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Alex Avila
C | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 228LBS | Age: 34

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

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 106 84 5 16 1 7 0 .190 .352 .345 .698
13 Seasons 3633 3055 352 713 105 395 8 .233 .348 .393 .741
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .190 1 7 0 .698
13 Seasons .233 105 395 8 .741

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 28 980 113 12 10.6 91.2 109 13.2 35.4 .234 .426 .294 .357 .449 48.7 30.1 18.3
2016 29 948 92 8 8.7 91.3 107.5 6.9 38 .199 .351 .329 .318 .429 40.2 37.3 18.2
2017 30 1610 193 29 15 91 107.9 12.5 49.2 .271 .551 .362 .398 .554 49.7 31.9 16.5
2018 31 995 106 13 12.3 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 91.4 107.9 9.4 42.7 .230 .499 .323 .360 .511 49 33.8 17.9
2020 33 267 27 1 3.7 85.3 106.2 12.6 51.9 .198 .326 .305 .324 .406 40.7 35.5 17.7
2021 34 456 49 6 12.2 90 108.9 12.6 42.9 .177 .320 .314 .304 .368 44.9 34 17.9
6113 676 87 12.9 90.6 110.1 10.8 41.9 .225 .439 .320 .349 .477 46.9 34.1 17.3
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 217 47.6 57 45 12 4 7 0 1 13 32 .267 .244 .489 .447 .395 .376 91.8 11 33.3 21.7
2021 Breaking 160 35.1 34 30 3 1 1 1 0 19 11 .100 .079 .200 .144 .192 .167 89.6 18 50.0 35.8
2021 Offspeed 79 17.3 14 9 1 1 0 0 0 4 6 .111 .165 .111 .269 .280 .343 69.1 6 45.8 16.0
2020 Fastballs 159 59.6 40 32 7 5 1 0 1 10 22 .219 .263 .344 .446 .331 .381 86.7 12 23.9 23.3
2020 Breaking 83 31.1 17 14 2 1 1 0 0 10 4 .143 .025 .214 .035 .252 .148 75.6 15 63.2 35.7
2020 Offspeed 25 9.4 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .324 .000 .396 .280 .471 94.0 13 62.5 25.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
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
2016 53.3 16.3 28.3 2.2 37 43.5 19.6 2.2 41.3 12 27.2 8.7 8.7
2017 40.4 23.8 34.2 1.6 31.6 40.4 28 3.1 24.4 15 31.6 9.3 15
2018 50.9 22.6 25.5 0.9 45.3 34 20.8 2.8 35.8 17 24.5 7.5 12.3
2019 52.1 24 24 0 40.6 42.7 16.7 2.1 38.5 11.5 24 5.2 18.8
2020 33.3 25.9 37 3.7 33.3 37 29.6 14.8 14.8 29.6 22.2 14.8 3.7
2021 40.8 32.7 24.5 2 42.9 36.7 20.4 4.1 32.7 24.5 16.3 10.2 12.2
45.7 23.4 29.1 1.8 37.7 39.2 23.1 3.1 31.1 16.1 27.5 8.6 12.9
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 Splitter -6.8 -1 12 2.6 4 0 0 0 25 25 33.3 .13 .377 .208 33.3
2021 Cutter -3.7 -1 22 4.8 6 0 0 .117 50 50 50 .14 .148 .221 0
2021 Changeup 1.5 1 67 14.7 10 .167 .167 .37 50 30 13.6 .182 .216 .386 0
2021 Curveball -1 -1 64 14 11 0 0 .127 63.6 63.6 38.9 .013 .014 .138 0
2021 Sinker -1.7 -1 54 11.8 15 .333 .5 .427 52.2 20 33.3 .274 .388 .37 55.6
2021 Slider -1.3 -1 96 21.1 23 .143 .286 .224 45.9 52.2 34.3 .107 .199 .179 44.4
