Alvaro Espinoza
Alvaro Alberto Espinoza
 
 
Born: February 19, 1962 in Valencia, Venezuela
52 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'0" Wt: 170
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Houston Astros as an Amateur Free Agent in 1978
- High School: Valencia (Valencia, VE)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
MIN
AL
22.4
SS
-
-
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
MIN
AL
23.4
SS
62
-
 
0.0
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.7
0.0
0.7
0.0
-0.9
-0.9
0.0
0.0
MIN
AL
24.4
2B
45
-
 
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.6
0.0
0.6
0.0
-0.5
-0.6
0.1
0.0
NYA
AL
26.4
2B
3
-
 
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
NYA
AL
27.4
SS
544
-
 
1.5
1.5
1.0
0.0
1.0
10.9
4.3
6.6
0.0
-1.2
-3.4
2.1
0.0
NYA
AL
28.4
SS
472
-
 
0.5
-0.5
1.9
0.0
1.0
7.2
0.0
7.2
0.0
-4.1
-6.7
2.6
0.0
NYA
AL
29.4
SS
509
0.7
 
1.7
1.0
1.6
0.0
0.9
11.6
3.8
7.7
0.1
-0.1
-3.4
3.3
0.1
CLE
AL
31.4
3B
283
-
 
0.8
0.5
0.7
0.0
0.3
5.0
3.1
1.9
0.0
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.0
CLE
AL
32.4
3B
244
-
 
-0.0
-0.9
1.2
0.0
0.3
2.7
0.0
2.7
0.0
-2.5
-3.3
0.9
0.0
CLE
AL
33.4
3B
150
-
 
-0.3
-0.3
0.2
0.0
0.2
1.7
0.0
1.7
0.0
-1.5
-2.1
0.6
0.0
CLE
AL
34.4
3B
125
-
 
0.0
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.1
1.3
0.3
1.0
0.0
-1.1
-1.4
0.3
0.0
NYN
NL
34.4
3B
144
-
 
0.9
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
3.5
2.8
0.7
0.0
0.6
0.6
-0.1
0.0
SEA
AL
35.4
SS
78
-
 
-0.6
-0.6
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.7
0.0
0.7
0.0
-1.0
-1.1
0.1
0.0
12
5
SS
2659
0.7
 
4.0
1.0
7.3
0.0
4.3
46.0
14.3
31.6
0.1
-13.1
-23.0
9.9
0.1
162 Game Average
457
0.1
 
0.7
0.2
1.2
0.0
0.7
 
7.9
2.5
5.4
0.0
 
-2.3
-4.0
1.7
0.0
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
3
SS
107
-
 
-0.3
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.3
1.4
0.0
1.4
0.0
-1.4
-1.5
0.1
0.0
4
SS
1528
0.7
 
3.5
1.9
4.4
0.0
2.9
29.8
8.1
21.6
0.1
-5.4
-13.4
8.0
0.1
4
3B
802
-
 
0.5
-1.0
2.4
0.0
0.9
10.7
3.4
7.3
0.0
-5.9
-7.6
1.7
0.0
1
3B
144
-
 
0.9
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
3.5
2.8
0.7
0.0
0.6
0.6
-0.1
0.0
1
SS
78
-
 
-0.6
-0.6
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.7
0.0
0.7
0.0
-1.0
-1.1
0.1
0.0
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