May 13, 2021

Dodgers: Once A Top Prospect, Yadier Alvarez Makes His Return to the Cactus League (Dodgers Nation)



It’s been a long and winding road for the Dodgers’ Yadier Alvarez. Once signed for $16 million, Alvarez took a leave from the team due to a number of issues. One of those was lack of attendance which got him placed on the restricted list back in 2019.

Alvarez, much to the surprise of Dodgers fans, unexpectedly showed up around camp less than two weeks ago. And now, we will finally see him get into game action. The number eleven prospect in their system last year, Alvarez showed that he can touch 101 mph on the radar gun, though control has always been an issue. He issued 44 walks in just 55 innings during the 2018 season.

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