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Current Status
Free Agent since 2019-10-31 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew James Albers
Stat Years
2002-2019  [mlb] 2006-2019
Height/Weight
6-0 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
P (753)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1983-01-20 in Sugar Land, Texas   [37.002]
Death
High School
Clements School (Sugar Land,TX)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #23 (#686 overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Rusty Pendergrass
MLB Debut
2006-07-25 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.186)
Service Time
12.141 (2019)
Organizations
HOU [7] BAL [3] CHA [2] MIL [2] BOS [2] CLE [1] WAS [1] ARI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 21317 ... retro id: albem001 ... mlbam id: 458006
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2002Martinsville AstrosAppRkhou21191---235.1313130000059.2613834238725171.669.200.305.7310.865.731.89.400
    2002Minor Totals: HOUbyYearRk----191---235.1713130000059.7613834238725171.679.270.305.7810.955.781.89.400
    2003Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-hou21202---542.9215140001086.1693728125944101.097.190.102.619.803.863.76.556
    2003Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA-----201---542.9315140001086.3693728125944101.097.210.102.619.833.873.76.556
    2004Lexington LegendsSALAhou21213---833.31222100010111.195514135714011001.377.680.244.6111.324.122.46.727
    2004Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA----211---833.32222100010111.395514135714011001.377.700.244.6211.344.132.46.727
    2005Salem AvalancheCaroA+hou23224---8124.66282700010148.2161867715621467081.509.750.913.758.845.212.35.400
    2005Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+----221---8124.68282700010148.7161867715621467081.509.780.913.778.875.222.35.400
    2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou23235---1022.17191900000116.0964028447959001.237.450.313.657.373.102.02.833
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou24235---213.96440000025.0241111210260001.368.640.723.609.363.962.60.667
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou37235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.00420002015.017101017110001.6010.200.604.206.606.001.57.000
    2006Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA/AA----232---1232.49232300000141.012051396571219001.267.660.383.647.723.262.12.800
    2006MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.00420002015.017101017110001.6010.200.604.206.606.001.57.000
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-246---233.74991000053.0502822622433001.368.491.023.747.304.751.95.400
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou37246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4115.863118002130110.212777721850717071.6010.331.464.075.776.261.42.267
    2007Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----241---233.74991000053.0502822622433001.368.491.023.747.304.751.95.400
    2007MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4115.883118002130110.712777721850717071.6110.371.474.085.806.291.42.267
    2008Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-bal-257---000.0020000202.01000140001.004.500.004.5018.000.004.00.000
    2008Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.4928300525049.0432119422261021.337.900.734.044.783.861.18.500
    2008Minor Totals: BALbyYearA-----251---000.0020000202.01000140001.004.500.004.5018.000.004.00.000
    2008MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.4928300525049.0432119422261021.337.900.734.044.783.861.18.500
    2009Norfolk TidesILAAAbal39268---105.6810000110012.21911815122001.8913.500.713.558.537.822.401.000
    2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf365.51560001356067.0804341336493001.7310.750.404.846.585.781.36.333
    2009Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----261---105.9010000110012.71911815122001.9714.020.743.698.858.112.401.000
    2009MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf365.51560001356067.0804341336493001.7310.750.404.846.585.781.36.333
    2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf534.52620001962075.2784138634492001.489.280.714.045.834.881.44.625
    2010MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf534.55620001962075.7784138634492001.499.340.724.075.864.911.44.625
    2011Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-2810---000.0020000203.01000020000.333.000.000.006.000.000.00.000
    2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.73560001056064.2623534731682051.448.630.974.319.464.872.19.500
    2011Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----281---000.0020000203.01000020000.333.000.000.006.000.002.00.000
    2011MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.77560001056064.7623534731682051.458.690.984.359.534.912.19.500
    2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf202.2940000840039.1301410615250011.146.861.373.435.723.201.671.000
    2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari322911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.5723000423021.0167637191011.106.861.293.008.143.002.71.500
    2012MLB Totals: BOS-ARIbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf312.40630001263060.3462116922441021.136.891.353.296.593.142.00.750
