As the unofficial closer of the future for the Angels, R.J. Alvarez slips into our top five as the highest ranked reliever in the Angel organization.
Position: RHP Highest Level: Advanced-A
Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6'1" Weight: 180
Age: 22 Born: 6/8/1991
2013 Rank: #8
2013 Season Stats
Advanced-A: 48.2 IP, 4-2, 4 SV...
A future setup man for the big club, and a current stud in the Angels farm system, this prospect is well liked by just about everyone. 40 Days, 40 Nights, 40 Angels Prospects, #11, R.J. Alvarez.
Interview Conducted by David Saltzer, AngelsWin.com Senior Writer
Alvarez went 9-7 with a 5.17 ERA as a starter in his first two seasons at Florida Atlantic, but shined in the Cape Cod League as a reliever and the Angels were watching as they started R.J.'s professional career in the Orem Owlz bullpen where he posted a 0.53 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 34 innings.