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Caleb Thielbar PPadres

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-31-1987
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age29 years, 6 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2012
-0.22013
-0.52014
0.12015
0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 MIN MLB 49 0 46.0 3 2 0 24 14 39 4 .262 99 4.7 2.7 0.8 7.6 27% .175 .188 0.83 3.42 1.76 108 5.03 -0.2
2014 MIN MLB 54 0 47.7 2 1 0 51 16 35 3 .261 107 9.6 3.0 0.6 6.6 36% .318 .273 1.41 3.58 3.40 112 5.38 -0.5
2015 MIN MLB 6 0 5.0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 .268 106 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 73% .333 .215 1.00 1.10 5.40 89 3.54 0.1
CareerMLB109098.75308030797.2621037.32.70.67.234%.261.2331.113.382.741095.12-0.7

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 BRR Rk 14 2 45.3 6 1 0 44 7 46 1 .267 96 8.7 1.4 0.2 9.1 52% .333 .252 1.13 3.12 1.59
2009 HEL Rk 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 .310 95 0.0 5.3 0.0 10.6 100% .000 .052 0.59 3.34 0.00
2010 WIS A 30 0 53.0 0 2 3 65 14 43 6 .260 109 11.0 2.4 1.0 7.3 42% .331 .300 1.49 4.25 5.60
2010 HEL Rk 9 0 14.7 0 0 0 16 0 9 2 .268 103 9.8 0.0 1.2 5.5 47% .311 .266 1.09 4.53 3.67
2011 FTM A+ 3 1 7.3 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 .246 97 1.2 6.1 0.0 6.1 63% .053 .173 0.82 4.07 0.00
2012 FTM A+ 7 0 12.3 1 1 1 4 2 16 0 .238 105 2.9 1.5 0.0 11.7 36% .160 .142 0.49 1.77 0.00
2012 NBR AA 16 0 25.0 2 0 4 18 3 26 1 .260 103 6.5 1.1 0.4 9.4 52% .262 .185 0.84 2.00 1.80
2012 ROC AAA 25 1 40.3 3 1 1 42 16 32 5 .255 97 9.4 3.6 1.1 7.1 44% .298 .270 1.44 4.45 3.57
2012 PER Wnt 11 0 13.0 1 0 0 21 8 12 3 .000 14.5 5.5 2.1 8.3 0% .439 .000 2.23 7.15 11.08
2013 MIN MLB 49 0 46.0 3 2 0 24 14 39 4 .262 99 4.7 2.7 0.8 7.6 27% .175 .188 0.83 3.42 1.76
2013 ROC AAA 17 0 26.3 1 1 1 27 8 34 1 .255 103 9.2 2.7 0.3 11.6 44% .371 .245 1.33 2.14 3.76
2014 MIN MLB 54 0 47.7 2 1 0 51 16 35 3 .261 107 9.6 3.0 0.6 6.6 36% .318 .273 1.41 3.58 3.40
2015 MIN MLB 6 0 5.0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 .268 106 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 73% .333 .215 1.00 1.10 5.40
2015 ELP AAA 9 0 12.3 0 0 0 9 5 7 1 .271 107 6.6 3.6 0.7 5.1 23% .211 .255 1.14 4.98 0.73
2015 ROC AAA 29 0 32.0 5 3 0 30 18 19 1 .254 93 8.4 5.1 0.3 5.3 44% .282 .263 1.50 4.16 2.81

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
2013 645 0.5116 0.4930 0.7516 0.7030 0.2730 0.8103 0.5930 0.2484
2014 808 0.5297 0.4592 0.8356 0.6332 0.2632 0.8561 0.7800 0.1644
2015 81 0.5185 0.3827 0.8387 0.5000 0.2564 0.8571 0.8000 0.1613
Career15340.52150.46940.80040.65550.2670.83690.70240.1996

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
2013-07-15 2013-07-21 DTD 6 2 - Groin Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 MIN $
2014 MIN $510,000
2013 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$510,000
1 yrTotal$510,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 133 d1 year/$0.52M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2015). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15. Claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/8/15 after being DFA by Minnesota 7/31/15. DFA by San Diego 8/30/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14.
  • 2013. Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12.
  • Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 8/18/11 (minor-league contract).
  • Released by Milwaukee 12/13/10.
  • Drafted by Milwaukee 2009 (18-556) (South Dakota State).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .241 .277 .383 .242
11 vs R (Multi) .249 .315 .354 .245
18 Split (Multi) -.008 -.038 .028 -.003
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .200 .200 .300 .190
31 vs R (2015) .333 .333 .333 .247
38 Split (2015) -.133 -.133 -.033 -.057
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Caleb Thielbar is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Edges for TomorrowChristopher Crawford2015-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Edges for TomorrowR.J. Anderson2015-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Best and Worst Mechanics: AL CentralDoug Thorburn2014-12-31
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Odorizzi Blows Away the M'sMorris Greenberg2014-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Odorizzi Blows Away the M'sNick Bacarella2014-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Odorizzi Blows Away the M'sChris Mosch2014-05-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
Overthinking It: This Week in Catcher Framing, 9/20Ben Lindbergh2013-09-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Examining TrendsMike Gianella2013-09-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Meeting the CriteriaMike Gianella2013-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Second-Half Risers and Fallers for Every Team, AL EditionBen Lindbergh2013-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Season's Best LOOGYSam Miller2013-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Getting to Know the New Insane Strikeout Rate RelieversBen Lindbergh2013-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-21


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Caleb Thielbar threw 1,771 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (79mph), also mixing in a Sinker (90mph). He also rarely threw a Change (84mph) and Curve (72mph).