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Biography Data
Positions: P-526
Proper Name: Matthew James Albers
Born: January 20, 1983 (33.249)
Place Sugar Land, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 195 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Clements School (Sugar Land,TX)
Drafted: 2001 -- 23rd round (686th overall) by Houston Astros (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 25,2006 (23.186)
Service Time:8.141 (2015)
TBC Player ID:21317
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-01-21 - Chicago White Sox - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Free Agent] Club option for 2017 @$3m More
Prospect Ranks:[2007]MLB #85 HOU #3 [2005]HOU #6 [2004]HOU #9
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Free Agent] Club option for 2017 @$3m by Chicago White Sox (2016-01-21)
Organizations:HOU, BAL, BOS, ARI, CLE, CHA
Signed by:Rusty Pendergrass
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (62.03%) -- Slider (15.24%) -- Fastball (9.70%) -- Curveball (8.53%) -- Changeup (4.49%)
Fastball Velocity: [2016] - 92.05 - [2015] - 91.1 - [2014] - 93.76 - [2013] - 93.43 - [2012] - 93.64 - [2011] - 92.72 - [2010] - 91.97

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-01-21Chicago White SoxRPActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Free Agent] Club option for 2017 @$3m40man
    2015-11-03RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-07-19Chicago White SoxRPActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-04-26Chicago White SoxRPDL-15Chicago White SoxMLBDL-15 Pinkie finger40man
    2015-04-05Chicago White SoxRPActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-02-14Chicago White SoxRPMinorsChicago White SoxMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-10-31RPFAMLBTeam option declined, declared free agent---
    2014-07-25Houston AstrosRPDL-60Houston AstrosMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2014-04-25Houston AstrosRPDL-15Houston AstrosMLBDL-15 Right shoulder tendinitis40man
    2014-04-11Houston AstrosRPActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBActivated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2014-04-08Houston AstrosRPPat LeaveHouston AstrosMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-12-18Houston AstrosRPActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.25m)40man
    2013-10-31RPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-04-22Cleveland IndiansRPActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBReinstated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-04-13Cleveland IndiansRPPat LeaveCleveland IndiansMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-01-18Cleveland IndiansRPActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.75m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012-12-11Cleveland IndiansPActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBTraded from Diamondbacks with Trevor Bauer and Bryan Shaw to Indians for Tony Sipp and Lars Anderson40man
    2012-07-31Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBTraded from Red Sox with Scott Podsednik to Diamondbacks for Craig Breslow40man
    2012-05-04Boston Red SoxRPActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLB40man
    2011-12-12Boston Red SoxBoston Red SoxMLB---
    2010-12-16Boston Red SoxBoston Red SoxMLB---
    2009-12-12Baltimore OriolesBaltimore OriolesMLB---
    2009-03-08Baltimore OriolesBaltimore OriolesMLB---
    2008-01-25Baltimore OriolesBaltimore OriolesMLB---
    2007-02-28Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    2006-02-21Houston AstrosHouston AstrosMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Red Sox
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Orioles (1-year)
    Traded by Astros with Troy Patton, Luke Scott, Dennis Sarfate and Mike Costanzo to Orioles for Miguel Tejada
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Houston Astros in 23rd round (686th overall) of 2001 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Chicago White Sox$ 2,000,0003841758$ 507,500$ 4,325,6902016-01-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Free Agent] Club option for 2017 @$3m
    2015Chicago White Sox$ 1,500,0004281553$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Houston Astros$ 2,250,000350661$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Cleveland Indians$ 1,750,0003671360$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.25m)
    2013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.75m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012Boston Red Sox$ 1,075,0004152455$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2012Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,075,0004151955$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Boston Red Sox$ 875,0004692548$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-12-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($1.075m) Avoided arbitration
    2010Baltimore Orioles$ 680,0004871747$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-12-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.875m)
    2009Baltimore Orioles$ 410,0006402320$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-12-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.68m) Avoided arbitration
    2009-03-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.41m)
    2008Baltimore Orioles$ 395,0006832124$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.395m)
    2007Houston Astros$ 380,000737320$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m)
    2006Houston Astros$ 327,000742360$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-02-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m)

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