2021 4-Seamer 0.8 1 141 30.9 36 .286 .571 .435 23 19.4 15.6 .25 .526 .407 57.1
2020 N/A -29.9 0 1 0.4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .973 1.187 .956 0
2020 Changeup 0 0 24 9 4 0 0 .35 71.4 50 25 .35
2020 Cutter -6.9 -1 18 6.7 4 0 0 0 30 75 50 .023 .024 .021 0
2020 Curveball 2.4 1 41 15.4 5 .333 .667 .53 50 40 20 .016 .031 .29 0
2020 Slider -3.5 -1 42 15.7 12 .091 .091 .133 69.2 66.7 44.4 .027 .036 .084 0
2020 Sinker 0.7 0 60 22.5 16 .273 .364 .409 26.1 12.5 11.1 .304 .397 .432 44.4
2020 4-Seamer -0.3 0 81 30.3 20 .235 .412 .34 20.6 25 26.3 .292 .578 .412 58.3
2019 Splitter 1.5 0 26 3 3 .333 .333 .3 42.9 0 0 .329 .365 .315 0
2019 Cutter -1.5 -1 40 4.7 9 .143 .143 .256 33.3 22.2 15.4 .231 .596 .416 40
2019 Changeup 1.3 1 84 9.8 17 .267 .533 .379 51.9 47.1 30.8 .191 .428 .303 57.1
2019 Curveball -0.9 -1 147 17.2 17 .067 .267 .2 59.1 70.6 34.3 .108 .273 .217 66.7
2019 Sinker -2.5 -3 134 15.6 34 .179 .429 .357 24.1 29.4 27.8 .202 .421 .337 55.6
2019 Slider 1.6 2 152 17.7 39 .171 .343 .265 61.7 53.8 38.9 .147 .36 .257 50
2019 4-Seamer 1 3 273 31.9 75 .262 .508 .395 23.7 20 22.4 .324 .683 .468 47.8
2018 Splitter -0.3 0 20 2 3 0 0 .467 50 33.3 20 .467
2018 Cutter -2.3 -2 68 6.8 14 .1 .2 .239 23.1 35.7 22.7 .124 .153 .238 16.7
2018 Curveball 0.1 0 151 15.2 16 .071 .286 .213 64.7 62.5 21.3 .038 .101 .141 25
2018 Changeup -3 -4 119 12 27 .077 .192 .133 60.8 59.3 34.8 .094 .155 .132 20
2018 Slider -4.7 -6 122 12.3 30 0 0 .047 66.7 83.3 50 .003 .004 .054 0
2018 Sinker 0 0 175 17.6 49 .25 .375 .367 24.3 20.4 22.7 .25 .473 .378 50
2018 4-Seamer 0.6 2 338 34 92 .24 .44 .365 24.3 23.9 23.7 .3 .637 .45 56.6
2017 Splitter -2.4 -1 58 3.6 15 .077 .077 .153 54.5 60 45 .096 .105 .17 0
2017 Cutter 4.1 3 74 4.6 17 .438 .688 .497 37.9 23.5 26.7 .361 .631 .43 41.7
2017 Curveball -0.1 0 187 11.6 27 .091 .273 .25 60 55.6 24.2 .123 .253 .269 37.5
2017 Changeup -0.5 -1 185 11.5 34 .226 .29 .268 41.5 32.4 17.2 .273 .441 .339 45
2017 Slider -1.3 -3 215 13.4 47 .19 .31 .266 54.4 53.2 31.3 .183 .297 .256 35.3
2017 Sinker 0.3 1 326 20.2 89 .25 .417 .361 27.8 16.9 20.3 .317 .625 .447 45.6
2017 4-Seamer 2.3 13 564 35 145 .339 .6 .462 28.3 28.3 23.8 .31 .723 .481 63
! 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 4
2010 331 1325 -7 -16 7 5 -11
2011 585 2339 0 -8 16 11 20
2012 461 1912 -6 -16 15 8 1
2013 419 1711 -4 -19 15 8 0
2014 465 1891 -8 -21 16 9 -5
2015 218 975 -11 -6 10 4 -3
2016 207 946 -8 -7 6 5 -5
2017 370 1588 -4 -6 17 6 12
2018 231 993 -10 -14 12 3 -9
2019 194 856 -7 -6 10 4 1
2020 62 266 -3 -5 5 1 -2
2021 105 456 -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 48.9 66.7 72 15.1 28 43.5 26.5 40.3 35.4 7.4 79.2
