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Alex Avila
Birthdate: 1/29/1987 (27 y, 10 m, 22 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: $4.4M / 1 Years (2014) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Avila is currently expected to play the majority of the games at catcher next season, though the Tigers are prepared to make James McCann more of a presence behind the plate, the Detroit News reports. (11/29/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Tigers (A)5824412122011.1 %16.8 %.080.370.305.383.385.359125    
2009Tigers (AA)93387125255213.4 %19.9 %.185.310.264.365.450.370127    
2009Tigers29725914013.9 %25.0 %.311.308.279.375.590.408147-0.73.50.70.7
2010Tigers10433372831210.8 %21.3 %.112.278.228.316.340.29981-1.1-8.50.70.4
2011Tigers141551196382313.2 %23.8 %.211.366.295.389.506.384140-1.624.21.24.6
2011Tigers114411204.5 %36.4 %.073.083.073.116.146.122-37    
2012Tigers (AAA)38001012.5 %37.5 %.000.750.429.500.429.432173    
2012Tigers11643494248214.1 %24.0 %.142.313.243.352.384.327104-2.6-0.69.22.4
2012Tigers93012103.3 %40.0 %.138.313.207.233.345.25152    
2013Tigers (AAA)1251155013.7 %23.5 %.136.323.250.353.386.343112    
2013Tigers102379113947011.6 %29.6 %.148.305.227.317.376.31092-0.2-3.8-3.30.6
2013Tigers1140134020.0 %27.5 %.097.211.161.350.258.29783    
2014Tigers124457114447013.3 %33.0 %.141.322.218.327.359.31197-9.0-10.715.32.1
2014Tigers3900000.0 %44.4 %.111.400.222.222.333.24248    
2015Steamer98392104340212.7 %29.0 %.144.313.230.331.374.317101-1.6-1.210.52.4
Total- - -616222662225269712.8 %26.4 %.161.321.247.345.407.333107-15.24.223.810.7
Postseason- - -3412336708.9 %35.0 %.100.203.145.230.245.22030    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Tigers (A)5821324465501401212227041121801.305
2009Tigers (AA)93329387875123112525552277123421.264
2009Tigers29617217840591410018010000.279
2010Tigers104294333674812072831360712011222.228
2011Tigers14146455113781334196382739131383831.295
2011Tigers11414432001122016001100.073
2012Tigers (AAA)3783300001103000000.429
2012Tigers1163674348957212942486121042221220.243
2012Tigers9293064101211012000000.207
2013Tigers (AAA)124451117301557012000000.250
2013Tigers10233037975491411139474401121311000.227
2013Tigers11314054001348011100000.161
2014Tigers1243904578552220114447611151321603.218
2014Tigers3992110000004000000.222
2015Steamer983343927749171104340502114233 21.230
Total- - -6161906222647029510676222526928512587111684876.247
Postseason- - -3411012316112036711043101100.145

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Tigers (A)11.1 %16.8 %0.66.305.383.385.768.0801.2.370 -0.5356.9.359125
2009Tigers (AA)13.4 %19.9 %0.68.264.365.450.814.1853.3.310 0.15712.2.370127
2009Tigers13.9 %25.0 %0.56.279.375.590.965.3110.7.308-0.70.0134.7.408147
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Tigers10.8 %21.3 %0.51.228.316.340.656.1121.8.278-0.5-0.733-5.7.29981
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Tigers13.2 %23.8 %0.56.295.389.506.895.2113.6.366-1.3-0.39129.4.384140
2011Tigers4.5 %36.4 %0.13.073.116.146.263.0730.1.083 0.0-2-6.7.122-37
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Tigers (AAA)12.5 %37.5 %0.33.429.500.429.929.0000.1.750 0.020.7.432173
2012Tigers14.1 %24.0 %0.59.243.352.384.736.1423.3.313-2.4-0.1544.2.327104
2012Tigers3.3 %40.0 %0.08.207.233.345.578.1380.6.313 0.02-1.5.25152
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Tigers (AAA)13.7 %23.5 %0.58.250.353.386.739.1361.0.323 -0.160.7.343112
2013Tigers11.6 %29.6 %0.39.227.317.376.693.1481.9.3050.1-0.340-1.2.31092
2013Tigers20.0 %27.5 %0.73.161.350.258.608.0970.6.211 0.04-0.5.29783
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Tigers13.3 %33.0 %0.40.218.327.359.686.1411.5.322-7.4-1.6500.4.31197
2014Tigers0.0 %44.4 %0.00.222.222.333.556.1110.1.400 0.00-0.5.24248
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
2015Steamer12.7 %29.0 %0.44.230.331.374.705.1442.8.313-1.1-0.5442.1.317101
Total- - -12.8 %26.4 %0.49.247.345.407.752.1612.5.321-12.1-3.128131.9.333107
Postseason- - -8.9 %35.0 %0.26.145.230.245.475.1000.3.203 -0.14-9.3.22030

