Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Al AlburquerqueTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2011-2017
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


PositionsP-483Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlberto J. Albuquerque
Height6-0Weight150BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 10,1986 [32.127]PlaceSan Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2003 by the Chicago Cubs.
Signing ScoutsJose SerraService Time5.045 (2017)
MLB DebutApril 15,2011 [24.309]
OrganizationsDET [5] CHN [3] COL [2] CHA [1] KCA [1] SEA [1] TOR [1] ANA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID128009Retrosheet IDalbua001MLBAM ID456379
Pitch Repertoire Slider (60.12%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (26.49%) -- Fastball (13.34%) -- Changeup (0.05%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 93.76 - [2016] - 90.94 - [2015] - 92.73 - [2014] - 93.47 - [2013] - 93.97 - [2012] - 94.72 - [2011] - 95.49
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Pitching Stats -- Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Other Pitching -- Transactions -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Al Alburquerque page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts68Walks34Hittable67SO/BB46vsPower67Hitting0Durability54Team.492Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2006Arizona CubsArizRkchn-S/R20025.68853000012.21088110151001.587.110.717.1110.661.50.000-
2007Boise HawksNwstA-chn22S/R21323.731064002141.0422017217493001.449.220.443.7310.762.88.600-
2007Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn28,34S/R21149.241147000025.0362926512204001.8912.791.784.267.111.67.200-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0465.83211011002166.0784943729697001.6110.580.953.939.362.38.400-
2009Daytona CubsFSLA+chn41Rel23102.08240240011234.226118414443201.156.751.043.6311.423.141.000-
2009Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol37Rel23133.7623023007026.0231311013311001.377.86--4.4410.592.38.250-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0232.80470470018260.1492419427754201.257.230.593.9811.072.78.400-
2010Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol27Rel24244.9825025009334.0322319119324401.498.390.264.988.391.68.333-
2011Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet44Rel25001.9340400304.251102100001.509.64--3.8619.295.00--
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet62Rel25611.87410410011043.02199029674001.154.36--6.0213.922.31.8571.94
2012Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det-S/R26005.4043100003.05221190101.8013.502.702.7024.309.00--
2012Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet50Rel26101.69909001010.292214180001.227.590.843.3715.194.501.000-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0102.5713310001013.1144425270101.369.001.293.2117.365.401.000-
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet62Rel26000.68808000013.061108180101.054.05--5.4012.152.25-2.20
2013Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel27013.1410010001114.0955213271001.535.651.268.1616.952.08.000-
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet62Rel27434.59530530012049.0392525534709101.497.160.926.2412.862.06.5713.60
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet62Rel28312.51720720015157.0461616721632201.177.221.103.309.893.00.7503.62
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet62Rel29414.21670670012062.0632929433585401.559.150.584.798.421.76.8003.70
2016Arizona AngelsArizRkana64S/R30000.0043100004.03000030000.756.75----6.750.00--
2016Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana5Rel30103.80240240019823.2241210013263001.569.13--4.949.892.001.000-
2016Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea13Rel30016.0060600406.09441460002.1713.501.506.009.001.50.000-
2016Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0113.74343310023833.2361614117353001.579.620.274.549.362.06.500-
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana62Rel30004.5020200102.02311210002.009.004.509.004.500.50-11.65
2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca44Rel31212.08220220014326.02111605282001.007.27--1.739.695.60.667-
2017Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha30Rel31004.6310010004211.2106635151001.297.712.313.8611.573.00--
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0212.87320320018537.2311712310433001.097.410.722.3910.274.30.667-
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca62Rel31013.6011011005010.07440690001.306.30--5.408.101.50.0003.16
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha58Rel31011.131001000208.03110250000.633.38--2.255.632.50.0002.66
2018Buffalo BisonsILAAAtorRel32113.77250250012428.234161238273101.4710.670.942.518.483.38.500-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1783.16264026400581244.118788861713529120801.316.870.624.9610.692.16.6800.18
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter13194.0121921198008724302.02981631372414036026801.438.730.704.1010.542.57.406-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter543.291100110005818123.21215746105415710101.398.670.723.8711.242.91.556-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter374.45480480016360.2553630132635401.438.160.154.759.351.97.300-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter102.37283250011237.1311310515533301.217.341.183.5512.553.531.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter149.241147000025.0362926512204001.8912.791.784.267.111.67.200-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter323.731064002141.0422017217493001.449.220.443.7310.762.88.600-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter024.321284000016.21388110181001.387.020.545.409.721.80.000-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1763.20241024100501224.117580801612527620801.337.000.645.0011.042.21.739-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter013.6011011005010.07440690001.306.30--5.408.101.50.000-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter011.131001000208.03110250000.633.38--2.255.632.50.000-
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5020200102.02311210002.009.004.509.004.500.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1573.16237023700521220.016879771512126118701.316.870.624.9610.692.16.6820.18
