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Alex Avila
AVG HR RBI
.264 14 49
Team: Chi CubsHt / Wt: 5-11 / 210 NFBC ADP: 660.99
Position: CBorn: 1/29/1987 Birthplace: Hialeah, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 5th Round by Tigers (2008)


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Oct. 2 10:50 AM PT11:50 AM MT12:50 PM CT1:50 PM ET13:50 ET17:50 GMT1:50 10:50 AM MST12:50 PM EST1:20 PM VEN21:50 UAE12:50 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Cincinnati Reds 3-1. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
Sep. 29 2:32 PM PT3:32 PM MT4:32 PM CT5:32 PM ET17:32 ET21:32 GMT5:32 2:32 PM MST4:32 PM EST5:02 PM VEN1:32 UAE (+1)4:32 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 with three walks Friday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Cincinnati Reds 5-4. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .265 batting average.
Sep. 28 8:45 PM PT9:45 PM MT10:45 PM CT11:45 PM ET23:45 ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST11:15 PM VEN7:45 UAE (+1)10:45 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 Thursday as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Sep. 23 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Friday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Sep. 22 7:41 AM PT8:41 AM MT9:41 AM CT10:41 AM ET10:41 ET14:41 GMT22:41 7:41 AM MST9:41 AM EST10:11 AM VEN18:41 UAE9:41 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Thursday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
Sep. 17 7:31 PM PT8:31 PM MT9:31 PM CT10:31 PM ET22:31 ET2:31 GMT10:31 7:31 PM MST9:31 PM EST10:01 PM VEN6:31 UAE (+1)9:31 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Sep. 15 6:10 PM PT7:10 PM MT8:10 PM CT9:10 PM ET21:10 ET1:10 GMT9:10 6:10 PM MST8:10 PM EST8:40 PM VEN5:10 UAE (+1)8:10 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 2 with an RBI Friday as the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Sep. 14 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET23:55 ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST11:25 PM VEN7:55 UAE (+1)10:55 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Thursday as the Chicago Cubs topped the New York Mets 14-6. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
Sep. 10 4:27 PM PT5:27 PM MT6:27 PM CT7:27 PM ET19:27 ET23:27 GMT7:27 4:27 PM MST6:27 PM EST6:57 PM VEN3:27 UAE (+1)6:27 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Sep. 9 5:35 PM PT6:35 PM MT7:35 PM CT8:35 PM ET20:35 ET0:35 GMT8:35 5:35 PM MST7:35 PM EST8:05 PM VEN4:35 UAE (+1)7:35 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 Saturday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 15-2. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
Sep. 8 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 2 Friday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Sep. 7 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET0:03 ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST11:33 PM VEN8:03 UAE11:03 PM CT-Avila went 1 for 4 with a triple and an RBI Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
Analysis: That triple was his only hit in nine at-bats over four games.
Sep. 4 4:50 PM PT5:50 PM MT6:50 PM CT7:50 PM ET19:50 ET23:50 GMT7:50 4:50 PM MST6:50 PM EST7:20 PM VEN3:50 UAE (+1)6:50 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Monday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-0. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Sep. 1 3:56 PM PT4:56 PM MT5:56 PM CT6:56 PM ET18:56 ET22:56 GMT6:56 3:56 PM MST5:56 PM EST6:26 PM VEN2:56 UAE (+1)5:56 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 with two walks Friday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Atlanta Braves 2-0. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Aug. 31 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE10:55 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 17-3. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
Aug. 30 9:10 AM PT10:10 AM MT11:10 AM CT12:10 PM ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST11:40 AM VEN20:10 UAE11:10 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with an RBI Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1. He ended the game with a .273 batting average.
Aug. 29 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET16:46 GMT0:46 9:46 AM MST11:46 AM EST12:16 PM VEN20:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with an RBI Monday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
Aug. 27 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET18:51 ET22:51 GMT6:51 3:51 PM MST5:51 PM EST6:21 PM VEN2:51 UAE (+1)5:51 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
Aug. 26 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET22:28 ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST9:58 PM VEN6:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with a double and two RBIs Saturday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Philadelphia Phillies 17-2. Avila scored twice. He ended the game with a .275 batting average.
