETNYY8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.333.250.333.583.0000.1.3330.00-0.3.22336
DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014-08-27DETNYY7C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.3330.00-0.3.22336
2014-08-26DETNYY7C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-08-24DET@MIN7C16.7 %16.7 %1.00.400.500.400.900.0001.6.5000.010.5.412168
2014-08-23DET@MIN8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.500.750.2502.6.2500.000.0.321104
2014-08-22DET@MIN4PH-1B0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.000-100
2014-08-21DET@TBR7C33.3 %66.7 %0.50.000.333.000.333.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-08-20DET@TBR7C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-08-19DET@TBR7C50.0 %25.0 %2.00.000.500.000.500.0002.6.0000.010.1.345121
2014-08-17DETSEA7C50.0 %25.0 %2.00.500.750.5001.250.0000.11.0000.010.8.568277
2014-08-16DETSEA8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.3330.00-0.3.22336
2014-08-14DETPIT8C0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-08-13DETPIT8C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.333.5001.3331.8331.0000.1.0000.021.2.706373
2014-08-12DET@PIT7C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.5001.2501.750.7500.1.3330.021.4.757408
2014-08-11DET@PIT7C25.0 %0.0 %1.00.667.750.6671.417.0001.6.6670.010.9.618312
2014-08-10DET@TOR8C0.0 %40.0 %0.00.200.200.400.600.2000.1.3330.00-0.2.25760
2014-08-08DET@TOR7C25.0 %50.0 %0.50.000.250.000.250.0000.1.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-08-07DET@NYY8C33.3 %0.0 %1.00.000.333.000.333.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-08-05DET@NYY8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.400.4001.0001.400.6000.1.2500.021.1.605303
2014-08-04DET@NYY8C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014-08-03DETCOL8C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-08-02DETCOL8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.750.7501.2502.000.5002.61.0000.021.7.864483
2014-07-31DETCHW8C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.5000.00-0.3.22336
2014-07-30DETCHW8C25.0 %0.0 %1.00.000.250.000.250.0000.1.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-07-27DET@LAA8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.000.0.000 
2014-07-26DET@LAA8C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-07-25DET@LAA8C0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-07-24DET@LAA7C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-07-23DET@ARI7C0.0 %60.0 %0.00.250.200.500.700.2500.1.5000.00-0.2.25760
2014-07-22DET@ARI7C0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-07-20DETCLE8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-07-19DETCLE8C50.0 %50.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.0000.1.0000.010.1.345121
2014-07-18DETCLE8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.500.500.7501.250.2500.1.5000.010.7.544260
2014-07-13DET@KCR7C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.5000.00-0.3.22336
2014-07-12DET@KCR7C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.500.5001.2501.750.7500.11.0000.021.4.757408
2014-07-10DET@KCR7C0.0 %16.7 %0.00.167.167.333.500.1672.6.2000.00-0.4.21430
2014-07-09DETLAD7C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-07-08DETLAD7C40.0 %20.0 %2.00.333.600.333.933.0002.6.5000.010.6.454197
2014-07-05DETTBR7C50.0 %0.0 %2.00.500.7502.0002.7501.5000.1.0000.021.7.879493
DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014-07-04DETTBR8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-07-03DETTBR8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.3330.00-0.3.22336
2014-07-02DETOAK7C25.0 %75.0 %0.33.000.250.000.250.0002.6.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-06-30DETOAK7C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0002.6.3330.00-0.3.22336
2014-06-29DET@HOU7C33.3 %33.3 %1.00.500.6672.0002.6671.5000.1.0000.021.5.942537
2014-06-28DET@HOU8PH-C0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.000-100
2014-06-27DET@HOU8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.2500.00-0.3.22336
2014-06-26DET@TEX8C20.0 %20.0 %1.00.250.400.250.650.0000.1.3330.010.0.316101
2014-06-24DET@TEX8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.750.7501.0001.750.2502.61.0000.021.4.766415
2014-06-22DET@CLE7C0.0 %40.0 %0.00.400.400.6001.000.2000.1.6670.010.5.435184
2014-06-21DET@CLE7C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.5000.00-0.3.22336
2014-06-18DETKCR6C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-06-17DETKCR8C33.3 %33.3 %1.00.000.333.000.333.0002.6.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-06-16DETKCR8C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0002.6.5000.000.0.29788
2014-06-15DETMIN8C50.0 %0.0 %2.00.000.500.000.500.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-06-14DETMIN8C40.0 %0.0 %2.00.000.400.000.400.0002.6.0000.00-0.1.27673
