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MATT ALBERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Injury updates on Astros' Matt Albers and Jesse Crain

The Houston Astros have had little to cheer about on the field this season, finishing the first quarter of the season with a record of 13-27, last place in the American League West. The Astros have been equally inept offensively and on the mound, ranking 27th in runs scored and in ERA. There is hope for some good news on relievers Matt Albers and Jesse Crain, who are battling...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Matt Albers dealing with shoulder tightness

The Houston Astros are off to a 7-14 start, last in the American League West. They are 29th in runs scored and 26th in ERA. But the Astros have played better of late, winning their last two on the road against the Seattle Mariners. There is some concern with relief pitcher Matt Albers, who has shoulder tightness. He is unavailable tonight and his status for tomorrow is up in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Indians Re-Sign Matt Albers?

Matt Albers was an interesting case in 2013, finishing the year with a 3.14 ERA in 56 games. Despite this perceived success, he was almost never used in significant situations. He came into just 15 games when the Indians were tied or had the lead and just 23 games that were within two runs. Albers was most often brought into the game during the sixth through eighth innings, when...
Via Burning River Baseball
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians activate RP Matt Albers

The Cleveland Indians have activated right-handed pitcher Matt Albers from the Restricted List. Albers, 30, is 1-0 in four appearances this season. In five innings pitched, he has allowed three earned runs, striking out four batters while walking three. He was placed on the Restricted List after his time on the Paternity/Medical Emergency List drew to a close. He will rejoin the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians put RP Matt Albers on ‘family medical emergency’ list; make minor trade

Today the Indians announced that they have moved relief pitcher Matt Albers to the family medical emergency list. The move will allow Albers more time to be with his wife during the birth of their child. He can stay on that list until Friday. They also announced a trade- “The Indians completed a Minor League trade, acquiring CA CHRIS WALLACE from the Houston Astros in exchange...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Albers to be out longer, Berger traded

Today the Indians announced that they have transferred right-handed pitcher Matt Albers from the paternity list to the family medical emergency list. The paternity list allows a player up to three days of leave, so Albers would have needed to be activated on the roster today; however, he is not ready to return to the team. The family medical leave list allows a player to be out for...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Albers Surprised By Trade But Excited To Return To National League, Enter Playoff Race

Three hours before Tuesday's game, Matt Albers started packing up his belongings. The reliever had recently received word that he'd been shipped to the Diamondbacks in exchange for lefty Craig Breslow. While Albers has been traded in the past, this transaction caught him off guard. "I wasn't really expecting [it]," Albers said. "I've been traded before...
Via NESN.com
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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