Alberto Árias

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Alberto Árias
Born: (1983-10-14) October 14, 1983 (age 36)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 1, 2007, for the Colorado Rockies
Last MLB appearance
August 23, 2009, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
(through 2009)
Win-loss record 4-2
Earned run average 3.74
Strikeouts 55

Alberto A. Árias (born October 14, 1983) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher.

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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