Aug. 25 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET23:20 ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST10:50 PM VEN7:20 UAE (+1)10:20 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 Friday as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1. He ended the game with a .275 batting average.
Analysis: The veteran catcher is proving to be a sound addition to the Cubs' lineup, as he's 9 for 21 with six RBIs over his past seven games. With Willson Contreras expected out until mid-September, Avila should continue to receive the majority of work behind the plate.
Aug. 24 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET23:29 ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST10:59 PM VEN7:29 UAE (+1)10:29 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Thursday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Cincinnati Reds 4-2. He ended the game with a .272 batting average.
Aug. 24 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .273 batting average.
Aug. 23 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET0:42 ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST12:12 AM VEN8:42 UAE11:42 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 3 with an RBI Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 13-9. Avila scored twice. He ended the game with a .273 batting average.
Analysis: Avila is 7 for 16 with a homer and seven RBIs during a five-game hitting streak.
Aug. 20 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 1 with two RBIs Sunday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Analysis: Avila played the hero by recording a game-winning two-run single in the 10th inning. Though the trade-deadline pickup is hitting just .174 since July 9, he's gone 5 for 13 with a home run and six RBIs during a four-game hitting streak.
Aug. 19 5:11 PM PT6:11 PM MT7:11 PM CT8:11 PM ET20:11 ET0:11 GMT8:11 5:11 PM MST7:11 PM EST7:41 PM VEN4:11 UAE (+1)7:11 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Aug. 17 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET20:47 ET0:47 GMT8:47 5:47 PM MST7:47 PM EST8:17 PM VEN4:47 UAE (+1)7:47 PM CT-Avila went 2 for 4 with a double, a home run and three RBIs Thursday as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Cincinnati Reds 13-10. The homer was his 14th of the season. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Analysis: Half of his six hits in 29 at-bats since joining the Cubs have left the park.
Aug. 17 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET0:02 ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST11:32 PM VEN8:02 UAE11:02 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with an RBI Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Aug. 16 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET12:02 ET16:02 GMT0:02 9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST11:32 AM VEN20:02 UAE11:02 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Cincinnati Reds 2-1. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
Aug. 15 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET0:10 ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST11:40 PM VEN8:10 UAE11:10 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 5 Monday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Cincinnati Reds 15-5. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
Analysis: Avila is 3 for 20 with two homers and four RBIs in his first seven games with the Cubs.
Aug. 13 8:43 AM PT9:43 AM MT10:43 AM CT11:43 AM ET11:43 ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST11:13 AM VEN19:43 UAE10:43 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Aug. 12 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET1:29 ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST12:59 AM VEN9:29 UAE12:29 AM CT-Avila went 1 for 2 with a home run and two RBIs Friday as the Chicago Cubs topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3. The homer was his 13th of the season. He ended the game with a .270 batting average.
Analysis: Avila appears set to make the most of his opportunity with Willson Contreras on the DL for at least four weeks.
Aug. 9 5:29 PM PT6:29 PM MT7:29 PM CT8:29 PM ET20:29 ET0:29 GMT8:29 5:29 PM MST7:29 PM EST7:59 PM VEN4:29 UAE (+1)7:29 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the San Francisco Giants 3-1. He ended the game with a .268 batting average.
Aug. 5 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET18:40 ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST6:10 PM VEN2:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with a two-run home run - his first hit with the Cubs - Saturday as Chicago topped the Washington Nationals 7-4. The homer was his 12th of the season. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
Aug. 2 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
Analysis: Avila was hitless in his Cubs debut and is 2 for 26 with 12 strikeouts in his last 10 games.
July 31 7:09 AM PT8:09 AM MT9:09 AM CT10:09 AM ET10:09 ET14:09 GMT22:09 7:09 AM MST9:09 AM EST9:39 AM VEN18:09 UAE9:09 AM CT-The Cubs have acquired Avila and reliever Justin Wilson from the Tigers for a pair of minor leaguers.
Analysis: Avila is quietly having a fantastic offensive season with a .394 on-base percentage and 11 homers. His playing time will dwindle in Chicago, as he'll back up Willson Contreras.