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2009Tigers1.0013.6 %43.2 %43.2 %5.3 %26.3 %10.5 %0.0 %
2010Tigers1.2421.5 %43.5 %35.0 %2.6 %9.0 %3.1 %0.0 %
2011Tigers0.9321.7 %37.8 %40.5 %2.2 %13.8 %1.6 %0.0 %
2011Tigers2.434.0 %68.0 %28.0 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Tigers1.5623.8 %46.4 %29.8 %2.5 %11.4 %0.8 %0.0 %
2012Tigers2.0029.4 %47.1 %23.5 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Tigers1.4228.0 %42.2 %29.8 %0.0 %16.9 %2.2 %25.0 %
2013Tigers2.4015.0 %60.0 %25.0 %0.0 %20.0 %8.3 %0.0 %
2014Tigers1.4725.0 %44.6 %30.4 %2.7 %15.1 %5.6 %0.0 %
2014Tigers1.0020.0 %40.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.2523.4 %42.6 %34.0 %2.2 %13.7 %2.8 %8.3 %
Postseason- - -2.1714.9 %58.2 %26.9 %0.0 %16.7 %2.6 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Tigers191961200128184312
2010Tigers97784823105427871329
2011Tigers12913874323090913112220
2011Tigers1771001055107162
2012Tigers1237963212076710381805
2012Tigers84500004670116
2013Tigers92656102416359151550
2013Tigers125301007092162
2014Tigers1077360262076710951862
2014Tigers2210000142236
Total- - -5674523121016121374853309078
Postseason- - -3918100110185291476

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Tigers0.43-1.161.596.980.690.891.4470.61-0.12
2010Tigers-1.23-7.035.80-12.91-1.371.091.969-0.73-0.40
2011Tigers2.64-8.3510.9926.852.610.971.6242.97-0.25
2011Tigers-0.69-0.910.22-8.53-0.790.88 0-0.74-0.05
2012Tigers0.90-8.088.98-1.38-0.181.032.9880.080.79
2012Tigers-0.13-0.450.32-1.85-0.200.832.612-0.160.00
2013Tigers1.02-5.756.78-6.83-0.760.892.594-0.952.09
2013Tigers-0.12-0.650.521.100.120.97 0-0.01-0.12
2014Tigers1.09-7.128.21-5.63-0.530.932.105-0.011.19
2014Tigers-0.09-0.140.04-0.50-0.060.68 0-0.11-0.03
Total- - -4.85-37.4942.347.080.470.982.13371.973.01
Postseason- - --1.04-2.151.11-9.78-0.940.882.612-1.02-0.17

