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Scioscia still has faith in Alvarez

The Angels, after a rocky first inning by Nick Tropeano, pitched well on Friday night -- until the decisive 10th inning, when left-hander Jose Alvarez gave up a go-ahead, pinch-hit RBI single to Franklin Gutierrez, then surrendered a two-run home run to Nelson Cruz as the Mariners took a 5-2 victory at Angel Stadium.
6 days ago

Angels' seventh-inning relief remains in flux

Greg Mahle, Mike Morin, Jose Alvarez and Fernando Salas. The Angels' ever-critical, continually elusive seventh-inning role is a combination of four relievers striving to keep leads intact for Joe Smith and Huston Street.
11 days ago

Alvarez thrust into bigger role in bullpen

The Angels acquired Jose Alvarez hoping he could serve as Triple-A starting pitching depth or, perhaps, if everything went right, an effective swingman in their Major League bullpen. They didn't give much thought to him potentially holding leads as one of their key relievers, but that's precisely the 26-year-old left-hander's role in the early stages of the 2016 season.
22 days ago

2015 Player Projection: Jose Alvarez

Jose Alvarez missed most of 2013 but his offseason work impressed the Angels front office. He continued his strong work this spring and now looks poised to make the Opening Day roster.   IP ERA FIP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WAR 2014 Actual0.20.000.1313.500.000.000.0 Steamer1.03.733.797.002.350.910.0 ZiPS89.15.345.254.942.921.41-0.5 CAIRO92.24.754.875.743.221.34-0.3 MWAH*40.04.284...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

3/31 Pujols-less Angels Spring Training lineup

The Machine gets the day off for maintenance. Here’s how the #Angels line up today as they take on the Athletics in Tempe. #LAASpring — Angels (@Angels) March 31, 2015 Jose Alvarez gets the start so Iannetta can work with him, a pretty strong indicator that Alvarez will make the roster. The post 3/31 Pujols-less Angels Spring Training lineup appeared...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

MLBPA backs Josh Hamilton, says news leaks are ‘cowardly’

Kevin Jairaj-The Major League Baseball Players Association issued a statement Thursday defending Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton, and called the news leaks “cowardly” and intended to hurt Hamilton “personally and professionally.” “It is regrettable that people who want to see Josh Hamilton hurt personally and professionally have started leaking information...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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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April 18, 2014  |  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...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers trade LHP Alvarez to Angels for SS Romine

The Tigers acquired a shortstop Friday and it was not Stephen Drew.  Needing to shore up the position now that they know Jose Iglesias will miss four to six months with stress fractures in both legs, the Tigers traded left-hander Jose Alvarez to the Los Angeles Angels for Andrew Romine. Romine played in 47 games with the Los Angeles Angels in 2013, hitting .259 with nine runs scored...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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