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Luis Avilan | Relief Pitcher | #43

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/19/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 221
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / ATL
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Dodgers activated RHP Luis Avilan from the paternity leave list.
He'll rejoin his comrades in the Dodgers' bullpen on Friday. Avilan owns a 3.09 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 39/15 K/BB ratio across 32 innings out of the Dodgers' bullpen this season. He'll continue to operate in a middle relief role. Aug 11 - 6:51 PM

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Luis Avilan is expected to be activated from the paternity leave list on Friday.

Avilan is away from the team celebrating the birth of his son, Sebastian Andres, who came into the world on Monday. He will rejoin the Dodgers in Los Angeles for their weekend series against the Padres.
Aug 9 - 4:36 PM

Dodgers placed LHP Luis Avilan on the paternity leave list.

Avilan will be away from the club for the next couple of days. Brock Stewart is filling the vacancy in the Dodgers' bullpen.
Aug 8 - 6:09 PM

Dodgers activated LHP Luis Avilan from the 10-day disabled list.

He needed slightly longer than the minimum 10 days to recover from left triceps soreness. The Dodgers will announce the corresponding move before Friday's 10:10 ET start against the Reds. Avilan has pitched to a 3.00 ERA with a 12.0 K/9 over 23 outings this year.
Jun 9 - 7:09 PM

Luis Avilan (triceps) is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday with Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Avilan will pitch at OKC on Sunday and Tuesday and could then return to the Dodgers' bullpen. The lefty reliever has been on the disabled list since May 25 with soreness in his left triceps.
Jun 3 - 5:55 PM

Luis Avilan (triceps) will resume a throwing program Tuesday.

He expects to be sidelined longer than the minimum 10 days, however. Avilan was placed on the disabled list Thursday.
May 28 - 1:51 PM

Dodgers placed LHP Luis Avilan on the 10-day disabled list with left triceps soreness.

His roster spot will be absorbed by left-hander Adam Liberatore. Avilan leads the Dodgers with six holds but sports a lethargic 1.53 WHIP over 15 innings of work. He's the 20th Dodger to be placed on the DL this year.
May 25 - 9:31 PM

Dodgers and LHP Luis Avilan avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.

He was eligible for arbitration for the first time this offseason. Avilan holds a career 2.98 ERA over parts of five seasons in the majors.
Jan 13 - 2:14 PM

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.
Mon, Sep 5, 2016 04:39:00 PM

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.
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 09:09:00 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.
Wed, Aug 31, 2016 07:03:00 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.
Thu, Aug 25, 2016 10:31:00 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.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016 09:41:00 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.
Fri, Aug 12, 2016 07:25:00 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.
Tue, Jul 19, 2016 03:16:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Cody Bellinger
2Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Curtis Granderson
2Franklin Gutierrez
3Andre Ethier
4Andrew Toles
CF1Chris Taylor
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Yu Darvish
3Alex Wood
4Rich Hill
5Kenta Maeda
6Hyun-Jin Ryu
7Brandon McCarthy
8Scott Kazmir
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Pedro Baez
3Tony Watson
4Brandon Morrow
5Luis Avilan
6Grant Dayton
7Tony Cingrani
8Ross Stripling
9Josh Fields
10Edward Paredes
11Yimi Garcia
12Adam Liberatore