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37 Henderson Alvarez SP
Height/Weight: 6-0/211 | Birthdate: 4/18/1990 | Birthplace: Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Miami | College: None | MLB Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 78/49 | Average Draft Position: 218.57
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Marlins lock down all five arbitration-eligible players


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/2/2014) The Marlins have tendered all five of their arbitration-eligible players, according to MLB.com on Tuesday. Those players include: closer Steve Cishek, reliever Mike Dunn, starter Nathan Eovaldi, infielder Casey McGehee and starter Henderson Alvarez.

Henderson Alvarez allows no runs in win vs. Phillies


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/23/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez earned a win Tuesday, giving up five hits and one walk in 7 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out two in his team's 2-0 victory over the Phillies.

Alvarez (12-6) has turned in three straight quality starts and continues to excel despite a pedestrian strikeout rate. He owns a 2.70 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 108:33 K:BB ratio in 180 innings. He's slated to face the Nationals in the season finale Sunday.


Henderson Alvarez allows two runs in win vs. Mets


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/17/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez earned a win Wednesday, giving up two earned runs on eight hits and two walks in six innings while striking out four in his team's 4-3 victory over the Mets.

Alvarez (11-6) was staked to a three-run lead early and was able to hold the Mets to a pair of runs on a bases-loaded single in the fifth inning. While his strikeouts have been somewhat lacking all season, the starter still owns a 2.82 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 106:32 K:BB ratio in 172 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Phillies Tuesday.


Henderson Alvarez turns in a strong performance Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez turned in a strong performance Friday against the Phillies.

Alvarez allowed one run on seven hits over seven innings. He struck out four and did not issue any walks during the outing. Alvarez was excellent early in the start, tossing five scoreless innings to open the game. He gave up his only run in the sixth. With two outs, and a man on second, Alvarez threw a wild pitch. The runner on second managed to score on the play. Alvarez put two more runners on base during the inning, but escaped without giving up any more runs. 

Alvarez was matched by Cole Hamels during the start, picking up a no-decision. He’ll take on the Mets in his next start. 


Henderson Alvarez cleared to start Friday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/9/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez will start Friday's series opener against the Phillies, the Miami Herald reports.

Alvarez was scratched from Sunday's scheduled start with an oblique issue, but he completed a bullpen session Tuesday and appears ready to return. He owns a 2.88 ERA and 98:30 K:BB ratio in 159 1/3 innings.


Henderson Alvarez on track to start Friday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/8/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez will throw a bullpen session on Tuesday. If he makes it through the session without any issues, he'll rejoin the rotation Friday night in Philadelphia, according to Sun Sentinel.

Henderson Alvarez able to play catch; bullpen session next


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez was able to toss a mostly pain-free session of catch Friday, and could throw a bullpen session by the end of the weekend, MLB.com reports.

Alvarez was already scratched from his scheduled start Sunday, after leaving his last start as a result of the injury. Manager Mike Redmond said Alvarez threw mostly without discomfort Friday, though it isn't clear when he might be able to return to the rotation.

"Pain was gone and just seemed to feel like he was ready to throw a bullpen, so that's good news," Redmond said. "It's just a matter now of when [he throws] it and how that goes as far as his availability for a start. We'll figure out where that will be."


Henderson Alvarez scratched from Saturday start


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) What was feared is now official - the Marlins have scratched right-hander Henderson Alvarez from the Saturday start against Atlanta with an oblique strain that forced him out of his Monday outing.

Alvarez has been struggling recently with 12 runs allowed in his last 14 2/3 innings, but he still owns a 10-6 record and 2.88 ERA on the season.


Henderson Alvarez exits start with oblique injury


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez was forced out of Monday's start against the Marlins with a strained left oblique, the Sun Sentinel reports.

Alvarez had his back wrapped during pregame and his velocity topped out at 93 mph before leaving the game in the third inning. He allowed four runs -- three earned -- on three hits and walk while striking out one over 2 1/1 innings of work. Of his 40 pitches, 28 were strikes. The team has listed him as day to day, leaving his status up in the air for Sunday's start against Atlanta.


Henderson Alvarez gives up five runs in loss vs. Angels


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/28/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez took a loss Wednesday, surrendering five earned runs on eight hits and one walk in 6 1/3 innings while striking out three in his team's 6-1 defeat against the Angels.

Alvarez (10-6) watched a four-start winning streak end Wednesday, allowing three runs in the third inning before serving up solo home runs in the fourth and seventh innings. He's now given up four home runs in his last two starts combined. Alvarez owns a 2.75 ERA and 97:29 K:BB ratio in 157 innings. He's scheduled to face the Mets Monday.


Henderson Alvarez wins his 10th game


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/23/2014) Marlins starter Henderson Alvarez had a tough start Friday against the Rockies.

Alvarez allowed four runs on 10 hits over six innings. He struck out five and did not issue any walks during the outing. Alvarez was done in by the long ball. Justin Morneau managed to go deep in the third inning, driving in two runs. Corey Dickerson did the same in the fifth, also hitting a two-run shot. Alvarez would up throwing 96 pitches during the start. 

The Marlins jumped all over Franklin Morales, giving Alvarez the win. He improved to 10-5. His next start will come against the Angels. 


Henderson Alvarez notches third straight win Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez picked up his third straight win Saturday, allowing just one earned run on five hits and one walk in seven innings and striking out six in his team's 2-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Alvarez (9-5) surrendered a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the top of the first inning but locked things down after that, eventually retiring the final 10 batters he faced. He owns a 2.43 ERA and 89:28 K:BB ratio in 144 2/3 innings. Alvarez is scheduled to face the Rockies Friday.


