Tim Alderson

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Tim Alderson
Free agent
Pitcher
Born: (1988-11-03) November 3, 1988 (age 26)
Phoenix, Arizona
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Timothy Curtis Alderson (born November 3, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent.

Alderson was drafted by the San Francisco Giants 22nd overall in the first round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft. On July 29, 2009, Alderson was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for second baseman Freddy Sanchez.[1][2]

Alderson began the 2010 season assigned to the Pirates' Double A club, the Altoona Curve, and entered the season as the Pirates' No. 7 prospect, according to Baseball America. However he experienced a difficult season with the club and was demoted to the Single A, Bradenton Marauders on July 14, 2010.[3]

On July 12, 2013, Alderson was traded to the Baltimore Orioles for Russ Canzler.[4] He was released by the Orioles on July 14, 2014 [5]

He was signed to a minor league contract by the Oakland A's on July 21, 2014. [6] He currently pitches for the Class A – Advanced Stockton Ports.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sanchez to Giants for Alderson". Sports.espn.go.com. August 1, 2009. Retrieved September 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2009/08/04/Pitching-prospect-Tim-Alderson-has-Pirates-management-excited/stories/200908040180
  3. ^ Giger, Cory (July 12, 2010). "Curve's Alderson demoted to Single-A". Altoonamirror.com. Retrieved September 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Pirates Acquire Russ Canzler For Tim Alderson". Pirates Prospects. July 12, 2013. Retrieved September 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Wallace traded to Toronto, Wolf & Alderson released". NorfolkTides.com. July 14, 2014. Retrieved August 31, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Oakland A's Transactions - July 2014". OaklandAs.com. July 2014. Retrieved August 31, 2014. 

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