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Pedro AlvarezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Norfolk (AAA) - Baltimore Orioles MLB Years: 2010-2018
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Positions3B-782, 1B-186, DH-135, RF-42Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePedro Manuel Alvarez
Height6-2Weight225BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 6,1987 [31.281]PlaceNew York,New York
High SchoolHorace Mann (Bronx,NY)
CollegeVanderbilt University (Nashville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 14th round (438th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$6,000,000Signing ScoutsTrevor HaleyService Time6.116 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-MLB-#12 ... 2009-PIT-#1 ... 2010-MLB-#8 ... 2010-PIT-#1
MLB DebutJune 16,2010 [23.130]
OrganizationsPIT [7] BAL [3] Awards16
TBC Player ID54105Retrosheet IDalvap001MLBAM ID476883
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power83Contact30XBH73RBIs80Runs49Hitting61Durability67Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Fr243b19642407079151226473576400103.329.456.6751.13116238298.368.346.600.47119.1321.481.127.3810.9148.10
2007VanderbiltSECNCAA-1So243b206627276105213186862406510209.386.463.6841.14718642315.455.298.460.48512.7020.631.635.7115.1140.00
2008VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Jr243b2140167455315293031282830003.317.424.5931.0179926198.338.276.455.43714.1414.141.004.5518.5649.06
2009Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit243b22662433860141145511377000443.247.342.486.82811829284.282.239.391.35213.0324.651.894.9317.3648.33
2009Altoona CurveEastAApit13,243b22602224274180134010345900254.333.419.5901.00913131258.401.257.414.42713.1822.871.745.0417.0841.89
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         126465801343212795217112900697.288.378.535.91324960542.340.247.402.38713.1023.801.824.9817.2244.78
2010Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit233b23662424267154135344326820224.277.363.533.89612932278.331.256.388.38511.5124.462.134.6818.6247.76
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit173b239534742892111664003711900218.256.326.461.78716038386.341.205.311.3449.5930.833.224.1521.6942.70
2011Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-3b2411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit-3b24616230012003520000.188.381.375.7566121.200.187.375.35214.2923.811.674.7616.0033.33
2011Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit193b243512516325151901224200133.256.365.432.7975411148.342.176.344.34714.8628.381.913.3825.0034.38
2011Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         4214218355162101254720133.246.365.423.7886012170.322.177.345.34514.7127.651.883.5323.6734.29
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit243b2474235184591419102480210111.191.272.289.5616814262.272.098.204.2559.1630.533.331.5358.7531.11
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit243b251495256412825130851057180103610.244.317.467.78424556586.308.223.333.3359.7330.723.165.1217.5043.75
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit243b2615255870130222361002048186404716.233.296.473.76926460614.276.240.330.3307.8230.293.885.8615.5046.15
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit243b27122398469213118568345113200612.231.312.405.71716132445.277.174.299.31610.1125.392.514.0422.1134.78
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit241b28150437601061802777204813120496.243.318.469.78720545491.279.226.341.3339.7826.682.735.5016.1942.45
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24d291093374384200224910379702016.249.324.504.82817042376.284.255.368.3519.8425.802.625.8515.3250.00
2017Norfolk TidesILAAAbal241b301385476013131126891042137204216.239.294.442.73624258595.271.203.282.3117.0623.033.264.3721.0444.27
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal241b30143241010140021000000.313.353.438.79114234.429.125.188.3425.8829.415.002.9432.0020.00
2018Norfolk TidesILAAAbal314316521476083200114210116.285.331.467.7987714178.336.182.248.3416.1823.603.824.4920.6329.79
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24314511118202081800163600002.180.283.414.6974610127.179.234.378.30412.6028.352.256.3013.8850.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter91029803657041316162472153314952113133171.236.310.447.75713332993321.288.211.320.0009.4528.673.034.8818.4042.47
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4151561221414897802907618142370141736.265.341.485.8267571761763.312.220.336.00010.2723.992.344.5419.5142.51
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter28210791392775765219355107289508829.257.324.465.7895021151199.302.208.308.0008.9224.102.704.3420.7541.52
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter602224274180134010345900254.333.419.5901.00913131258.401.257.414.00013.1822.871.745.0417.0841.89
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter722594063141155711407520443.243.344.479.82312430305.277.236.390.00013.1124.591.884.9217.2747.62
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17067919123751649162166125157403015.349.451.6581.109447106811.395.309.508.00015.4119.361.266.0413.8644.73
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter74225003005901086131401143259809111133063.236.309.441.75011032452784.292.205.313.0009.3029.063.124.7119.0841.53
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter168480651142303171105514302018.238.316.479.79523054537.271.241.358.00010.2426.632.605.7715.4847.37
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625316512523129843156169212613.236.310.447.75723753591.288.211.320.0009.4528.673.034.8818.4042.47
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260986162353311133271165305714.265.341.485.82629669688.312.220.336.00010.2723.992.344.5419.5142.51

