30-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Andrew Albers in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Andrew Albers Contract Information:
Signed a minor league contract with the Blue Jays in December 2014 that includes an invitation to spring training.
Albers was outrighted off the 40-man roster Wednesday, Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star reports.
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2015 Stat Review for Andrew Albers As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)
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Andrew Albers: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Andrew Albers.
Albers was a late bloomer who got called up last August and began his career with two great starts before coming back down to earth. The lefty previously pitched in independent ball before signing with the Twins in 2011, becoming a productive reliever at High-A and Double-A. He moved into the rotation at Triple-A in 2013 and thrived with a 2.86 ERA and 116:32 K:BB ratio in 132.1 innings. Albers was called up to the majors in August with the Twins desperate for starters, coming within two outs of a shutout in his first start and delivering a two-hit shutout in his second turn. It was all downhill thereafter, as Albers went 0-5 with a 5.75 ERA and 4.3 K/9 in his next eight starts. Albers' unusual delivery may have fooled hitters initially, but his lack of velocity (86.6 mph fastball average) eventually became a problem. He may have had a shot to win a role with the Twins again, but instead chose to sign with the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization for 2014.