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Alvarez can earn $1.6M in bonuses under deal with A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Henderson Alvarez can earn $1.6 million in performance bonuses based on starts in addition to his $4.25 million salary as part of his one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. The 25-year-old right-hander can earn $100,000 each for 12 and 15, $150,000 for 18, $200,000 for 21, $300,000 for 24, $350,000 for 26 and $400,000 for 28 under the deal announced...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

In Alvarez, A's hoping for another Kazmir-like career turnaround

The Oakland Athletics decided to take a flier on Henderson Alvarez, coming to terms with the 25-year-old right-hander on a one-year contract for 2016.His ongoing shoulder issues, the ones that more or less made him expendable to the Miami Marlins and allowed the A's to seek him out once he was non-tendered by Miami, will delay Alvarez's A's debut. It's uncertain at the moment just...
Via Fox Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Davis and the Free Agent Bottleneck

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally a quiet one in baseball circles, as most home offices are closed, and many top executives vacation far, far away. This year hasn’t exactly been typical, with one big trade (Aroldis Chapman to the Yanks) and one reasonably significant free agent signing already in the books (Henderson Alvarez to the A’s) and another...
Via Fangraphs
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

A's, Henderson Alvarez agree to one-year deal

The Oakland Athletics have added a young pitcher with potential to their rotation.The team officially announced Monday that it agreed to terms for a one-year deal with right-handed starter Henderson Alvarez, who was recently non-tendered by the Miami Marlins after three seasons with the club.Alvarez revealed that he had a deal in place with the A's two weeks ago, but the A's hadn...
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Henderson Alvarez deal with A’s announced

The Oakland A’s announce on Monday the signing of Henderson Alvarez to a one-year deal worth $4.25 million. While the signing of Alvarez comes with some health risks as he is working his way back from shoulder surgery, the fact that the Miami Marlins opted to non-tender him earlier this winter came as a mild surprise. Alvarez was said to have garnered heavy interest on the free...
Via Tireball.com
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A's and RHP Henderson Alvarez agree to 1-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics and pitcher Henderson Alvarez have agreed to a one-year contract. The team announced the move on Monday. Alvarez went 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA in four starts for Miami during a 2015 season shortened by two stints on the disabled list for injuries to his right shoulder. He had season-ending surgery July 28 and became a free agent early this...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: A's agree with ex-Marlins pitcher Alvarez on one-year deal

The Oakland Athletics have apparently reached an agreement with Henderson Alvarez on a one-year deal for 2016, it was reported on Friday by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports:Alvarez, 25, was non-tendered by the Miami Marlins at the end of the 2015 season. The 2014 All-Star had season-ending shoulder surgery in July and won't likely be ready for Opening Day 2016, but the A's obviously consider...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Scouring the scrap heap: Three non-tendered pitchers that the Detroit Tigers should be interested in

RHP Henderson Alvarez This 25-year old right-hander was non-tendered by the Miami Marlins has already made an all-star team and pitched 563-innings in the big leagues. However, he’s had major arm surgery twice and won’t be available to start the season. You likely won’t be able to give him a “minor league prove it” deal, because somebody else will offer him a big league...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The best of the non-tendered players

Last night was the deadline for teams to tender contracts to their arbitration eligible players. Those that were not tendered contracts have now become free agents. I think a lot of people assume that if a player was non-tendered it means he isn’t good. That’s not always the case though. Sometimes a player just doesn’t fit with their former team. Sometimes they’re going to...
Via The Outside Corner
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Henderson Alvarez a good target for Phillies?

Surprisingly, 25-year-old right-handed starter Henderson Alvarez was non-tendered by the Miami Marlins. Shockingly, the Marlins were unable to find another team willing to part with a mid-level prospect to acquire the 2014 All-Star. To be fair to the Marlins, Alvarez is coming off significant shoulder surgery, and will not be ready until May 2016 at […]
Via Baseball Essential
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Alvarez headlines list of non-tendered players

The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to tender contract offers to players eligible for arbitration or on the 40-man roster has passed and there are now some surprisingly big names looking for work. The biggest is clearly Pedro Alvarez, who is out of a job after the Pittsburgh Pirates decided to let the 28-year-old slugger walk. Alvarez led the Pirates with 27 home runs in...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins non-tender right-hander Henderson Alvarez

MIAMI (AP) -- Right-hander Henderson Alvarez has been non-tendered by the Miami Marlins, who decided against retaining the former All-Star pitcher as he recovers from shoulder surgery.Alvarez underwent season-ending surgery in May and is not expected to pitch until at least a month into the 2016 season. He was an All-Star in 2014 and the Marlins' opening day starter this year, but...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

