Tim Alderson

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Tim Alderson
Oakland Athletics
Born: (1988-11-03) November 3, 1988 (age 25)
Phoenix, Arizona
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Timothy Curtis Alderson (born November 3, 1988) is a pitcher who is currently 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]


  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. 

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