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9144.0115715142006217220.0213117981710025819601.438.730.704.1010.542.57.391-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol27p2471000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter81000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter71000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162200000000002000000.000.000.000.0000020.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn20P8--11--221.0000.25------8100.014.5
2007Boise Hawks NwstA-chn21P10--332186.7500.60------10100.013.2
2007Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn21P11--421-76.8570.55------11100.07.9
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn23P24--25--771.0000.29------24100.017.8
2009Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol23P23--131-54.8000.17------23100.016.4
2010Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol24P25--28-110101.0000.40------25100.018.0
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P41-4333--661.0000.150.14-----41100.025.3
2012Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det26P4---------------4100.03.1
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26P9---------------9100.06.3
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P8-13-2--221.0000.250.151150.0-8100.04.9
2013Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27P10---------------10100.06.9
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P53-49421-76.8570.110.123-100.0-53100.032.7
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P72-5745-1991.0000.130.168372.7-72100.044.4
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P67-6259-214141.0000.210.238188.9-67100.041.6
2016Arizona Angels ArizRkana30P4---1-1111.0000.25------4100.07.1
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana30P24---3--331.0000.13------24100.016.9
2016Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea30P6--1---111.0000.17------6100.04.2
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana30P2-2-------------2100.01.2
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca31P22--13--441.0000.18------22100.015.6
2017Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha31P10--1---111.0000.10------10100.07.0
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P11-1023--551.0000.450.50-----11100.06.8
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P10-8-4--441.0000.400.50-----10100.06.2
2018Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor32P25--22--441.0000.16------25100.018.1
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P264-2441828134746.9790.170.1920580.0-2640.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P110--59--14141.0000.13------1100.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P48--311111514.9330.29------480.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P28--25--771.0000.25------280.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--421-76.8570.55------110.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--332186.7500.60------100.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P12--12-1331.0000.25------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn208----------
2007Boise Hawks NwstA-chn2110----------
2007Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn2111----------
2009Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2324----------
2009Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol2323----------
2010Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol2425----------
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet254----------
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet2541----------
2012Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det264----------
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet269----------
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet268----------
2013Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet2710----------
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet2753----------
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet2872----------
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet2967----------
2016Arizona Angels ArizRkana304----------
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana3024----------
2016Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea306----------
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana302----------
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca3122----------
2017Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha3110----------
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3111----------
2017Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3110----------
2018Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor3225----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB240027.0020200001.1444021005.4527.000.0013.506.750.5027.00.000
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25006.1480800217.19551713402.2511.051.238.5915.951.866.14.000
2011Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB250081.0020200000.123311001030.0054.0027.0027.000.000.0081.00.000
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB25000.0020200101.20000221001.670.000.0010.8010.801.000.00.000
2012Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB26100.0020200101.10000010000.000.000.000.006.7500.001.000
2012Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB26004.5010100002.01111020000.504.504.500.009.0004.50.000
2013Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27014.1513013003113.09762718101.236.231.384.8512.462.574.85.000
2013Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB270113.5010100000.221101200015.0027.000.0013.5027.002.0013.50.000
2013Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB27002.2560600304.02110270001.004.500.004.5015.753.502.25.000
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28001.0090900009.08111415001.338.001.004.0015.003.751.00.000
2015Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29019.7290900008.112990310101.8512.960.003.2410.803.339.72.000
2016Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30114.0090900009.012742116101.4412.002.001.0016.0016.007.00.500
2017Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31003.721001000219.214440115101.6313.030.000.9313.9715.003.72.000