    2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle323012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.14560002156063.0572522223356011.278.140.293.295.003.571.52.750
    2013MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.14560002156063.0572522223356011.278.140.293.295.003.571.52.750
    2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou373113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.90800018010.010110380011.309.000.002.707.200.902.67.000
    2014MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.90800018010.010110380011.309.000.002.707.200.902.67.000
    2015Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha03214---000.0010000102.00000040000.000.000.000.0018.000.000.00.000
    2015Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha513214---105.5970000709.210662150001.149.311.860.934.665.595.001.000
    2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf201.2130000530037.1316539280011.077.470.722.176.751.453.111.000
    2015Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA/AAA----322---104.82800008011.710662190000.988.041.610.807.234.829.001.000
    2015MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf201.2130000530037.3316539280011.087.520.732.186.791.463.111.000
    2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf266.31581001157051.16744361019304031.6811.751.753.335.267.711.58.250
    2016MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf266.34581001157051.36744361019304031.6811.801.763.355.287.751.58.250
    2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas433416Log - Sp - Ext - Perf721.62630002363261.0351211617630040.855.160.892.519.301.773.71.778
    2017MLB Totals: WASbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf721.62630002363261.0351211617630040.855.160.892.519.301.773.71.778
    2018Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAmil---3517---000.0010000101.00000010000.000.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    2018Biloxi ShuckersSouAAmil---3517---100.0030000304.02000060000.504.500.000.0013.500.000.001.000
    2018Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil---3517---000.0010000101.21000030000.605.400.000.0016.200.000.00.000
    2018Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil433517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf337.34340001034134.14529281012321021.6611.802.623.158.397.602.67.500
    2018Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA/A/AA----353---100.0050000506.730000100000.484.350.000.0014.520.002.001.000
    2018MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf337.39340001034134.34529281012321021.6711.882.643.178.457.652.67.500
    2019Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil433618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf865.13670001367459.2533434829572131.377.991.214.378.605.131.97.571
    2019MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf865.17670001367459.7533434829572131.398.061.224.418.675.171.97.571
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)47484.3561624001455927759.075139936787314571291311.408.911.033.726.774.731.82.495
    American League Totals (9 yrs)24234.06394400933900457.345823020641192318180141.429.020.813.786.264.531.66.511
    National League Totals (6 yrs)23254.812222000522027301.729316916146122253111171.388.751.373.657.565.052.07.479
    Minor League Totals40283.61137107101300636.059030825536268653412151.358.350.513.799.244.362.44.588
    Minor: Rk Totals235.1713130000059.7613834238725171.679.270.305.7810.955.781.89.400
    Minor: A- Totals542.8617140003088.3703728126984101.097.150.102.6610.013.783.77.556
    Minor: A Totals833.29232100020112.395514135714111001.367.630.244.5811.324.092.47.727
    Minor: A+ Totals8124.68282700010148.7161867715621467081.509.780.913.778.875.222.35.400
    Minor: AA Totals1122.07231900040122.09840284471059001.197.230.303.477.752.952.23.846
    Minor: AAA Totals644.033313101200105.010556471138915001.369.000.943.267.804.802.39.600
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (3 yrs)11124.61146300371430191.72011059813921246021.539.460.614.335.844.941.35.478
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (2 yrs)1195.9410100023101594.09863621841893151.489.381.723.938.526.032.17.550
    Boston Red Sox Totals (2 yrs)643.819600018960104.09249441346932061.337.961.133.988.054.242.02.600
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)464.18881001687088.79850411328584041.4310.001.332.865.925.102.07.400
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)721.62630002363261.0351211617630040.855.160.892.519.301.773.71.778
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)313.14560002156063.0572522223356011.278.140.293.295.003.571.52.750
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)4135.893520002150125.714487821957827071.6110.351.374.105.896.251.44.235
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)112.5723000423021.0167637191011.106.861.293.008.143.002.71.500
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)000.90800018010.010110380011.309.000.002.707.200.902.67.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou2323p---159100000001701000.000.100.000.1001100.111.000.0009.0963.647.000.00.000.0
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou2423p---134000000000102000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3723pL-S-E-P144000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-24p---298000001000302000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0030.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3724pL-S-E-P231290200000001703000.069.069.069.1383220.000.000.1670.0053.130.000.00.000.0
