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Tue, 15 Jan 2008 19:58:39 -0800
The Associated Press reports former big league P Wilson Alvarez will serve as the pitching coach with Class-A State College in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.
Fri, 23 Jun 2006 20:53:47 -0700
Chicago White Sox SP Jose Contreras won his team-record 16th consecutive decision, Friday, June 23, against the Houston Astros, according to the Associated Press. Contreras has not lost since Aug. 21, 2005, against the Minnesota Twins, in a streak that covers his last 21 regular-season starts. He took sole possession of the club's consecutive wins streak previously shared by P LaMarr Hoyt and P Wilson Alvarez, and it is the majors' longest streak since the Twins' Johan Santana won 17 consecutive decisions from July 2004 to April 2005. Contreras improved his record to 8-0 on the season.
Sat, 29 Apr 2006 16:38:12 -0700
The Chicago Sun-Times' Joe Cowley reports Chicago White Sox SP Freddy Garcia's last win passed retired pitcher Wilson Alvarez as the all-time Venezuelan-born leader in wins with 103.
Sat, 22 Apr 2006 19:30:15 -0700
Scott Merkin, of WhiteSox.MLB.com, reports Chicago White Sox SP Freddy Garcia earned the win Saturday, April 22, giving him 102 wins for his career. He is now tied with retired SP Wilson Alvarez, who was also a member of the White Sox at one time. Garcia pitched six and two-thirds innings and struck out three while allowing seven hits, including a home run to Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter.
Thu, 10 Nov 2005 21:33:36 -0800
Updating previous items, the Associated Press reports Los Angeles Dodgers P Wilson Alvarez filed provisionally for free agency Thursday, Nov. 10, pending reinstatement from the voluntary retired list.
Tue, 18 Oct 2005 10:04:16 -0700
Dodgers.MLB.com's Ken Gurnick reports Los Angeles Dodgers P Wilson Alvarez has retired.
Thu, 29 Sep 2005 11:38:00 -0700
The Associated Press reports Los Angeles Dodgers P Wilson Alvarez (finger) was hit on the left hand with a liner Wednesday, Sept. 28, but x-rays revealed no fractures.
Tue, 20 Sep 2005 19:25:30 -0700
Updating previous items, the Associated Press reports the Los Angeles Dodgers activated P Wilson Alvarez (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Sun, 18 Sep 2005 12:49:45 -0700
Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Dodgers P Wilson Alvarez (shoulder) appears to be on pace to be activated Tuesday, Sept. 20 against the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to Barry M. Bloom, for Dodgers.MLB.com.
Tue, 06 Sep 2005 19:52:26 -0700
Updating previous items, The Orange County Register's Dan Wood reports Los Angeles Dodgers RP Wilson Alvarez (shoulder) threw 30 pitches in a bullpen session Monday, Sept. 5. The team is hopeful Alvarez can make it back to pitch in a game at least once before retiring at the end of the season.