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit223B58--41115135169156.9232.69------6687.941.7
2009Altoona Curve EastAApit223B51--40931211145133.9172.61------6085.035.9
2010Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit233B62--28134118173162.9362.61------6693.943.1
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit233B9494814611981717276259.9382.760.32-----9598.958.0
2011Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit243B1---------------1100.01.7
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit243B5--1152-1816.8893.20------683.33.6
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit243B31--2367459490.9572.90------3588.621.5
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit243B6662549551451415214200.9353.030.36-----7489.240.7
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit253B1451431273732642723364337.9262.320.26-----14997.389.5
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25DH1---------------1490.70.6
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit263B1501481328723592727458431.9412.870.32-----15298.792.6
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26DH1---------------1520.70.6
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit273B9995823692332525327302.9243.050.37-----12281.161.1
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit271B5537311-432321.0006.400.86-----1224.13.1
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27DH3---------------1222.51.9
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit281B12411990696668239810571034.9788.341.14-----15082.776.5
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28DH5---------------1503.33.1
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH87---------------10979.853.7
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal293B12653-54-95.5560.420.09-----10911.07.4
2017Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal301B52--39238443434430.9918.27------13837.736.6
2017Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal30RF42--654217169.9721.64------13830.429.6
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH8---------------1457.14.9
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal301B219111-212121.0006.001.33-----1414.31.2
2018Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal311B2--13--113131.0006.50------434.71.4
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31DH30---------------4566.718.5
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal313B8548511111716.9412.000.33-----4517.84.9
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal311B1179--1991.0009.001.29-----452.20.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B5745534888335121511510816651550.9312.700.32-----5740.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH135---------------1350.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B1321269591017702310511101087.9798.231.13-----1320.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B93--512011513267252.9442.71------930.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B54--40538444447443.9918.20------540.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF42--654217169.9721.64------420.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B51--40931211145133.9172.61------510.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B63--42130155187172.9202.73------630.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit22-----58-----
2009Altoona Curve EastAApit22-----51-----
2010Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23-----62-----
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23-----94-----
2011Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit24-----1-----
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit24-----5-----
2011Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit24-----31-----
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24-----66-----
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25-----145----1
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-----150----1
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27--5--99----3
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28--124-------5
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29-----12----87
2017Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal30--52-----42--
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30--2-------8
2018Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal31--2--------
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31--1--8----30

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB221418483015002300000.444.500.7781.27814420.500.334.44410.0015.001.505.0018.0050.00
2010Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB231227682204002800000.296.345.519.86414429.421.223.2966.9027.594.000.000.0050.00
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB242368617712110152700000.250.301.471.772321073.385.221.2796.8536.995.402.7434.0058.82
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2519533900230012200100.170.182.283.46515255.233.113.1321.8240.0022.003.6426.5022.22
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB261954413502100121400102.241.263.444.70724757.282.203.2223.5124.567.003.5127.0053.85
2013Pittsburgh PiratesWild CardMLB2613000001000100100.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2013Pittsburgh PiratesDiv SeriesMLB26517461036002600010.353.421.9411.36216419.375.588.70610.5331.583.0015.795.6766.67
2014Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB271647101330260061410001.277.370.468.83822554.355.191.31911.1125.932.333.7023.5038.46
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB281753815505170021100103.283.304.660.964351056.263.377.4153.5719.645.508.9310.6066.67
2015Pittsburgh PiratesWild CardMLB2813000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2913437720292051500002.163.250.349.59915448.192.186.34910.4231.253.004.1721.5057.14