2016 948 48.7 60.1 68.2 14.6 36.6 44.2 26.8 36.8 38.4 6.7 81
2017 1610 52.6 59 70.1 12 27.8 45.6 23.9 36.8 36.4 8 67.5
2018 995 51.1 56.4 69.2 12.8 38.7 42.5 23.1 35.2 36.3 7.7 67.1
2019 857 50.5 56.9 71.5 13.2 23.2 38.8 19.4 35.2 37.4 7.8 65.7
2020 267 46.4 58.9 74 14.7 33.3 40.8 24.2 35.2 35.1 5.6 80
2021 456 49.6 61.1 66.7 13 26.7 39.5 19.8 36.8 39.9 7.5 64.7
6113 50.3 59.8 70.1 13.4 30.6 42.9 23.7 36.8 36.9 7.5 71.1
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 16
2016 11
2017 97 76 96 96 97 64 96 95 99 3 98 2 17
2018 8
2019 12
2020 4
2021 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 %
2019 24.7 9 11 -2 5 11 4 44.4
2020 24 1 1 0 0 0 1 100
2021 26.9 1 1.6 -1 2 1 1 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 9 13 13 10 15 9 9 13 12 15 11 11 7 10 11 15 7 9 12 15 6 9 7 12 8 15 10 9 15 7 15
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 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 1 1 3 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 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 and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.2 91.3 0.1 91 -0.3 89.7 -1.3 91.4 1.7 85.3 -6.1 90 4.7
Launch Angle 13.2 6.9 -6.3 12.5 5.6 8.6 -3.9 9.4 0.8 12.6 3.2 12.6 0
Barrel % 10.6 8.7 -1.9 15 6.3 12.3 -2.7 18.8 6.5 3.7 -15.1 12.2 8.5
Hard Hit % 48.7 40.2 -8.5 49.7 9.5 46.2 -3.5 49 2.8 40.7 -8.3 44.9 4.2
Sweet Spot % 35.4 38 2.6 49.2 11.2 34.9 -14.3 42.7 7.8 51.9 9.2 42.9 -9
xBA .234 .199 -0.035 .271 0.072 .19 -0.081 .23 0.04 .198 -0.032 .177 -0.021
BA .191 .213 0.022 .264 0.051 .165 -0.099 .207 0.042 .184 -0.023 .19 0.006
xwOBA .357 .318 -0.039 .398 0.08 .31 -0.088 .36 0.05 .324 -0.036 .304 -0.02
wOBA .294 .329 0.035 .362 0.033 .273 -0.089 .323 0.05 .305 -0.018 .314 0.009
xSLG .426 .351 -0.075 .551 0.2 .38 -0.171 .499 0.119 .326 -0.173 .32 -0.006
SLG .287 .373 0.086 .447 0.074 .304 -0.143 .421 0.117 .286 -0.135 .345 0.059
K% 30.1 37.3 7.2 31.9 -5.4 38.5 6.6 33.8 -4.7 35.5 1.7 34 -1.5
BB% 18.3 18.2 -0.1 16.5 -1.7 15.8 -0.7 17.9 2.1 17.7 -0.2 17.9 0.2
Swing % 40.3 36.8 -3.5 36.8 0 35.2 -1.6 35.2 0 35.2 0 36.8 1.6
Whiff% 35.4 38.4 3 36.4 -2 36.3 -0.1 37.4 1.1 35.1 -2.3 39.9 4.8
In Zone % 48.9 48.7 -0.2 52.6 3.9 51.1 -1.5 50.5 -0.6 46.4 -4.1 49.6 3.2
Out of Zone % 51.1 51.3 0.2 47.4 -3.9 48.9 1.5 49.5 0.6 53.6 4.1 50.4 -3.2
Out of Zone Swing % 15.1 14.6 -0.5 12 -2.6 12.8 0.8 13.2 0.4 14.7 1.5 13 -1.7
First Pitch Swing % 26.5 26.8 0.3 23.9 -2.9 23.1 -0.8 19.4 -3.7 24.2 4.8 19.8 -4.4
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 56.9 -0.2 60.9 4 58.5 -2.4 51.2 -7.3 50 -1.2 55.7 5.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 206 135 65.5 .394 .297
2017 L 367 207 56.4 .337 .386
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 105 91 86.7 .280 .319