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Angels option Al Alburquerque as bullpen picture clears

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels optioned Al Alburquerque to Triple-A on Tuesday morning, leaving Cam Bedrosian and Greg Mahle as the final two candidates to win the seventh spot in the bullpen for opening day. Alburquerque, 29, gave up up four earned runs...
Via The OC Register
March 29, 2016  |  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
January 15, 2016  |  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
January 15, 2016  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers agree with right-hander Alburquerque on 1-year deal

  Relief pitcher Al Alburquerque and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a one-year contract. The Tigers announced the deal Sunday. The right-hander was the last Tigers player left in salary arbitration. The 28-year-old Alburquerque was 3-1 with a 2.51 ERA in 72 games last year for the AL Central champions. He made $837,500 last season and asked for $2.05 million this year...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 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.
Via Diehardsport
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

Indians Complete Sweep Over Tigers After Walk-Off Balk By Al Alburquerque

If there was an odder way to lose a baseball game, I’d like to know it.  In the bottom of the 13th inning, after intentionally walking Yan Gomes to load the bases, Al Alburquerque, who had replaced Phil Coke in the inning, was called for a balk after he ever so slightly moved his head […] The post Indians Complete Sweep Over Tigers After Walk-Off Balk By Al Alburquerque appeared...
Via Diehardsport
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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