2018Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB32003.3890900208.08332112001.139.002.251.1313.5012.003.38.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs134.9369069009365.7764036826100801.5510.421.103.5613.713.855.48.250
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs1115.4350500102.3444123012.5715.433.867.7111.571.5015.43.500
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs001.5980800405.7211049101.063.180.006.3514.292.251.59.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs004.5010100002.0111102000.504.504.500.009.0004.50.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-07-02PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays32.022  
2018-01-18RPToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract31.222Team Roster on 2018-01-18
2017-12-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted Free Agency (non-tendered)31.175  
2017-09-08RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors31.090Team Roster on 2017-09-08
2017-08-05RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsOff-RosterSuspended 2 games for yelling offensive slur to fans31.056Team Roster on 2017-08-05
2017-08-04RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.055Team Roster on 2017-08-04
2017-07-30RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals31.050  
2017-07-24RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment31.044Team Roster on 2017-07-24
2017-07-03RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors31.023Team Roster on 2017-07-03
2017-05-23RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors30.347Team Roster on 2017-05-23
2017-05-23RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)30.347Team Roster on 2017-05-23
2017-05-21RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment30.345Team Roster on 2017-05-21
2017-05-10RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors30.334Team Roster on 2017-05-10
2017-04-06RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)30.300Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-01-05RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.209Team Roster on 2017-01-05
2016-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.150  
2016-08-23RPSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.074Team Roster on 2016-08-23
2016-08-13RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Angels30.064  
2016-08-09RPLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors30.060Team Roster on 2016-08-09
2016-08-07RPLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)30.058Team Roster on 2016-08-07
2016-07-31RPLos Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list30.051Team Roster on 2016-07-31
2016-06-26RPLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured30.016Team Roster on 2016-06-26
2016-06-17RPLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)30.007Team Roster on 2016-06-17
2016-06-14RPLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors30.004Team Roster on 2016-06-14
2016-05-25RPLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.349Team Roster on 2016-05-25
2016-05-22RPLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment29.346Team Roster on 2016-05-22
2016-04-07RPLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)29.301Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-03-30RPLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to minors29.293Team Roster on 2016-03-30
2016-01-20RPLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.1m) [Free Agent]29.224Team Roster on 2016-01-20
2015-12-05RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.178  
2015-01-25RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.725m) [Avoids arbitration]28.229Team Roster on 2015-01-25
2014-01-17RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.8375m) [Avoids arbitration]27.221Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-06-21RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)27.011Team Roster on 2013-06-21
2013-05-16RPDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Toledo (AAA)26.340Team Roster on 2013-05-16
2012-09-02RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)26.084Team Roster on 2012-09-02
2012-08-23PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL, Optioned to Toledo (AAA)26.074Team Roster on 2012-08-23
2012-08-04PDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab26.055Team Roster on 2012-08-04
2012-07-24PDetroit TigersLakeland (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Lakeland (A+) for rehab26.044Team Roster on 2012-07-24
2012-04-24PDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.318Team Roster on 2012-04-24
2012-04-04RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow surgery25.298Team Roster on 2012-04-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-09-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-26InjuredDisabled -- - 
2011-08-12InjuredDisabled -- Concussion 
2011-07-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-07-01InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow inflammation 
2010-11-19ContractSigned by Tigers 
2009-07-02TradeTraded by Cubs to Rockies for Jeff Baker 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25414,000-78938-2,722,607414,000414,000
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26495,000-57724362,954,887480,000909,000
2013Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27500,000-62523303,023,990490,0001,409,000
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28837,500-48219473,256,497500,0002,246,5002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.8375m) [Avoids arbitration]
2015Detroit TigersTeam Payroll291,725,0004.14741715543,571,283507,5003,971,5002015-01-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.725m) [Avoids arbitration]
2016Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll30507,5004.15277138-3,498,245507,5004,479,0002016-01-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.1m) [Free Agent]
2016-08-23 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll31535,0005.04581935-3,651,709535,0005,014,0002017-01-05 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017-08-04 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll31535,0005.04581928-3,651,709535,0005,014,0002017-01-05 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017-08-04 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red