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Alex Avila | Catcher

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/29/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Alex Avila is starting at first base for the Tigers on Saturday in place of the injured Miguel Cabrera.
Avila will bat fifth for the Tigers on Saturday. It isn't quite clear yet how the Tigers plan to manage the first base position in Cabrera's absence. Jefry Marte was recalled from Triple-A Toledo on Saturday, but they may not want to throw him right in against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. Jul 4 - 9:55 AM

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Career Stats
YearTMGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2009DET296117405149101800.279.375.590.965
2010DET1042946712073128367122.228.316.340.656
2011DET1414641373341982637313131.295.389.506.895
2012DET11636789212948426110420.243.352.384.736
2013DET102330751411147394411200.227.317.376.693
2014DET124390852201147446115103.218.327.359.686
Career Totals:616190647010676226922528558776.247.345.407.752

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Alex Avila
2James McCann
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
2Josh Wilson
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Anthony Gose
2Rajai Davis
RF1J.D. Martinez
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Justin Verlander
3Anibal Sanchez
4Alfredo Simon
5Kyle Lobstein
6Kyle Ryan
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joakim Soria
2Bruce Rondon
3Al Alburquerque
4Blaine Hardy
5Alex Wilson
6Drew VerHagen
7Jeff Ferrell
8Joe Nathan