Tim Alderson

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Tim Alderson
Sugar Land Skeeters – No. 30
Pitcher
Born: (1988-11-03) November 3, 1988 (age 27)
Phoenix, Arizona
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Timothy Curtis Alderson (born November 3, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

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] In February 2015, he signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals.[7] He elected free agency on November 6, 2015.[8]

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. 
  7. ^ Eddy, Matt (February 7, 2015). "Minor League Transactions: Jan. 30-Feb. 5". Baseball America. 
  8. ^ "Eastern League Transactions". milb.com. p. November 2015. Retrieved November 6, 2015. 

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