Alberto Árias

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Alberto Árias
Houston Astros
Pitcher
Born: (1983-10-14) October 14, 1983 (age 30)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 2007 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
(through 2009)
Win-loss record 4-2
Earned run average 3.74
Strikeouts 55
Teams

Alberto A. Árias (born October 14, 1983) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball.

In 2006, Árias played in Minor League Baseball with the Tulsa Drillers. Árias made his MLB debut with the Colorado Rockies in 2007 and made 6 relief appearances, going 1–0 with a 4.91 ERA. On July 31, 2008, the Houston Astros claimed him off waivers from the Rockies and assigned him to Triple-A Round Rock.

In 2009, Árias took a big step forward in his career, setting career-best marks in games played (42), innings pitched (45.2), WHIP (1.489) and ERA (3.35).

Árias missed the 2010 and 2011 seasons due to injury. On October 24, 2011, he re-signed a minor league contract with the Astros.

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