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13 Alex Avila C

Chicago Cubs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
63%45%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
31114.26449410
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2016CHW571691936711387800.359.373.213
2017CHC112311418214496212001.387.447.264

Player Updates

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Cubs' Alex Avila: Out of lineup Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Avila is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Brewers.

Avila started the first two games of the series against Milwaukee, but he'll head to the bench for Sunday's day game finale. Rene Rivera will start and bat eighth in Avila's place.

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Cubs' Alex Avila: Drives in only run Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Avila went 1-for-4 with a triple and an RBI in Wednesday's 1-0 win over the Pirates.

Avila came through in the top of the ninth inning with a line drive down the right field line to deliver the only run of the game. The 30-year-old isn't known for his wheels, and this was his first triple of the season. In fact, it was his first triple since 2013.

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Cubs' Alex Avila: Out again Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Avila is out of the lineup Sunday against the Braves.

It's no surprise that Avila is sitting out with a lefty (Max Fried) starting for the opposition, but the catcher has been losing out on starts of late against right-handed pitching too, as he went unused against Braves righty Lucas Sims a day earlier. Avila is reaching base at an excellent .370 clip since being acquired by the Cubs prior to the trade deadline, but August waiver pickup Rene Rivera has been even better, slashing .350/.435/.550 since joining the team. Until Willson Contreras (hamstring) returns from the disabled list, it appears Rivera may handle the bulk of the catching duties, at least while he sports a hot bat.

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Cubs' Alex Avila: Out of Saturday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Avila is out of Saturday's lineup against the Braves.

He is hitting .286/.412/.321 with 15 strikeouts in his last 28 at-bats. Rene Rivera will start behind the dish and hit eighth.

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Cubs' Alex Avila: Sits Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Avila is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Pirates.

Avila will receive a standard day off after two straight starts behind the plate, going 2-for-8 with two RBI and five strikeouts during those contests. Rene Rivera picks up the catching assignment in his stead.

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Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs RHP2747414 .398 .478 .270
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
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Two Week Schedule
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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009DET2961917514101800 .375 .590 .279
2010DET1042942867731367122 .316 .340 .228
2011DET1414646313719827313131 .389 .506 .295
2012DET11636742899486110420 .352 .384 .243
2013DET102330397511474411200 .317 .376 .227
2014DET124390448511476115103 .327 .359 .218
2015DET671782134413406601 .339 .287 .191
2016CHW571691936711387800 .359 .373 .213
2017DET-CHC112311418214496212001 .387 .447 .264
Total 85225643066228734242585178 .351 .401 .243
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009DETC25171081017001.000
2010DETC98845945563445 .993
2011DET3B1120110 .500
2011DETC133130101894073514 .995
2012DETC1131079608975767 .994
2013DETC98968508152964 .993
2014DET1B1000000 ---
2014DETC1221169408835259 .995
2015DET1B23131301209112 .992
2015DETC444330929118031.000
2016CHWC54524374142123 .995
2017DET-CHC1B1911827930111.000
2017DET-CHCC78705695333336 .995
Total  805740599956293373374 .994
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2009DET403610000
2010DET120100012012
2011DET33423583398
2012DET212141222212
2013DET141124311010
2014DET22014021316
2015DET505101004
2016CHW606310103
2017DET-CHC131139111210
Total 130810291810131465
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011DET1141131221600 .116 .146 .073
2012DET929261111200 .233 .345 .207
2013DET1131351481100 .350 .258 .161
2014DET3902000400 .222 .333 .222
2017CHC11010000001.0001.0001.000
Total 3511161737114300 .236 .252 .153
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008 A-W Michigan582132165140122274101 .383 .385 .305
2009AA-Erie9332952872311255527721 .365 .450 .264
2012AAA-Toledo Mud Hens370300011300 .500 .429 .429
2013AAA-Toledo Mud Hens1244511301571200 .353 .386 .250
2015AAA-Toledo Mud Hens620260015--800 .273 .450 .300
2016AAA-Charlotte9244810136700 .467 .500 .333
Total 1816378418041116919314822 .369 .425 .283
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/210
Birthdate:
1/29/1987
Age:
30
Hometown:
Hialeah, FL
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Chicago Cubs
College:
Alabama
MLB Experience:
9