Raúl Alcántara

Raúl Alcántara #50

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4" /220
  • Age: 24

Raúl Alcántara 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
3 0-1 16.71 7.0 2 2.14

Raúl Alcántara MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
8 1-4 9.51 29.1 16 1.70

Raúl Alcántara Bio

  • Full Name: Raúl Alcántara
  • Pronunciation: al-CAHN-ter-uh
  • Born: 12/4/1992 in Barahona, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: 9/5/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 0 1 16.71 3 1 0 7.0 2 2.14
MLB Career Stats 1 4 9.51 8 6 0 29.1 16 1.70
  • Status: Designated for Assignment

Raúl Alcántara Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Athletics AL 64 Four-seam FB 93.86 93.98 2125.00 6.39 91.21
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.11 92.75 2230.00 6.16 89.48
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Athletics AL 64 Four-seam FB 93.86 93.98 2125.00 6.39 91.21
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.11 92.75 2230.00 6.16 89.48

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Raúl Alcántara 2017 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Cumulative
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0 1 15.75 4 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 11 16 14 3 2 5 0 3 2.00
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
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0 1 15.75 4 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 11 16 14 3 2 5 0 3 2.00

Raúl Alcántara News

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April 25, 2017 at 9:36 PM ET

A's place Rajai (hamstring) on 10-day DL

The A's placed outfielder Rajai Davis on the 10-day DL with a strained left hamstring among a series of roster moves Tuesday. They also designated Raul Alcantara for assignment and recalled right-hander Cesar Valdez and outfielder Ryan LaMarre from Triple-A Nashville.

April 9, 2017 at 3:56 PM ET

Hahn replacing Alcantara in rotation Thursday

Concerned by rookie Raul Alcantara's shaky debut, the A's decided to put him in the bullpen and give his scheduled Thursday start in Kansas City to Jesse Hahn.

Awards

Raúl Alcántara Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Oakland AL

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/14/2014 Midland TEX
05/08/2016 Midland TEX

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/15/2013 Stockton CAL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Beloit MID

DSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 DSL Red Sox DSL

GCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 GCL Red Sox GCL

Raúl Alcántara Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 29, 2017 Nashville Sounds activated RHP Raul Alcantara from the 7-day disabled list.
July 17, 2017 Nashville Sounds sent RHP Raul Alcantara on a rehab assignment to AZL Athletics.
May 30, 2017 Nashville Sounds placed RHP Raul Alcantara on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 27, 2017.
April 29, 2017 Oakland Athletics sent RHP Raul Alcantara outright to Nashville Sounds.
April 25, 2017 Oakland Athletics designated RHP Raul Alcantara for assignment.
September 5, 2016 Oakland Athletics recalled RHP Raul Alcantara from Nashville Sounds.
July 20, 2016 RHP Raul Alcantara assigned to Nashville Sounds from Midland RockHounds.
July 4, 2016 Midland RockHounds activated RHP Raul Alcantara from the 7-day disabled list.
June 22, 2016 Midland RockHounds placed RHP Raul Alcantara on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 19, 2016.
March 13, 2016 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Raul Alcantara to Midland RockHounds.
October 5, 2015 Oakland Athletics recalled Raul Alcantara from Stockton Ports.
June 8, 2015 RHP Raul Alcantara assigned to Stockton Ports from Athletics Extended Spring Training.
April 5, 2015 RHP Raul Alcantara assigned to Athletics Extended Spring Training from Midland RockHounds.
March 15, 2015 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Raul Alcantara to Midland RockHounds.
October 2, 2014 Raul Alcantara roster status changed by Oakland Athletics.
September 29, 2014 Oakland Athletics recalled Raul Alcantara from Midland RockHounds.
September 17, 2014 Midland RockHounds activated RHP Raul Alcantara from the 7-day disabled list.
April 26, 2014 Midland RockHounds placed RHP Raul Alcantara on the 7-day disabled list.
March 10, 2014 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Raul Alcantara to Midland RockHounds.
November 20, 2013 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of Raul Alcantara from Stockton Ports.
June 20, 2013 Raul Alcantara assigned to Stockton Ports from Beloit Snappers.
August 29, 2012 Burlington Bees placed RHP Raul Alcantara on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2012 RHP Raul Alcantara assigned to Burlington Bees from Vermont Lake Monsters.
December 28, 2011 Oakland Athletics traded RHP Andrew Bailey and RF Ryan Sweeney to Boston Red Sox for RF Josh Reddick, 1B Miles Head and RHP Raul Alcantara.
December 28, 2011 Lowell Spinners traded RHP Raul Alcantara to Vermont Lake Monsters.
August 15, 2011 Raul Alcantara assigned to Lowell Spinners from GCL Red Sox.
June 20, 2011 Raul Alcantara assigned to GCL Red Sox from DSL Red Sox.
May 28, 2010 DSL Red Sox signed Raul Alcantara.