2017Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30929591025002800001.310.355.552.90716331.368.242.3106.4525.814.006.4514.5033.33
2018Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31205331120160061800101.208.283.302.58516360.286.094.20810.0030.003.001.6753.0027.27
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs1624455611030319762233140104010.247.298.456.75420352483.314.209.2836.8328.994.243.9323.4247.27
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 2 yrs26000001000400100.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs517461036002600010.353.421.9411.36216419.375.588.70610.5331.583.0015.795.6766.67

Awards [16]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20061st Team College All-American (3B) ... 1st Team College Freshman All-American (3B) ... College Freshman of the Year ... Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (3B) ... Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year5
20071st Team College All-American (3B) ... Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (3B)2
2008Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (3B)1
2009Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (3B) ... Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Player of the Year2
2010National League Player of the Week (September 20-September 26) ... NL Rookie of the Month (September)2
2012National League Player of the Week (August 27-September 2)1
2013National League Player of the Week (June 17-June 23) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)2
2017International League All-Star Team (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-10-093BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency31.245  
2018-09-203BBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list31.226Team Roster on 2018-09-20
2018-08-243BBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured31.199Team Roster on 2018-08-24
2018-06-201BBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors31.134Team Roster on 2018-06-20
2018-06-191BBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment31.133Team Roster on 2018-06-19
2018-03-291BBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors31.051Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2018-02-25DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract - $1m-2m in majors.31.019Team Roster on 2018-02-25
2017-11-03DHFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.270  
2017-09-01DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors30.207Team Roster on 2017-09-01
2017-04-06DHBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Norfolk (AAA)30.059Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-03-17DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract ($2m in majors)30.039Team Roster on 2017-03-17
2017-03-10DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.032Team Roster on 2017-03-10
2016-11-02DHFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.269  
2016-07-08DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from bereavement list29.152Team Roster on 2016-07-08
2016-07-05DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list29.149Team Roster on 2016-07-05
2016-03-11DHBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($5.75m) [Free Agent]29.033Team Roster on 2016-03-11
2015-12-051BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.302  
2015-02-201BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($5.75m) [Wins arbitration]28.014Team Roster on 2015-02-20
2014-08-083bPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from Bereavement list27.183Team Roster on 2014-08-08
2014-08-053bPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on Bereavement list27.180Team Roster on 2014-08-05
2014-01-173bPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($4.25m) [Avoids arbitration]26.345Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2012-10-313bPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractPirates exercised option for 2013 ($0.7m)25.267Team Roster on 2012-10-31
2012-05-073bPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActive--25.090Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-09-24ContractSigned by Pirates to major league contract 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Pittsburgh Pirates-216,000,000-------6,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (1st round - 2nd overall)
2010Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll23400,000-75749-2,812,412400,0006,400,000
2011Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll242,050,000-3279642,722,607414,0008,450,000
2012Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll252,200,000-31813652,954,887480,00010,650,000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26700,000-48219473,023,990490,00011,350,0002012-10-31 - Pirates exercised option for 2013 ($0.7m)
2014Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll274,250,000-248973++3,256,497500,00015,600,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($4.25m) [Avoids arbitration]
2015Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll285,750,0005.0852121077++3,571,283507,50021,350,0002015-02-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($5.75m) [Wins arbitration]
2016Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll295,750,0006.0852121277++3,498,245507,50027,100,0002016-03-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($5.75m) [Free Agent]
2017Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll302,000,0006.11638619573,651,709535,00029,100,0002017-03-10 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017-03-17 - Signed to Minor League Contract ($2m in majors)
2018Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll311,000,000-42616474,360,045545,00030,100,0002018-02-25 - Signed to Minor League Contract - $1m-2m in majors.
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red