Henderson Alvarez

Henderson Alvarez #37

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/205
  • Age: 25

Henderson Alvarez Stats

0-4 6.45 22.1 9 1.57

Henderson Alvarez MLB Career Stats

27-34 3.80 563.0 296 1.29

Henderson Alvarez Bio

  • Full Name: Henderson Javier Alvarez
  • Born: 4/18/1990 in Valencia, Venezuela
  • Debut: August 10, 2011
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2015 Stats 0 4 6.45 4 4 0 22.1 9 1.57
MLB Career Stats 27 34 3.80 92 92 0 563.0 296 1.29
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day

Henderson Alvarez Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Marlins NL 190 Four-seam FB 90.82 89.26 1794.00 5.60 89.20
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.89 92.53 2212.00 6.16 89.92


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October 8, 2015 at 8:01 AM ET

Alvarez deals with injury in 2015

Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez finished the 2015 regular season with an 0-4 record, a 6.45 ERA, a 1.57 WHIP and nine strikeouts across 22 1/3 innings.

August 30, 2015 at 5:46 PM ET

Cosart among injured Marlins hurlers on mend

Miami has several pitchers on the disabled list who are getting close to rejoining the roster. Jarred Cosart (left inner ear disorder) is scheduled to make a rehab start for Class A Advanced Jupiter on Tuesday, and Jose Urena (left knee contusion) is scheduled to throw two innings for Jupiter on Monday.


Henderson Alvarez Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Miami NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/30/2013 Miami NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2010 Dunedin FSL
2011 New Hampshire EAS

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/27/2011 New Hampshire EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 New Hampshire EAS

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/01/2013 Jacksonville SOU

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Dunedin FSL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Lansing MID

Henderson Alvarez Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2014 2.65 6th in NL


Season W Rank
2014 12 23rd in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2014 1.24 22nd in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2012 31 17th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2012 1 18th in AL
2013 1 17th in NL
2014 3 6th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2012 1 7th in AL
2013 1 4th in NL
2014 3 1st in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2012 187.1 22nd in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2012 3.80 1st in AL
2014 5.34 1st in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2012 1.46 2nd in AL


Season H Rank
2012 216 2nd in AL
2014 198 9th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2012 29 7th in AL

Henderson Alvarez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 8, 2015 Miami Marlins transferred RHP Henderson Alvarez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. July 2015 right shoulder surgery
July 15, 2015 Miami Marlins sent RHP Henderson Alvarez on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 23, 2015 Miami Marlins placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list. Right shoulder inflammation
May 17, 2015 Miami Marlins activated RHP Henderson Alvarez from the 15-day disabled list.
May 12, 2015 Miami Marlins sent RHP Henderson Alvarez on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
April 13, 2015 Miami Marlins placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list. Right shoulder inflammation.
August 16, 2014 Miami Marlins activated RHP Henderson Alvarez from the 15-day disabled list.
August 1, 2014 Miami Marlins placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 30, 2013. Right Shoulder Inflamation
July 4, 2013 Miami Marlins activated RHP Henderson Alvarez from the 60-day disabled list.
June 23, 2013 Miami Marlins sent RHP Henderson Alvarez on a rehab assignment to Jacksonville Suns.
June 13, 2013 Miami Marlins sent RHP Henderson Alvarez on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 7, 2013 Miami Marlins transferred RHP Henderson Alvarez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right shoulder inflammation.
March 31, 2013 Miami Marlins placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2013. Mild right shoulder inflammation.
March 27, 2013 Henderson Alvarez roster status changed by Miami Marlins.
November 19, 2012 Miami Marlins traded 2B Emilio Bonifacio, C John Buck, LHP Mark Buehrle, RHP Josh Johnson and SS Jose Reyes to Toronto Blue Jays for RHP Henderson Alvarez, SS Yunel Escobar, SS Adeiny Hechavarria, C Jeff Mathis, RHP Anthony DeSclafani, CF Jake Marisnick and LHP Justin Nicolino.
August 9, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of Henderson Alvarez from New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
May 19, 2011 Henderson Alvarez assigned to New Hampshire Fisher Cats from Dunedin Blue Jays.
May 9, 2011 Henderson Alvarez roster status changed by Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 6, 2011 Dunedin Blue Jays placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 7-day disabled list.
January 7, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays invited non-roster RHP Henderson Alvarez to spring training.
September 1, 2010 Dunedin Blue Jays activated RHP Henderson Alvarez from the 7-day disabled list.
August 13, 2010 Dunedin Blue Jays placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 7-day disabled list.
April 7, 2010 RHP Henderson Alvarez assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Lansing Lugnuts.
September 29, 2009 Lansing Lugnuts activated RHP Henderson Alvarez from the 7-day disabled list.
August 16, 2009 Lansing Lugnuts placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 7-day disabled list.
April 8, 2009 RHP Henderson Alvarez assigned to Lansing Lugnuts from GCL Blue Jays.

