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Henderson Alvarez

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

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Shoulder troubles put Alvarez on the shelf early last season and lingered throughout the entire year, ultimately requiring arthroscopic surgery. With his availability for Opening Day appearing doubtfu...

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2016 ADP:  601.35

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  8/1/2016
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 203   DOB: 4/18/1990
BORN: Valencia, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: No  Show ContractHide Contract

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Henderson Alvarez Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.25 million contract with the A's in December of 2015.

June 25, 2016  –  Henderson Alvarez News

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Alvarez (shoulder) will not throw for three weeks, Joe Stiglich of CSN California reports.

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Henderson Alvarez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 18 A GCL 12 11 0 46.1 63 29 3 34 6 1 4 0 5.63 1.50
2009 19 A LAN 23 23 0 124.3 121 48 1 92 19 9 6 0 3.48 1.13
2010 20 A+ DUN 23 21 0 112.1 137 54 10 78 27 8 7 0 0 0 4.33 1.46
2011 21 A+ DUN 15 2 0 8.1 11 6 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.48 1.48
2011 21 AA NEW 15 14 0 88.0 81 28 7 66 17 8 4 0 0 0 2.86 1.11
2011 21 MAJ TOR 10 10 0 63.7 64 25 8 40 8 1 3 0 0 0 3.53 1.13
2012 22 MAJ TOR 31 31 1 187.3 216 101 29 79 54 9 14 0 0 0 4.85 1.44
2013 23 A+ JUP 2 2 0 10.0 9 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.70 1.00
2013 23 AA JAC 2 2 0 14.1 5 0 0 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.35
2013 23 MAJ MIA 17 17 1 102.7 90 41 2 57 27 5 6 0 0 0 3.59 1.14
2014 24 MAJ MIA 30 30 3 187.0 198 55 14 111 33 12 7 0 0 0 2.65 1.24
2015 25 A+ JUP 3 3 0 11.1 11 2 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.59 1.17
2015 25 MAJ MIA 4 4 0 22.3 28 16 1 9 7 0 4 0 0 0 6.45 1.57
2016 26 A+ STO 5 3 0 10.1 10 5 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.35 1.19
2016 26 AAA NAS 5 5 0 18.2 17 8 3 17 6 1 0 0 0 0 3.86 1.26
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3-Year Averages     17 17 1 104.0 105 37 5 59 22 5 5 0 0 0 3.20 1.22
Career  (View All)     92 92 5 563.0 596 238 54 296 129 27 34 0 3.80 1.29

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Henderson Alvarez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Henderson Alvarez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015576618301.360
201443466161132216.274

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015453110300.250
20143384517851308.276

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201522.30409716.451.57
201490.0720531631.601.01

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201497.05505817113.621.44
Henderson Alvarez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 18 A GCL 12 11 46.1 6.64 1.17 5.67 0.59 60.6% 5.63 2.96 .385
2009 19 A LAN 23 23 124.3 6.66 1.38 4.84 0.07 66.2% 3.48 2.28 .317
2010 20 A+ DUN 23 21 112.1 6.26 2.17 2.89 0.80 71.4% 4.33 3.88 .348
2011 21 A+ DUN 15 2 8.1 4.44 1.11 4.00 0.00 50% 6.48 3.32 .369
2011 21 AA NEW 15 14 88.0 6.75 1.74 3.88 0.72 76.9% 2.86 3.45 .289
2011 21 MAJ TOR 10 10 63.7 5.65 1.13 5.00 1.13 1.98 73.4% 93.3 MPH 3.53 4.14 .286
2012 22 MAJ TOR 31 31 187.3 3.80 2.59 1.46 1.39 2.29 70.1% 93.3 MPH 4.85 5.28 .294
2013 23 A+ JUP 2 2 10.0 1.80 0.90 2.00 0.90 77.8% 2.70 4.40 .234
2013 23 AA JAC 2 2 14.1 8.30 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.36 .157
2013 23 MAJ MIA 17 17 102.7 5.00 2.37 2.11 0.18 2.42 66.1% 93.2 MPH 3.59 3.34 .275
2014 24 MAJ MIA 30 30 187.0 5.34 1.59 3.36 0.67 2.53 81.1% 93.5 MPH 2.65 3.64 .306
2015 25 A+ JUP 3 3 11.1 6.49 1.62 4.00 0.00 84.6% 1.59 2.30 .321
2015 25 MAJ MIA 4 4 22.3 3.63 2.82 1.29 0.40 3.69 55.9% 90.7 MPH 6.45 3.92 .333
2016 26 A+ STO 5 3 10.1 6.24 1.78 3.50 0.89 63.6% 4.35 3.70 .295
2016 26 AAA NAS 5 5 18.2 8.41 2.97 2.83 1.48 75% 3.86 4.63 .290
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 6 39.0 3.97 2.81 1.42 1.00 68.2% 4.54 4.70 .279
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3-Year Averages     17 17 104.0 5.11 1.90 2.68 0.43 73.8% 3.20 3.33 .299
Career     92 92 563.0 4.73 2.06 2.29 0.86 72.6% 3.80 4.11 .296

