According to a report from Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors, the Minnesota Twins have brought back left-handed pitcher Andrew Albers on a minor league contract. After playing for the Twins back in 2013, Albers will presumably find himself at Triple-A Rochester to provide some added insurance for the club within the minor league ranks. With starters Ervin Santana and Kyle Gibson...
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April 27, 2016
Last week’s column mentioned that Reggie Cleveland was the last native of Saskatchewan to win a big league game prior to Andrew Albers doing so two years ago. The 1981 decision wasn’t his most-notable feat. On September 25, 1977, he allowed 18 hits in a complete-game win. Pitching for the Red Sox, the right-hander allowed […]
CLEVELAND (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned rookie outfielder Dalton Pompey and pitcher Andrew Albers to Triple-A Buffalo. Pompey opened the season as Toronto's center fielder, but batted .183 and struck out 22 times in 83 at-bats. The 22-year-old switch hitter stole two bases. Albers, whose contract was purchased from Buffalo before Friday's game, gave up a three-run homer...
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May 02, 2015 | Discuss
The Minnesota Twins have released left-hander Andrew Albers, allowing him to sign with a South Korean team. The Twins announced Thursday the 28-year-old Albers cleared waivers. He will join the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization. Albers went 2-5 with a 4.05 ERA in 10 starts for the Twins last season, throwing 8 1-3 scoreless innings in his major league debut Aug....
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January 30, 2014 | Discuss
MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Albers doesn't speak a lick of Korean, but he might have to learn quickly. A team from South Korea, the Hanwha Eagles, remains interested in the Twins left-hander. Albers said Friday that nothing was finalized yet as talks between the clubs were still ongoing, but it sounds as if there's a good chance Albers could pitch in Korea in 2014. "It's one of those things...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins pitcher Andrew Albers could soon be Korea-bound. Albers has been in talks to play for the Hanwha Eagles of South Korea, his agent Blake Corosky, confirmed Tuesday. The 28-year-old Albers made his major league debut with Minnesota this past season and was 2-5 with a 4.05 ERA in 10 starts for the Twins. Corosky said the Eagles initially contacted the Twins about...
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