Juan Alvarez (baseball)
August 9, 1973 |
Coral Gables, Florida
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|September 1, 1999 for the Anaheim Angels|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 3, 2003 for the Florida Marlins|
|Earned run average||5.22|
The California Angels signed Alvarez as an amateur free agent on July 25, 1995. After spending 4 seasons in the Angels' farm system, Alvarez made his major league debut in 1999. He was released by the Angels on October 15, 2001, after spending the entire 2001 season in the minor leagues.
On November 30, Alvarez signed with the Texas Rangers. He saw the most action of his major league career with the Rangers in 2002, albeit a season in which he went 0-4. On November 18, he was released by the Rangers and signed with the Florida Marlins on February 5, 2003. Alvarez spent nearly the entire 2003 season in the Marlins' minor league system, appearing in only 9 games, before being released on October 15, 2003.
Alvarez was signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees on February 10, 2004, but didn't play a game with the team, being released on April 3. On April 29, the Marlins re-signed him, but was again released on October 15.
Alvarez currently resides in Miami, Florida.
- "Former major leaguer Juan Alvarez to join Sox ’06 staff as Pitching Coach". aquasox.com. 2006-01-05. Retrieved 2008-10-23.