In his second stint, struck out 9 of his 16 BF spanning 5 apps, all scoreless…on Aug 4 vs. MIL, made his first major league app since June 24 vs. BAL and struck out all 3 BF on a total of 9 pitches…was the third "immaculate inning" in club history, following Brad Boxberger on May 8, 2014 vs. BAL and Rafael Soriano on Aug 23, 2010 at LAA....Averaged 12.13 SO/9 IP (29.2-IP, 40-SO) over 25 apps between Montgomery and Durham.... WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC: Pitched for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic during spring training, making 3 apps…earned the victory in a 4-3 comeback win over Italy in a tiebreaker game in Guadalajara, Mexico, going 2.1 IP in relief. All major league baseball data including pitch type, velocity, batted ball location, Braves need an offensive jumpstart in Game 7, Mike Tauchman’s future with the Yankees is suddenly murky, Chris Taylor day to day with ankle injury, Kenley Jansen had an electrifying ninth inning.
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2017 season Alvarado, 25, in his fourth season with the Rays, has a 3.46 career ERA and 15 saves. pic.twitter.com/MHx38w33TS. Tampa Bay Rays placed LHP Jose Alvarado on the 10-day injured list. Phillips, 26, picked up from Kansas City in a midseason trade, was 0-for-2 over four appearances during the first two rounds.
Tampa Bay Rays activated LHP Jose Alvarado from the restricted list. The Tampa Bay Rays welcomed back a key member of the bullpen for their ALCS matchup with the Houston Astros.
(14-for-76) with 1 HR and 28 SO between the two levels. Left elbow inflammation.
He dropped another late-breaking pitch at 98 miles per hour on the same afternoon. ? Houston carried 14 pitchers and 14 position players for the ALCS, adding reliever Chase De Jong to the roster. Position: Pitcher Bats: Left • Throws: Left 6-2, 245lb (188cm, 111kg) . I can’t stop watching this filthy, impossible pitch, Arch Manning is the 15-year-old QB poised to be football’s next big thing. Jose pretty rarely goes to the breaking ball (3.75%) and when he does, it’s almost exclusively as a 2 strike chase pitch (34.8%). ? in 2011...Went 1-4 with a 9.95 ERA (12.2-IP, 14-ER) over his last 17 apps beginning on May 17...His average fastball velocity, according to FanGraphs, was 98.2 mph…his hardest-thrown pitch, according to StatCast, was 101.5 mph...Placed on the Family Medical Emergency List on June 2 and transferred to the Restricted List on June 9 while dealing with a personal matter in Venezuela…on June 16, returned to the United States and reported to the Charlotte Sports Complex to begin a throwing progression...Began the season with 10 consecutive scoreless apps before taking the loss in back-to-back apps on April 20-21 vs. BOS…yielded a 9th-inning sacrifice fly in the first of these games and 11th-inning sacrifice fly in the second...On May 17 at NYY, took the blown save and loss after yielding 3 runs in the 9th inning…allowed a solo homer to Luke Voit leading off the frame, snapping a homerless streak of 54 IP, and a 2-out, walk-off single to Gio Urshela...On July 3 vs. BAL, yielded 6 runs and 5 ER, both career highs…started the 9th inning with a 3-3 tie and was replaced with 2 outs in a 9-3 deficit...On Aug 24 at BAL, was used as an opener for the first time but threw only nine of 24 pitches for strikes, and was replaced with the bases loaded and 1 out in the 1st inning…placed on the 10-day IL after the game (left elbow inflammation). Recorded a 2.39 ERA, best among Rays relievers, in his first full major league season…ranked 2nd on the pitching staff with 70 apps and 3rd with 8 saves…at 22 years, 312 days, was the youngest Ray to make the Opening Day roster since Matt Moore in 2012...His avg. Alvarado had a great year in 2018. Alvarado had a great year in 2018. Ninety-nine miles per hour with all the movement of a Greg Maddux swingback fastball. John Curtiss #84.
in 18 appearances this season. Listed by Baseball America as one of three Rays farmhands to touch 100 mph according to scouts, front office officials or PITCHf/x data, along with Ryne Stanek and Diego Castillo. On Wednesday afternoon, Rays pitcher Jose Alvarado broke out one of the most disgusting pitches I’ve ever seen. pic.twitter.com/MHx38w33TS. The Rays also added reliever Josh Fleming to their roster, giving them 14 pitchers and 14 position players for the showdown with Houston. pic.twitter.com/MHx38w33TS. Tampa Bay Rays placed LHP Jose Alvarado on the bereavement list. Jose Alvarado got the ball to start the eighth inning of a scoreless match against the Colorado Rockies at Tropicana Field on Wednesday, and the lefty certainly didn’t disappoint. On Wednesday afternoon, Rays pitcher Jose Alvarado broke out one of the most disgusting pitches I’ve ever seen.
Kyrie Irving’s championship-sealing three needs a deep rewind. Keep a good thought for any hitters coming to the plate to face Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jose Alvarado. The New York Times called his sinker the "nastiest pitch in baseball" last May…during the offseason, José practices by using a tire as a target, clipping its inner wall with the baseball…"I know when I throw a two-seamer and hit the inside part of the tire-imagining there's a left-handed hitter-it's instant feedback that I threw a strike. But he might have enough time to read it and not swing. José Alvarado. Drake, 33, made one scoreless appearance for the Rays against the New York Yankees in the ALDS but had to be replaced on the roster after suffering a right flexor tendon strain.