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Tigers60.6% (91.7)10.4% (80.8)3.6% (88.0)10.1% (77.1)12.1% (83.7)3.3% (83.7) 1.6%
2010Tigers59.2% (91.4)8.3% (83.7)6.3% (88.5)7.7% (76.8)16.5% (82.6)1.2% (84.0)0.8% (73.5)1.1%
2011Tigers57.2% (91.6)12.2% (83.1)7.0% (87.6)10.5% (76.9)10.7% (83.0)1.7% (85.3)0.6% (72.4)1.7%
2012Tigers55.8% (92.0)13.6% (82.9)5.6% (87.9)12.5% (77.4)10.4% (83.7)2.3% (85.3) 0.4%
2013Tigers58.3% (91.6)12.5% (83.2)5.6% (87.4)11.4% (77.9)10.1% (83.3)2.1% (84.2)0.1% (84.0) 
2014Tigers54.1% (91.6)11.7% (82.8)6.7% (87.3)10.8% (77.1)12.9% (84.1)2.6% (83.4)1.2% (76.2)0.3%
Total- - -56.9% (91.7)11.8% (83.0)6.2% (87.7)10.7% (77.2)11.9% (83.4)2.1% (84.4)0.5% (74.7)0.8%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Tigers59.6 %2.6 %1.9 %0.3 % 0.3 %12.2 %10.9 %  12.2 %   
2010Tigers40.7 %10.2 %6.6 %1.4 %0.1 %7.1 %9.4 %7.5 %0.1 % 16.1 % 0.8 % 
2011Tigers37.4 %10.9 %6.1 %1.3 % 8.3 %13.7 %8.7 %0.1 % 11.4 % 0.6 % 
2012Tigers31.8 %14.0 %4.4 %1.3 % 8.8 %16.2 %10.9 %0.3 %0.1 %11.8 %   
2013Tigers36.5 %12.0 %3.8 %1.7 % 8.7 %14.5 %11.3 %0.5 % 11.0 %   
2014Tigers31.7 %15.0 %5.9 %2.5 %0.1 %7.3 %12.6 %8.9 %2.5 %0.1 %12.0 % 1.2 % 
Total- - -36.2 %12.1 %5.2 %1.6 %0.0 %7.8 %13.4 %9.5 %0.7 %0.0 %12.3 % 0.5 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Tigers91.688.988.885.5 91.282.077.0  82.9  
2010Tigers91.790.888.484.982.490.183.876.979.5 82.9 73.4
2011Tigers91.891.387.784.4 90.682.876.681.3 83.3 72.1
2012Tigers92.391.888.584.7 90.982.977.580.855.184.2  
2013Tigers91.890.987.984.4 91.384.077.881.3 83.6  
2014Tigers91.991.288.283.188.690.683.176.979.568.983.8 75.8
Total- - -91.991.288.184.185.590.883.277.179.962.083.5 74.2

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Tigers4.82.0-0.9-0.6-0.80.9 2.606.33-8.59-2.08-2.068.65 
2010Tigers-3.4-3.20.61.0-3.90.20.4-0.44-2.960.750.96-1.781.313.87
2011Tigers24.5-1.91.1-0.98.4-2.7-0.21.96-0.710.75-0.413.58-7.11-1.45
2012Tigers9.0-2.3-3.7-2.2-0.8-0.3 0.90-0.96-3.67-0.99-0.42-0.62 
2013Tigers4.9-5.5-2.0-3.12.6-0.10.00.55-2.84-2.29-1.751.67-0.382.85
2014Tigers9.2-1.72.0-1.8-7.6-0.80.80.92-0.771.58-0.89-3.20-1.653.50
Total- - -49.2-12.6-2.9-7.7-2.0-2.81.00.96-1.19-0.51-0.80-0.19-1.512.09

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Tigers4.8-0.1-0.50.0 0.00.60.3  0.8  
2010Tigers-5.31.5-1.60.80.1-1.40.50.80.0 -5.3 0.4
2011Tigers12.59.2-0.1-0.7 3.6-1.6-3.00.0 7.2 -0.3
2012Tigers4.50.0-1.3-0.8 0.0-3.9-3.60.10.03.7  
2013Tigers2.3-0.5-1.20.3 1.4-6.4-2.8-0.3 3.3  
2014Tigers5.11.9-1.1-1.8-0.20.70.5-0.5-0.20.0-5.2 0.5
Total- - -23.812.0-5.8-2.2-0.14.4-10.2-8.7-0.40.04.4 0.6

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Tigers2.60-1.15-8.984.22 4.931.560.86  2.11  
2010Tigers-0.991.13-1.774.386.01-1.470.400.792.78 -2.50 3.87
2011Tigers1.513.83-0.05-2.58 1.97-0.52-1.55-1.06 2.85 -1.81
2012Tigers0.780.01-1.61-3.59 0.02-1.34-1.812.52-0.131.73  
2013Tigers0.40-0.29-2.071.06 1.01-2.82-1.59-4.03 1.95  
2014Tigers0.860.66-1.01-3.84-18.710.530.23-0.27-0.43-0.54-2.34 2.09
Total- - -0.731.09-1.21-1.51-6.350.62-0.84-1.01-0.63-0.330.40 1.30

