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Alex Avila
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Avila in 2013
Minnesota Twins – No. 16
Catcher
Born: January 29, 1987 (1987-01-29) (age 34)
Hialeah, Florida, U.S.
Bats: Left Throws: Right
debut
August 6, 2009, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
(through 2016 season)
Batting average .240
Home runs 73
Runs batted in 293
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • All-Star (2011)
  • Silver Slugger Award (2011)

Alexander Thomas "Alex" Avila (born January 29, 1987) is an American professional baseball player. He plays catcher for the Minnesota Twins. He has also played for the Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, and Detroit Tigers. He is 5' 11" tall and weighs 210 pounds. Avila was born in Hialeah, Florida.

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