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R.J. Alvarez • P
Status:In the minors
Ht/Wt:6'2", 225 lbs.
Born:Jun 8, 1991 (27 yrs) in West Palm Beach, FL
Hometown:Royal Palm Beach, FL
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by LA Angels in 2012 (3/114).
Acquired:Claimed off waivers from Chicago Cubs in 2016.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has a very good fastball, as well as a slider that looks potentially dominant. Can strike a ton of batters out and be an effective late-inning bullpen option.
Flaws: Does not always throw strikes with consistency, which leads to too many walks and the potential for big innings against him. Lacks a smooth delivery.
Career Potential: Inconsistent reliever.
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