Wilson Eduardo (Fuenmayor) Alvarez
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: March 24, 1970 in Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
High School: Maracaibo (Maracaibo, VE) by the Signed Texas Rangers as an amateur free agent in 1986.
( All Transactions) Debut: July 24, 1989 (Age 19)
vs. TOR 0.0 IP, 3 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 3 ER, L Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Dodgers/DevilRays/Giants/Rangers 1989-2005 Agents: Scott Boras [*] Final Game: September 28, 2005 (Age 35)
vs. ARI 0.0 IP, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
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News -- November 2013
11/9 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #78 KEVIN APPIER: AN ADVANCED-METRICS DARLING.STANDARD STATS FAIL TO MEASURE HIS WORTH.DEFINING THE PLAYERKevin Appier, he of the distinctive rock-back, ... News -- September 2013
9/20 Southside Showdown: Sale’s 2013 season’s place in White Sox history: As Chris Sale‘s 2013 season comes to an end and I unwittingly take warnings that he’ll never hold up with his arm ...
9/12 The Greatest 21 Days: Wilson Alvarez, More Comfortable - 481: Originally published March 14, 2012Wilson Alverez' first two major league starts came two years apart. As far as results go, they ... News -- August 2013
8/11 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – August 11: August 11, 1907 St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Ed Karger tosses a perfect game beating Boston 4-0. The game was only seven innings ... News -- April 2013
4/4 Rays Colored Glasses: Roberto Hernandez’s Start for the Rays Thursday Marks the End of an Era: It’s a refrain Rays Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman has said over and over again- if there ... News -- February 2013
2/16 Rays Colored Glasses: Why MLB Teams Are Wary of Giving Up Draft Picks: There was some talk of the Tampa Bay Rays being a sleeper suitor for Michael Bourn. It’s pretty obvious why that didn’t ... News -- January 2013
1/10 Rays Colored Glasses: Ryan Rupe, The Perfect Example of How the Rays Don’t Develop Pitchers Anymore: It quickly became apparent to the Devil Rays that they had gotten a steal with their 6th round pick, big 6’4″, 260 ... News -- December 2012
12/20 mlbreports.com: The Tampa Bay Rays: The Franchise 1998-2012: Part 1 Of A 5 Part Article Series: Thursday, December.20, 2012 Note from Chuck Booth: I am attempting to bring the history for each of the 30 MLB Franchises into ...
12/3 Southside Showdown: Random White Sox Cards: ’85 Scott Fletcher: Assistant hitting coaches. Everybody’s doing it. Remember last year, when the White Sox just had Jeff Manto? Remember the year ... News -- November 2012
11/17 Rays Colored Glasses: The First Shutout Game in Franchise History: The Rays are known for winning games with solid pitching and defense, which they displayed in 2012 by recording 15 shutout games ...
11/5 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Eighteen Crazy Nights—Looking back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians: Each week during the 2012-13 offseason DTTWLN will take a look back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians season—specifically the 18 ... News -- September 2012
9/11 High Heat Stats: Let youth be served: 2012 makes a mark: Earlier this month, Rangers’ second baseman Jurickson Profar (an early finalist for the All-Name team) made his major league ... News -- July 2012
7/3 Nolan Writin': Series Preview: Texas Rangers (50-30) @ Chicago White Sox (42-37): The Chicago White Sox currently lead the AL Central, but it may be the division that nobody wants, or at least plays like they ... News -- June 2012
6/20 High Heat Stats: Wild but Effective – the Return of Intimidation Pitchers?: Reading the title of this post, you might be asking “Haven’t there always been intimidation pitchers?”. What ... News -- May 2012
5/14 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Tampa Bay Rays: Following on Graham’s original post (which itself expands on an idea tweeted by Buster Olney), I’ve decided to go ... News -- April 2012
4/7 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: The Greatest Summer Ever: Dave Winfield: Each week through the 26 weeks of the 2012 regular season, DTTWLN will profile and break down the roster of arguably the most ... News -- March 2012
3/14 The Greatest 21 Days: Wilson Alvarez, More Comfortable - 628: Wilson Alverez' first two major league starts came two years apart. As far as results go, they might as well have been worlds ...
3/6 Bus League Baseball: Just Some Random, Fun Nonsense For A Sunday Morning: I’ll be honest, I don’t really know how to expand on this. All I know is that an idea popped into my head while I was working ... News -- December 2011
12/21 High Heat Stats: The worst pitcher contracts in history: With the recent record posting fee paid by the Rangers for the right to negotiate with Yu Darvish, my mind keeps turning to Daisuke ... News -- November 2011
11/20 High Heat Stats: Trivia time #2: Who are these 14 pitchers?: OK this one comes from reader Dvd Avins...who are these 14 pitchers?Wilson AlvarezAndy BenesWally BunkerRoger Craig**** DonovanMudcat ... News -- September 2011
9/1 B-R Blog: Wednesday Wambsgansses … or, Games of 8/31/2011: [No, there wasn't an unassisted triple play. But isn't it fun to say "Wambsganss"?] -- Eric Hosmer had his first 2-HR game, but ... News -- April 2011
4/14 B-R Blog: Unlikely No-Hit Pitchers: One of the fun new things we can do with the PI is to sort the results of a game-finder search by a season finder. Here are all ... News -- October 2010
10/9 B-R Blog: Young Starters In The Post-Season: Phil Hughes is 24.29 years old at this moment and will be starting Game 3 of the 2010 ALDS for the Yankees this evening. How ... News -- July 2010
7/26 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering The 1997 Trade Deadline: 1997 was a glorious year. The Hale-Bopp comet made its closest approach to earth, which, fortunately, didn't mean that it collided ...
7/22 B-R Blog: 120+ Pitches & Less Than 5 Innings: Since 1988, through July 21, 2010, how many starting pitchers have thrown 120+ pitches in a game while recording less than 15 ... News -- June 2010
6/25 B-R Blog: Edwin Jackson no-hitter: In what has been an up-and-down season for Edwin Jackson, tonight he hits a peak by no-hitting the Rays.
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His ... News -- April 2010
4/20 B-R Blog: Ubaldo Jimenez’s no-hitter: Ubaldo Jimenez has put together a solid major-league career so far and last night he pitched the first no-hitter in Rockies franchise ...