July 30 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 1 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 13-1. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .274 batting average.
July 29 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET21:32 ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST9:02 PM VEN5:32 UAE (+1)8:32 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 5-3. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
July 27 7:50 AM PT8:50 AM MT9:50 AM CT10:50 AM ET10:50 ET14:50 GMT22:50 7:50 AM MST9:50 AM EST10:20 AM VEN18:50 UAE9:50 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Kansas City Royals 16-2. He ended the game with a .276 batting average.
July 25 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET23:41 ET3:41 GMT11:41 8:41 PM MST10:41 PM EST11:11 PM VEN7:41 UAE (+1)10:41 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Kansas City Royals 3-1. He ended the game with a .278 batting average.
July 24 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET23:50 ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST11:20 PM VEN7:50 UAE (+1)10:50 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 5 with two RBIs Monday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Kansas City Royals 5-3. He ended the game with a .280 batting average.
July 22 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET23:37 ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST11:07 PM VEN7:37 UAE (+1)10:37 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Minnesota Twins 6-5. He ended the game with a .282 batting average.
July 22 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET0:08 ET4:08 GMT12:08 9:08 PM MST11:08 PM EST11:38 PM VEN8:08 UAE11:08 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 with an RBI Friday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
July 20 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Kansas City Royals 4-3. He ended the game with a .286 batting average.
Analysis: Avila is now 6 for 40 (.150) with zero homers and one RBI over his last 14 games. The slump comes at an unfortunate time for the Tigers, who are reportedly looking to move the veteran catcher at the trade deadline.
July 18 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET0:14 ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST11:44 PM VEN8:14 UAE11:14 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Monday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Kansas City Royals 10-2. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .292 batting average.
July 17 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .297 batting average.
July 14 8:34 PM PT9:34 PM MT10:34 PM CT11:34 PM ET23:34 ET3:34 GMT11:34 8:34 PM MST10:34 PM EST11:04 PM VEN7:34 UAE (+1)10:34 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 Friday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2. He ended the game with a .298 batting average.
July 10 9:31 PM PT10:31 PM MT11:31 PM CT12:31 AM ET0:31 ET4:31 GMT12:31 9:31 PM MST11:31 PM EST12:01 AM VEN8:31 UAE11:31 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3. He ended the game with a .299 batting average.
July 8 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET23:09 ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST10:39 PM VEN7:09 UAE (+1)10:09 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Cleveland Indians 4-0. He ended the game with a .304 batting average.
July 7 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET23:29 ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST10:59 PM VEN7:29 UAE (+1)10:29 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 Friday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Cleveland Indians 11-2. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .306 batting average.
July 6 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET16:39 ET20:39 GMT4:39 1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST4:09 PM VEN0:39 UAE (+1)3:39 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 with two walks Thursday as the Detroit Tigers beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2. He ended the game with a .301 batting average.
July 5 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET23:58 ET3:58 GMT11:58 8:58 PM MST10:58 PM EST11:28 PM VEN7:58 UAE (+1)10:58 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the San Francisco Giants 5-4. He ended the game with a .305 batting average.
July 4 1:16 PM PT2:16 PM MT3:16 PM CT4:16 PM ET16:16 ET20:16 GMT4:16 1:16 PM MST3:16 PM EST3:46 PM VEN0:16 UAE (+1)3:16 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers topped the San Francisco Giants 5-3. He ended the game with a .308 batting average.
July 2 4:33 PM PT5:33 PM MT6:33 PM CT7:33 PM ET19:33 ET23:33 GMT7:33 4:33 PM MST6:33 PM EST7:03 PM VEN3:33 UAE (+1)6:33 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with an RBI Sunday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Cleveland Indians 11-8. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .310 batting average.
July 1 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET23:33 ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST11:03 PM VEN7:33 UAE (+1)10:33 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Cleveland Indians 4-1. He ended the game with a .311 batting average.
June 29 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .315 batting average.
June 29 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET0:07 ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST11:37 PM VEN8:07 UAE11:07 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Kansas City Royals 8-2. The homer was his 11th of the season. He ended the game with a .321 batting average.
