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Dariel Álvarez

Dariel Álvarez RF

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Dariel Álvarez
  • Age: 28 (November 7, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Camaguey, Cuba
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 180
  • MLB Debut: 08/28/2015

Dariel Álvarez Career Stats


Team Date Transaction
March 7, 2017 Baltimore Orioles optioned Dariel Alvarez to Norfolk Tides.
October 5, 2016 Baltimore Orioles activated RF Dariel Alvarez.
October 4, 2016 RF Dariel Alvarez assigned to Tigres de Aragua.
October 4, 2016 Baltimore Orioles reassigned RF Dariel Alvarez to the minor leagues.
October 3, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled RF Dariel Alvarez from Norfolk Tides.
July 26, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Dariel Alvarez to Norfolk Tides.
July 22, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Dariel Alvarez from Norfolk Tides.
July 7, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Dariel Alvarez to Norfolk Tides.
July 4, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled Dariel Alvarez from Norfolk Tides.
March 29, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Dariel Alvarez to Norfolk Tides.
January 30, 2016 OF Dariel Alvarez assigned to Venezuela.
January 14, 2016 RF Dariel Alvarez assigned to Tigres de Aragua.
September 8, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled Dariel Alvarez from Frederick Keys.
September 3, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Dariel Alvarez to Frederick Keys.
August 28, 2015 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Dariel Alvarez from Norfolk Tides.
February 10, 2015 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster RF Dariel Alvarez to spring training.
July 17, 2014 RF Dariel Alvarez assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.
July 12, 2014 Bowie Baysox placed RF Dariel Alvarez on the temporarily inactive list.
February 28, 2014 RF Dariel Alvarez assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
August 26, 2013 RF Dariel Alvarez assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
August 15, 2013 Dariel Alvarez assigned to Frederick Keys from GCL Orioles.
August 12, 2013 Dariel Alvarez assigned to GCL Orioles from Frederick Keys.
August 1, 2013 Dariel Alvarez assigned to Frederick Keys.
July 24, 2013 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent OF Dariel Alvarez to a minor league contract.
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Dariel Álvarez Awards and Honors

Dariel Álvarez  RF

Dariel Álvarez
  • Full Name: Dariel Alvarez
  • Born: November 7, 1988
  • Age: 28
  • Birthplace: Camaguey, Cuba
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 180
  • MLB Debut: 08/28/2015

2016 Highlights
Spent the majority of the year with Norfolk, hitting .288 with four home runs, 38 doubles and 49 RBI in 130 games...Led the International League with 38 doubles, the first Tide to lead the IL in doubles since Oscar Salazar had 42 in 2008...His 38 doubles were the 4th-most in franchise history, trailing Oscar Salazar (42), Mark Carreon (41) & Matt Franco (40)...Ranked 3rd in the IL with 151 hits, the 2nd-most by a Tide as an Orioles affiliate (trailing Mike Cervenak - 157 in 2007)...Hit safely in 20 consecutive games from July 8 - August 4, the third-longest streak in the IL in 2016. Over that span, he hit .358 (29-81) with one home run (a grand slam), 10 doubles, eight RBI and a .381 OBP. The 20-game streak was tied for the 5th-longest in franchise history, just four games shy of the franchise mark (24-games, Gregg Jefferies in 1988)...Led the International League with 524 at-bats and ranked 14th in the league with a .288 average...Led IL outfielders with a .995 fielding percentage, committing one error in 215 total chances. Also had 13 outfield assists...Tied a career-high with five hits in on June 2 vs. Pawtucket, one of just eight five-hit games in the IL in 2016...Tied a career-high with six runs batted on May 3 at Louisville (4-5, 2B, 3 singles)...Finished the season with 79 career doubles with Norfolk, fifth on the franchise list...Since Norfolk became an Orioles affiliate, he ranks among career leaders in hits (1st, 344), doubles (1st, 79), at-bats (1st, 1209), games (2nd, 304), runs (3rd, 137) and RBI (3rd, 140)...Hit walk-off single in 2-1 victory vs. Gwinnett on May 24th (game two of doubleheader)...Had two stints with Baltimore in July, hitting .333 (1-3) with a double and one walk in two games.
2015: Spent the majority of the season with Norfolk, batting .275 with 16 home runs, 24 doubles and 72 RBI in 130 G...Named to International League Midseason and Postseason All-Star Teams...Was first Norfolk outfielder named to IL Postseason All-Star Team since Alex Ochoa in 1995...Won Triple-A Home Run Derby in Omaha, becoming first Tide to win the contest since Ryan Thompson in 1993...Named to's Orioles organizational All-Star Team following the season...Ranked among IL leaders in at-bats (4th, 512), hits (5th, 141), total bases (7th, 217) and RBI (T-10th, 72)...Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in home runs (4th, 16), RBI (4th, 73) and batting average (7th, .277)...Led Norfolk with 141 hits, the 4th-highest single season total since the Tides became an Orioles affiliate in 2007...His 16 home runs were tied for the 4th-most since Norfolk became an O's affiliate prior to 2007 season...Registered 10 outfield assists, tied for third-most in the International League...Had a 13-game hitting streak from August 13-25...Hit walk-off RBI single in a 4-3 win vs. Charlotte, July 10...Played in 130 of Norfolk's 131 games before having contract selected by Baltimore on August 28...Made MLB debut on August 28 at Texas, then picked up first two big league hits the next night at Texas...Hit first MLB home run on September 11 vs. Kansas City, a solo homer off the Royals' Danny Duffy...Hit .241 (7-29) with one home run and one RBI in 12 games with Baltimore...Entered 2015 season ranked as #5 prospect in Orioles system by Baseball America...Rated by Baseball America in their yearly Best Tools survey as having the Best Outfield Arm in the IL 
2014: In 135 games between Bowie and Norfolk, hit .306 with 15 home runs, 37 doubles and 87 RBI...Tied for 15th in Minor League Baseball with 164 hits...Opened the season with the Baysox before joining the Tides after the All-Star break (July 17)...At the time of his promotion to Norfolk, he ranked among Eastern League leaders in hits (1st, 111), RBI (3rd, 68) and average (8th,.309)...Named to the Eastern League midseason and postseason All-Star Teams...Represented the Orioles in the MLB Futures Game, going 0-for-2 in the contest for the World Team during the All-Star festivities in Minnesota...Put together a career-high 17-game hitting streak with Norfolk from August 11-28, a stretch that was tied for the fourth-longest in the International League in 2014...Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in home runs (T-2nd, 15), RBI (2nd, 87) and batting average (5th, .306)... Hit safely in 37 of 44 games with Norfolk after his promotion.
2013: Spent first professional season in the United States, batting .342 with four home runs and 10 RBI in 22 games between three different levels in the Orioles system...Appeared in 19 games for Surprise of the Arizona Fall League, batting .239/.268/.313 with nine RBI. 
PERSONAL: Dariel Alvarez was signed by Baltimore as a non-drafted free agent on July 24, 2013...Before being signed by Baltimore, he played professionally with Camaguey in Cuba for five seasons, batting .297 with 37 home runs and 180 RBI... After defecting to Mexico in 2012, hit .317/.355/.464 for Tuxpan of the Mexican League...Chosen by fans as an outfielder on the Norfolk's All Harbor Park Team, celebrating the best players since Harbor Park was built in 1993.