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2016 Stat Review for Henderson Alvarez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

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2.83 K/BB
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8.41 K/9
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2.97 BB/9
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0.0 MPH Fastball
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1.5 HR/9
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0.00 GB/FB Ratio
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ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.86 ERA
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1.26 WHIP
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4.63 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.290 BABIP
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75.0% Strand Rate
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Henderson Alvarez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Alvarez (shoulder) was moved to the 60-day DL on Saturday, Joe Stiglich of CSN California reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) visited Dr. James Andrews on Thursday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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The Athletics have decided to shut Alvarez (shoulder) down after he experienced renewed soreness following Saturday's rehab outing at Triple-A Nashville, Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) will pitch five or six innings in his rehab start Saturday for Triple-A Nashville and he could potentially join the A's rotation next week, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) will throw 2-to-3 innings at High-A Stockton on Monday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) threw 40 pitches off a mound Wednesday, Joe Stiglich of Comcast SportsNet California reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) threw from flat ground Monday without any issues, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) will begin playing catch Tuesday, Susan Slusser of the SF Chronicle reports.

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2016

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2015

Alvarez took a massive step forward in 2014, leaning heavily on his 93-mph power sinker to ascend to the top of Miami's rotation. Alvarez tossed three shutouts while compiling an exemplary 2.65 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 111:33 K:BB ratio in 187 innings leading to a 12-7 record. The right-handed hurler trimmed his walk rate to a career-best 4.3% and generated a 53.8% groundball rate during his break-through campaign -- both numbers that ranked him top-10 in the majors among qualified starters. Entering his age-25 season, Alvarez's role is even more important for the Marlins as they await the return of Jose Fernandez from Tommy John surgery. Though he offers only modest strikeout upside, Alvarez has proven to be a durable innings eater, capable of consistently getting deep into games (three complete game shutouts last season) while regularly giving his team a chance to win.

2014

It was a true roller coaster ride for Alvarez during his first season in South Florida. A shoulder injury cost the right-handed sinkerballer the first three months of 2013, but he rallied down the stretch with a 3.08 ERA in six September starts, capped by his first career no-hitter against the Tigers in his last turn of the season. He wrapped up the year with a 5-6 record over 17 starts while putting up a 3.59 ERA and 1.14 WHIP over 102.2 innings pitched. Though he doesn't pile up the strikeouts (5.0 K/9 in 2013), the 23-year-old hurler uses a 93-mph power sinker to induce a strong 53.5 percent groundball rate. Alvarez allowed just two home runs in 102.2 innings pitched in 2013 and will be a middle-of-the-rotation arm for Miami, chewing up innings again this season.

2013

Alvarez had a phenomenal start in 2012 thanks to a devastating sinker and strong defense from Brett Lawrie and Yunel Escobar on the left side of Toronto's infield. Unfortunately, he lacked a pitch to put hitters away and recorded just 79 strikeouts in 187.1 innings. Eventually, the extreme contact tendencies caught up with him as the season wore on. Finishing 9-14 with a 4.85 ERA, Alvarez's rotation spot was in doubt, but his inclusion in the November blockbuster with Miami should keep him in the rotation for Opening Day.

2012

Alvarez earned a callup to Toronto in August despite skipping Triple-A and fared well enough to enter into the picture for a rotation spot this spring. He didn't dominate at Double-A (1.114 WHIP, 6.75 K/9IP) as you might have expected for someone who skipped Triple-A, but he held his own in 10 starts for the Jays (1.131 WHIP, 5.65 K/9IP, 1.13 BB/9IP). While Alvarez will turn 22 in April and there's plenty of growth potential here given his excellent control, keep in mind that his 6.75 K/9IP at Double-A was the highest strikeout rate he posted at any minor league stop. He'll likely have to pitch his way off the roster this spring depending on what the Jays do in the offseason, but expect some bumps along the way.