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  1. And That Happened: Saturday's Scores and HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MSNBC

    From Rio Ruiz's first major league home run to Mike Clevinger's first seven-inning shutout, here are the rest of Saturday's scores and highlights: Braves 5, Nationals 2: The Braves hammered Max Scherzer and Matt Albers for three home runs on Saturday, putting the cherry on a week that has already seen five wins in seven games. No home run was sweeter than that of rookie third baseman Rio Ruiz, whose 372-foot bomb in the second inning was also his first recorded hit in the major leagues.

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  2. Washington Nationals: Matt Albers making strong case to be closerRead the original story

    Monday May 15 | Call to the Pen

    Of the Washington Nationals' in-house closer options, Matt Albers has come out of nowhere to earn save chances. Should they continue calling on him in the ninth? The Washington Nationals entered spring training not quite sure who their closer would be.

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  3. Infield Chatter: Albers' save pushes other obscure chases to forefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | The Times

    When the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Friday night, it marked the end of the road for one of baseball's most obscure records chases. The pitcher who recorded the final out for the Nats was Matt Albers, whom White Sox fans will recognize from the 2015-2016 seasons, but whose career goes back to breaking in with Houston - still in the National League - as a 23-year-old in 2006.

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  4. Washington Nationals: A Closer Look At Jacob TurnerRead the original story

    Thursday May 4 | Teddy Never Wins

    ... over the Arizona Diamondbacks. With a bullpen performing poorly, Turner turning into the hero is as likely Matt Albers . The head says neither should be successful, but the stat sheet says otherwise. Drafted by the Detroit Tigers ninth overall out ...

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  5. Nats call up Albers, designate GuthrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Washington Nationals

    The Nationals selected the contract of right-handed reliever Matt Albers from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday and designated right-hander Jeremy Guthrie for assignment. Guthrie started Saturday for the Nationals and didn't make it out of the first inning, allowing 10 earned runs in the club's 17-3 loss to the Phillies.

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  6. Nationals clear Jeremy Guthrie from the roster hours after allowing 10 runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | CBS Sports

    On Saturday, Jeremy Guthrie made his first big-league start since 2015, suiting up for the Washington Nationals against the Philadelphia Phillies . Predictably, perhaps, the Nationals went ahead and cleared Guthrie from the roster on Sunday, designating him for assignment so they could purchase the contract of right-handed reliever Matt Albers : Realistically, Guthrie was never going to stick for long.

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  7. The most essential 2017 White Sox: Nos. 20-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | South Side Sox

    ... Petricka's season-ending injury placed a timed mine underneath the White Sox bullpen, which was discovered when Matt Albers exhausted his nine lives over a 10-game stretch. Hopefully the hip surgery allows him to return to life as a capable ...

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  8. Joe Nathan, 42, fails to land job with Washington NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | UPI

    ... he was moved to the bullpen and began closing games in 2004 with the Minnesota Twins . Washington also released Matt Albers, who made 10 scoreless appearances during spring training. Albers signed a minor league deal with the team in January after ...

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  9. Washington Nationals announce Joe Nathan and Matt Albers have been unconditionally released...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Federal Baseball

    Though both veteran right-handers impressed as they battled for roster spots this Spring, Joe Nathan and Matt Albers were granted their unconditional releases this morning. Nathan , 42, was attempting to return to action after having undergone Tommy John surgery twice since 2010, with the second procedure in 2015.

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  10. Nathan, Albers released, ending bullpen bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Major League Baseball

    Right-handers Joe Nathan and Matt Albers were unconditionally released after both were told they would not make the club's Opening Day roster despite solid spring performances. Both had signed Minor League deals.

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  11. Nationals release Joe Nathan and Matt AlbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | MSNBC

    Nathan, 42, pitched in just ten games last year, totaling only six and a third innings, between the Giants and the Cubs. He missed the entire 2015 season except for one third of an inning on Opening Day.

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  12. Chicago White Sox bullpen regroups after running out of gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... David Robertson couldn't hold a 7-1 lead in a May 28 game at Kansas City and never seemed to fully recover. Matt Albers was one of the best relievers in baseball last April, but too much work took a big toll and the right-hander was barely used over ...

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  13. Former Trojan off to fast start for college teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... New York Yankees ace Andy Pettitte (North), a five-time World Series champion. Washington Nationals right-hander Matt Albers is a former Gators pitcher, as is Jesse Crain, a reliever who played for the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox prior to ...

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  14. Nationals announce 2017 non-roster inviteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Washington Nationals

    Pitchers and catchers are slated to report to the Nationals' Spring Training facility in West Palm Beach, Fla., by Tuesday, Feb. 14. Washington's position players will report by Friday, Feb. 17, and the first full-squad workout is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 19. Matt Albers, 34, has appeared in 452 games across 11 Major League seasons. He spent the last two seasons with the Chicago White Sox.

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  15. Washington Nationals: Matt Albers Goes CampingRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Teddy Never Wins

    The Washington Nationals signed the grizzled veteran to give the bullpen multi-inning depth. Can Matt Albers make the squad? In another attempt to bolster the bullpen with veteran depth, the Washington Nationals Tuesday brought in Matt Albers on a non-roster invitee deal for Spring Training.

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  16. Nationals sign Joe Nathan and Matt Albers to Minor League deals with invitations to Spring Training..Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Federal Baseball

    The Washington Nationals announced the addition of two more relievers today, inking veteran relievers Joe Nathan and Matt Albers to minor league deals with invitations to Spring Training. Nathan , who turned 42 in November, has saved 377 games over the course of his 16-year career, but the veteran right-hander has made just 11 appearances total over the last two seasons after he underwent Tommy John surgery in 2015.

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  17. Nationals sign righties Joe Nathan and Matt Albers to minor league dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... an invitation to major league spring training. The team also announced a similar deal with veteran right-hander Matt Albers, another candidate to provide much-needed relief depth. Albers and Nathan are the type of players for whom the Nationals hunt ...

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  18. Nats give Nathan, Albers Minors deals, spring invitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Washington Nationals

    The Nationals have signed veteran relievers Joe Nathan and Matt Albers to Minor League contracts with invitations to big league Spring Training, the club announced on Tuesday. Nathan may get a chance to compete for the Nationals' still-vacant closer position -- if he can make the team.

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  19. White Sox: Bullpen Still An Area of Concern Heading to 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Southside Showdown

    ... The only moves Rick Hahn has made thus far with the bullpen is releasing Daniel Webb and declining the option on Matt Albers . It won't be a surprise if this team does not contend next season. However, looking towards the future, the bullpen needs ...

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  20. White Sox: Does Greg Holland Make Sense as Bullpen Option?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Southside Showdown

    The White Sox need to retool after releasing Daniel Webb and declining their option on Matt Albers. Greg Holland may be an interesting option.

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