RHP Henderson Alvarez non-tendered by Marlins

MIAMI (AP) Right-hander Henderson Alvarez has been non-tendered by the Miami Marlins, who decided against retaining the former All-Star pitcher as he recovers from shoulder surgery. Alvarez underwent season-ending surgery in May and is not expected to pitch until at least a month into the 2016 season. He was an All-Star in 2014 and the Marlins' opening day starter this year, but...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Marlins non-tender Henderson Alvarez

Despite making the Opening Day start for the Miami Marlins in 2015, Henderson Alvarez will surprisingly be looking for a new home in 2016. According to a report from Jeff Passan of Yahoo!Sports, the 25-year-old right-hander has been non-tendered and will become a free agent. Potentially great arm out there to be had: Marlins have […]
Via Baseball Essential
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Non-Tender Candidate: Henderson Alvarez

On September 29, 2013, Henderson Alvarez ended the season for the Miami Marlins on the highest non-playoff note possible: he tossed a no-hitter. It wasn’t easy though, as he was actually in the on-deck circle in the bottom of the ninth inning when Giancarlo Stanton scored from third base on a wild pitch. Alvarez followed […]
Via Baseball Essential
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins activate Gordon, but Alvarez gone for season

MIAMI (AP) All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon was activated from the disabled list by the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, the same day that the team announced that Henderson Alvarez had season-ending shoulder surgery. Alvarez pitched a no-hitter in 2013 and was an All-Star last year. He finishes this season 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA, and hadn't pitched since May 22. He was shut down twice with...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins' righty Henderson Alvarez out for season after shoulder surgery

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins Opening Day starter Henderson Alvarez underwent right shoulder surgery Tuesday, ending his 2015 season. Alvarez, on the disabled list twice this season with right shoulder inflammation, visited Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Florida, for the procedure. "I think he's a definite out-for-the-season candidate now," manager Dan Jennings said. Whether Alvarez will...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins notes: Martin Prado nearing return, pitchers dealing with ailments

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez will make a rehab start within the next two days for Single-A Jupiter. Alvarez, a 2014 All-Star, has been on the disabled list since May 23 with right shoulder inflammation. It is the third time in his career -- second this season -- he has dealt with this injury. In four starts, Alvarez was 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA. According to manager...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins place starters Alvarez, Latos on disabled list

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins placed starting pitchers Henderson Alvarez and Mat Latos on the 15-day disabled list, recalled right-hander Andre Rienzo and selected the contract of right-hander Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A New Orleans. Alvarez is out with right shoulder inflammation and returns to the disabled list after two starts. Alvarez is 0-4 with a 6.45 ERA in four starts this...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins activate Alvarez and designate Masset for assignment

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins opening day starter Henderson Alvarez has been activated from the disabled list to start Sunday's game against Atlanta. Alvarez had been sidelined since April 12 with right shoulder and elbow inflammation. The Marlins designed right-hander Nick Masset for assignment. He was 0-0 with a 1.86 ERA in eight games of relief.
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Opening day starter Alvarez to rejoin Marlins rotation Sunday

MIAMI -- Miami Marlins opening day starter Henderson Alvarez will rejoin the rotation Sunday when he starts against the Atlanta Braves. The right-hander has been sidelined since April 12 with right shoulder and elbow inflammation. Right-hander Tom Koehler, who had been scheduled to start Sunday, is expected to be moved to the bullpen. Alvarez is 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA in two starts...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Alvarez to rejoin Marlins rotation Sunday against Braves

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins opening day starter Henderson Alvarez will rejoin the rotation Sunday when he starts against the Atlanta Braves. The right-hander has been sidelined since April 12 with right shoulder and elbow inflammation. Right-hander Tom Koehler, who had been scheduled to start Sunday, is expected to be moved to the bullpen. Alvarez is 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA in two starts...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins' Alvarez goes on DL with shoulder inflammation

ATLANTA (AP) Miami Marlins opening day starter Henderson Alvarez has been put on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The move was made before Monday's game at Atlanta. Alvarez (0-2) gave up four runs in five innings and lost Sunday to Tampa Bay. Alvarez went 12-7 with a 2.65 ERA last year and made the All-Star team. The Marlins are already without ace Jose...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Alvarez makes 1st opening day start for Miami against Braves

MIAMI (AP) For fans who seek an amusingly theatrical start to the season, Miami Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez will deliver. When preparing to throw his first pitch in a game, Alvarez assumes an exaggerated crouch that makes him look like Snoopy's imitation of a vulture. The ritual will be part of opening day for the first time Monday when the Marlins play the Atlanta Braves...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Players who could have their arbitration years bought out

By Justin Schultz  It’s been a busy couple weeks in terms of players having their arbitration years bought out by their respective teams. The Chicago White Sox recently signed Adam Eaton to a five-year extension, Christian Yelich signed a seven-year deal with the Miami Marlins to wipe out his arbitration and Brian Dozier inked a four-year deal to keep him in Minnesota. Reports...
Via The Outside Corner
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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