Angels rearrange some deck chairs on the bullpen Titanic

Jose Alvarez optioned to Salt Lake. RHP Josh Wall recalled. #Angels — Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) April 18, 2014
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Halo Headlines: Romine traded for Alvarez, Pena, Tracy and Torrealba released

The March 24th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Romine traded for Alvarez, Pena, Tracy and Torrealba released and much more... The Story: The Angels traded IF Andrew Romine for LHP Jose Alvarez. The Monkey Says: This was a very nice mover from Dipoto. Romine is out of options and appeared to be losing the battle for the reserve infielder job...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Angels acquire pitching depth from the Tigers

From Alden Gonzalez of The Anaheim Angels converted an out-of-options utility infielder into some much-needed starting-pitching depth today, when Andrew Romine was traded to the Detroit Tigers for 24-year-old left-hander Jose Alvarez. The Tigers were in desperate need of infield coverage now that shortstop Jose Iglesias may miss the entire 2014 season with a stress...

Detroit Tigers Acquire Andrew Romine From Angels, Fill Shortstop Void

The Detroit Tigers acquired Andrew Romine from the Los Angeles Angels for left-handed pitcher Jose Alvarez on Friday, filling the hole left by Jose Iglesias. Romine is a career .250 batter with a .958 fielding percentage and a .1 career-WAR. Likely a depth move for the organization on the infield, the Tigers paid a pretty hefty price in Alvarez for a middle-infielder who has never...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 2013.122: Royals at Tigers

Look away. You may not read this or comment here until Game 121 is completed. OK, it’s time for game two of the doubleheader. I’ve just returned from the future, but I promised not to give anything away about Verlander owning the Royals, or whether Fielder tied or broke the all-time record for home runs in a doubleheader. Jose Alvarez turns out to be the TBA for the second game...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Tigers Preview

Detroit's Jose Alvarez was impressive on the mound in his major league debut. Now, he'll get a crack at baseball's best offense. Alvarez takes the ball Thursday night as the Tigers host the Boston Red Sox in the opener of a four-game series. Alvarez (1-0, 1.50 ERA) gave up one run and three hits while striking out seven over six innings in a 4-1 win over Cleveland...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Notes: A Brief Review of Jose Alvarez’s Sunday Start

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes. 1. A Brief Review of Jose Alvarez’s Sunday Start 2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today’s Complete Schedule A Brief Review of Jose Alvarez’s Sunday Start Introduction Left-hander Jose Alvarez, signed by Detroit this past November to a minor-league contract, made his major-league debut...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Second Thoughts Game #62: Tigers 4, Indians 1

Player of the Game: Jose Alvarez (6 innings 3 hits 0 ER 1 BB / 7 SO) The Leadoff Make it seven. The Indians would fall to their division rival Detroit Tigers on Sunday 4-1, as the Motor City Kitties completed the three game sweep of the Tribe. Making his Major League debut, Tigers left-hander Jose Alvarez limited Cleveland to just one run over six innings of work for his first big...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jose Alvarez on MLB Debut: ‘Everything Was Working Out’

Anibal Sanchez had to sit out Sunday’s game with a sore shoulder. The Detroit Tigers did not miss a beat in his absence, thanks to the performance of rookie Jose Alvarez. Making his major-league debut, Alvarez tossed six innings of three-hit ball, allowing just one run on a Ryan Raburn homer, and he picked up the victory in a 4-1 Tigers win over the Indians. That was Detroit...
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June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Alvarez impressive in major-league debut

Detroit -- It's pretty difficult to fill the shoes of Anibal Sanchez but rookie Jose Alvarez did a near-perfect imitation in his major-league debut Sunday. In front of a sellout crowd of 41,262 at Comerica Park, Alvarez appeared cool, calm and collected as he limited the Cleveland Indians to one run on three hits in six innings while walking one and striking out seven in a 4...
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June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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