Left shoulder inflammation. LHP Jose Alvarado assigned to Montgomery Biscuits from Durham Bulls. Tampa Bay Rays recalled LHP Jose Alvarado from Durham Bulls. Tyler Glasnow #20. pic.twitter.com/ryMceGxB9f.
The 23-year-old struck out all three batters he faced in the inning, but not before tossing one 99 mph bullet by Charlie Blackmon to strike out the side.
Facing Colorado Rockies star Charlie Blackmon on Tuesday, Alvarado unleashed one of the nastiest pitches we’ve ever seen.
Alvarado was signed as a pitcher out of Venezuela in 2012, when he was 16 years old. Reported as the pre-2020 season number of waiver options remaining. Tampa Bay Rays sent LHP Jose Alvarado on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls. Issued 55 BB in 70.2 IP for 7.00 BB/9 IP and 1.55 SO/BB ratios. LHP Jose Alvarado assigned to Princeton Rays from GCL Rays. Tampa Bay Rays placed LHP Jose Alvarado on the restricted list. Alvarado has had a successful start to his third season in the MLB, closing out another inning for the squad April 1 with a nasty 97 mph pitch to the Rockies’ Trevor Story.
Professional career Minor leagues. Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of Jose Alvarado from Charlotte Stone Crabs.
Alvarado did not pitch for the Rays during last season's ALDS series against Houston, which the Astros won in five games. Play-by-play data prior to 2002 was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted Jose Alvarado‘s Fastball I took three years of physics between high school and college combined, and I can say with absolute confidence that this 99 mph cheese from Jose Alvarado doesn’t make any sense. Team: Tampa Bay Rays (majors, 60-day IL) Born: May 21, 1995 in Maracaibo, Venezuela ve Debut: May 3, 2017 (Age 21-347d, 18,964th in MLB history) vs. MIA 1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 3 ER .
Team: Tampa Bay Rays (majors, 60-day IL) Born: May 21, 1995 in Maracaibo, Venezuela ve Debut: May 3, 2017 (Age 21-347d, 18,964th in MLB history) vs. MIA 1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 3 ER . Made 9 apps for the Tiburones de La Guaira of the Venezuelan Winter League, going 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA (9.1-IP, 2-ER) and 13 SO. BRB — setting up Google alerts for when Alvarado takes the mound. He had been on the 45-day injured list since August because of shoulder inflammation. The New York Times called his sinker the "nastiest pitch in baseball" last May…during the offseason, José practices by using a tire as a target, clipping its inner wall with the baseball…"I know when I throw a two-seamer and hit the inside part of the tire-imagining there's a left-handed hitter-it's instant feedback that I threw a strike. ... His best pitch is a mind-bending sinker that averages almost 99 miles per … To make room for Alvarado on …
"..José told The Athletic that he often played cards with "much older people" as a kid, once taking so much of the table's money he was told to return his winnings at gunpoint...When he was 14, José dropped out of school to help support his family by working at La Parcela, a small farm, where he picked fruit...For his Players' Weekend nickname, José selected 'Pocho,' a fruit that his mother made a drink out of for him when he was young. Professional career Minor leagues.
It has to be Wiffle Ball ... something, anything that can explain stuff like this. 50 IP, his 0.14 HR/9 IP ratio was the best in the majors and 2nd in club history behind Roberto Hernández (0.12) in 1999...His 32 holds tied teammate Chaz Roe for the AL lead...he and Roe tied for 3rd in Rays history, behind Joel Peralta in 2013 (41) and 2012 (37)...Recorded the most holds by any lefty since PIT Tony Watson (41) in 2015, and tied SEA Arthur Rhodes (2001) for the 2nd-most ever by an AL lefty, behind MIN J.C. Romero (33) in 2002...On April 30 at DET, recorded his first career save, preserving a 3-2 win...earned his first career win on July 10 vs. DET, after not allowing a baserunner over a season-high 2 IP... On June 26 vs. WAS, played an interesting role in a 1-0 victory…he entered to begin the 9th inning, walked Bryce Harper, then moved to first base while Chaz Roe struck out Anthony Rendon…he then returned to the mound, yielded singles to Juan Soto and Daniel Murphy to load the bases, before Sergio Romo recorded the final two outs for the save…he became the first pitcher to also appear at first base in a 9-inning game since MIL Chuck Crim on June 6, 1989 at TOR…was the first pitcher in club history to appear defensively at another position…Romo joined this list when he appeared at third base on July 25 vs. NYY...On June 29 vs. HOU, induced a Marwin Gonzalez fielder's choice for his second career save…was the fifth time in club history a pitcher recorded a 1-pitch save, first since Fernando Rodney on April 7, 2012 vs. He did not appear for Houston during those series. Left shoulder inflammation.
(4-for-30) with RISP and 2 outs...Yielded 1 HR in 64 IP…min. Blake Snell #4. as distributed by STATS.
Alvarado had a great year in 2018. LHP Jose Alvarado assigned to Bowling Green Hot Rods from Princeton Rays. https://baseballsavant.mlb.com/savant-player/jose-alvarado-621237
We’ve seen some pretty wild movement on pitches before, but I honestly can’t recall seeing anything move like this thrown at 99 miles per hour. Jose Alvarado ... Jose Alvarado #46. Tampa Bay Rays activated LHP Jose Alvarado. LHP Jose Alvarado assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs from Bowling Green Hot Rods.