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Albert Joe Suarez | Starting Pitcher

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 186
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Rays re-signed RHP Albert Suarez to a minor league contract.
Injuries limited the 24-year-old right-hander to just two games at Double-A Montgomery in 2013, where he posted a 1.42 ERA, 1.90 WHIP and 6/2 K/BB ratio in 6 1/3 innings. He'll continue to serve as organizational depth for the Rays. Fri, Nov 15, 2013 06:09:00 PM

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Rays sent RHP Albert Suarez outright to High-A Charlotte.

Suarez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last Friday. The 22-year-old right-hander will remain with the organization after posting a 4.08 ERA and 62/30 K/BB ratio over 125 2/3 innings this season at the High-A level.
Mon, Sep 3, 2012 05:47:00 PM

Rays designated RHP Albert Suarez for assignment.

He was cleared to make room for Ben Francisco on the 40-man roster. Suarez, who turns 23 in October, has a 4.08 ERA and 62/30 K/BB ratio over 125 2/3 innings this season with High-A Charlotte. He was ranked as the organization's No. 17 prospect coming into the season.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 10:25:00 PM

Rays optioned RHP Albert Suarez to High-A Charlotte.

Suarez underwent knee surgery last month and allowed four runs over four innings during Grapefruit League action. The 21-year-old has been limited to just 133 1/3 over four seasons due to various health problems, but he still has the potential to develop into a mid-rotation starter in the long-term. Hak-Ju Lee, Bryan Augenstein and Matt Torra were also reassigned to minor league camp.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 04:22:00 PM

Rays pitching prospect Albert Suarez will undergo an exploratory left knee scope next Friday.

It's expected to sideline him 1-2 weeks. Suarez had no shot of making the Opening Day roster, but it's worth noting because the 21-year-old has had injury problems during his brief professional career. He'll slated to begin the year in High- or Double-A once recovered.
Sat, Feb 26, 2011 10:36:00 AM

Rays pitching prospect Albert Suarez has decided to undergo Tommy John surgery to repair his injured right elbow.

Suarez traveled to Tampa on Tuesday to be examined by club doctors, who later suggested the procedure. The 20-year-old was 1-0 with a 2.79 ERA in two starts for Single-A Hudson Valley this season. He'll aim to return to action by July of 2010.
Thu, Jul 2, 2009 11:31:00 AM

Depth Charts

C1Ryan Hanigan
2Jose Molina
1B1James Loney
2Sean Rodriguez
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Logan Forsythe
3Nick Franklin
SS1Yunel Escobar
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1David DeJesus
CF1Desmond Jennings
2Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Wil Myers
2Brandon Guyer
3Jerry Sands
DH1Matt Joyce
Starting Pitcher
S1Alex Cobb
2Chris Archer
3Jake Odorizzi
4Jeremy Hellickson
5Nate Karns
6Drew Smyly
7Alex Colome
8Matt Moore
Relief Pitcher
R1Jake McGee
2Grant Balfour
3Joel Peralta
4Brad Boxberger
5Cesar Ramos
6Kirby Yates
7Jeff Beliveau
8Steve Geltz
9C.J. Riefenhauser