Jose Alvarez

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 11"/180
  • Age: 26

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Jose Alvarez Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4-3 3.49 67.0 59 1.21

Jose Alvarez MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
5-8 4.32 106.1 91 1.32

Jose Alvarez Bio

  • Full Name: Jose Ricardo Alvarez
  • Born: 5/6/1989 in Barcelona, Venezuela
  • Debut: June 9, 2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 4 3 3.49 64 0 0 67.0 59 1.21
MLB Career Stats 5 8 4.32 80 6 0 106.1 91 1.32

Jose Alvarez Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Angels AL 377 Four-seam FB 90.99 91.25 2259.00 6.55 88.61
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87
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Awards

Jose Alvarez Awards

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/25/2012 Jacksonville SOU

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Jupiter FSL

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Lowell NYP

VWL Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2015 Caribes LVBP

Jose Alvarez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 13, 2014 Los Angeles Angels activated LHP Jose Alvarez.
September 29, 2014 Los Angeles Angels recalled Jose Alvarez from Salt Lake Bees.
September 18, 2014 Salt Lake Bees activated LHP Jose Alvarez from the 7-day disabled list.
August 26, 2014 Salt Lake Bees sent LHP Jose Alvarez on a rehab assignment to AZL Angels.
May 14, 2014 Salt Lake Bees placed LHP Jose Alvarez on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 10, 2014. elbow strain
April 18, 2014 Los Angeles Angels optioned LHP Jose Alvarez to Salt Lake Bees.
April 13, 2014 Los Angeles Angels recalled Jose Alvarez from Salt Lake Bees.
March 29, 2014 Los Angeles Angels optioned LHP Jose Alvarez to Salt Lake Bees.
March 21, 2014 Detroit Tigers traded LHP Jose Alvarez to Los Angeles Angels for 3B Andrew Romine.
September 3, 2013 Detroit Tigers recalled LHP Jose Alvarez from Toledo Mud Hens.
August 29, 2013 Detroit Tigers optioned Jose Alvarez to Toledo Mud Hens.
August 21, 2013 Detroit Tigers recalled Jose Alvarez from Toledo Mud Hens.
August 17, 2013 Detroit Tigers optioned Jose Alvarez to Toledo Mud Hens.
August 16, 2013 Detroit Tigers recalled Jose Alvarez from Toledo Mud Hens.
July 6, 2013 Detroit Tigers optioned Jose Alvarez to Toledo Mud Hens.
June 20, 2013 Detroit Tigers recalled Jose Alvarez from Toledo Mud Hens.
June 10, 2013 Detroit Tigers optioned Jose Alvarez to Toledo Mud Hens.
June 9, 2013 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of Jose Alvarez from Toledo Mud Hens.
November 8, 2012 Detroit Tigers signed free agent LHP Jose Alvarez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 LHP Jose Alvarez elected free agency.
July 15, 2012 Jacksonville Suns activated LHP Jose Alvarez from the 7-day disabled list.
July 3, 2012 Jacksonville Suns placed LHP Jose Alvarez on the 7-day disabled list. left groin strain
April 20, 2012 Jacksonville Suns activated LHP Jose Alvarez from the 7-day disabled list.
April 9, 2012 Jacksonville Suns placed LHP Jose Alvarez on the 7-day disabled list.
January 20, 2012 Miami Marlins invited non-roster LHP Jose Alvarez to spring training.
July 1, 2011 LHP Jose Alvarez assigned to Jacksonville Suns from Jupiter Hammerheads.
April 5, 2011 Jose Alvarez assigned to Jupiter Hammerheads.
November 5, 2010 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent LHP Jose Alvarez to a minor league contract.
November 4, 2010 LHP Jose Alvarez elected free agency.
August 26, 2010 Greensboro Grasshoppers activated LHP Jose Alvarez from the 7-day disabled list.
July 29, 2010 Greensboro Grasshoppers placed LHP Jose Alvarez on the 7-day disabled list. Eye irritation.
April 2, 2010 LHP Jose Alvarez assigned to Greensboro Grasshoppers from Jamestown Jammers.
June 3, 2009 Jose Alvarez assigned to Lowell Spinners from Salem Red Sox.

Jose Ricardo Alvarez Bio Info

Jose Ricardo Alvarez...Named Detroit Tigers Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2013...Pitched in Venezuelan Winter League from 2006-11...Originally signed by Red Sox as a non-drafted free agent July 2, 2005...Traded by Boston to Florida in exchange for Jeremy Hermida Nov. 5, 2009...Signed with Detroit as a minor league free agent Nov. 8, 2012...Named by Baseball America as having best change up and control in International League for 2013 season.