June 27 7:49 PM PT8:49 PM MT9:49 PM CT10:49 PM ET22:49 ET2:49 GMT10:49 7:49 PM MST9:49 PM EST10:19 PM VEN6:49 UAE (+1)9:49 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3. He ended the game with a .323 batting average.
June 26 10:05 AM PT11:05 AM MT12:05 PM CT1:05 PM ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 AM MST12:05 PM EST12:35 PM VEN21:05 UAE12:05 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 1 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers topped the San Diego Padres 7-5. He ended the game with a .325 batting average.
Analysis: Avila was out of the starting lineup Sunday and could again start Tuesday's game on the bench as the Tigers face Kansas City left-hander Matt Strahm. The left-handed hitting Avila is just 1 for 11 against lefties this season.
June 25 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET11:29 ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST10:59 AM VEN19:29 UAE10:29 AM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 with a double Saturday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the San Diego Padres 7-3. He ended the game with a .320 batting average.
Analysis: Avila continues to be one unexpected bright spot for the fading Tigers. The veteran catcher is 10 for 27 (.370) over his last nine games and is hitting .333 with three homers in 54 at-bats in June.
June 24 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 2 Friday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the San Diego Padres 1-0. He ended the game with a .315 batting average.
June 23 8:21 AM PT9:21 AM MT10:21 AM CT11:21 AM ET11:21 ET15:21 GMT23:21 8:21 AM MST10:21 AM EST10:51 AM VEN19:21 UAE10:21 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with a double Thursday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Seattle Mariners 9-6. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .313 batting average.
June 20 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Monday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Seattle Mariners 6-2. He ended the game with a .319 batting average.
Analysis: Avila, who arrived in Seattle going 6 for 12 in his previous three games, is batting .111 in 14 career contests at Safeco Field - his lowest average at any AL ballpark.
June 19 7:55 AM PT8:55 AM MT9:55 AM CT10:55 AM ET10:55 ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST10:25 AM VEN18:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 3 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 9-1. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .326 batting average.
June 17 5:51 PM PT6:51 PM MT7:51 PM CT8:51 PM ET20:51 ET0:51 GMT8:51 5:51 PM MST7:51 PM EST8:21 PM VEN4:51 UAE (+1)7:51 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2. He ended the game with a .319 batting average.
Analysis: A combined .210 hitter over the previous three seasons, Avila continues to defy the odds with his unforeseen success at the plate. He's 12 for 36 with three homers and six RBIs over his last nine games.
June 16 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET22:48 ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST10:18 PM VEN6:48 UAE (+1)9:48 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Friday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Tampa Bay Rays 13-4. The homer was his 10th of the season. Avila scored twice. He ended the game with a .313 batting average.
Analysis: Avila is batting .297 with four home runs and seven RBIs in his last 10 games.
June 15 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET23:10 ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST10:40 PM VEN7:10 UAE (+1)10:10 PM CT-Avila went 1 for 4 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3. He ended the game with a .310 batting average.
Analysis: He's hit safely in six of seven.
June 15 9:30 AM PT10:30 AM MT11:30 AM CT12:30 PM ET12:30 ET16:30 GMT0:30 9:30 AM MST11:30 AM EST12:00 PM VEN20:30 UAE11:30 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 with an RBI Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1. He ended the game with a .311 batting average.
Analysis: With James McCann recently coming off the DL, Avila has seen his playing time reduced. He's played in just two games in the past week even though he has a 1.081 OPS in June.
June 14 7:41 AM PT8:41 AM MT9:41 AM CT10:41 AM ET10:41 ET14:41 GMT22:41 7:41 AM MST9:41 AM EST10:11 AM VEN18:41 UAE9:41 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .311 batting average.
June 8 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 4 with a double and an RBI Thursday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Los Angeles Angels 11-4. He ended the game with a .322 batting average.
June 7 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET23:12 ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST10:42 PM VEN7:12 UAE (+1)10:12 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Los Angeles Angels 4-0. He ended the game with a .324 batting average.
Analysis: Though Avila didn't homer after going deep in each of his previous three starts, he's now 5 for 12 over his last three games and is hitting a scorching .441 (26 for 59) at Comerica Park this season.