Henderson Javier Alvarez Bio Info

Henderson Javier Alvarez...wife is Merliy, and the couple has one daughter, Brianna Henderley...brother, Anderson, runs the Henderson Alvarez Academy...started in 2011, the academy is for Venezuelan players, ages 16-18, and provides a structured environment for young ballplayers.


Earned first career All-Star nod after completing first half with 6-4 record and 2.63 ERA (120.0 IP/35 ER). Finished season with 12-7 mark and 2.65 ERA (187.0/55) in 30 starts...Season ERA was sixth-best among National League starters, trailing Clayton Kershaw (1.77), Johnny Cueto (2.25), Adam Wainwright (2.38), Doug Fister (2.41) and Cole Hamels (2.46). Marked fifth-lowest by a starter in Marlins history (min. 162.0 IP), behind Kevin Brown (1.89), Jose Fernandez (2.19), Josh Johnson (2.30) and Dontrelle Willis (2.63)...His 1.60 ERA at home led Majors and was third-lowest in Club history, trailing Jose Fernandez (1.19 in 2013) and Josh Johnson (1.57 in 2010)...Established career bests in wins, ERA, complete games (3), shutouts (3) and strikeouts (111)...Went 7-3 with 2.20 ERA (114.2/28) in 18 starts vs. NL East. ERA against division opponents was third-lowest single-season mark against the NL East since 1994, behind Roy Halladay (1.61 in 2010) and Jair Jurrjens (1.69 in 2009). - STATS LLC..According to Elias, Marlins set Club record by winning 10 straight games started by Alvarez from May 16-July 6, surpassing a stretch of nine consecutive wins in starts by Chris Hammond from May 19-July 2, 1993...Became one of six players over last 20 years with at least five shutouts before age-25 season. Alvarez, Clayton Kershaw, Derek Holland, Mark Mulder and Javier Vazquez have five each. Dontrelle Willis had eight...Tied Adam Wainwright and Rick Porcello for MLB lead with three shutouts. Tied five others for seventh in complete games (3), behind Clayton Kershaw (6), Dallas Keuchel and Adam Wainwright (5 each), and Johnny Cueto, Madison Bumgarner and Julio Teheran (4 each)...Shut out Seattle on April 19, Mets on May 6 and Rays on June 3. With Tampa Bay shutout, became first pitcher in MLB history to toss three consecutive shutouts in Interleague play (first IL shutout was no-hitter vs. Detroit on Sept. 29, 2013)...Did not issue a walk over a span of 23.1 innings from May 22-June 15. Ranked fifth among NL starters with a bb/9.0 rate of 1.59...Tied Wily Peralta and Adam Wainwright (min. 162.0 IP) for most GIDPs induced by a NL starter, with 24. Trailed only Dallas Keuchel (36) and Rick Porcello (30) in MLB...Had 2.53 ground ball/fly ball ratio, ranking fifth among all MLB starters, behind Dallas Keuchel (3.63), Justin Masterson (2.89), Tyson Ross (2.81) and Charlie Morton (2.69)...Missed one turn in rotation after suffering left oblique strain on September 1 vs. Mets. Was 2-1, 1.30 (27.2/4) in four starts after return...From May 22 to June 8, had career-long scoreless-innings streak of 26.0 frames, surpassing a mark of 18.0 innings from July 21-31, 2013...Went 3-0 with 1.05 ERA (34.1/4) in five June starts. ERA ranked third in month behind Kershaw (0.82) and Jake Arrieta (0.92)...Had streak of 68.1 innings without allowing a home run snapped in final inning of July 6 start at St. Louis (Kolten Wong). Last home run allowed prior was a lead-off homer by Will Venable on May 11 at San Diego. According to Elias, was longest single-season homerless streak of career, surpassing a 49.0-inning run from July 4-August 11, 2013...In season finale, opposed Jordan Zimmermann and Washington Nationals on Closing Day at Nationals Park on September 28. Suffered 1-0 loss as Marlins were no-hit. Zimmermann's no-hitter came nearly one year after Alvarez's Closing Day no-hitter against Detroit on Sept. 29, 2013 at Marlins Park...Since start of 2013, 0.50 hr/9 rate is ninth-lowest of any Major League starter (min. 500 batters faced)...Also in that time, ranks second among Major League starters in fewest pitches per inning (14.0), trailing only Clayton Kershaw (13.7).


