Nicholas Avila

HS Grad 2006
Age 29 and 1 mos
Age on 2006 Draft 17 and 9 mos
Position(s) 1B  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-1, 200 lb
School  Archbishop Edward Mccarthy
Hometown  Pembroke Pines, FL USA
Summer Team  Michigan Rams
Fall Team  Mavericks
MLB Draft 
Round 37 by Tigers  in 2011
Round 42 by Tigers  in 2009
National Rank - Class of 2006 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Position - 1B
FL State Rank - Class of 2006 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2006
Position - 1B

4 yr Commitment
Nova Southeastern 

College(s) interested in
Florida State 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
Latest Showcase Report
2004 National Underclass Dec 28-30   Dec 28, 2004
PG Grade: 7.5
Avila is a junior first baseman from Florida with a strong, thick proportionate build. Avila moves very well for his size, showing good range at first base and running the 60 in 7.33. He also showed 81 mph arm strength across the infield and we’re a bit curious why he doesn’t play some third base as well as first base because his tools grade out well for that position. Avila hits from an open stance with a good load and a short, quick swing to the ball with his hands close to his body. He has a line drive type of approach right now but could develop some nice power in the future with some adjustments and more extension. Avila also pitched 3 innings at the showcase and showed some arm strength. He was steady at 81-82 mph on his fastball with some tailing action down in the strike zone. Avila has a full wind up with a good arm action and a slightly cross body release. His curveball has some sweeping action to it at 66-68 mph and he threw a 72 mph change up.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 86 mph
73.49% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2006 class in 2005)

best 97  avg 82
 (2006 class)
60 7.37 sec
66% Rank
best 6.41  avg 7.54
 (2006 class in 2004)

best 6.19  avg 7.44
 (2006 class)
IF 81 mph
89.54% Rank
best 89  avg 75
 (2006 class in 2004)

best 93  avg 76
 (2006 class)
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