2014-06-13DETMIN8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.667.6671.0001.667.3330.1.6670.011.0.725386
2014-06-11DET@CHW8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.000.250.000.250.0000.1.0000.00-0.4.1817
2014-06-09DET@CHW8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.500.500.7501.250.2500.1.6670.010.7.544260
DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014-06-08DETBOS8C0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-06-06DETBOS5C0.0 %66.7 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0000.11.0000.000.0.29788
2014-06-05DETTOR7C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.333.500.333.833.0002.6.5000.010.3.395156
2014-06-04DETTOR7C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.667.750.6671.417.0000.1.6670.011.0.626317
2014-06-03DETTOR8C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-05-31DET@SEA6C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.000.250.000.250.0000.1.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-05-30DET@SEA6C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.000.250.000.250.0000.1.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-05-29DET@OAK7C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-05-28DET@OAK7C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-05-27DET@OAK8C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.250.250.500.750.2500.1.5000.000.0.321104
2014-05-25DETTEX7C50.0 %25.0 %2.00.000.500.000.500.0002.5.000-0.410.1.345121
2014-05-24DETTEX6C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0000.1.5000.000.0.29788
2014-05-23DETTEX7C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-05-22DETTEX7C33.3 %66.7 %0.50.000.333.000.333.0000.1.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-05-21DET@CLE8PH-C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.500.5002.0002.5001.5000.1.0000.011.21.068625
2014-05-20DET@CLE7C33.3 %0.0 %1.001.0001.0002.5003.5001.5000.11.0000.022.11.239745
2014-05-19DET@CLE7C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.333.500.6671.167.3332.6.5000.010.6.493225
2014-05-18DET@BOS8C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.5000.00-0.3.22336
2014-05-17DET@BOS7C25.0 %0.0 %1.00.333.500.6671.167.3332.6.3330.010.6.493225
DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014-05-16DET@BOS7C0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-05-13DET@BAL8C33.3 %33.3 %1.00.500.667.5001.167.0000.11.0000.010.5.527248
2014-05-12DET@BAL7C33.3 %66.7 %0.50.000.333.000.333.0002.6.0000.00-0.2.23041
2014-05-11DETMIN7C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.0000.1.0000.010.1.353127
2014-05-10DETMIN8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0002.6.2500.00-0.3.22336
2014-05-09DETMIN7C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.500.750.2500.1.3330.000.0.321104
2014-05-08DETHOU8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.000.0.000 
2014-05-07DETHOU7C0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-05-06DETHOU8C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.500.500.7501.250.2502.6.6670.010.7.544260
2014-05-05DETHOU7C66.7 %0.0 %2.00.000.667.000.667.0000.1.0000.010.3.460201
2014-05-04DET@KCR8C0.0 %60.0 %0.00.200.200.8001.000.6000.1.0000.010.4.427179
2014-05-02DET@KCR8C25.0 %0.0 %1.00.333.5001.3331.8331.0000.1.0000.021.2.706373
2014-04-26DET@MIN8PH-C50.0 %50.0 %1.00.000.500.000.500.0000.1.0000.000.1.345121
2014-04-25DET@MIN7C33.3 %0.0 %1.00.500.667.5001.167.0002.6.5000.010.5.527248
2014-04-23DETCHW8C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.000.250.000.250.0000.1.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-04-22DETCHW8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.750.7501.0001.750.2504.0.750-0.421.4.766415
2014-04-21DETCHW8C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.500.750.2500.1.2500.000.0.321104
2014-04-20DETLAA8C0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-04-18DETLAA7C0.0 %25.0 %0.00.250.250.500.750.2502.6.3330.000.0.321104
DateTeamOppBOPosBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014-04-17DETCLE7C25.0 %50.0 %0.50.000.250.000.250.0002.6.0000.00-0.4.1721
2014-04-16DETCLE7C25.0 %25.0 %1.00.667.7501.0001.750.3330.11.0000.021.2.716380
2014-04-12DET@SDP7C0.0 %75.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.11.0000.00-0.3.22336
2014-04-11DET@SDP7C0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00-0.7.000-100
2014-04-09DET@LAD6C0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.000.0.000 
2014-04-08DET@LAD7C0.0 %75.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.11.0000.00-0.3.22336
2014-04-05DETBAL6C0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014-04-04DETBAL6C20.0 %20.0 %1.00.000.200.000.200.0002.6.0000.00-0.7.138-23
2014-04-02DETKCR7C25.0 %50.0 %0.50.000.333.000.333.0002.5.000-0.40-0.2.23041
2014-03-31DETKCR6C50.0 %25.0 %2.00.500.750.5001.250.0001.61.0000.010.8.568277