This article is part of our AL FAAB Factor series.Starting Pitchers:
Andrew Albers, Twins – In his debut on Tuesday against the Royals on the road, Albers pitched 8.1 scoreless innings with four hits allowed, two strikeouts, and one walk. Prior to this, he was at Triple-A Rochester, where he had a 2.86 ERA with 116 strikeouts and 32 walks over 132.1 innings. At 27-years old, he's not a prospect, but that shouldn't dissuade owners from taking a chance on him, as he showed good control at Double and Triple-A, in the minors. If he can keep that up, he'll be relevant in more than just AL-only formats, but we're not there yet. This coming week he faces the Indians and White Sox at home. Mixed: $2; AL: $7.
Danny Duffy, Royals – Duffy made a spot start for the Royals this week, as he pitched 3.2 innings and allowed two earned runs to the Twins. On the one hand he was able to strikeout seven batters, but on the other hand he was pulled from the game because he was already up to 93 pitche
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