Alburquerque Agrees to One-Year Contract with the Detroit Tigers

Al Alburquerque still has the eye of the tiger

The 28-year-old Dominican Major League Baseball relief pitcher has reached an agreement on a one-year contract with the Detroit Tigers.

Al Alburquerque

The Tigers announced the deal on Sunday.

Alburquerque, a right-hander, was the last Tigers player left in salary arbitration.

He was 3-1 with a 2.51 ERA in 72 games last year for the AL Central champions.

He made $837,500 last season and asked for $2.05 million this year, with the Tigers offering $1,375,000.

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