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Maikel Cleto PWhite Sox

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-1-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight250 lbs
Age25 years, 4 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
-0.32011
-0.22012
-0.22013
-0.22014
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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
2011 SLN 22 3 0 4.3 0.0 4.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 7 6 6 2 14 4 4 0 6 12.46 8.99 10.46 -2.8 -0.3
2012 SLN 23 9 0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 41 13 7 7 4 28 2 2 1 15 7.00 6.58 6.45 -1.7 -0.2
2013 SLN 24 1 0 2.3 0.0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 5 5 5 1 8 1 1 2 5 19.29 8.16 11.81 -2.1 -0.2
2014 CHA 25 24 0 25.0 0.0 25.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 121 23 17 15 3 38 19 17 2 22 5.40 5.47 6.07 -2.2 -0.2
Career37040.70.040.7010100202483533108826245487.306.257.05-8.7-1.0

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 MTS Rk 11 4 34.0 6.38 71 .271 .235 .335 .330 .248 .320 101 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2008 SAV A 25 22 135.7 4.99 82 .274 .258 .326 .385 .262 .295 95 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2008 SLU A+ 1 1 5.0 10.92 -48 .279 .251 .315 .335 .236 .235 96 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2009 CLN A 8 8 25.3 5.18 87 .321 .252 .326 .368 .256 .378 104 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2009 MRN Rk 1 0 0.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .600 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 HDS A+ 23 21 102.3 6.05 92 .265 .278 .349 .423 .270 .357 120 14.8 1.5 14.8 1.5
2010 PEJ Wnt 6 6 19.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .423 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 SLN MLB 3 0 4.3 10.46 -73 .441 .256 .323 .405 .272 .385 92 -2.7 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3
2011 PMB A+ 5 5 29.0 3.57 116 .216 .256 .323 .368 .249 .250 89 4.5 0.4 4.5 0.4
2011 SFD AA 7 6 34.3 4.27 118 .273 .261 .326 .414 .257 .384 107 7.0 0.7 7.3 0.8
2011 MEM AAA 13 13 71.3 5.09 104 .248 .276 .344 .430 .259 .264 101 10.5 1.0 8.0 0.7
2011 LIC Wnt 7 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .171 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SLN MLB 9 0 9.0 6.45 45 .390 .251 .312 .384 .249 .474 97 -1.6 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2012 MEM AAA 45 0 53.7 4.25 113 .258 .281 .345 .422 .268 .346 94 8.2 0.8 8.2 0.8
2012 LIC Wnt 8 0 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .148 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SLN MLB 1 0 2.3 11.81 -88 .421 .267 .326 .394 .254 .667 101 -2.0 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2013 MEM AAA 16 9 53.3 5.62 68 .296 .261 .332 .401 .263 .306 89 -2.1 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2013 OMA AAA 19 1 38.0 5.31 85 .263 .264 .334 .390 .266 .315 94 4.5 0.5 4.5 0.5
2014 CHA MLB 24 0 25.0 6.07 63 .299 .253 .310 .405 .259 .267 106 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2014 CHR AAA 22 0 35.0 5.46 91 .257 .269 .335 .402 .254 .375 111 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2

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
2007 MTS Rk 1 2 1 11 4 34.0 34 25 28 2 57% .320 9.0 6.6 0.5 7.4 1.74 5.03 -3.0 -0.3
2008 SAV A 5 11 0 25 22 135.7 140 34 81 8 55% .295 9.3 2.3 0.5 5.4 1.28 4.24 3.1 0.3
2008 SLU A+ 0 1 0 1 1 5.0 5 2 1 1 39% .235 9.0 3.6 1.8 1.8 1.40 9.00 -2.3 -0.2
2009 MRN Rk 0 1 0 1 0 0.7 3 1 1 0 0% .600 38.6 12.9 0.0 12.9 5.71 12.86 0.0 0.0
2009 CLN A 0 3 0 8 8 25.3 35 11 24 4 51% .378 12.5 3.9 1.4 8.5 1.82 5.34 2.9 0.3
2010 PEJ Wnt 2 1 0 6 6 19.3 31 13 14 1 0% .423 14.5 6.1 0.5 6.5 2.28 7.93 0.0 0.0
2010 HDS A+ 4 9 0 23 21 102.3 125 44 83 10 48% .357 11.0 3.9 0.9 7.3 1.65 6.16 14.8 1.5
2011 LIC Wnt 1 0 0 7 0 11.0 6 7 3 0 0% .171 4.9 5.7 0.0 2.5 1.18 0.82 0.0 0.0
2011 SLN MLB 0 0 0 3 0 4.3 7 4 6 2 47% .385 14.5 8.3 4.2 12.5 2.54 12.46 -2.8 -0.3
2011 MEM AAA 5 3 0 13 13 71.3 57 43 66 6 45% .264 7.2 5.4 0.8 8.3 1.40 4.29 8.0 0.7
2011 SFD AA 2 2 0 7 6 34.3 40 12 36 2 51% .384 10.5 3.1 0.5 9.4 1.51 3.93 7.3 0.8
2011 PMB A+ 1 1 0 5 5 29.0 20 10 33 2 39% .250 6.2 3.1 0.6 10.2 1.03 2.48 4.5 0.4
2012 LIC Wnt 1 2 1 8 0 8.0 4 5 5 0 0% .148 4.5 5.6 0.0 5.6 1.12 1.12 0.0 0.0
2012 SLN MLB 0 0 0 9 0 9.0 13 2 15 4 30% .474 13.0 2.0 4.0 15.0 1.67 7.00 -1.7 -0.2
2012 MEM AAA 3 2 2 45 0 53.7 51 22 66 4 49% .346 8.6 3.7 0.7 11.1 1.36 5.37 8.2 0.8
2013 MEM AAA 2 3 0 16 9 53.3 49 53 53 4 40% .306 8.3 8.9 0.7 8.9 1.91 6.92 -2.2 -0.2
2013 OMA AAA 1 2 1 19 1 38.0 35 21 36 1 50% .315 8.3 5.0 0.2 8.5 1.47 3.55 4.5 0.5
2013 SLN MLB 0 0 0 1 0 2.3 5 1 5 1 14% .667 19.3 3.9 3.9 19.3 2.57 19.29 -2.1 -0.2
2014 CHA MLB 0 1 0 24 0 25.0 23 19 22 3 44% .267 8.3 6.8 1.1 7.9 1.68 5.40 -2.2 -0.2
2014 CHR AAA 3 0 3 22 0 35.0 37 15 50 7 30% .375 9.5 3.9 1.8 12.9 1.49 5.91 1.8 0.2

