Alex Avila
C | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 228LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 5, #163, Detroit Tigers | Alabama - Tuscaloosa

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 111 89 5 17 1 9 0 .191 .345 .348 .693
13 Seasons 3638 3060 352 714 105 397 8 .233 .348 .393 .741
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .191 1 9 0 .693
13 Seasons .233 105 397 8 .741

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 28 980 113 12 10.6 5.5 91.2 109.0 13.2 35.4 .235 .428 .294 .358 .453 48.7 30.1 18.3
2016 29 948 92 7 7.6 3.3 91.2 107.5 6.9 37.0 .195 .337 .329 .313 .420 40.0 37.3 18.2
2017 30 1610 193 29 15 7.7 91.0 107.9 12.4 49.7 .273 .555 .362 .401 .558 50.8 31.9 16.5
2018 31 995 106 13 12.3 5.6 89.7 110.1 8.6 34.9 .190 .380 .273 .310 .443 46.2 38.5 15.8
2019 32 857 96 18 18.8 9 91.4 107.9 9.4 42.7 .230 .499 .323 .360 .511 49.0 33.8 17.9
2020 33 267 27 1 3.7 1.6 85.3 106.2 12.6 51.9 .198 .326 .305 .324 .406 40.7 35.5 17.7
2021 34 470 53 6 11.3 5.4 88.6 108.9 10.8 39.6 .176 .316 .311 .297 .355 43.4 33.3 17.1
Player 6127 680 86 12.6 6.1 90.5 110.1 10.7 41.6 .225 .438 .320 .349 .476 47.1 34.1 17.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 43.4 23.9 29.2 3.5 38.1 37.2 24.8 1.8 26.5 17.7 32.7 8.8 10.6 5.5
2016 53.3 16.3 28.3 2.2 37.0 43.5 19.6 2.2 40.2 12.0 27.2 8.7 7.6 3.3
2017 40.4 23.8 34.2 1.6 31.6 40.9 27.5 3.1 24.9 15.0 31.6 9.8 15.0 7.7
2018 50.9 22.6 25.5 0.9 44.3 34.0 20.8 2.8 35.8 17.0 24.5 7.5 12.3 5.6
2019 52.1 24.0 24.0 0.0 40.6 42.7 16.7 2.1 38.5 11.5 24.0 5.2 18.8 9.0
2020 33.3 25.9 37.0 3.7 33.3 37.0 29.6 14.8 14.8 29.6 22.2 14.8 3.7 1.6
2021 43.4 32.1 22.6 1.9 41.5 37.7 20.8 5.7 32.1 24.5 17.0 9.4 11.3 5.4
Player 45.9 23.4 29.0 1.8 37.5 39.4 22.9 3.2 31.0 16.2 27.5 8.7 12.6 6.1
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 4-Seamer 1.7 3 144 30.6 38 .300 .600 .445 22.2 18.4 15.6 .259 .530 .407 56.5
2021 Slider -1.4 -1 102 21.7 24 .136 .273 .215 48.7 54.2 35.1 .098 .183 .166 44.4
2021 Changeup 0.7 0 68 14.5 11 .143 .143 .336 47.6 27.3 13.6 .177 .204 .362 0.0
2021 Curveball -0.9 -1 67 14.3 11 .000 .000 .127 63.6 63.6 38.9 .014 .015 .139 0.0
2021 Sinker -2.0 -1 54 11.5 15 .333 .500 .427 52.2 20.0 33.3 .272 .392 .370 55.6
2021 Cutter -5.3 -1 22 4.7 7 .000 .000 .100 46.2 42.9 50.0 .114 .124 .189 0.0
2021 Splitter -6.0 -1 13 2.8 4 .000 .000 .000 25.0 25.0 33.3 .138 .395 .216 33.3
2020 4-Seamer -0.3 0 81 30.3 20 .235 .412 .340 20.6 25.0 26.3 .292 .578 .412 58.3
2020 Sinker 0.6 0 60 22.5 16 .273 .364 .409 26.1 12.5 11.1 .304 .397 .432 44.4
2020 Slider -3.4 -1 42 15.7 12 .091 .091 .133 69.2 66.7 44.4 .027 .036 .084 0.0
2020 Curveball 2.4 1 41 15.4 5 .333 .667 .530 50.0 40.0 20.0 .016 .031 .290 0.0
2020 Changeup 0.0 0 24 9.0 4 .000 .000 .350 71.4 50.0 25.0 -- -- .350 [object Object]
