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Jose Alvarez PAngels

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-6-1989
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
Age25 years, 2 months, 18 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2013 DET 24 14 6 38.7 28.0 10.7 1 5 0 0 1 0 172 42 26 25 7 77 16 15 2 31 5.82 5.22 5.60 -0.8 -0.1
2014 ANA 25 2 0 0.7 0.0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 0.17 -0.13 0.3 0.0
Career16639.328.011.315001017543262577816152325.725.145.48-0.5-0.1

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 DSX Rk 15 8 61.2 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 RSX Rk 11 9 49.0 5.16 88 .232 .250 .330 .351 .256 .229 97 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2007 ORI Wnt 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 ORI Wnt 11 5 26.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .254 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 GRN A 24 19 107.3 6.44 69 .284 .253 .320 .375 .257 .316 110 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2009 LOW A- 14 12 83.0 4.12 106 .200 .243 .318 .349 .253 .244 101 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2009 SLM A+ 12 0 24.7 5.25 81 .280 .254 .325 .383 .257 .333 99 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2009 ORI Wnt 13 0 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 GRB A 26 13 108.0 4.62 100 .260 .258 .329 .375 .266 .350 103 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2010 ORI Wnt 13 0 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .219 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 JUP A+ 15 14 82.0 3.24 129 .223 .265 .334 .392 .259 .328 95 17.2 1.7 17.2 1.7
2011 JAX AA 12 12 65.7 5.70 88 .284 .266 .331 .401 .253 .333 106 3.6 0.4 4.7 0.3
2011 ORI Wnt 11 0 10.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .148 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 JAX AA 25 24 136.3 4.79 94 .252 .254 .327 .375 .257 .296 102 8.9 0.9 9.7 1.1
2012 ORI Wnt 17 7 47.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .238 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 DET MLB 14 6 38.7 5.60 72 .303 .259 .319 .400 .265 .302 102 -1.1 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2013 TOL AAA 21 20 128.7 4.34 100 .231 .251 .321 .376 .249 .283 96 7.7 0.8 7.7 0.8
2014 ANA MLB 2 0 0.7 -0.13 203 .273 .228 .310 .339 .247 .500 101 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2014 SLC AAA 6 6 30.7 9.22 33 .285 .287 .364 .464 .280 .276 112 -4.7 -0.5 -4.7 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2006 DSX Rk 2 1 0 15 8 61.2 46 19 64 1 0% .278 6.8 2.8 0.1 9.4 1.06 1.62 0.0 0.0
2007 ORI Wnt 1 0 0 11 5 26.3 18 15 23 0 0% .254 6.2 5.1 0.0 7.9 1.25 3.42 0.0 0.0
2007 RSX Rk 4 1 0 11 9 49.0 36 14 38 4 43% .229 6.6 2.6 0.7 7.0 1.02 1.84 -0.3 -0.0
2008 GRN A 8 9 0 24 19 107.3 118 37 86 15 46% .316 9.9 3.1 1.3 7.2 1.44 5.70 -1.8 -0.2
2009 ORI Wnt 1 0 0 13 0 14.0 18 7 12 1 0% .370 11.6 4.5 0.6 7.7 1.79 4.50 0.0 0.0
2009 SLM A+ 1 1 0 12 0 24.7 32 6 11 1 45% .333 11.7 2.2 0.4 4.0 1.54 4.74 -0.6 -0.1
2009 LOW A- 8 3 0 14 12 83.0 60 10 63 4 50% .244 6.5 1.1 0.4 6.8 0.84 1.52 8.1 0.8
2010 ORI Wnt 1 0 0 13 0 11.7 8 3 7 1 0% .219 6.2 2.3 0.8 5.4 0.94 1.54 0.0 0.0
2010 GRB A 10 3 0 26 13 108.0 114 32 113 9 47% .350 9.5 2.7 0.8 9.4 1.35 3.58 5.8 0.6
2011 ORI Wnt 1 1 0 11 0 10.0 4 5 4 0 0% .148 3.6 4.5 0.0 3.6 0.90 3.60 0.0 0.0
2011 JAX AA 2 6 0 12 12 65.7 80 22 45 9 40% .333 11.0 3.0 1.2 6.2 1.55 5.35 4.7 0.3
2011 JUP A+ 6 5 0 15 14 82.0 79 19 73 2 50% .328 8.7 2.1 0.2 8.0 1.20 2.96 17.2 1.7
2012 JAX AA 6 9 0 25 24 136.3 141 26 70 8 46% .296 9.3 1.7 0.5 4.6 1.22 4.22 9.7 1.1
2012 ORI Wnt 2 4 0 17 7 47.0 36 15 29 1 0% .238 6.9 2.9 0.2 5.6 1.09 2.49 0.0 0.0
2013 TOL AAA 8 6 1 21 20 128.7 114 25 115 11 47% .283 8.0 1.7 0.8 8.0 1.08 2.80 7.7 0.8
2013 DET MLB 1 5 0 14 6 38.7 42 16 31 7 42% .302 9.8 3.7 1.6 7.2 1.50 5.82 -0.8 -0.1
2014 ANA MLB 0 0 0 2 0 0.7 1 0 1 0 0% .500 13.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 1.50 0.00 0.3 0.0
2014 SLC AAA 0 2 0 6 6 30.7 35 15 17 8 55% .276 10.3 4.4 2.3 5.0 1.63 6.75 -4.7 -0.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 692 0.4827 0.4364 0.7517 0.6407 0.2458 0.8271 0.5682 0.2483
2014 10 0.6000 0.6000 0.6667 0.6667 0.5000 0.7500 0.5000 0.3333
Career7020.48440.43870.75050.64110.24940.8260.56720.2495

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-09 - Minors - - Left Elbow Strain - -
2012-07-03 2012-07-15 Minors 12 11 Left Groin Strain - -
2012-04-07 2012-04-20 Minors 13 12 Left Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff - -
2012-03-15 2012-04-04 Camp 20 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2012-03-13 -
2010-07-29 2010-08-26 Minors 28 0 - Abrasion Cornea - -
2010-07-23 2010-08-26 Minors 34 0 Irritation -
2008-07-08 2008-07-29 Minors 21 0 - Back Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ANA $
2013 DET $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 53 d1 year/$0.502M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014). Re-signed by Detroit 3/1/14. Acquired by LA Angels in trade from Detroit 3/21/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/8/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Detroit 6/9/13.
  • Acquired by Florida in trade from Boston 11/5/09.
  • Signed by Boston 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .265 .321 .531 .284
11 vs R (Multi) .287 .368 .505 .300
18 Split (Multi) -.022 -.047 .026 -.015
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .265 .321 .531 .284
31 vs R (2013) .287 .368 .505 .300
38 Split (2013) -.022 -.047 .026 -.015
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Please Send StartersDaniel Rathman2014-04-16
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersJared Weiss2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersBen Murphy2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Detroit TigersPaul Sporer2013-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: AL Rotation RumblingsDaniel Rathman2013-11-15
This article requires BP Premium accessOne Move: American League CentralBen Carsley2013-11-08
Baseball Therapy: Does Postseason Experience Really Matter?Russell A. Carleton2013-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Preview: Tigers vs. Red SoxDaniel Rathman2013-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Four Preview: Athletics at TigersPaul Sporer2013-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-28
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jose Alvarez has thrown 698 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Curve (75mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph) and Sinker (87mph).