Astros, Albers complete $2.45M, 1-year deal
The Astros have finalized a $2.45 million, one-year contract
with right-handed reliever Matt Albers.
The 30-year-old Albers gets $2.25 million next season under
Tuesday’s agreement, and Houston has a $3 million option for 2015
with a $200,000 buyout.
He 6-2 in 119 appearances over the last two seasons with a 2.77
ERA, including 3-1 with a 3.14 ERA in 56 appearances for Cleveland
A Houston native, Albers made his major league debut with the
Astros in 2006 and was traded to Baltimore the following year. He
has also played for Boston, Arizona and Cleveland.