Biographical

Portrait of Alberto Cabrera

Alberto Cabrera PTigers

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-25-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 10 months, 5 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
0.12012
0.02013
2014
-0.82015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2012 CHN MLB 25 0 21.7 16 18 27 1 .265 103 6.6 7.5 0.4 11.2 43% .288 .260 1.57 3.87 5.40 96 4.26 0.1
2013 CHN MLB 7 0 6.0 7 5 4 0 .264 107 10.5 7.5 0.0 6.0 40% .350 .303 2.00 4.69 4.50 113 7.24 -0.2
CareerMLB32027.72323311.2651047.57.50.310.142%.306.2701.664.055.201004.96-0.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 DUB Rk 15 14 71.0 69 18 55 4 .000 8.7 2.3 0.5 7.0 0% .304 .000 1.23 3.28 2.28
2007 BOI A- 9 9 38.3 41 18 33 4 .265 110 9.6 4.2 0.9 7.8 55% .343 .265 1.54 4.74 5.40
2008 PEO A 12 11 52.0 55 30 37 7 .261 95 9.5 5.2 1.2 6.4 44% .302 .319 1.63 5.38 5.71
2009 PEO A 27 8 96.3 94 54 73 6 .255 103 8.8 5.0 0.6 6.8 47% .298 .275 1.54 4.79 4.49
2010 DAY A+ 18 17 93.3 92 26 90 6 .266 91 8.9 2.5 0.6 8.7 52% .321 .249 1.26 3.21 3.28
2010 TEN AA 10 9 42.7 57 24 35 1 .268 105 12.0 5.1 0.2 7.4 50% .373 .304 1.90 3.95 6.32
2011 TEN AA 9 9 48.7 60 21 34 4 .254 123 11.1 3.9 0.7 6.3 48% .341 .270 1.66 4.40 5.36
2011 IOW AAA 19 17 88.7 118 53 67 11 .265 100 12.0 5.4 1.1 6.8 48% .373 .304 1.93 5.78 6.60
2011 TDE Wnt 9 3 21.3 23 8 14 1 .000 9.7 3.4 0.4 5.9 0% .310 .000 1.45 3.45 4.22
2012 CHN MLB 25 0 21.7 16 18 27 1 .265 103 6.6 7.5 0.4 11.2 43% .288 .260 1.57 3.87 5.40
2012 TEN AA 23 0 35.7 30 10 45 2 .262 103 7.6 2.5 0.5 11.4 51% .304 .236 1.12 2.19 2.52
2012 IOW AAA 13 0 19.3 29 4 29 4 .274 96 13.5 1.9 1.9 13.5 51% .472 .319 1.71 4.29 4.19
2012 TOR Wnt 6 1 14.3 11 13 20 2 .000 6.9 8.2 1.3 12.6 0% .281 .000 1.67 4.85 3.14
2013 CHN MLB 7 0 6.0 7 5 4 0 .264 107 10.5 7.5 0.0 6.0 40% .350 .303 2.00 4.69 4.50
2013 TEN AA 18 18 112.7 102 39 107 10 .249 104 8.1 3.1 0.8 8.5 55% .303 .246 1.25 3.34 3.20
2013 IOW AAA 15 0 20.3 26 12 19 4 .269 94 11.5 5.3 1.8 8.4 39% .355 .341 1.87 6.03 7.08
2014 IOW AAA 40 0 65.7 46 30 61 9 .269 95 6.3 4.1 1.2 8.4 48% .222 .249 1.16 0.00 3.29
2015 TOL AAA 43 0 51.0 59 26 42 10 .246 106 10.4 4.6 1.8 7.4 40% .312 .301 1.67 5.65 6.88

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2012 386 0.3964 0.4119 0.6289 0.5621 0.3133 0.8488 0.3699 0.3711
2013 113 0.4779 0.4159 0.7660 0.6481 0.2034 0.8286 0.5833 0.2340
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-08-28 2007-09-06 Minors 9 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 DET $
2014 CHN $
2013 CHN $
2012 CHN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 98 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.503M (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14. DFA by Chicago Cubs 3/29/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/19/10. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/11.
  • Signed by Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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BP Articles

Alberto Cabrera is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: What the Heck, Tigers?Sam Miller2015-02-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 24Zach Mortimer2013-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 2-May 5Zach Mortimer2013-05-06
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Checking in on Some Hard-Throwing, Command-Challenged Pitching ProspectsJason Martinez2012-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 20Jason Martinez2012-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Chicago Cubs Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-12-03
Transaction Analysis: NL Central Roster MovesChristina Kahrl2010-11-30


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-01-15 18:00:00 (link to chat)Can any of the Tigers' minor league free agent signings crack their top ten prospects right now?
(Eddie Bajek from Jacksonville, FL)
I'm not sure I would go quite that far with a group that includes guys like Rafael Dolis, Alberto Cabrera, Jefry Marte, Xavier Avery, Tim Melville, and Omar Duran, but it is probably closer than it should be given the state of the Tigers system. (Mark Anderson)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Alberto Cabrera threw 567 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph) and Change (87mph).