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Henderson Alvarez

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Miami Marlins

2015 Stats

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0-2

ERA

4.50

WHIP

1.17

K

5

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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...

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2015 ADP:  286.69

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  5/1/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   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 million contract with the Marlins in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

April 16, 2015  –  Henderson Alvarez News

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Alvarez (shoulder) may start playing catch early next week, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro 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 MAJ MIA 2 2 0 12.0 13 6 1 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 4.50 1.17
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3-Year Averages     26 26 1 159.0 168 65 15 82 38 8 9 0 0 0 3.68 1.30

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Henderson Alvarez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 12 TB 5.0 7 4 4 1 1 3 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 4.50 1.17
Apr. 6 Atl 7.0 6 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.57 0.86
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
12.0 13 6 6 1 1 5 0 2 0 0-2 0 0 0 4.50 1.17
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
12.0 13 6 6 1 1 5 0 2 0 0-2 0 0 0 4.50 1.17
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
12.0 13 6 6 1 1 5 0 2 0 0-2 0 0 0 4.50 1.17

Henderson Alvarez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015304110201.357
201443466161132216.274
20132072215501632.269

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201520103100.158
20143384517851308.276
20132113512401100.206

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201512.00205114.501.17
201490.0720531631.601.01
201358.0350322203.721.17

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201497.05505817113.621.44
201344.721025523.431.10
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 MAJ MIA 2 2 12.0 3.75 0.75 5.00 0.75 5.40 61.5% 90.3 MPH 4.50 3.70 .294
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 27 167.2 4.91 1.91 2.57 0.73 75.1% 3.36 3.80 .297
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3-Year Averages     26 26 159.0 4.64 2.15 2.16 0.85 73.8% 3.68 4.11 .295

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2015 Stat Review for Henderson Alvarez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.00 K/BB
GREAT
3.75 K/9
TERRIBLE
0.75 BB/9
ELITE
90.3 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.8 HR/9
GOOD
5.40 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.50 ERA
POOR
1.17 WHIP
GOOD
3.70 FIP
AVERAGE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.294 BABIP
AVERAGE
61.5% Strand Rate
LOW

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Henderson Alvarez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Alvarez (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, Juan C. Rodriguez of the Miami Sun Sentinel reports.

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Alvarez is expected to be placed on the disabled list with a shoulder injury, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports.

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The Marlins are more concerned about a potential injury to Alvarez's shoulder than his elbow, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports.

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Alvarez is having a precautionary MRI on his right elbow, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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Alvarez struck out a pair and held the Braves to two runs on six hits over seven innings in a losing effort Monday.

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Alvarez will be the Marlins' Opening Day starter, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Alvarez agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Marlins on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports.

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Alvarez closed his breakout 2014 campaign with a tough-luck loss Sunday, giving up just one run in seven innings.

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Alvarez was dominant Tuesday, tossing 7.2 shutout innings on five hits and one walk with two strikeouts against the Phillies.

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Alvarez collected his 11th win Wednesday, tossing six inning of two-run ball against the Mets. He struck out four and walked two.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.