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Angels designate 1B/OF Navarro for assignment after Alburquerque signing

The Los Angeles Angels announced the signing of bullpen arm Al Alburquerque, according to In order to create a spot on the 40-man roster for the newly signed power right-hander, the Angels designated first baseman/outfielder Efren Navarro for assignment.Alburquerque is signed for a base salary of $1.1 million on a non-guaranteed contract for up to two seasons. Should the...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels sign Alburquerque, designate Navarro for assignment

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have designated outfielder Efren Navarro for assignment. The team also announced the signing of reliever Al Alburquerque on Tuesday. Navarro has batted .246 in parts of four big league seasons with the Angels, playing both in the outfield and at first base. The 50th-round pick never got the chance at an everyday job in Anaheim, even...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels sign veteran reliever Al Alburquerque to 1-year deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have signed veteran reliever Al Alburquerque to a one-year, $1.1 million contract. The Angels confirmed the signing Friday night. Alburquerque went 4-1 with a 4.21 ERA in a career-high 62 innings of relief for Detroit last season. He had spent his entire five-year big-league career with the Tigers, going 17-6 with a 3.20 ERA and 276...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alburquerque Signs with Angels, and other Obscurities

First and foremost, the Los Angeles Angels have signed ex-Tiger Al Alburquerque to a one-year, $1.1 million dollar deal. It is a Major League contract, so he will have a chance to compete for a spot in the Angels bullpen. After the trade that sent Trevor Gott to the Nationals, the Angels were in desperate […]
Via Baseball Essential
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Angels add Alburquerque to bullpen mix

The Los Angeles Angels have made an addition to their 2016 bullpen.According to Jon Heyman, the club signed free agent right-hander Al Alburquerque to a one-year deal on Friday. The 29-year-old has spent the entirety of his five-year career with the Detroit Tigers, appearing in 241 games over that span. His best season to date was 2014, when he posted a 2.51 ERA and held right...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Alburquerque sidelined with hip problem

The Tigers pitching staff continues to take a beating. Reliever Al Alburquerque has been sidelined with a hip problem, a pain that has been bothering him for quite some time. After not pitching for eight days, Alburquerque tried to throw on Tuesday, but felt discomfort. He went for an MRI on Wednesday and the team was awaiting the results. "He was pretty much unavailable, and then...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: two shaky keys to an improved bullpen

Is it possible that the ultimate success of the 2015 Detroit Tigers bullpen rests largely on the impact provided by two guys who threw exactly zero pitches in 2014? It’s not only possible but it’s more than probable. GM Dave Dombrowski has brought in a slew of candidates to compete for playing time this year out of what will be a new-look bullpen. Back from 2014 with guaranteed...
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Al Alburquerque Posts Photo In Daisy Dukes On Instagram

Detroit Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque posted a racy photo wearing daisy dukes and a bikini top on his Instagram page on Thursday during their game against the Oakland A’s. [@thescore] The post Tigers’ Al Alburquerque Posts Photo In Daisy Dukes On Instagram appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Alburquerque is an odd dresser (PHOTO)

Tigers setup man Al Alburquerque dressed up in a female dominatrix outfit and posted a picture to Instagram while the Tigers were in Oakland as part of a rookie hazing joke.  Wait, Alburquerque is in his fourth year? There is no excuse for this.  None.  Ever. via Instagram [via Instagram]
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Alburquerque sports studded leather bra, panties in clubhouse

Um … yeah. No reason has been offered for this, but no reason or explanation is really necessary, right? It is what it is. And that “is” is Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Al Alburquerque donning a studded leather bra, leather panties and a complimentary leather studded hat in the clubhouse on Wednesday at some point […] The post Tigers’ Al Alburquerque sports studded leather...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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