Raúl Alcántara Bio Info

Raul Alcántara was originally signed by Boston scout Manny Nanita.

2016

Made both his Triple-A and Major League debuts in 2016…started the season at Double-A Midland, where he went 5-6 with a 4.80 ERA in 17 starts…was moved up to Triple-A Nashville July 21 and was a perfect 4-0 with a 1.18 ERA in eight starts when he was promoted to Oakland Sept. 5…went 1-3 with a 7.25 ERA and .333 opponents batting average in five starts with the A's…surrendered nine home runs in 22.1 innings, an average of 3.63 per nine innings…based on a minimum of 20 innings pitched, that was the third highest average in the American League and second highest in Athletics history to Dillon Overton, who had a mark of 4.44 in 2016…joins Overton and Willie Adams (1996) as the only pitchers in Athletics history to allow a home run in each of the first five games of their career…also yielded six doubles and 15 of the 31 hits he allowed were for extra bases…opponents batted .333 with a .688 slugging percentage…walked just four batters in 22.1 innings (1.61 per nine innings) but also hit four for a .379 opponents on-base percentage…his opponents batting average broke down to .306 (15-for-49) against left-handed hitters compared to .364 (16-for-44) against right-handers…yielded a .362 average with the bases empty, .286 with runners on…opponents hit .250 with runners in scoring position, including .167 with RISP and two outs…all five of his starts came against AL West competition and the A's were 1-4 (.200) in his starts…was the losing pitcher in his ML debut, a 10-7 A's loss to Los Angeles (AL) on Sept. 5 in Oakland…hit three batters, all in the first inning, to tie the ML record for most hit batters in an inning (30th time, last: Kirby Yates NYY vs. TEX, June 27, 2016)…is the first Athletic to do it…tied the Oakland record for hit batters in a game (10th time, last: Jesse Hahn vs. TEX, June 10, 2015)…the last Athletic to hit three batters in his debut was Bill Knowlton on Sept. 3, 1920…lasted 3.0 innings, which matched the second shortest outing by an Oakland starter in his ML debut…it was the shortest since Marcus Jones pitched 2.1 innings in the day game of a day/night doubleheader at Colorado July 17, 2000…became the 48th pitcher in Oakland history to start in his debut…did not record his first strikeout until his second start when he fanned Robinson Cano to end the first inning on Sept. 11 against Seattle…earned his first big league win in an 11-2 decision at Texas Sept. 17, allowing two runs on five hits in 5.2 innings…then took the loss in each of his final two start on Sept. 24 against Texas and Sept. 30 at Seattle…tossed a career-high 6.0 innings against the Rangers but surrendered four home runs in 2.0 innings against the Mariners while matching his career high for runs (5) and hits (7).

2015

Went 0-2 with a 3.88 ERA in 15 starts with Single-A Stockton after missing the first two months of the season as he continued his recovery from May 14, 2014 "Tommy John" surgery…surrendered just three home runs in 48.2 innings…walked eight for an average of 1.48 walks per nine innings…allowed a .286 opponents batting average, including .284 (33-for-116) against right-handed hitters compared to .288 (21-for-73) against left-handers…12 of the 21 hits he allowed to lefties were for extra bases (nine doubles, two triples, one home run)…yielded a .333 batting average with runners in scoring position but that mark dropped to .238 with RISP and two outs…surrendered all three of his home runs at home… compiled a 5.40 ERA in the first and second innings and a 1.77 ERA in the third and fourth innings… averaged 3.244 innings per start…never tossed more than 4.0 innings and did not qualify for any wins… began the season on the disabled list at Double-A Midland but was reinstated and transferred to Stockton June 8…surrendered a season-high seven hits and allowed four runs in 2.1 innings in his first start June 8 against Inland Empire…walked two batters in his second start June 13 at Rancho Cucamonga, his only outing with more than one walk…had an 11.57 ERA and .480 opponents batting average over his first two starts…then logged a 2.12 ERA while holding the opposition to a .245 batting average over his next eight starts from June 18 to Aug. 2…struck out a season-high five in 3.1 scoreless innings June 18 against Bakersfield…tossed a season-high 4.0 innings in his fourth start June 27 at Inland Empire…it was his first of eight outings of exactly 4.0 innings…did not walk a batter over a five-start stretch from July 8 to Aug. 2 (18.1 ip)…his two losses came in consecutive starts on Aug. 2 at San Jose and Aug. 7 against Rancho Cucamonga…allowed a season-high five runs in a season-low 0.1 innings in the latter contest…also yielded two of his three home runs for the season on Aug. 7…compiled a 1.93 ERA and .224 opponents batting average over his final four starts beginning Aug. 12…did not pitch from Aug. 23 to Sept. 5…tossed 3.0 scoreless innings in his final start Sept. 6 against Modesto…made one appearance for Oriente in the Dominican Winter League following the season (2.0 ip, 4 h).