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Tigers20.1 %66.2 %42.4 %50.0 %86.7 %77.7 %48.2 %56.9 %9.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Tigers23.3 %70.9 %44.5 %53.9 %87.6 %77.8 %44.5 %52.6 %9.3 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Tigers24.8 %66.5 %43.3 %54.7 %85.9 %75.9 %44.4 %56.4 %10.0 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Tigers20.9 %65.6 %39.6 %52.5 %83.6 %74.1 %41.8 %56.9 %9.8 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Tigers21.2 %67.9 %41.7 %45.6 %82.4 %71.9 %44.0 %62.3 %11.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Tigers21.6 %67.0 %41.0 %42.4 %78.6 %67.7 %42.7 %57.8 %13.0 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -22.4 %67.3 %41.9 %50.0 %83.7 %73.6 %43.6 %57.2 %10.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Tigers19.2 %64.0 %42.3 %41.4 %89.3 %78.8 %51.6 %22.9
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Tigers23.4 %64.3 %44.2 %52.3 %86.8 %77.8 %50.7 %23.2
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Tigers24.7 %60.2 %43.0 %49.0 %86.1 %75.8 %51.5 %25.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Tigers20.9 %58.7 %39.3 %51.6 %82.1 %73.8 %48.8 %24.6
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Tigers22.5 %60.6 %41.4 %39.8 %83.9 %71.8 %49.6 %25.7
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Tigers20.7 %61.5 %40.9 %36.1 %78.4 %67.6 %49.4 %27.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -22.3 %61.0 %41.7 %45.7 %83.6 %73.5 %50.1 %25.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009TigersC2517153.110170000000 114451.000 
2010TigersC9884756.2556344221222 4320641.993 
2011TigersC1331301157.0940735033556 8540756.995 
2012TigersC113107937.2897576061412 79341031.994 
2013TigersC9896836.2815296230212 7315939.993 
2014TigersC1221161017.2883525142811 7136323.995 
Total- - -C5895504859.04192252265187211013 36214939195.994 
2014Tigers1B101.00000000000    .000 
Total- - -1B101.00000000000    .000 
2011Tigers3B118.0011100000     .500 
Total- - -3B118.0011100000     .500 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009TigersC153.10  0 -2    7-0.6 0      
2010TigersC756.2-2  -1 -7    33-3.8 2      
2011TigersC1157.0-2  -3 -2    45-5.6 8      
2012TigersC937.22  2 6    41-0.8 2      
2013TigersC836.2-7  0 -4    32-3.5 0      
2014TigersC1017.22  4 5    494.6 7      
Total- - -C4859.0-7  2 -4    207-9.7 19      
2014Tigers1B1.0 0 00000 0   0      
Total- - -1B1.0 0 00000 0   0      
2011Tigers3B8.0 0 00-110.0001   0  0.0-0.7-0.7-106.5
Total- - -3B8.0 0 00-110.0001   0  0.0-0.7-0.7-106.5

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012TigersC937.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)25.9%    (27)38.5%    (13)100.0%      (5)95.5%    (22)
2013TigersC836.20.0%      (6)0.0%    (17)19.5%    (41)50.0%     (4)100.0%      (4)94.1%    (17)
2014TigersC1017.20.0%    (17)20.0%    (20)31.9%    (47)40.0%     (5)100.0%      (6)100.0%    (23)
Total- - -C4859.00.0%    (24)10.3%    (39)26.1%  (115)40.9%    (22)100.0%    (15)96.8%    (62)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2009Tigers153.1548394140395046430
2010Tigers756.23747414049626468532
2011Tigers1165.04168554165746871638
2012Tigers937.24752403356676363532
2013Tigers836.22157423359564543480
2014Tigers1018.27063433074707072607
Total- - -4868.0221584536616662645619

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Tigers4.2-0.7-0.61.33.50.70.32.26.70.7$3.0 
2010Tigers-7.4-1.1-5.86.5-8.50.71.49.93.40.4$1.4 
2011Tigers25.8-1.6-8.39.524.21.21.716.043.24.6$20.6 
2012Tigers2.0-2.61.28.0-0.69.21.312.822.82.4$10.8 
2013Tigers-3.6-0.2-10.57.2-3.8-3.31.710.85.40.6$2.9 
2014Tigers-1.7-9.06.68.7-10.715.31.912.919.42.1$11.7 
Total- - -19.4-15.2-17.441.24.223.88.264.6100.910.7$50.3 

  • $4.4m / 1 Years (2014) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Detroit Tigers on 1/31/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $4.2M
    • 2015 Vesting Option: $5.4M ($0.2M buyout)
      • Vests if he makes All-Star team, top 15 MVP, or earn Silver Slugger title.
    • Agent / Agency: Hendricks Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Joel Sherman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
  • $3m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Detroit Tigers on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $3M
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by willl
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 5, Pick: 21, Overall: 163
    • Team: Detroit Tigers
    • School: Alabama Tuscaloosa
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 34, Pick: 10, Overall: 1020
    • Team: Detroit Tigers
    • School: Archbishop McCarthy HS, FL