Alex Avila

Detroit Tigers #13 - Catcher

  • Born: 01/29/87
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 210
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 Tigers 83 257 31 55 16 0 7 27 39 99 0 3 .214 .323 .358

MMM: Angels were demons; cupcakes coming to town

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The Tigers return home, and their 26-25 record at Comerica Park needs to improve mightily against the White Sox and the Rockies this week.

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Avila's unseen game

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The success of the Tigers' pitching staff hasn't come overnight. Rather, it's been the result of chemistry that continues to build over time.

Game 83 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers

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Scott Feldman hopes to send the Tigers home with their tail between their legs.

Tigers'; 9th inning pain, graphically

The Tigers allow runs in the ninth inning at twice the rate for innings one through eight. Can anybody close a game?

Mild concussion sidelines Alex Avila

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Alex Avila was removed from the game Friday night for a mild concussion sustained on a backswing by David Ortiz, and will not be playing on Saturday.

Game 33 Preview: Twins at Tigers

Samuel Deduno and Robbie Ray face off in an afternoon matchup at Comerica Park.

Alex Avila showing improvement at the plate

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The Detroit Tigers do not need Alex Avila to hit like Miguel Cabrera, they just need him to hit.

Do division championships matter?

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In anything short of the big prize a failure?

POLL: Should Avila have swung 3-0?

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Alex Avila swung at a 3-0 fastball, but it didn't work out for the Tigers. Was it the right move?

How to get Alex Avila out

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Alex Avila has shown some interesting tendencies at the plate during his career.

Detroit Tigers Organization Discussion

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Discussing the future of the Detroit Tigers farm system.

Better know a Tiger: Alex Avila

Alex Avila walks, slugs, and frames pitches. If he can avoid taking foul tips in his mask, he could reestablish himself as one of the game's most valuable catchers.

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