2014
Began the season at Double-A Midland but made just three starts before he was placed on the disabled list April 19 with a strained right elbow…underwent "Tommy John" surgery May 14 and missed the remainder of the season…the surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles…went 2-0 with a 2.29 ERA in his three starts with the RockHounds…did not allow a home run in 19.2 innings…yielded a .250 opponents batting average, including .239 (11-for-46) against right-handed hitters compared to .273 (6-for-22) against left-handers…opponents went 1-for-13 (.077) with runners in scoring position…picked up the win in each of his rst two starts, allowing just two runs in 14.2 innings…thenhad a no decision in his nal start April 18 against San Antonio (5.0 ip, 6 h, 3 r, 3 er, 3 bb, 2 so)…was named the A's ninth best prospect by Baseball America  following the season.
2013

Split his season between the A's two Single-A affiliates at Beloit and Stockton and combined for a 12-6 record and a 3.22 ERA in 27 games, all starts...had career highs in wins, games started, innings pitched (156.1) and strikeouts (124)...tied for second in the A's farm system in wins, ranked third in ERA, fourth in innings and and fifth in strikeouts...was rated as the A's No. 3 prospect by Baseball America following the season...tied for fifth among all Single-A pitchers in wins, ranked seventh in innings pitched and tied for seventh in starts...had a 10-game winning streak from April 9 to July 8 and compiled a 2.06 ERA over that 16-start stretch...surrendered 11 home runs for the season, an average of 0.63 per nine innings...issued 24 walks or 1.38 per nine innings...held the opposition to a .258 opponents batting average, including .257 (66-for-257) against left-handed hitters compared to .259 (91-for-352) against right-handers ...issued 16 of his 28 walks to lefties...allowed a .234 average with the bases empty compared to .294 with runners on base...compiled a 4.73 ERA in the first two innings of a game, compared to 2.28 from the third inning on...his teams were 16-11 (.593) in his starting assignments...tossed six or more innings in 18 of his 27 starts, allowed two runs or fewer 16 times and walked two batters or fewer 25 times.


MINORS: Began the season at Beloit and went 7-1 with a 2.44 ERA in 13 starts...was 2-0 with a 1.10 ERA in five starts at home compared to 5-1 with a 3.43 ERA in eight starts on the road...allowed seven runs on nine hits in 3.2 innings in his first start April 4 against Cedar Rapids...then went 7-0 with a 1.95 ERA over his final 12 starts with the Snappers...began the streak by tossing 7.0 shutout innings of one-hit ball in a 4-1 victory at Peoria April 9...did not allow a home run over an eight-start stretch from April 9 to May 20...allowed a season-high 12 hits in 6.0 innings at Lansing May 4 but picked up his fourth win...then tossed a seven-inning complete game one-hit 4-0 shutout in the second game of a doubleheader May 10 against Peoria...did not walk a batter and struck out three...that began a stretch of three consecutive starts without issuing a walk...struck out a season-high nine in a season-high 8.0 innings May 31 against Quad Cities...allowed just one run but had a no decision in a 6-3, 14-inning loss...did not allow a run in back-to-back starts at Wisconsin June 6 (7.0 ip) and against Wisconsin June 11 (6.0 ip), his final two starts with Beloit...named to the Midwest League Midseason All-Star team and pitched the second inning for the West squad in the game June 18 (1.0 ip, 1 bb, 1 so)...was promoted to Single-A Stockton June 20 and went 5-5 with a 3.76 ERA in 14 starts with the Ports...went 2-2 with a 2.66 ERA in seven starts at home compared to 3-3 with a 5.14 ERA in seven starts on the road...won each of his first three decisions with the Ports to extend his winning streak to 10 games...then went 2-5 with a 4.13 ERA over his final 10 starts...extended the winning streak to 10 games July 8 against Visalia and then matched his season-high with nine strikeouts in 6.2 innings July 13 against High Desert...was named California League Pitcher of the Week for the week of July 8-14 after going 1-0 with a 0.69 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 13.0 innings over two starts...had his winning streak snapped July 19 against Rancho Cucamonga when he allowed three runs, all on solo home runs, in 6.0 innings...did not walk a batter over a three-start stretch from July 30 to Aug. 15...surrendered a season-high eight runs in 3.2 innings at Modesto Aug. 4...matched his season-high with nine strikeouts against Modesto Aug. 10...walked a season-high three batters Aug. 15 at Lake Elsinore and Aug. 26 against Visalia.

