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Alex Avila | Catcher | #5

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/29/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Alabama
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 5 (0) / DET
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Alex Avila worked two scoreless innings with just one hit allowed in Wednesday's blowout loss in Colorado.
The stat line wouldn't normally be terribly noteworthy for a pitcher, but Avila is normally on the other end of the pitches as a catcher. The D-Backs were getting routed 19-2, so manager Torey Lovullo went with a second position player to start the eighth inning. Avila actually needed just 13 pitches to record six outs, throwing 11 of his pitches for strikes. He was much better than Daniel Descalso, also a position player, who was roughed up for three earned runs, four hits and a walk over 2 2/3 innings. Jul 12 - 1:33 AM

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Season Stats
GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
5011517204109205700.148.279.270.549
Appearances Per Position
YearCatcherFirstSecondShortstopThirdOutfieldDH
201835300000
2017781900008
Game Log
DateOppGMABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSHBPSACAVGOBASLG
Jul 15@ ATL11000000110000.000.500.000
Jul 13@ ATL13110001110000.333.500.667
Jul 11@ COL13000000110000.000.250.000
Jul 8SD10000000000000.000.000.000
Jul 7SD133001311000101.0001.0002.000
Jun 21@ PIT14210131110000.500.6001.500
Jun 17NYM14000000010000.000.000.000
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Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1John Ryan Murphy
2Jeff Mathis
3Alex Avila
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Ketel Marte
2Chris Owings
SS1Nick Ahmed
2Deven Marrero
3B1Jake Lamb
2Daniel Descalso
LF1Steven Souza
CF1A.J. Pollock
2Jon Jay
3Jarrod Dyson
RF1David Peralta
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Zack Greinke
2Robbie Ray
3Taijuan Walker
4Patrick Corbin
5Zack Godley
6Shelby Miller
7Matt Koch
8Clay Buchholz
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Boxberger
2Archie Bradley
3Yoshihisa Hirano
4Andrew Chafin
5Jorge De La Rosa
6Randall Delgado
7Silvino Bracho
8T.J. McFarland