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Wednesday Bird Droppings loves Adam Jones

Ubaldo was happy with his game, Adam Jones continues to be heroic, and more in today's Bird Droppings Welcome to Bird Droppings, Camden Chatters. We are now 12 days from Opening Day, which is pretty close indeed. The jersey number 12 was most recently worn by outfielder-turning-pitcher Dariel Alvarez and has also been worn by the likes of Mike Devereaux, Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar...
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8 days ago

OF Alvarez being converted into reliever

A day after the Orioles optioned Dariel Alvarez to Triple-A Norfolk, they revealed that they're planning on converting the 28-year-old outfielder into a pitcher.
21 days ago

More on Dariel Alvarez's conversion to reliever - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Less than two weeks after standing at his spring training locker and saying the idea of pitching wasn't on his mind, Dariel Alvarez will stand on a mound at the minor league complex and make the conversion to reliever. Manager Buck Showalter confirmed today that Alvarez agreed ... Read More
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dariel Alvarez agrees to start pitching program (and more notes) - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles outfielder Dariel Alvarez has agreed to try his hand at pitching and will begin a program at the minor league complex. The Orioles optioned Alvarez yesterday to Triple-A Norfolk in order to start the process of converting him into a reliever. Alvarez, who pitched for parts ... Read More
21 days ago  |  Discuss

O's could see Alvarez as pitcher; outfielder reluctant

The Orioles have 12 outfielders in camp this spring, and Dariel Alvarez, who was once a touted prospect, is just trying to be noticed.
February 25, 2017

Dariel Alvarez prefers pitching in as an outfielder - School of Roch

BRADENTON, Fla. - Dariel Alvarez is in Orioles camp again this spring as an outfielder and is showing no interest in making the transition to pitcher. Alvarez, 28, confirmed that the Orioles approached him with the idea, but he's trying to make the club at his natural position. "At the ... Read More
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Orioles option Dariel Alvarez - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The camp roster is down to 40 players. The Orioles optioned outfielder Dariel Alvarez to Triple-A Norfolk before tonight's game against the Braves, a move that had been anticipated with Mark Trumbo penciled into right field and Rule 5 pick Joey Rickard assured of breaking camp with ... Read More
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dariel Alvarez long tosses at Orioles spring training

February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Orioles’ Dariel Alvarez

At 26 years old, Orioles’ outfield prospect Dariel Alvarez is somewhat overlooked due to his age. did not even list him in the Orioles Top 30 list at the start of the season, but the Cuban outfielder does have the potential to be an important part of the Orioles’ future. When the Orioles signed Alvarez out of Cuba, his bat was viewed as a potential weakness among the...
Via Baseball Essential
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect Profile: Dariel Alvarez

Our first prospect profile for the 2015 season will take a closer look at Orioles outfielder Dariel Alvarez. I mentioned him as an "under the radar" prospect on this week's podcast, so it was a logical place to start. There are a few different directions dynasty leaguers can go with their farms, but most seem to fall in love with the high upside prospects whose ceilings trump their...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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