12 Facts About Alexi Casilla


Alexi Casilla Lora was born on July 20,1984 and is a Dominican former professional baseball second baseman.

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Alexi Casilla played in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles.

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Alexi Casilla made his major league debut with the Twins in September of 2006, playing in nine games.

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In 2007, after a brief call-up with the Twins, Alexi Casilla became the everyday second baseman after Luis Castillo was traded to the New York Mets.

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Alexi Casilla spent the rest of the 2008 season as the Twins' starting second baseman and second hitter in the lineup.

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In 2009, during the 2009 AL Central tie-breaker game featuring the Twins against the Detroit Tigers, Alexi Casilla became the unlikely hero, hitting a game-winning walk-off single to score Carlos Gomez from second base in the bottom of the 12th inning.

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Alexi Casilla made the Twins' Opening Day roster in 2012 and got off to a relatively slow start in his first 16 games.

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Alexi Casilla made the Opening Day roster with the Orioles in 2013.

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Alexi Casilla signed a minor league deal with the Tampa Bay Rays on February 2,2015.

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On March 9,2016, Alexi Casilla signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

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On May 24,2017, Alexi Casilla signed with the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

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Alexi Casilla re-signed again for the 2019 season, and became a free agent after the season.

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