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Luis Avilan | Relief Pitcher | #43

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/19/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 221
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / ATL
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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

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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

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.
Thu, Jul 7, 2016 07:54:00 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.
Tue, Jul 5, 2016 09:43:00 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.
Thu, May 26, 2016 03:04:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Cody Bellinger
2Adrian Gonzalez
3Rob Segedin
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Chris Taylor
2Franklin Gutierrez
3Andre Ethier
4Andrew Toles
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Alex Wood
4Hyun-Jin Ryu
5Brandon McCarthy
6Kenta Maeda
7Scott Kazmir
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Sergio Romo
3Pedro Baez
4Adam Liberatore
5Luis Avilan
6Chris Hatcher
7Grant Dayton
8Brock Stewart
9Yimi Garcia