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Biography Data
Positions: C-828, 1B-25, dh-7, 3b-1
Proper Name: Alexander Thomas Avila
Born: January 29, 1987 (30.299)
Place Pembroke Pines, Florida
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 210 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)
College: University of Alabama
Drafted: 2008 -- 5th round (163rd overall) by Detroit Tigers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 6,2009 (22.189)
Service Time:7.061 (2016)
TBC Player ID:123641
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-11-03 - Granted free agency More
Prospect Ranks:[2010]DET #6
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) by Detroit Tigers (2016-12-22)
Organizations:DET, CHA, CHN
Signed by:Jim Rough
Relationship(s):Brother of Alan Avila, Son of

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-11-03CFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2017-07-31Chicago CubsCActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBTraded by Tigers with Justin Wilson to Cubs for Isaac Paredes and Jeimer Candelario40man
    2016-12-22Detroit TigersCActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)40man
    2016-11-02CFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2016-08-26Chicago White SoxCActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-07-19Chicago White SoxC-DHDL-15CharlotteAAAAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab40man
    2016-07-07Chicago White SoxC-DHDL-15Chicago White SoxMLBDL-15 Strained right hamstring40man
    2016-05-10Chicago White SoxC-DHActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-04-25Chicago White SoxCDL-15Chicago White SoxMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    2015-11-25Chicago White SoxCActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2.5m)40man
    2015-11-03CFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-07-03Detroit TigersCActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-06-28Detroit TigersCDL-15ToledoAAAAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab40man
    2015-05-09Detroit TigersCDL-15Detroit TigersMLBDL-15 Let knee40man
    2014-11-17Detroit TigersCActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBTigers exercised option for 2015 ($5.4m)40man
    2014-01-31Detroit TigersCActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($4.35m) Avoiding arbitration, option year for 201540man
    2013-08-27Detroit TigersCActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-08-27Detroit TigerscDL-15ToledoAAATransferred to 15-day DL40man
    2013-08-22Detroit TigerscD7ToledoAAAAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-08-12Detroit TigerscD7Detroit TigersMLBDL-7 Concussion [Hit in the mask with a foul tip]40man
    2013-07-02Detroit TigerscActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-06-23Detroit TigerscDL-15ToledoAAAAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-06-17Detroit TigerscDL-15Detroit TigersMLBDL-15 Left forearm contusion [Hit by pitch by Brian Duensing]40man
    2013-01-18Detroit TigerscActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.95m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012-06-21Detroit TigerscActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-06-18Detroit TigersCMinorsToledoAAAAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab40man
    2012-06-06Detroit TigerscDL-15Detroit TigersMLBDL-15 Hamstring40man
    2012-05-06Detroit TigerscActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Detroit Tigers in 5th round (163rd overall) of 2008 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Detroit Tigers in 34th round (1020th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Detroit Tigers$ 2,000,0003921356$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2017Chicago Cubs$ 2,000,0003921856$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Chicago White Sox$ 2,500,0003541561$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-12-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)
    2015Detroit Tigers$ 5,400,0002241176$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-11-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2.5m)
    2014Detroit Tigers$ 4,150,0002551572$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-01-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($4.35m) Avoiding arbitration, option year for 2015
    2013Detroit Tigers$ 2,950,0002941568$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.95m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012Detroit Tigers$ 510,0005252042$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Detroit Tigers$ 425,0006592526$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Detroit Tigers$ 404,9007132321$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Detroit Tigers$ 400,000724430$ 400,000$ 2,746,792

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