Al Alburquerque

Detroit Tigers #62 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 06/10/86
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 195
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
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5 Tigers, including Scherzer, avoid arbitration

Rick Porcello, Austin Jackson and Andy Dirks agree to one-year deals. The Tigers still need to come to agreements with Alex Avila, Al Alburquerque and the reigning AL Cy Young, Max Scherzer, or will face going to arbitration.

Tigers throwing a combined no-hitter through 7

Anibal Sanchez worked six no-hits innings, but was replaced by Al Albuquerque in the top of the seventh.

Was leaving Al Alburquerque in a mistake?

The Tigers' skipper left his reliever in too long Saturday and paid a price for the choice. But could he have known ahead of time how it would turn out?

Bullpen worries for the weekend

The bullpen is stressed and facing five games in four days. This could get interesting.

Tigers options, service time, free agency clocks

Here is the updated chart for Tiger players with options remaining, service time, free agency and arbitration schedules.

The Tigers quickly fixed the bullpen

Two weeks ago the Tigers' bullpen was a train wreck. Is it too soon to call it a strength?

Is the Ax the sharp edge needed in Detroit?

Milwaukee Brewers reliever John Axford could be an ideal buy-low candidate for the Tigers bullpen at the trade deadline.

Tigers designate Valverde for assignment

The Tigers have cut ties with Jose Valverde yet again.

Valverde DFA'd

The Potato is baked.

Minor League Recaps: 6/4/2013

Toledo lost in a slugfest, Erie went to extra innings, and Lakeland blanked the Mets in yesterday's minor league action.

Scouting Evan Reed

Reed was acquired by the Tigers in early April from the Marlins. He's been really good at AAA-Toledo so far this season; but what does he feature from a scouting perspective? Read on to find out!

Al Alburquerque sent down, replaced by Evan Reed

No longer trusted to throw strikes in late inning situations, the Tigers have optioned Al Alburquerque to Triple-A Toledo, replacing him with Evan Reed.

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