Alex Avila

Washington Nationals #16 - Catcher

  • Born: 01/29/87
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Weight: 210
  • Bats/Throws: L/R

Washington Nationals’ 2021 catching corps: Yan Gomes and Alex Avila take over in D.C.

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For the past two seasons it was Kurt Suzuki and Yan Gomes behind the plate in D.C., but this year it’s going to be Gomes and Alex Avila...

The 2021 Twins have sky-high upside

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This might be the most exciting Twins team yet

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals with Juan Soto in right; Sean Doolittle on time with the Nats + more...

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Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while you wait for Mike Rizzo to put together the final pieces of the roster...

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals’ “great” offseason; Juan Soto in right field + more Nats links...

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Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news and find out who Bryce Harper’s two favorite hitters are...

Washington Nationals’ Alex Avila on strike zone discipline; Ted Williams & the Science of Hitting...

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Get to know the new Nationals’ catcher, who learned his strike zone discipline from a fairly well-known book...

The most memorable walkoff wins in Cubs history, Part 4: American League teams

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There aren’t many here... but some were fantastic games.

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals introduce Alex Avila; Gerardo Parra signs minors deal + more Nats links...

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Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while you wait to see what other 2019 Nats find their way back to West Palm Beach...

Mets Morning News for February 4, 2021

Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

Washington Nationals’ Alex Avila looking forward to reunion with Max Scherzer in D.C.

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Max Scherzer and Alex Avila worked together for years in Detroit, and they’ll be working together again this year in D.C. after the catcher signed on with the Nationals.

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals’ catching corps; Alex Avila a Scherzer whisperer? + more...

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Catch up on the last 24-48 hours in Nationals news while you wait to see what Mike Rizzo has in mind for his next low-key slick move...

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals’ roster for 2021; Max Scherzer on Top 10 Right Now; Nats’ prospect Cade Cavalli on MLB Top 100 prospects

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Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while you wait to see who ends up taking the final two of the spots on the 40-man roster in D.C.

Astros Crawfish Boil: January 29th, 2021

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Orbit is now available for Valentine’s Day deliveries because nothing says romance like a giant green alien pitching woo to your beloved