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Luis Avilan | Relief Pitcher | #43

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/19/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / ATL
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Dodgers recalled LHP Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Avilan has posted a 5.40 ERA over 17 appearances with the Dodgers this season. He'll operate in middle relief for the final month. Sep 5 - 4:39 PM

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Dodgers optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

It's a little odd for him to be optioned with expanded rosters, but Avilan should be back soon. He's posted a 5.40 ERA over 17 appearances with the big club this season.
Sep 4 - 9:09 AM

Dodgers recalled LHP Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Avilan will serve as the 26th man on the roster for the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Rockies. He has yet to find success with the big league club this season, having pitched to a 5.91 ERA in 16 appearances in a Dodgers uniform.
Aug 31 - 7:03 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Shawn Zarraga was called up in the corresponding roster move. Avilan has spent most of the year shutting between Los Angeles and Oklahoma City. The left-hander has produced a 5.91 ERA over 16 outings for the Dodgers this year.
Aug 25 - 10:31 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Avilan has a 5.91 ERA in 10 2/3 innings this year at the big league level. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Aug 23 - 9:41 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Avilan was with the club for a couple of days as an extra bullpen arm while Joe Blanton was on the bereavement list. He should get another opportunity with the big league club when rosters expand in September.
Aug 12 - 7:25 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He'll give the Dodgers an extra bullpen arm with Casey Fien and Hyun-Jin Ryu hitting the disabled list due to elbow injuries. Avilan has made six appearances for the Dodgers this year in a left-handed specialist role.
Jul 19 - 3:16 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Avilan pitched two scoreless innings during his brief stint in the major leagues. The Dodgers are swapping him out for right-hander Carlos Frias. Avilan will continue to rack up frequent flyer miles traveling between Oklahoma City and Chavez Ravine.
Jul 7 - 7:54 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He'll take the spot of Julio Urias on the club's active roster. The veteran right-hander will be utilized in middle relief.
Jul 5 - 9:43 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

This move clears a roster spot for top pitching prospect Julio Urias, who is scheduled to make his major league debut on Friday night at Citi Field. Avilan has allowed three earned runs in one inning (four appearances) this season out of the Los Angeles bullpen.
May 26 - 3:04 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Avilan made three appearances with the Dodgers back in April and owns a 4.97 ERA and 15/9 K/BB ratio over 12 2/3 innings in Triple-A this season. The 26-year-old will give the Dodgers a fresh arm in the bullpen.
May 23 - 6:42 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He'll head back to the minors now that Louis Coleman has returned from the bereavement list. Avilan allowed three runs in two-thirds of an inning over three appearances with the club.
Apr 25 - 5:56 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Avilan was one of the final cuts from the Dodgers' bullpen mix this spring. The lefty boasts a 2.96 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, and 145 strikeouts in 197 2/3 major league innings.
Apr 21 - 10:29 AM

Dodgers optioned LHP Luis Avilan to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Louis Coleman grabbed the last bullpen spot over Avilan. He'll still spend plenty of time in the majors this season.
Apr 3 - 8:14 AM

Dodgers and LHP Luis Avilan avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.39 million contract.

He gets a nice raise in his first year of arbitration eligibility. Avilan held a 4.05 ERA with 49 strikeouts over 53 1/3 innings in 2015 between the Braves and Dodgers.
Jan 15 - 12:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Carlos Ruiz
3Austin Barnes
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Chase Utley
2Howie Kendrick
3Charlie Culberson
4Micah Johnson
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
2Rob Segedin
LF1Trayce Thompson
2Andre Ethier
3Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Josh Reddick
2Yasiel Puig
3Andrew Toles
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Kenta Maeda
3Rich Hill
4Scott Kazmir
5Hyun-Jin Ryu
6Julio Urias
7Brandon McCarthy
8Jose De Leon
9Brett Anderson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Chris Hatcher
3J.P. Howell
4Joe Blanton
5Yimi Garcia
6Jesse Chavez
7Louis Coleman
8Adam Liberatore
9Grant Dayton
10Alex Wood
11Josh Ravin
12Josh Fields
13Brock Stewart
14Luis Avilan