2012

Spent his first season in the A's organization at Single-A Burlington where he went 6-11 with a 5.08 ERA in 27 games, including 17 starts...the losses were a career-high, the most on the Bees and tied for third most in the Midwest League...walked 38 batters in 102.2 innings after issuing just 20 free passes in 125.2 innings over his first two seasons...surrendered 12 home runs after yielding just one in his first two campaigns...began the season in the starting rotation and went 5-8 with a 5.38 ERA and .318 opponents batting average in 17 starts...was moved to the bullpen July 16 and each of his final 10 appearances came in relief...was 1-3 with a 3.63 ERA and .234 opponents average out of the pen ... allowed 4 of 5 (80.0%) inherited runners to score...was 1-7 with a 7.33 ERA and .356 opponents batting average in 13 games at home compared to 5-4 with a 3.21 ERA and .256 opponents average in 14 contests on the road...his opponents batting average included a .300 mark against right-handed hitters compared to .313 against left-handers...allowed a .242 average to batters leading off an inning...com piled a 9.53 ERA in five starts during the day, had a 3.83 ERA in 22 games at night...wet 0-3 with a 7.79 ERA over his first four starts but followed that up with a five-start stretch from April 29 to may 23 where he compiled a 3-1 record and a 1.98 ERA...struck out a season-high six batters in a season-high tying 6.0 shutout innings June 2 at Quad Cities...allowed one run in 6.0 innings in his final start July 12 against Bowling Green but had a no decision...made his first relief appearance July 16 against Dayton, tossing 2.0 perfect innings...tossed exactly two innings in seven of his 10 relief appearances.

2011

Combined for a 1-4 record and a career-low 2.20 ERA in 13 games, all starts, in his first season in the United States with the Red Sox affiliate in the Gulf Coast Rookie League and Single-A Lowell...did not allow a home run in 65.1 innings...walked just 12, an average of 1.65 per nine innings...named to the GCL Postseason All-Star team after going 1-1 with a league-leading 0.75 ERA in nine starts...also led the league with a .147 opponents batting average and ranked second in fewest walks per nine innings (1.13)...the opponents batting average included a .144 mark against right-handed hitters compared to .153 against left-handers...issued all six of his walks to righties...opponents hit .125 with runners in scoring position and .114 when leading off an inning...compiled a 0.35 ERA and .110 opponents batting average in five starts on the road...allowed one run or fewer and walked one batter or fewer in eight of his nine starts...did not allow a run and surrendered just two hits and three walks over his first three starts (16.0 ip)...picked up his lone win July 22 at the Twins, tossing a season-high tying 6.0 shutout innings...struck out a season-high 11 batters in 5.0 innings in his final start Aug. 21 in the second game of a doubleheader against the Rays...was promoted to Lowell Aug. 17 and went 0-3 with a 6.23 ERA and .333 opponents batting average in four starts with the Spinners...his opponents batting average included a .273 mark against left-handers compared to .381 against right-handers...allowed seven runs in 2.1 innings in his first start but then logged a 3.00 ERA over his final three starts.

2010

Made his professional debut with the Red Sox affiliate in the Dominican Summer League...was 5-3 with a 3.28 ERA and .260 opponents batting average in 13 starts...tied for the team-lead in wins...surrendered just one home run in 60.1 innings and walked eight (1.19 per nine innings)...opponents hit .091 with runners in scoring position and two outs...named to the DSL Midseason All-Star team...made his debut May 30 at the Royals, a no decision in a 7-4 win (3.0 ip, 2 h, 2 r, 2 er, 1 bb, 3 so)...tossed 5.0 shutout innings and allowed just one hit for his first win June 10 against the Pirates...followed that up with a five-inning complete game five-hitter in a 5-2 win over Yankees-2...went 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA over his final four starts.