2020 Cutter -7.1 -1 18 6.7 4 .000 .000 .000 30.0 75.0 50.0 .023 .024 .021 0.0
2020 N/A -29.9 0 1 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 [object Object] .973 1.187 .956 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 2 273 31.9 75 .262 .508 .395 23.7 20.0 22.4 .324 .683 .468 47.8
2019 Slider 1.5 2 152 17.7 39 .171 .343 .265 61.7 53.8 38.9 .147 .360 .257 50.0
2019 Curveball -0.9 -1 147 17.2 17 .067 .267 .200 59.1 70.6 34.3 .108 .273 .217 66.7
2019 Sinker -2.7 -4 134 15.6 34 .179 .429 .357 24.1 29.4 27.8 .202 .421 .337 55.6
2019 Changeup 2.5 2 84 9.8 17 .267 .533 .432 51.9 47.1 30.8 .191 .428 .303 57.1
2019 Cutter -1.5 -1 40 4.7 9 .143 .143 .256 33.3 22.2 15.4 .231 .596 .416 40.0
2019 Splitter 1.5 0 26 3.0 3 .333 .333 .300 42.9 0.0 0.0 .329 .365 .315 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 1.0 3 342 34.4 94 .260 .494 .388 23.9 23.4 23.7 .310 .673 .465 56.4
2018 Sinker -1.1 -2 171 17.2 47 .211 .263 .321 25.0 21.3 22.7 .227 .392 .347 50.0
2018 Curveball 0.1 0 150 15.1 16 .071 .286 .213 64.7 62.5 21.3 .038 .101 .141 25.0
2018 Slider -4.6 -6 123 12.4 30 .000 .000 .047 66.7 83.3 50.0 .003 .004 .054 0.0
2018 Changeup -3.0 -4 119 12.0 27 .077 .192 .133 60.8 59.3 34.8 .094 .155 .132 20.0
2018 Cutter -2.3 -2 68 6.8 14 .100 .200 .239 23.1 35.7 22.7 .124 .153 .238 16.7
2018 Splitter -0.3 0 20 2.0 3 .000 .000 .467 50.0 33.3 20.0 -- -- .467 [object Object]
2017 4-Seamer 2.3 13 567 35.2 146 .345 .603 .465 28.4 28.1 23.7 .319 .734 .487 65.3
2017 Sinker 0.1 0 323 20.1 88 .239 .408 .355 27.5 17.0 20.5 .310 .621 .444 45.6
2017 Slider -1.4 -3 215 13.4 47 .190 .310 .266 54.4 53.2 31.3 .183 .297 .256 35.3
2017 Curveball -0.1 0 187 11.6 27 .091 .273 .250 60.0 55.6 24.2 .127 .270 .277 37.5
2017 Changeup 0.0 0 185 11.5 34 .226 .290 .294 41.5 32.4 17.2 .273 .441 .339 45.0
2017 Cutter 4.1 3 74 4.6 17 .438 .688 .497 37.9 23.5 26.7 .361 .631 .430 41.7
2017 Splitter -2.5 -1 58 3.6 15 .077 .077 .153 54.5 60.0 45.0 .096 .105 .170 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2009 72 312 2 1 2 1 5
2010 331 1,325 -7 -16 7 5 -11
2011 582 2,325 0 -7 16 11 20
2012 461 1,912 -7 -16 15 8 0
2013 419 1,711 -5 -19 15 8 -1
2014 465 1,891 -9 -21 16 9 -5
2015 216 964 -11 -6 9 4 -4
2016 206 935 -8 -7 6 5 -5
2017 375 1,614 -5 -6 18 6 12
2018 231 993 -11 -14 12 3 -9
2019 194 856 -6 -6 10 5 2
2020 62 266 -3 -5 5 1 -2
2021 110 470 -3 -9 7 3 -2
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 980 49.1 67.0 71.9 15.5 27.6 43.3 26.5 40.3 35.4 7.5 79.2
2016 948 48.6 59.7 67.9 14.6 37.1 44.3 26.8 36.8 38.4 6.6 80.6
2017 1,610 52.5 59.1 70.3 12.3 27.7 45.7 24.1 36.8 36.4 7.8 67.5
2018 995 51.1 56.4 69.2 12.8 38.7 42.5 23.2 35.2 36.3 7.7 67.1
2019 857 50.5 56.9 71.5 13.2 23.2 38.8 19.8 35.2 37.4 7.8 65.7
2020 267 46.4 58.9 74.0 14.7 33.3 40.8 24.2 35.2 35.1 5.6 80.0
