Pedro Avila

Position: RHSP
Level: High A
Affiliate: Lake Elsinore Storm
League: California League
Born: 01/14/1997 (Age: 27)
Height: 5'11''
Weight: 190
B/T: Right / Right
Acquired: Signed as international free agent, 7/5/2015 (WSH); Traded to SDP 12/2/2016

Prospect Spotlight

Avila was the prospect San Diego returned from the Nationals for Derek Norris in December of 2016. He finished 2017 in the California League and spent all of last year repeating the level, pitching to a respectable 4.27 ERA in a hitter-friendly environment with strong peripherals. Avila’s fastball sits in the low-90s and reaches 94-to-95 mph at best. Both his breaking ball and changeup project as at least average secondary pitches to back up the fastball. Avila was added to the 40-Man Roster in November, clearing a pathway to the big league roster over the next two seasons.