June 6 7:46 PM PT8:46 PM MT9:46 PM CT10:46 PM ET22:46 ET2:46 GMT10:46 7:46 PM MST9:46 PM EST10:16 PM VEN6:46 UAE (+1)9:46 PM CT-Avila went 2 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Los Angeles Angels 5-3. The homer was his ninth of the season. Avila scored twice. He ended the game with a .324 batting average.
Analysis: Avila has homered in back-to-back games and three of the last four.
June 3 5:06 PM PT6:06 PM MT7:06 PM CT8:06 PM ET20:06 ET0:06 GMT8:06 5:06 PM MST7:06 PM EST7:36 PM VEN4:06 UAE (+1)7:06 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 5 with a double, a home run and two RBIs Saturday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 10-1. The homer was his eighth of the season. He ended the game with a .317 batting average.
Analysis: Avila has now homered in two of his last three games and has eight in just 104 at-bats. The former White Sox catcher had been slumping coming in, though, going 4 for 28 with 16 strikeouts over his previous 10 contests.
June 1 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET11:48 ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST11:18 AM VEN19:48 UAE10:48 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5. The homer was his seventh of the season. He ended the game with a .313 batting average.
May 31 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Kansas City Royals 1-0. He ended the game with a .319 batting average.
May 30 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET12:02 ET16:02 GMT0:02 9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST11:32 AM VEN20:02 UAE11:02 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Monday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 10-7. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .323 batting average.
May 28 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 7-3. He ended the game with a .337 batting average.
May 27 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 3-0. He ended the game with a .337 batting average.
May 27 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET1:23 ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST12:53 AM VEN9:23 UAE12:23 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Friday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 8-2. The homer was his sixth of the season. He ended the game with a .354 batting average.
Analysis: Avila's six homers have come in just 82 at-bats and he's now driven in 17 runs in his 23 starts this season. The revitalized veteran should receive the majority of time behind the plate with James McCann placed on the disabled list Thursday.
May 25 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 with an RBI Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Houston Astros 6-3. He ended the game with a .351 batting average.
May 23 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Monday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Houston Astros 1-0. He ended the game with a .360 batting average.
May 22 6:57 AM PT7:57 AM MT8:57 AM CT9:57 AM ET9:57 ET13:57 GMT21:57 6:57 AM MST8:57 AM EST9:27 AM VEN17:57 UAE8:57 AM CT-Avila went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Texas Rangers 5-2. He ended the game with a .380 batting average.
Analysis: He's 9 for 19 in the last six games.
May 20 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET23:10 ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST10:40 PM VEN7:10 UAE (+1)10:10 PM CT-Alex Avila went 3 for 3 with a double, a home run and three RBIs Saturday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 9-3. The homer was his fifth of the season. Avila scored twice. He ended the game with a .382 batting average.
Analysis: Avila's bat has really come to life lately, as he's 8 for 16 with a home run, five doubles and five RBIs over his last five games. Chances are this hot stretch won't last long, but he should be on the immediate fantasy radar.
May 19 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET23:13 ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST10:43 PM VEN7:13 UAE (+1)10:13 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Friday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Texas Rangers 5-3. He ended the game with a .354 batting average.
May 18 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET16:45 ET20:45 GMT4:45 1:45 PM MST3:45 PM EST4:15 PM VEN0:45 UAE (+1)3:45 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI Thursday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5. He ended the game with a .377 batting average.
Analysis: Avila is 5 for 9 with four doubles and two RBIs over his last three games.
May 17 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET22:57 ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST10:27 PM VEN6:57 UAE (+1)9:57 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 with a double Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Baltimore Orioles 5-4. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .368 batting average.
May 17 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET1:27 ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST12:57 AM VEN9:27 UAE12:27 AM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 2 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Baltimore Orioles 13-11. He ended the game with a .370 batting average.
May 13 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Friday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-0. He ended the game with a .346 batting average.
May 7 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET12:27 ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:57 AM VEN20:27 UAE11:27 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 with an RBI Saturday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Oakland Athletics 6-5. He ended the game with a .360 batting average.
May 4 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET0:16 ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST11:46 PM VEN8:16 UAE11:16 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-2. He ended the game with a .391 batting average.
