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Alex Avila | Catcher

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/29/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Tigers exercised C Alex Avila's $5.4 million club option for the 2015 season.
Avila would have been arbitration-eligible if the option was declined and probably would have come close to $5.4 million anyway through that process despite batting just .218/.327/.359 in 124 games this past season. There's been talk that the Tigers might try to trade Avila at some point this winter, with the Red Sox, Braves, and Cardinals being floated as potential landing spots. Nov 17 - 10:26 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
2Bryan Holaday
3James McCann
4Manuel Pina
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
2Hernan Perez
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Eugenio Suarez
3Andrew Romine
4Dixon Machado
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1J.D. Martinez
CF1Rajai Davis
2Wynton Bernard
RF1Torii Hunter
2Tyler Collins
3Steven Moya
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2David Price
3Justin Verlander
4Rick Porcello
5Kyle Lobstein
6Drew VerHagen
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joe Nathan
2Joakim Soria
3Joba Chamberlain
4Al Alburquerque
5Phil Coke
6Blaine Hardy
7Joel Hanrahan
8Jim Johnson
9Josh Zeid
10Robbie Ray
11Kyle Ryan
12Buck Farmer
13Anibal Sanchez
14Luke Putkonen