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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-31-1987
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
0.32013
0.82014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2013 MIN 26 49 0 46.0 0.0 46.0 3 2 0 0 0 0 171 24 11 9 4 48 14 10 0 39 1.76 3.42 3.95 2.9 0.3
2014 MIN 27 38 0 35.3 0.0 35.3 2 1 0 1 0 0 141 31 14 13 2 51 9 8 0 26 3.31 3.19 3.10 6.5 0.7
Career87081.30.081.353010031255252269923180652.433.323.569.41.0

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 BRR Rk 14 2 45.3 3.63 125 .252 .253 .340 .357 .267 .333 96 8.7 0.9 8.7 0.9
2009 HEL Rk 2 0 1.7 0.95 181 .052 .302 .390 .461 .310 .000 95 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2010 WIS A 30 0 53.0 5.93 83 .300 .258 .335 .387 .260 .331 109 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2010 HEL Rk 9 0 14.7 6.20 89 .266 .268 .329 .385 .268 .311 103 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 FTM A+ 3 1 7.3 3.83 116 .173 .258 .316 .373 .246 .053 97 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2012 FTM A+ 7 0 12.3 2.33 151 .142 .247 .310 .344 .238 .160 105 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2012 NBR AA 16 0 25.0 2.75 140 .185 .264 .327 .399 .260 .262 103 6.4 0.7 6.4 0.7
2012 ROC AAA 25 1 40.3 5.96 62 .270 .260 .331 .392 .255 .298 97 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2012 PER Wnt 11 0 13.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .439 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIN MLB 49 0 46.0 3.95 108 .188 .252 .315 .388 .262 .175 99 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2013 ROC AAA 17 0 26.3 2.58 143 .245 .256 .330 .388 .255 .371 103 8.4 0.9 8.4 0.9
2014 MIN MLB 38 0 35.3 3.10 132 .251 .259 .321 .403 .262 .279 108 6.5 0.7 6.5 0.7

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2009 BRR Rk 6 1 0 14 2 45.3 44 7 46 1 52% .333 8.7 1.4 0.2 9.1 1.13 1.59 8.7 0.9
2009 HEL Rk 0 0 0 2 0 1.7 0 1 2 0 100% .000 0.0 5.3 0.0 10.6 0.59 0.00 0.7 0.1
2010 WIS A 0 2 3 30 0 53.0 65 14 43 6 42% .331 11.0 2.4 1.0 7.3 1.49 5.60 -1.0 -0.1
2010 HEL Rk 0 0 0 9 0 14.7 16 0 9 2 47% .311 9.8 0.0 1.2 5.5 1.09 3.67 0.0 0.0
2011 FTM A+ 1 0 0 3 1 7.3 1 5 5 0 63% .053 1.2 6.1 0.0 6.1 0.82 0.00 0.9 0.1
2012 ROC AAA 3 1 1 25 1 40.3 42 16 32 5 44% .298 9.4 3.6 1.1 7.1 1.44 3.57 -0.5 -0.1
2012 PER Wnt 1 0 0 11 0 13.0 21 8 12 3 0% .439 14.5 5.5 2.1 8.3 2.23 11.08 0.0 0.0
2012 FTM A+ 1 1 1 7 0 12.3 4 2 16 0 36% .160 2.9 1.5 0.0 11.7 0.49 0.00 3.8 0.4
2012 NBR AA 2 0 4 16 0 25.0 18 3 26 1 52% .262 6.5 1.1 0.4 9.4 0.84 1.80 6.4 0.7
2013 MIN MLB 3 2 0 49 0 46.0 24 14 39 4 27% .175 4.7 2.7 0.8 7.6 0.83 1.76 2.9 0.3
2013 ROC AAA 1 1 1 17 0 26.3 27 8 34 1 44% .371 9.2 2.7 0.3 11.6 1.33 3.76 8.4 0.9
2014 MIN MLB 2 1 0 38 0 35.3 31 9 26 2 33% .279 7.9 2.3 0.5 6.6 1.13 3.31 6.5 0.7

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 0.5287 0.4977 0.7632 0.6862 0.2862 0.8077 0.6437 0.2336
2014 569 0.5255 0.4745 0.8778 0.6254 0.3074 0.9091 0.8072 0.1222
Career12140.52720.48680.81690.65770.29610.85520.72030.1814

Injury History

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
2014 MIN $510,000
2013 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$510,000
1 yrTotal$510,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 133 d1 year/$0.51M (2014)

Details
  • 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) .143 .183 .299 .180
11 vs R (Multi) .165 .258 .316 .186
18 Split (Multi) -.022 -.076 -.018 -.006
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .143 .183 .299 .180
31 vs R (2013) .165 .258 .316 .186
38 Split (2013) -.022 -.076 -.018 -.006
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

Caleb Thielbar is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Odorizzi Blows Away the M'sChris Mosch2014-05-15
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 Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
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
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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Caleb Thielbar has thrown 1,270 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (79mph), also mixing in a Sinker (89mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (71mph) and Change (82mph).