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Oakland A's injuries: Henderson Alvarez MRI 'inconclusive' & Mark Canha out for season

Plus updates on Jed Lowrie, Liam Hendriks, and R.J. Alvarez. Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin says Henderson Alvarez's MRI returned "inconclusive", tweets A's beat writers (including the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser) from Bob Melvin's pre-game press conference. The MRI will be sent to Dr. James Andrews, who performed Alvarez's shoulder surgery in 2015, for a second opinion...
Via Athletics Nation
May 18, 2016

Jesse Hahn, RJ Alvarez go to A’s in Derek Norris trade

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-30-14

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: 1-3, HR...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Lindsey, RJ Alvarez, Jose Rondon to Padres in trade – stats and profiles

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels Scouting Director Joins AngelsWin.com Podcast: Talks Prospects & Amateur Draft

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...
Via Angelswin
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Minor League Update: Three-Headed Monster

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, devastating...
Via Monkey with a Halo
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MWAH 2014 Angels Prospects Countdown #5: R.J. Alvarez

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. R.J. Alvarez 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, 34 H,...
Via Monkey with a Halo
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

R.J. Alvarez Interview with AngelsWin.com

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. Opposing hitters...
Via Angelswin
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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