R.J. Alvarez has had a clean spring.
“Stuff comes as advertised,” said manager Bob Melvin of the right-hander who the Oakland Athletics added in an offseason swap with the San Diego Padres.
The 23-year-old, who pitched in Double-A in 2014, has made a good first impression with his new employer during the Cactus League campaign. Alvarez has thrown six innings across six outings...
The Oakland A’s are clearly in rebuilding mode, but at least Billy Beane is getting some really nice players in return for his trades. The A’s on Thursday agreed to trade catcher Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres for pitchers Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez. The Padres are also receiving Seth Streich. Norris was...Read More
According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Oakland A’s have traded Catcher Derek Norris, pitcher Seth Streich, and an international signing bonus to the San Diego Padres for pitchers Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez.
Source: the A’s have traded C Derek Norris to the Padres.
— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) December 19, 2014
Norris, 25, had a breakout season last...
The San Diego Padres have acquired Will Myers in a three-team trade, reports ESPN’s Jim Bowden.
Trade: WSH gets Joe Ross PTNL (Turner): SD gets Myers, Castillo, Hanigan & Gerardo Reyes; TB gets Butch, Smith, Ott, Bauers, Rivera,Souza
— Jim Bowden (@JimBowden_ESPN) December 17, 2014
Three way deal has been...
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, 2.96 ERA...