Henderson Alvarez activated from the disabled list Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Marlins starter Henderson Alvarez was activated from the disabled list Friday.

Alvarez is expected to start for the club Saturday, so the move shouldn't come as a surprise. He's been sidelined since July 29 due to a shoulder issue. Alvarez has a 2.48 ERA over 137 2/3 innings. 


Henderson Alvarez set for Saturday return


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez is expected to make his return from the disabled list Saturday, as he is listed as the team's probable starter for that evening's game against the Diamondbacks.

Alvarez has been on the disabled list with a shoulder injury, and has not pitched since July 29. 


Marlins expect two injured SPs to return this week


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart (oblique) and Henderson Alvarez (shoulder) are on track to make their next starts, according to The Miami Herald.

Cosart has been cleared to start Tuesday against the Cardinals after throwing a bullpen session Saturday. Alvarez, who is scheduled to throw in the bullpen Sunday, is on track to return Thursday against Arizona.


Henderson Alvarez hits the DL with shoulder inflammation


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/1/2014) The Marlins placed pitcher Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list -- retroactive to July 30 -- due to inflammation in his right shoulder Friday.  

Alvarez must have come down with the issue during his most recent start, though he did not seem bothered while throwing seven shutout innings in a win over the Nationals. At this point, the extent of the injury or a possible timeline to return is not yet known. 


Henderson Alvarez delivers seven scoreless innings Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez earned a win Tuesday, giving up three hits and four walks in seven scoreless innings while striking out four in his team's 3-0 victory over the Nationals.

Alvarez (8-5) had issued just three walks over his previous five starts combined, but he was able to deal with his wildness Tuesday and post his first scoreless outing since June 20. He owns a 2.48 ERA and 83:27 K:BB ratio in 137 2/3 innings. Alvarez is due to face the Reds Sunday.


Henderson Alvarez goes eight strong against Atlanta


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/24/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez tossed eight strong innings Thursday against the Braves.

Alvarez allowed two runs on six hits over eight innings of work. He struck out four and walked one. The Braves struck early against Alvarez, hitting a two-run homer in the second inning. Alvarez settled in at that point, tossing three more innings of scoreless ball. Alvarez threw 101 pitches during the outing. 

Alvarez was matched by Aaron Harang throughout the start. He nearly earned a no-decision, but the Marlins managed to scratch a run across in the top of the ninth inning, giving Alvarez the win. He improved to 7-5 on the year. Alvarez’s next start will come against Nationals.


Henderson Alvarez takes the hill Thursday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/24/2014) As expected, Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez was cleared to start Thursday against Atlanta after leaving his previous start due to a shin injury. Alvarez is 4-2 with a 1.85 ERA in his last 11 starts.

Henderson Alvarez on track to start Thursday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/21/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez remains on track to make his next start on Thursday against the Braves in Atlanta, manager Mike Redmond told reporters on Monday, per the Sun Sentinel. Alvarez struck by a comebacker on his left shin Saturday against the Giants.

"He's been feeling better each day," Redmond said. "I haven't heard anything to be concerned about. We got lucky because it kind of caught him in between the muscle and the bone on the shin, and I think it got more muscle than bone. That's a big one for us. We can't lose anybody, but especially him."

Marlins in wait-and-see mode with Henderson Alvarez


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/20/2014) The Marlins are in wait-and-see mode after starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez was struck by a comebacker on his left shin Saturday against the Giants.

"I'm sure he's sore," manager Mike Redmond said, per MLB.com. "We'll know more in another day or so, when he throws his bullpen and plays catch."

X-rays came back negative and Alvarez is receiving treatment for the injury. The right-hander, however, said he expects to be ready for his next start Thursday against the Braves. However, Redmond said he could be pushed back.

"I'm anticipating him being able to make his start," Redmond said. "If it's sore, then we have the flexibility to push him back a day, to give him an extra day. Whatever he needs."


Henderson Alvarez exits game after being hit on the shin by comebacker


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/19/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez was removed from Saturday's start against the Giants after being struck on the back of left shin by a comebacker in the third inning. He limped off under his own power and was replaced by Sam Dyson.

Alvarez allowed two runs -- one earned -- on three hits and no walks while striking out two over 2 2/3 innings of work before the injury. His status remains uncertain for his next start on Thursday at Atlanta.

Marlins announce rotation plans for Giants series


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/17/2014) The Marlins announced their rotation plans for their three-game series against the Giants, which starts Friday. 

Nate Eovaldi will start the second-half opener, and he will be followed by Henderson Alvarez and Brad Hand, who left his last start before the All-Star break with a shin injury.


Henderson Alvarez named All-Star replacement


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/12/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez has been named a replacement for the National League All-Star team, the Sun Sentinel reports.

Alvarez was hammered in his last start, surrendering six earned runs in five innings, but he had only given up seven earned runs in his previous nine starts combined before the poor outing. He owns a 2.63 ERA and 73:22 K:BB ratio in 120 innings.


Henderson Alvarez knocked around Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez had a tough start Friday against the Mets.

Alvarez allowed six runs on eight hits over five innings of work. He did not issue any walks, but did strike out three over the course of the outing. After a scoreless first, Henderson’s struggles began. He allowed three straight hits in the second inning, bringing in two runs. Lucas Duda cashed in two more runs the following inning after hitting a home run. David Wright also clubbed a two run shot off Alvarez in the fifth. 

The loss dropped Alvarez to 6-4 on the year. His next start should come shortly after the All-Star break.