PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – This week’s HR Sports Star Dariel Alvarez of the Norfolk Tides.
The Tides outfielder won the Triple-A All-Star Game Home Run Derby in Omaha, Nebraska. The 26-year-old is ranked the Baltimore Orioles number 5 overall prospect by Baseball America and is considered the Orioles top power hitting prospect.
Alvarez leads the Tides with 14 home runs this season and is hitting .273. He is from Cuba and he signed with the Orioles in July of 2013.
Congratulations to Norfolk Tides outfielder Dariel Alvarez, the HR Sport Star of the Week.