Alberto went 3-for-5 with a double, a solo home run and a second run scored in Friday's 6-3 win over the Rays.
The 27-year-old had a breakout 2019, and Alberto is quickly proving it was no fluke by hitting .440 (11-for-25) through the first six games of this season with two homers, four RBI and six runs scored.
Alberto went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run Thursday against the Yankees.
Alberto got the offense rolling for the Orioles, launching his home run in the first inning off J.A. Happ. It was Alberto's first long ball of the season. He's getting on base plenty early on, collecting eight hits and walking once in his first 22 plate appearances this season.
Alberto went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI during Saturday's 7-2 win at Boston.
The 27-year-old has enjoyed a strong start to the season as he's 4-for-8 through the first two games. Alberto struggled to maintain a roster spot with the Rangers after making his major-league debut in 2015, but he joined the Orioles prior to 2019 and secured a starting role with a .305/.329/.422 slash line and 12 home runs in 139 games.
Alberto has hit .357/.379/.500 with one home run and three RBI over 29 plate appearances this spring.
Alberto had a productive campaign last season and has carried his production into spring training in 2020. After Jonathan Villar was traded during the offseason, Alberto figures to slot in as the primary second baseman for the Orioles this season, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Alberto agreed to a one-year, $1.65 million deal with the Orioles on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
Alberto found himself in the right spot at the right time, as the Orioles gave him enough playing time (550 plate appearances) to be worth almost two wins in 2019, according to FanGraphs. This was his first of three seasons as an arbitration-eligible player.
Alberto is not in Saturday's lineup against the Red Sox.
Alberto is hitting .237 with two home runs in 22 games this month. Richie Martin is starting at shortstop, pushing Jonathan Villar over to second base.
Alberto is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Alberto is 5-for-25 with one home run over his past five games. He'll give way to Stevie Wilkerson at the keystone Tuesday.
Alberto is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Alberto has hit .231 with zero extra-base hits over his last nine games. Stevie Wilkerson starts at second base Wednesday.
Alberto went 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI in Sunday's 8-2 win over the Tigers.
With another two-hit performance in tow, Alberto's batting average sits at .317 for the season. He's just short of qualifying for the batting title at the moment, but if Alberto avoids an injury over the final two weeks of the season and maintains steady playing time, he should finish near the top of the AL leaderboard. Alberto's current average trails only Tim Anderson (.332), DJ LeMahieu (.328) and Michael Brantley (.321) among qualified AL hitters.
Alberto will be on the bench Friday against the Tigers, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Alberto is hitting .365 over his last 16 games, bringing his season batting average up to .318, the ninth-highest mark among qualified hitters. His 9.1 percent strikeout rate is the lowest mark among that group. Stevie Wilkerson will get the start at second base Friday.
Alberto is not starting the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Alberto went 1-for-4 with a run in the afternoon game. Jonathan Villar slides to second base for the nightcap, with Richie Martin entering the lineup at shortstop.
Alberto went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay.
Alberto got the Orioles on the board in the sixth inning with a solo blast to left field, but the Rays would come away with a 5-4 victory. The 26-year-old has put together a solid year at the dish thus far, slashing .323/.345/.454 with 11 homers, 47 RBI and four stolen bases over 118 contests.
Alberto went 5-for-6 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI in Friday's 14-2 rout of the Royals.
It's the third multi-hit performance in the last five games for Alberto, while the five knocks established a new career high for the infielder. He's slashing .368/.402/.600 through 26 games in August, and he's added a little pop to his profile as well -- four of his 10 homers on the year have come during that stretch.
Alberto is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Nationals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Alberto left Sunday's game with minor head and neck injuries, though he started and grabbed two hits in Tuesday's contest. There haven't been any indications that Wednesday's day off is anything other than a routine one. Jace Peterson starts at second base in his absence, while Rio Ruiz starts at third.
Alberto (head/neck) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Nationals, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Alberto was involved in an ugly collision Sunday, taking a knee to the head on a slide into second base. He was diagnosed with a head bruise and cervical neck strain, but Alberto showed no signs of a concussion, and he will not even end up missing a start. The 26-year-old will slot back in to his customary spot atop the order against a lefty (Patrick Corbin) and look to build on his major-league-leading batting average against southpaws (.402).
Alberto exited Sunday's 8-3 win over the Rays in the top of the fourth inning with a bruised head and cervical neck strain, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Alberto notched a single in his third-inning plate appearance but was pulled from the contest when he took a knee to the head on a play at second base. Manager Brandon Hyde said afterward that there was no evidence of a concussion for Alberto, who can be viewed as day-to-day heading into Tuesday's interleague showdown with the Nationals.
Alberto went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and three runs in a 7-1 victory over the Rays on Saturday.
He's been on a home-run tear lately, going deep four times in his last 11 games. Alberto is also batting .321 with 12 extra-base hits and 13 RBI in August. Overall, he's hitting .313 with 10 home runs, 44 RBI, 46 runs and four steals in 409 at-bats this season.
Alberto went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and a walk Wednesday against the Royals.
Alberto took Tim Hill deep in the sixth inning to record his ninth home run of the season. It was his second consecutive game with a homer and third in his past eight starts. Alberto has otherwise swung a hot bat, as he now has a nine-game hitting streak that's been highlighted by three multi-hit performances. The strong run has pushed Alberto's season-long line to .317/.340/.441 across 417 plate appearances.
Alberto went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in a 4-1 victory against the Royals on Tuesday.
The 26-year-old has just a .117 ISO, but he came up with a key homer late in Tuesday's matchup, breaking a 1-1 tie. While his numbers don't yet show it, he's displayed more power lately, hitting two home runs in the last seven games, and nine extra-base hits in the past 11 contests. He is batting .318 with eight home runs, 40 RBI, 41 runs and four steals in 393 at-bats this season.
Alberto is not in the lineup for Friday's game at Boston, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Alberto finds himself on the bench for the third time in the last four games despite a .979 OPS over 14 games in August. Rio Ruiz will start at third base Friday while Jace Peterson receives the starting nod at the keystone.
|9/29/2019 vs Boston|
|vs Rodriguez (Career)||8||2||0||.250||.250||.250|
|Last 7 Games|
|Complete Game Log|
|More Batting Stats|
|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2012||AFA-Myrtle Beach Pelican||66||279||36||74||11||2||4||34||2||27||9||3||.265||.273||.362|
|2013||AFA-Myrtle Beach Pelican||29||97||6||25||5||0||0||7||4||8||3||1||.258||.301||.309|
|2014||AFA-Myrtle Beach Pelican||70||262||37||71||15||3||5||43||10||25||10||4||.271||.301||.408|
|2015||AAA-Round Rock Express||81||310||42||96||19||4||4||32||9||33||5||5||.310||.331||.435|
|2017||AAA-Round Rock Express||2||9||2||4||0||0||1||2||--||1||0||0||.444||.444||.778|
|2018||AAA-Round Rock Express||101||361||45||119||17||3||7||58||9||28||0||3||.330||.346||.452|