May 2 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET22:56 ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST10:26 PM VEN6:56 UAE (+1)9:56 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 with an RBI Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .409 batting average.
Analysis: Avila notched his fifth multi-hit game of the season and is 10 for 22 with five RBIs in his last seven contests.
May 1 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 with two RBIs Monday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-1.
Analysis: Avila is hitting .400 in 40 at-bats but is just 3 for 19 with seven strikeouts lifetime against Justin Verlander, Tuesday's scheduled starter.
Apr. 30 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Avila went 3 for 4 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .405 batting average.
Analysis: He has two three-hit games this season.
Apr. 29 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 1 with an RBI Saturday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 6-4. He ended the game with a .364 batting average.
Apr. 29 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET1:13 ET5:13 GMT13:13 10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST12:43 AM VEN9:13 UAE12:13 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Friday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Chicago White Sox 7-3. He ended the game with a .344 batting average.
Apr. 27 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Seattle Mariners 2-1. He ended the game with a .367 batting average.
Apr. 26 7:00 AM PT8:00 AM MT9:00 AM CT10:00 AM ET10:00 ET14:00 GMT22:00 7:00 AM MST9:00 AM EST9:30 AM VEN18:00 UAE9:00 AM CT-Avila homered for one of his three hits Tuesday.
Analysis: He has homered in back-to-back games.
Apr. 16 6:04 PM PT7:04 PM MT8:04 PM CT9:04 PM ET21:04 ET1:04 GMT9:04 6:04 PM MST8:04 PM EST8:34 PM VEN5:04 UAE (+1)8:04 PM CT-Avila homered in a second straight start, connecting for a two-run shot in the Tigers' win at Cleveland on Sunday. The veteran catcher finished 2 for 2 with a pair of walks.
Analysis: The 30-year-old has been tearing the cover off the ball, recording seven hits and five RBIs in 10 at-bats. With James McCann off to a 4-for-28 start, Avila could find himself with a few more starts behind the plate if he continues to swing the bat well.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 Det 29 61 9 17 4 0 5 14 10 18 0 0 .279 .375 .590
2010 Det 104 294 28 67 12 0 7 31 36 71 2 2 .228 .316 .340
2011 Det 141 464 63 137 33 4 19 82 73 131 3 1 .295 .389 .506
2012 Det 116 367 42 89 21 2 9 48 61 104 2 0 .243 .352 .384
2013 Det 102 330 39 75 14 1 11 47 44 112 0 0 .227 .317 .376
2014 Det 124 390 44 85 22 0 11 47 61 151 0 3 .218 .327 .359
2015 Det 67 178 21 34 5 0 4 13 40 66 0 1 .191 .339 .287
2016 CWS 57 169 19 36 6 0 7 11 38 78 0 0 .213 .359 .373
2017 Det 77 219 30 60 11 0 11 32 43 80 0 1 .274 .394 .475
2017 ChC 35 92 11 22 2 1 3 17 19 40 0 0 .239 .369 .380
2017 Tot 112 311 41 82 13 1 14 49 62 120 0 1 .264 .387 .447
Career 852 2564 306 622 130 8 87 342 425 851 7 8 .243 .351 .401

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 Det Total 11 41 1 3 0 0 1 2 2 16 0 0 .073 .116 .146
    LDS 5 16 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 7 0 0 .063 .167 .063
    LCS 6 25 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 9 0 0 .080 .080 .200
2012 Det Total 9 29 2 6 1 0 1 1 1 12 0 0 .207 .233 .345
    LDS 4 12 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 .250 .250 .583
    LCS 3 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .200 .200 .200
    WS 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .143 .250 .143
2013 Det Total 11 31 3 5 0 0 1 4 8 11 0 0 .161 .350 .258
    LDS 5 15 1 2 0 0 0 1 4 5 0 0 .133 .316 .133
    LCS 6 16 2 3 0 0 1 3 4 6 0 0 .188 .381 .375
2014 Det Total 3 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .222 .222 .333
    LDS 3 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .222 .222 .333
Career 34 110 6 16 2 0 3 7 11 43 0 0 .145 .230 .245


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