Alex Avila

Alex Avila

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/210 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Hialeah, Florida
College: Alabama
Draft: 2008 5th round by the
  • The Canadian Press

    Soto's 454-foot homer helps Nationals beat Rockies 3-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto homered to back Paolo Espino, and the Washington Nationals beat Colorado 3-0 Sunday to end the Rockies' rare five-game road winning streak. Soto hit a 454-foot drive in the third inning off Jon Gray (8-11), Soto's 26th home run this season. Soto is htting .362 with a 1.178 OPS since the All-Star break. Colorado had matched its longest winning streak this season. The Rockies went 7-2 on their first winning trip this year and are 25-52 on the road and 45-27 at Coors Fie

  • The Canadian Press

    Gray expected to start for the Rockies against Nationals

    Colorado Rockies (70-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Washington Nationals (60-88, fifth in the NL East)Washington; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Jon Gray (8-10, 4.23 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 140 strikeouts) Nationals: Paolo Espino (4-5, 4.18 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 83 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nationals -119, Rockies +101; over/under is 9 runsBOTTOM LINE: Washington and Colorado will meet on Sunday.The Nationals are 34-43 in home games in 2020. Washington is averaging 4.2 RBIs per ga

  • Associated Press

    Segura, Nola lead surging Phils past Mets, tighten NL East

    Jean Segura had his first multi-homer game in almost five years, Aaron Nola snapped a nine-start winless streak and the surging Philadelphia Phillies tightened the NL East race, beating the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night. Bryce Harper drove in two runs to help Philadelphia win its fourth in a row and pull within one game of division-leading Atlanta. The Phillies had lost eight of 11 prior to their current streak.