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Henderson Alvarez

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Henderson Alvarez in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2017 ADP:  727.13

Rank (RP): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 175   DOB: 4/18/1990   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.

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Alvarez (shoulder) says he will throw a bullpen session in March for interested teams, Manolo Hernandez of Beisbol Porgotas 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 1 5 0 13.1 17 7 1 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.73 1.45
2016 26 R PHO 1 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2016 26 AAA NAS 1 5 0 18.2 17 8 3 17 6 1 0 0 0 0 3.86 1.26
3-Year Averages     17 17 1 104.7 113 35 7 60 20 6 5 0 0 0 3.01 1.27
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 Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

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

Vs. Right

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

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201522.30409716.451.57

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
Henderson Alvarez vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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 1 5 13.1 4.81 1.37 3.50 0.69 66.7% 4.73 3.58 .348
2016 26 R PHO 1 1 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .355
2016 26 AAA NAS 1 5 18.2 8.41 2.97 2.83 1.48 75% 3.86 4.63 .290
3-Year Averages     17 17 104.7 5.16 1.72 3.00 0.60 77.8% 3.01 3.50 .311
Career     92 92 563.0 4.73 2.06 2.29 0.86 72.6% 3.80 4.11 .296

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Henderson Alvarez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 22.3 0 2 0 0 22 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 -1 0 0 0 0 -1

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

Alvarez (shoulder) was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville on Friday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Alvarez underwent successful shoulder surgery Tuesday (his second such surgery) and is without a timetable to return, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.

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Alvarez will undergo shoulder surgery next week, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) has been shut down and will be sent to Dr. James Andrews for further evaluation, John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) is set to begin a rehab assignment with High-A Stockton within the next few days, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) is expected to pitch an inning in the Arizona Rookie League on Saturday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) threw a successful bullpen session Saturday, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Alvarez (shoulder) will throw a bullpen session Saturday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

There was no outlook written for Henderson Alvarez.

2016

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 doubtful, Alvarez was non-tendered by the Marlins as he entered his second year of arbitration eligibility despite being just one year removed from an All-Star berth and 12th place finish in the NL Cy Young vote. The A's were quick to swoop in, and while his contract is officially a one-year deal, the team can opt to go to arbitration and keep Alvarez around in 2017 if he returns at full strength. He should have a rotation spot available to him once healthy, but the lack of strikeouts (career 4.7 K/9) will always hurt Alvarez's fantasy value. Further, while the right-hander is still just 25, there is uncertainty regarding his return date and workload, and the jump to the AL could prove tough, so don't be surprised if Alvarez goes undrafted in many mixed leagues.

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.