Alvarado Permits Only One Run, Lawley Goes Deep In 3-2 Game Three Vegas Win

Las Vegas 3, Salt Lake 2 The Las Vegas 51s avoided elimination today in their Pacific Coast League championship series against visiting Salt Lake, beating the Bees 3-2 when closer Cory Wade recorded a strikeout with two runners on base for the final out. In the first two games of the series at Salt Lake, Las Vegas dropped one-run decisions with the winning run for the Bees scoring...
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Alvarado, Carson Combine For 5-0 Shutout In Vegas Win

Las Vegas 5, Fresno 0 The Las Vegas 51s won their fifth straight game today, blanking the visiting Fresno Grizzles, 6-0. One day after erasing a seven-run deficit for an extra-inning win against Fresno, Giancarlo Alvarado and Robert Carson combined to limit the Grizzlies to just six hits. Alvarado walked three, but they turned out to be inconsequential. He was dominant when the Mets...
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

51s Blanked Again In 4-0 Loss to Sounds

Nashville 4, Las Vegas 0 The Las Vegas 51s were limited to four hits Thursday in being blanked by the host Nashville Sounds, 4-0. The 51s’ Giancarlo Alvarado held Nashville to one run on six hits in pitching into the seventh inning, but Las Vegas couldn’t break through against Nashville starter Chris Narveson. Narveson fanned eight batters in seven innings, handing Las Vegas...
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Predicting 2013 September Call-Ups

With the second half of the 2013 season coming up, and the Mets’ playoff hopes all but in the past, it seems right to start thinking about the young talent that could be brought up to Queens once the minor league season is finished in September. Here are my predictions for who that young talent will be. Pitchers Giancarlo Alvarado – Heard the name? Probably not. Alvarado, although...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Sign RHP Giancarlo Alvarado To Minor League Deal

The New York Mets have signed a minor league agreement with Mexican League pitcher Giancarlo Alvarado. The 35-year-old right hander has officially signed with the team, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Previously with the Saraperos de Saltillo of the Mexican League, Alvarado was 0-2 with a 4.03 ERA over 38 innings pitched this season. After beginning his career with the...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The "Republic of Baseball" lifts WBC Crown

The Dominican Republic finished an eight game blitzing if all it's WBC opposition to take the title of Puerto Rico last night 3-0. Puerto Rico starter and career minor leaguer Giancarlo Alvarado surrendered three first inning runs which was all the Dominican would need. With notable players injured or electing not to participate, an Alvarado/Samuel Deduno matchup may not have...
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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