There were strong pitching performances throughout the farm tonight, but none were stronger than the no-hitter tossed by the Missions trio of James Needy, Frank Garces, and R.J. Alvarez.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Trea Turner
Pitching Prospect of the Day: James Needy
El Paso Chihuahuas 8, Las Vegas 51s 5
Jace Peterson – SS: 2-4, BB, K, Run scored
Tyler Greene – 3B: 1...
The Los Angeles Angels continued their bullpen makeover by acquiring All-Star closer Huston Street from the San Diego Padres on Friday as part of a 6-player trade. According to reports, the Angels are getting Street and minor league pitcher Trevor Gott in exchange for minor leaguers Taylor Lindsey, R.J. Alvarez, Jose Rondon and a fourth […]
Angels fans, you do not want to miss the latest episode of our AngelsWin.com podcast. Ric Wilson, the Angels scouting director joined us and talked about the current crop of prospects and the upcoming MLB Amateur Draft on June 5th. Oh and he also gave us some good news on top relief prospect, R.J. Alvarez. So without supplying too much detail, click on the player below and stream...
The Los Angeles Angels enter play on May 22 in second place in the A.L. West at 26-20, four games behind the Oakland Athletics. They currently have six players on their 40-man roster on the disabled list along with a few minor ailments to some others. Here are the latest updates of four Angels via Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com.Mike Trout#491054649 / gettyimages.comSuperstar center...
Henceforth, when I refer to the three-headed monster, it shall be known as Mike Morin, R.J. Alvarez and Cam Bedrosian. Just when you think you have a favorite, the other two do something to absolutely amaze you. When those three fully arrive with the Angels, I believe we’ll be witnessing the best Angel bullpen in a decade. Just take a look.
Mike Morin – Low-90’s fastball...
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...
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.