Made 17 starts for Marlins, posting a 5-6 record and 3.59 ERA in 102.2 innings pitched (41 ER). Began season on 60-day disabled list with inflammation in right shoulder, coming off DL and making first start on July 4 at Atlanta. Allowed just two home runs in 17 starts, after allowing 17 home runs over first 17 games started for Toronto in 2012. Marked sixth-largest decrease in home runs over first 17 starts of consecutive seasons since 1921, according to STATS LLC. Tossed first career no-hitter and second career complete game on season's final day against Detroit to earn National League Player of the Week honors. Marked fifth no-hitter in Marlins' history and first since Anibal Sanchez on September 6, 2006 vs. Arizona. Marked 282nd in Major League history and became one of six Venezuelan pitchers to have no-hitters, joining Wilson Alvarez, Sanchez, Carlos Zambrano, Johan Santana and Felix Hernandez. According to STATS LLC, closing day no-hitter marked first time in Major League history a no-hitter was secured on a walk-off wild pitch and just fourth no-hitter (including combined) to occur on final day of season. In addition, according to Elias, was just fourth time in Modern Era a no-hitter (combined no-hitters not included) ended on a walk-off. Prior to feat, last time a pitcher had won a complete-game no-hitter in walk-off fashion was on May 15, 1952, when Detroit's Virgil Trucks defeated Washington Senators, 1-0. It was also first no-hitter on Closing Day since 1984, when Mike Witt tossed a perfect game for California against Texas. Owned a career-long scoreless innings streak of 18.0 innings from July 21-31, which tied Jose Fernandez for longest of season by a Marlin. Posted .300 batting average (9x30) with a .500 slugging percentage (3 2b, HR). Average and slugging percentage were highest marks by a pitcher in Club history (min. 35 PA). Made one appearance for Team Venezuela during the World Baseball Classic, tossing 3.0 innings in relief on March 9 vs. Puerto Rico in San Juan (6-3 loss). Allowed three runs on five hits, a walk and a hit batter (9.00 ERA).

2012 Led Blue Jays in innings pitched, while 4.85 ERA (187.1 IP/101 ER) was lowest among qualifying Toronto pitchers. Also led Jays with 16 quality starts. Led American League by inducing 30 double plays grounded into and ranked second with a 2.29 GB/FB ratio. ‡ Recorded first career shutout on May 4 at Angels, allowing six hits and a walk with three strikeouts. Recorded shutout one day after Brandon Morrow, marking first time in Franchise history that Club recorded back-to-back shutouts on road. Set a career high for strikeouts with seven on September 19 at Yankees and issued five walks for a career high on August 2 at Oakland. 2011 Made 10 starts in his first season in the Major Leagues... ML DEBUT: Made his debut on Aug. 10 vs. OAK, receiving a no-decision and coming within one out of a quality start... Held the Athletics to three runs in 5.2 innings in a game the Blue Jays would win 8-4 (5.2IP, 8H, 3ER, HR, BB, 4K)... Became the 3rd youngest pitcher to start a game for the Blue Jays at 21 years and 114 days old... Jeff Byrd made 17 starts in 1977 at the age of 20 & Phil Huffman made 31 starts in 1978 at age 20... ONE TO REMEMBER: Picked up his first Major League win in his 5th start, August 31 at BAL... Tossed eight innings of three-hit shutout baseball in a 13-0 victory and faced the minimum through seven innings and recorded all but two outs via ground balls or strikeouts (8.0IP, 3H, 5K)... At 21 years and 135 days became the youngest Blue Jay to earn a victory since Kelvim Escobar in 1997, and the youngest Blue Jays starter since Phil Huffman in 1979... NO FREEBIES: Walked more than one batter in only one start walking two on Aug 26 vs. TB... Averaged less than one walk per start, walking only eight in 10 starts... Finished the season with 16 consecutive innings without walking a batter... STREAKING: Had a string of 14 consecutive scoreless innings snapped on Sept. 10... The 14 innings consisted of consecutive games on Aug. 31 at BAL (8.0 IP) and Sept. 5 vs. BOS (6.0 IP)... Was one inning short of the season club high of 15 consecutive scoreless innings held by Brett Cecil at the time and finished four behind Brandon Morrow for the season high... Was the longest streak by a Blue Jays rookie since Ricky Romero tossed 24 scoreless in 2009... KEEP IT ON THE GROUND: Finished his minor league season with a ground ball/fly ball ratio of 1.70 and posted a GB/FB ratio of 1.98 in 10 Major League starts... Club leader Ricky Romero was at 1.85, and only three AL starters posted a number better than 1.98 in 2011 (Cahil, Carmona, Masterson)... MINOR NOTES: Began the season with Dunedin of the Florida State League (A), making two starts (0-1, 6.48) before moving to New Hampshire (AA)... Made 15 appearances (14 starts) with New Hampshire of the Eastern League (AA), posting an 8-6 record with a 2.86 ERA... In his last six minor league appearances (five starts) at New Hampshire posted a 4-0 record with a 2.08 ERA, walking only four in 34.2 innings... FUTURES STAR: Appeared in the MLB All-Star Futures Game for the second consecutive season... Tossed one scoreless inning, allowing one hit. 2010 Pitched the entire season with Dunedin of the Florida State League (A)... OUT OF THE GATE: Was dominant in the first half of the season, posting a 5-2 record with a 2.78 ERA... Allowed only one run in his first four starts, going 3-0... Had five outings in the first half where he did not allow an earned run... Fell to 3-5 with a 6.00 ERA after the All-Star break... HONOURED: Was named to the Florida State All-Star game and participated in MLB XM Futures Game. 2009 Made 23 starts, and led Lansing (A) in wins with nine... Named to the Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star Game... Earned Lansing Star of the Month honours for May, going 3-1 with a 1.89. 2008 Made his debut with the Gulf Coast Blue Jays (R), picking up is first win in his 5th start... Walked only six batters in 46.1 IP.