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Mariners outright LHP Dario Alvarez to Triple-A Tacoma

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that the Mariners have outrighted left-handed pitcher Dario Alvarez to Triple-A Tacoma.
April 25, 2018

CHICAGO -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that the Mariners have outrighted left-handed pitcher Dario Alvarez to Triple-A Tacoma.Seattle's Major League, 40-man roster is now at 38 players.Alvarez, 29, was claimed off waivers by the Mariners from the Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO -- Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that the Mariners have outrighted left-handed pitcher Dario Alvarez to Triple-A Tacoma.
Seattle's Major League, 40-man roster is now at 38 players.
Alvarez, 29, was claimed off waivers by the Mariners from the Chicago Cubs on March 21, 2018. In 5 relief appearances with Tacoma, he is 0-0 with a 2.84 ERA (2 ER, 6.1 IP). Alvarez has limited opponents to a .250 (6x24) average, while walking 6 and striking out 7.
In 2017, Alvarez went 2-0 with a 2.76 ERA (16.1 IP, 5 ER) in 20 games with the Rangers and held opponents scoreless in 16 of the 20 appearances. His 20 games were spread across three separate stints (Opening Day-May 6, May 8-June 8 and June 16-July 2). He was 2-0 with a 2.33 ERA (27.0 IP, 7 ER) with AAA Round Rock in 18 games, including 1 start.
For his Major League career, he's a combined 6-1 with a 5.06 ERA (48.0 IP, 27 ER) in 56 games, all in relief, with New York-NL (2014-15), Atlanta (2016) and Texas (2017). He's struck out 61 batters in 48.0 career innings, an average of 11.4 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched.
Dario is 27-17, 2.91 (410.2 IP, 133 ER) with 2 complete games, 1 shutout and 5 saves in 186 career minor league games, including 45 starts. He was originally signed by Philadelphia and spent three seasons (2007-09) pitching in the Dominican Summer League before pitching in Japan, Venezuela and Panama from 2010-12.
A native of Santiago, Dominican Republic, he graduated from Liceo Herminia Perez High School.