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Wilson Alvarez • P
Ht/Wt:6'1", 255 lbs.
Born:Mar 24, 1970 (53 yrs) in Maracaibo, VEN
Experience:14 years
Drafted:Signed by Texas in 1986.
Bats:L
Throws:L
Scouting Report
Though his fastball dropped a bit into the high 80's over time, he could spot it very well to set up his breaking stuff. He had a good, quick pickoff move that kept runners closer to the base. Was consistent in his ability to keep the hits down to a minimum. When he lost faith in his fastball, or when he would use it when a breaking ball would have been more appropriate (or vice-versa), left-handed batters started pounding him into submission (and power hitters annihilated him, in general).
Long Range Potential: Quality left-handed starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 1994
Southern League (AA) All-Star Team 1991
Double-A All-Star Team 1991
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