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Albert Joe Suarez
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 235 lb.
- Debut May 8, 2016
- Final Game September 26, 2017
- Born October 8, 1989 in San Felix, Bolivar Venezuela
Albert Suarez began his professional career in 2008. His brother Robert Suárez has also pitched in the majors.
Suarez was signed by scout Ronnie Blanco for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2006 and began his professional career in 2008, playing for the Princeton Rays and going 0-2 with a 3.92 ERA in 11 games (nine starts). In 2009, he pitched for the Hudson Valley Renegades, going a combined 1-0 with a 2.79 ERA in two starts. He pitched for the GCL Rays and Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2010, going a combined 2-5 with a 3.38 ERA in 15 games (14 starts). In 2011, he went 1-1 with a 2.15 ERA in eight games between the GCL Rays and Charlotte Stone Crabs and in 2012, he was 5-9 with a 4.08 ERA in 25 starts for Charlotte. In two starts with Montgomery in 2013, he had a 1.42 ERA. With Charlotte and the Montgomery Biscuits in 2014, he went a combined 4-6 with a 3.60 ERA in 14 starts. He was let go by the Rays and signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He started the year with the Arkansas Travelers. In 27 starts with the club, he went 11-9 with a 2.98 ERA; he allowed only 142 hits and 40 walks in 162 innings.
His middle name has also been listed as Junior.