2014

Appeared in a total of nine games in the Angels' system, missing majority of season with an elbow injury...Opened season at Triple-A Salt Lake and made two starts with Bees before being promoted to Angels April 13...Made Angels debut April 14 vs. Oakland and retired both of his two batters faced (Josh Reddick strikeout and Daric Barton flyout)...Faced one batter in relief appearance the following evening and allowed go-ahead two-RBI single to Derek Norris after inheriting a bases loaded situation in 8th inning...Optioned back to Salt Lake April 18...Made four starts during second stint of season with Salt Lake, going 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA (21 IP - 14 ER)...Placed on disabled list by Salt Lake May 14 (retro to May 10) with an elbow strain...Made one rehab appearance with Arizona League Angels Aug. 26, tossing one scoreless inning.

2013

Appeared in 14 games with the Tigers as he spent the majority of the 2013 season with Triple A Toledo...Named the Tigers Minor League Pitcher of the Year as he finished fourth in the International League with a 2.80 ERA and 7.89 strikeouts per nine innings, while he was fifth with a .235 batting average against and 1.79 walks per nine innings...Tabbed as having the best changeup and control in the International League by Baseball America...Had his contract purchased from Toledo prior to the game on June 9 versus Cleveland...made his major league debut and earned his first major league win the same day -- became the first Tigers pitcher to win his debut since Alfredo Figaro in 1999...Became one of four Tigers pitchers since 1916 to go six-or-more innings while giving up one-run-or-less in his major league debut, joining Justin Thompson (1996), Pat Thompson (1979) and Joe Sullivan (1935)...Appeared in five games out of the bullpen for the Tigers in September, posting a 2.70 ERA (6.2IP/2ER) and five strikeouts...Limited lefthanded hitters to a .265 batting average (13x49)... righties hit .287 (29x101) against him.

 

2012 Spent the entire 2012 season with Double A Jacksonville in the Miami Marlins organization. ... Tied for the lead in the Southern League with three complete games. ... Led all Southern League starters with 1.66 walks per nine innings, while he finished fourth with 11.50 baserunners per nine innings. ... Sidelined April 7-20 with a left rotator cuff strain. ... Tabbed the Southern League Pitcher of the Week for June 18-24 after he earned the win in his lone start during the week on June 22 versus Tennessee, fanning five batters and allowing two hits in eight shutout innings. ... Compiled a 1-2 record and 2.73 ERA (29.2IP/9ER) in five starts during June ... Sidelined July 3-15 with a left groin strain. ... Tossed a two-hit shutout on August 7 versus Montgomery -- tied for the lead in the Southern League with one shutout. ... Saw action in 17 games (seven starts) with Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, posting a 2-4 record and 2.49 ERA (47.0IP/13ER). 2011 Went 6-4 with a 3.16 ERA (74.0 IP/27 ER) in first half of season for single-A Jupiter, earning Florida State League All-Star honors. Made just two appearances (one start) after break before promotion to double-A Jacksonville...Made debut with Suns on July 2 vs. Birmingham; did not factor in decision after allowing five runs (one earned) on seven hits and three walks with seven strikeouts...Began stretch at Jacksonville with a 0-2 mark and a 5.68 ERA (19.0/12) over first four starts. Earned first win on July 27 at Carolina, but went 1-4 with a 5.44 ERA (41.1/25) over final seven starts. 2010 In 2010 for single-A Greensboro, was 3-1 with a 6.46 ERA (30.2/22) in 13 appearances out of bullpen and 7-2 with a 2.44 ERA (77.1/21) in 13 starts. Earned a win in four of final five appearances (three in starts)...Prior to All-Star break, was 6-2 with a 3.69 ERA (63.1/26) and 62 strikeouts; after break, went 4-1 with a 3.43 ERA (44.2/17) and 51 strikeouts...Won four consecutive starts from May 27-June 11. Struck out 22 and walked six over span, with a 2.49 ERA (25.1/7). 2009 In 2009 for short-season Lowell, tossed complete-game (7.0 IP) shutouts in two of final four starts (August 12 at Jamestown and September 2 at Oneonta). Was 4-1 with a 1.70 ERA (37.0/7), four walks and 33 strikeouts after August 1 (six starts)...Led Boston farm system and was third in Gulf Coast League in ERA in 2007...Won Boston's Minor League Latin Program Pitcher of the Year award in 2006. Surrendered one earned run or less in 13 of 15 outings, and just two earned runs in final 28.0 innings of season (six games, four starts). 2008 Spent the entire 2008 season with Single A Greenville ... Sidelined July 8-29 with a back muscle strain ... Posted a 4.00 ERA (9.0IP/4ER) in four games with Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season. 2007 Third in the Gulf Coast League with a 1.84 ERA as he spent the entire 2007 season with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox ... Finished 3-0 with a 1.38 ERA (26.0IP/4ER) in five outings (three starts) during August ... Saw action in 11 games (five starts) with Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, compiling a 1-0 record and 3.42 ERA (26.1IP/10ER). 2006 Made his professional debut with the Venezuelan Summer League Red Sox during the 2006 season ... Compiled a 1-1 record and 0.73 ERA (24.2IP/2ER) in five outings (three starts) during August ... Appeared in nine games (two starts) with Oriente in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, posting a 0-1 record and 14.09 ERA (7.2IP/12ER).