    2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3426pL-S-E-P341000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3230pL-S-E-P4560000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3433pL-S-E-P5411110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0001211.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas4334pL-S-E-P6590000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2019Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil4336pL-S-E-P7630000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)221351310000002103000.086.086.114.2003841.029.028.2140.0055.260.000.00.0033.3
    National League Totals (4 yrs)157330200000002003000.061.061.061.1223620.000.000.1540.0055.560.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (3 yrs)642111000000100000.500.5001.0001.500221.500.5001.0000.0050.000.000.00.00100.0
    Minor League Totals17211000010011105000.000.045.000.0452700.048.000.0003.7040.7411.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals59100000001701000.000.100.000.1001100.111.000.0009.0963.647.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1212000001000404000.000.000.000.0001600.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)630000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)590000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)560000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)35330200000002003000.061.061.061.1223620.000.000.1540.0055.560.000.00.000.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)41000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)411110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0001211.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2002Martinsville AstrosAppRk19P1300.01400551.0000.400.0019.4100.08
    2003Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-20P1500.0615102221.9551.400.0028.3100.05
    2004Lexington LegendsSALA21P2200.097111716.9410.700.0015.7100.010
    2005Salem AvalancheCaroA+22P2800.01421233735.9461.300.0019.9100.05
    2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAA23P1900.06140120201.0001.100.0013.7100.010
    2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA23P400.01000111.0000.300.002.8100.021
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLB23P4215.04401881.0002.000.532.5100.018
    2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA24P900.0380011111.0001.200.006.3100.014
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB24P3118111.2713122120.9520.600.1819.1100.09
    2008Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-25P200.0000000.0000.000.002.7100.023
    2008Baltimore OriolesALMLB25P28349.0560011111.0000.400.2217.4100.011
    2009Norfolk TidesILAAA26P1000.01000111.0000.100.007.0100.015
    2009Baltimore OriolesALMLB26P56067.0460010101.0000.200.1534.6100.03
    2010BaltimoreALMLB27P62075.2615132221.9550.300.2838.3100.01
    2011Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA28P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.027
    2011BostonALMLB28p56064.21810109.9000.200.1434.6100.03
    2012BostonALMLB29P40039.11701881.0000.200.2024.7100.06
    2012ArizonaNLMLB29P23021.0011021.5000.000.0514.2100.011
    2013ClevelandALMLB30P56063.0411111615.9380.300.2434.6100.05
    2014HoustonALMLB31P8010.0000000.0000.000.004.9100.020
    2015Birmingham BaronsSouAA32P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.025
    2015Charlotte KnightsILAAA32P700.00300331.0000.400.004.9100.023
    2015Chi White SoxALMLB32P30037.138111211.9170.400.3018.5100.09
    2016Chi White SoxALMLB33P58151.128221210.8330.200.2035.8100.04
    2017WashingtonNLMLB34P63061.01500661.0000.100.1038.9100.01
    2018Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwA35P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.026
    2018Biloxi ShuckersSouAA35P300.01000111.0000.300.002.1100.027
    2018Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA35P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.029
    2018MilwaukeeNLMLB35P34034.11300441.0000.100.1220.9100.08
    2019MilwaukeeNLMLB36P67059.22400661.0000.100.1041.4100.03
    MLB Totals - (P)616247574199811148140.9460.200.180.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)33005110016161.0000.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)23007140121211.0000.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)28001421233735.9461.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)230097111716.9410.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1700615102221.9551.200.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)13001400551.0000.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2002Minor13----------
    2003Minor15----------
    2004Minor22----------
    2005Minor28----------
    2006MLB4----------
    2006Minor23----------
    2007MLB31----------
    2007Minor9----------
    2008MLB28----------
    2008Minor2----------
    2009MLB56----------
    2009Minor10----------
    2010MLB62----------
    2011MLB56----------
    2011Minor2----------
    2012MLB63----------
    2013MLB56----------
    2014MLB8----------
    2015MLB30----------
    2015Minor8----------
    2016MLB58----------
    2017MLB63----------
    2018MLB34----------
    2018Minor5----------
    2019MLB67----------
    Totals753----------