2021 470 49.6 61.4 66.4 13.1 29.0 39.6 19.8 37.0 39.7 7.2 64.7
Player 6,127 50.3 59.8 70.1 13.5 30.7 42.9 23.8 36.8 36.9 7.4 71.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2015 67 16
2016 55 11
2017 97 76 95 96 98 64 96 95 59 99 3 98 2 100 17
2018 74 8
2019 57 12
2020 34 4
2021 58 10
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.6 7 4.8 2 4 3 2 28.6
2017 23.2 14 14.2 0 11 13 4 28.6
2018 23.5 7 5.5 2 4 8 1 14.3
2019 24.7 9 10.1 -1 7 10 3 33.3
2020 24.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
2021 26.9 1 1.6 -1 2 1 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 7 3 8 3 5 4 5 5 5 4 4 4 3 5 5 6 5 4 4 7 8 3 4 4 3 8 5 5 3 4 7
2017 14 13 23 13 11 14 15 11 19 17 12 12 12 8 14 18 14 14 8 18 22 10 12 15 13 14 15 12 14 13 19
2018 7 9 6 5 2 7 1 10 5 5 6 3 3 3 2 8 6 10 2 5 7 3 2 8 6 7 8 2 8 5 11
2019 9 14 12 9 8 9 11 13 12 9 9 6 7 9 9 13 8 13 8 11 12 9 7 10 10 13 9 7 14 7 16
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2021 1 1 3 1 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.2 91.2 0 91 -0.2 89.7 -1.3 91.4 1.7 85.3 -6.1 88.6 3.3
Launch Angle 13.2 6.9 -6.3 12.4 5.5 8.6 -3.8 9.4 0.8 12.6 3.2 10.8 -1.8
Barrel % 10.6 7.6 -3 15 7.4 12.3 -2.7 18.8 6.5 3.7 -15.1 11.3 7.6
Hard Hit % 48.7 40 -8.7 50.8 10.8 46.2 -4.6 49 2.8 40.7 -8.3 43.4 2.7
Sweet Spot % 35.4 37 1.6 49.7 12.7 34.9 -14.8 42.7 7.8 51.9 9.2 39.6 -12.3
xBA 0.235 0.195 -0.04 0.273 0.078 0.19 -0.083 0.23 0.04 0.198 -0.032 0.176 -0.022
BA 0.191 0.213 0.022 0.264 0.051 0.165 -0.099 0.207 0.042 0.184 -0.023 0.191 0.007
xwOBA 0.358 0.313 -0.045 0.401 0.088 0.31 -0.091 0.36 0.05 0.324 -0.036 0.297 -0.027
wOBA 0.294 0.329 0.035 0.362 0.033 0.273 -0.089 0.323 0.05 0.305 -0.018 0.311 0.006
xSLG 0.428 0.337 -0.091 0.555 0.218 0.38 -0.175 0.499 0.119 0.326 -0.173 0.316 -0.01
SLG 0.287 0.373 0.086 0.447 0.074 0.304 -0.143 0.421 0.117 0.286 -0.135 0.348 0.062
K% 30.1 37.3 7.2 31.9 -5.4 38.5 6.6 33.8 -4.7 35.5 1.7 33.3 -2.2
BB% 18.3 18.2 -0.1 16.5 -1.7 15.8 -0.7 17.9 2.1 17.7 -0.2 17.1 -0.6
Swing % 40.3 36.8 -3.5 36.8 0 35.2 -1.6 35.2 0 35.2 0 37 1.8
Whiff% 35.4 38.4 3 36.4 -2 36.3 -0.1 37.4 1.1 35.1 -2.3 39.7 4.6
In Zone % 49.1 48.6 -0.5 52.5 3.9 51.1 -1.4 50.5 -0.6 46.4 -4.1 49.6 3.2
Out of Zone % 50.9 51.4 0.5 47.5 -3.9 48.9 1.4 49.5 0.6 53.6 4.1 50.4 -3.2
Out of Zone Swing % 15.5 14.6 -0.9 12.3 -2.3 12.8 0.5 13.2 0.4 14.7 1.5 13.1 -1.6
First Pitch Swing % 26.5 26.8 0.3 24.1 -2.7 23.2 -0.9 19.8 -3.4 24.2 4.4 19.8 -4.4
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 56.9 -0.2 61.2 4.3 58.8 -2.4 52.3 -6.5 50 -2.3 55.9 5.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 203 132 65.0 .394 .294
2017 L 374 213 57.0 .339 .379
2018 L 232 171 73.7 .265 .276
2019 L 194 172 88.7 .427 .310
2020 L 62 57 91.9 .177 .316
2021 L 110 94 85.5 .326 .309

Pitch Tempo