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Dariel Alvarez

Dariel Alvarez 12 RF

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Dariel Alvarez
  • Age: 27 (November 7, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Camaguey, Cuba
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 180
  • MLB Debut: 08/28/2015

Dariel Alvarez Career Stats


Team Date Transaction
July 26, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned RF Dariel Alvarez to Norfolk Tides.
July 22, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled RF 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 Alvarez Awards and Honors

Dariel Alvarez  12 RF

Dariel Alvarez
  • Full Name: Dariel Alvarez
  • Born: November 7, 1988
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Camaguey, Cuba
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 180
  • MLB Debut: 08/28/2015

2015 Highlights
• 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
• Hit .340 (36-106) with six home runs and 19 RBI in 26 games in June
• Registered 10 outfield assists, tied for third-most in the International League
• Had a 13-game hitting streak from August 13-25, tied with Christian Walker for longest by a Tides player in 2015
• Hit walk-off RBI single in a 4-3 win vs. Charlotte, July 10 at Harbor Park
• 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...Opened the year by hitting safely in each of Bowie's first 15 games, over which he hit .328 (20-61) with one home run, seven doubles and 13 RBI...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. Over that span, he hit .369 (24-65) with one home run, eight doubles and nine RBI...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...Hit first Triple-A home run on August 21 at Durham, a three-run homer off of Durham's Nathan Karns. 
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...After signing with Baltimore on July 24, he joined the GCL Orioles on August 12...Batted .444 (4-for-9) in three games with the GCL Orioles before joining Class-A Frederick on August 15...Collected seven multi-hit games in 10 contests with the Keys, over which he batted .436 (17-for-39) with two home runs and seven RBI...Went 4-for-5 with a home run, two doubles and three runs scored, August 17 vs. Winston-Salem...Promoted to Double-A Bowie on August 26 and closed out the season with the Baysox, batting .194 over his final nine games of the regular season...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 runs batted in...After defecting to Mexico in 2012, he hit .317/.355/.464 in 192 plate appearances for Tuxpan of the Mexican League.