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Alex Avila
AVG HR RBI
.323 6 20
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 5-11 / 210 NFBC ADP: 660.99
Position: CBorn: 1/29/1987 Birthplace: Hialeah, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 5th Round by Tigers (2008)


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May 28 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 7-3. He ended the game with a .337 batting average.
May 27 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 3-0. He ended the game with a .337 batting average.
May 27 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET1:23 ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST12:53 AM VEN9:23 UAE12:23 AM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Friday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 8-2. The homer was his sixth of the season. He ended the game with a .354 batting average.
Analysis: Avila's six homers have come in just 82 at-bats and he's now driven in 17 runs in his 23 starts this season. The revitalized veteran should receive the majority of time behind the plate with James McCann placed on the disabled list Thursday.
May 25 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 with an RBI Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Houston Astros 6-3. He ended the game with a .351 batting average.
May 23 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Monday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Houston Astros 1-0. He ended the game with a .360 batting average.
May 22 6:57 AM PT7:57 AM MT8:57 AM CT9:57 AM ET9:57 ET13:57 GMT21:57 6:57 AM MST8:57 AM EST9:27 AM VEN17:57 UAE8:57 AM CT-Avila went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Texas Rangers 5-2. He ended the game with a .380 batting average.
Analysis: He's 9 for 19 in the last six games.
May 20 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET23:10 ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST10:40 PM VEN7:10 UAE (+1)10:10 PM CT-Alex Avila went 3 for 3 with a double, a home run and three RBIs Saturday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 9-3. The homer was his fifth of the season. Avila scored twice. He ended the game with a .382 batting average.
Analysis: Avila's bat has really come to life lately, as he's 8 for 16 with a home run, five doubles and five RBIs over his last five games. Chances are this hot stretch won't last long, but he should be on the immediate fantasy radar.
May 19 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET23:13 ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST10:43 PM VEN7:13 UAE (+1)10:13 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 Friday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Texas Rangers 5-3. He ended the game with a .354 batting average.
May 18 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET16:45 ET20:45 GMT4:45 1:45 PM MST3:45 PM EST4:15 PM VEN0:45 UAE (+1)3:45 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI Thursday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5. He ended the game with a .377 batting average.
Analysis: Avila is 5 for 9 with four doubles and two RBIs over his last three games.
May 17 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET22:57 ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST10:27 PM VEN6:57 UAE (+1)9:57 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 with a double Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers topped the Baltimore Orioles 5-4. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .368 batting average.
May 17 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET1:27 ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST12:57 AM VEN9:27 UAE12:27 AM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 2 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Baltimore Orioles 13-11. He ended the game with a .370 batting average.
May 13 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Friday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-0. He ended the game with a .346 batting average.
May 7 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET12:27 ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:57 AM VEN20:27 UAE11:27 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 4 with an RBI Saturday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Oakland Athletics 6-5. He ended the game with a .360 batting average.
May 4 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET0:16 ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST11:46 PM VEN8:16 UAE11:16 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Wednesday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-2. He ended the game with a .391 batting average.
May 2 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET22:56 ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST10:26 PM VEN6:56 UAE (+1)9:56 PM CT-Alex Avila went 2 for 4 with an RBI Tuesday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .409 batting average.
Analysis: Avila notched his fifth multi-hit game of the season and is 10 for 22 with five RBIs in his last seven contests.
May 1 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET23:18 ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST10:48 PM VEN7:18 UAE (+1)10:18 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 3 with two RBIs Monday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-1.
Analysis: Avila is hitting .400 in 40 at-bats but is just 3 for 19 with seven strikeouts lifetime against Justin Verlander, Tuesday's scheduled starter.
Apr. 30 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Avila went 3 for 4 Sunday as the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3. Avila scored once. He ended the game with a .405 batting average.
Analysis: He has two three-hit games this season.
Apr. 29 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Alex Avila went 1 for 1 with an RBI Saturday as the Detroit Tigers fell to the Chicago White Sox 6-4. He ended the game with a .364 batting average.
Apr. 29 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET1:13 ET5:13 GMT13:13 10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST12:43 AM VEN9:13 UAE12:13 AM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 2 Friday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Chicago White Sox 7-3. He ended the game with a .344 batting average.
Apr. 27 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Alex Avila went 0 for 3 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Seattle Mariners 2-1. He ended the game with a .367 batting average.
Apr. 26 7:00 AM PT8:00 AM MT9:00 AM CT10:00 AM ET10:00 ET14:00 GMT22:00 7:00 AM MST9:00 AM EST9:30 AM VEN18:00 UAE9:00 AM CT-Avila homered for one of his three hits Tuesday.
Analysis: He has homered in back-to-back games.
Apr. 16 6:04 PM PT7:04 PM MT8:04 PM CT9:04 PM ET21:04 ET1:04 GMT9:04 6:04 PM MST8:04 PM EST8:34 PM VEN5:04 UAE (+1)8:04 PM CT-Avila homered in a second straight start, connecting for a two-run shot in the Tigers' win at Cleveland on Sunday. The veteran catcher finished 2 for 2 with a pair of walks.
Analysis: The 30-year-old has been tearing the cover off the ball, recording seven hits and five RBIs in 10 at-bats. With James McCann off to a 4-for-28 start, Avila could find himself with a few more starts behind the plate if he continues to swing the bat well.

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