Alvin Colina

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Alvin Colina
Born: (1981-12-26) December 26, 1981 (age 32)
Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 18, 2006 for the Colorado Rockies
Last MLB appearance
September 24, 2006 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
Batting average .200
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1

Alvin Enrique Colina (born December 26, 1981 in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela) is a retired professional baseball catcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Colorado Rockies in 2006-2007.

Signed by the Colorado Rockies as an amateur free agent in 1998, Colina made his Major League Baseball debut with the Colorado Rockies on September 18, 2006, against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. He collected an RBI single in his first at-bat.

Colina was designated for assignment by the Rockies September 7, 2007, and claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds on September 11. Colina did not play for the Reds and became a free agent after the season. On December 5, 2007, the Reds re-signed Colina to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. He became a free agent at the end of the 2008 season and signed a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training with the Atlanta Braves in January 2009. In January of 2010 Colina, signed a minor league contract with a Spring Training invitation with Tampa Bay Rays

On March 10, 2011, he signed a contract with the Lancaster Barnstormers.[1] and he has played for two other different teams while being in the Atlantic League from 2011-2013.

Colina was traded to the Camden Riversharks where he played for 2 seasons and later played with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs team. While living in Maryland, he was arrested for shoplifting.[2] He resides in his home country of Venezuela as a retired player.


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