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Washington Nationals' lack of offseason moves is head-scratching

Owners maintain the right to spend or not spend, make arbitrary decisions on personnel -- essentially, do whatever the heck they want.Owners also maintain the right to decline comment to reporters who seek explanation for their strategies, leaving fans to wonder what the heck is going on.The Nationals’ owners cannot be called cheap, not when they supported the game’s fifth-highest...
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16 days ago

Washington Nationals: Matt Albers Goes Camping

The Washington Nationals signed the grizzled veteran to give the bullpen multi-inning depth. Can Matt Albers make the squad? In another attempt to bolster the bullpen with veteran depth, the Washington Nationals Tuesday brought in Matt Albers on a non-roster invitee deal for Spring Training. If he makes the club, Albers stands to take in a base salary of $1.15 million with $200...
Via FOX Sports
19 days ago

White Sox decline option on reliever Albers

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox declined a $3 million club option on reliever Matt Albers and exercised a $250,000 buyout, making the right-hander a free agent. The club also released right-hander Daniel Webb, reinstated third baseman Matt Davidson and reliever Jake Petricka from the 60-day disabled list, and outrighted outfielder J.B. Shuck to Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday...
Via Associated Press
November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: STL: Matt Albers immortalized on baseball card

Matt Albers' moment during a 13th inning White Sox win over the Mets has been immortalized on a baseball card.
Via CSN Chicago
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

White Sox sign reliever Albers to one-year deal with 2017 option

The Chicago White Sox announced Thursday the signing of right-handed reliever Matt Albers to a one-year deal:He's on the hook for $2.25 million with a $3 million team option for 2017:Albers, 33, was extremely effective for the White Sox in 2015, compiling a 1.21 ERA in 30 appearances. His 1.14 second-half ERA was the lowest among AL relievers.He joins a bullpen comprised of closer...
Via FOX Sports
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox, reliever Matt Albers agree to 1-year deal

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox and reliever Matt Albers have agreed to a one-year contract that guarantees $2.25 million and includes a club option for 2017. The 33-year-old right-hander will receive $2 million next season. The White Sox hold a $3 million option for 2017 with a $250,000 buyout under the terms of the deal announced Thursday. Albers made Chicago's opening day...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bullpen Notes: Mets Checked In On Jake McGee, Could Look At Matt Albers

Latest Reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York brings up right-handed reliever Matt Albers as a potential target the Mets will look at as they seek to upgrade their bullpen. The Mets have shown serious interest in Albers in the past, and are expected to do so again this offseason. Albers, 32, went 2-0 with a 1.21 ERA in 30 appearances for the Chicago White Sox in 2015. He missed...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox RHP Matt Albers on DL with injury from brawl vs. Royals

  Matt Albers knew something was wrong after he was involved in a benches-clearing brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. A day later, it was much worse. The White Sox placed Albers on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a broken pinkie finger on his right hand. They also promoted right-hander Scott Carroll from Triple-A Charlotte and designated...
Via Associated Press
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros, Albers complete $2.45M, 1-year deal

The Astros have finalized a $2.45 million, one-year contract with right-handed reliever Matt Albers. The 30-year-old Albers gets $2.25 million next season under Tuesday's agreement, and Houston has a $3 million option for 2015 with a $200,000 buyout. He 6-2 in 119 appearances over the last two seasons with a 2.77 ERA, including 3-1 with a 3.14 ERA in 56 appearances for Cleveland...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Indians Matt Albers could be the next member of bullpen to leave

Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that several teams have shown interest in free agent Tribe right handed reliever Matt Albers. Hoynes believes one of the teams strongly interested in the 30 year old rihty could be division rivals Detroit Tigers or the Chicago White Sox. Albers made $1.75 million in his only season with the Tribe after coming over from Arizona...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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