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
2011 103 0.3883 0.4078 0.6905 0.5750 0.3016 0.9130 0.4211 0.3095
2012 172 0.4477 0.4302 0.7432 0.5844 0.3053 0.8889 0.5172 0.2568
2013 59 0.2881 0.4068 0.5833 0.5882 0.3333 0.9000 0.3571 0.4167
2014 482 0.4751 0.4191 0.7475 0.6070 0.2490 0.8129 0.6032 0.2525
Career8160.44480.41910.72750.59680.27360.84790.54430.2725

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-04-16 2010-05-14 Minors 28 0 Right Shoulder Not Disclosed -
2009-07-07 2009-08-14 Minors 38 0 Back Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHA $501,000
2013 SLN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$0
2011Current$501,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$501,000
2 yrTotal$501,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 69 d1 year/$0.501M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014). Claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers 2/26/14 after being DFA by Kansas City 2/17/14. Signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14. DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/10/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/12/14. Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/4/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13. Claimed by Kansas City off waivers from St. Louis 6/23/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Seattle 11/19/10. Acquired by St. Louis in trade from Seattle 12/12/10. Signed by St. Louis 2/11.
  • Acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Mets 12/28/09 (J.J. Putz deal).
  • Signed 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .338 .414 .675 .390
11 vs R (Multi) .397 .487 .735 .431
18 Split (Multi) -.059 -.074 -.060 -.042
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .500 .667 .500 .432
31 vs R (2013) .375 .444 .750 .421
38 Split (2013) .125 .222 -.250 .011
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Maikel Cleto is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 6, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-06
Working the Count: The Swing SpeedometerNoah Woodward2014-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Orioles Sign Flimsy JohanR.J. Anderson2014-03-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Marmol Gets a Free PassR.J. Anderson2013-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-07
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-01
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: 25-Man Roster of Top Prospects Playing in the Dominican Winter LeagueJason Martinez2012-11-27
The Process: When Will We Know Who Won the 10-Player Trade?Bradley Ankrom2012-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Orioles Lose Their AceR.J. Anderson2012-07-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: NL Central Prospect PreviewKevin Goldstein2012-04-02
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Cardinals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-10
Painting the Black: Mid-season Heroes and Goats, Part 1R.J. Anderson2011-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Positional Primacy: RelieversJason Parks2011-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 8Kevin Goldstein2011-06-09
Transaction Analysis Blog: The Catch-Up EditionR.J. Anderson2011-06-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The DL Giveth, and the DL Taketh AwayBen Lindbergh2011-06-07
Transaction Analysis Blog: Cards Call on Lynn, CletoR.J. Anderson2011-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 28Kevin Goldstein2011-04-29
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 21Kevin Goldstein2011-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: St. Louis Cardinals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2011-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Short StackChristina Kahrl2010-12-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Shorting Short?Christina Kahrl2010-12-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Catcher, Second Base, and ShortstopMichael Jong2010-12-14
Transaction Analysis: Western Divisions BackfillChristina Kahrl2010-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Seattle Mariners Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-11-10
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of October 26Kevin Goldstein2010-10-27
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top 11 Review: AL WestKevin Goldstein2010-10-01


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-07-03 19:00:00 (link to chat)Is there any reason to think that Javy Guerra will get save chances in the mess, that is the White Sox bullpen?
(Chuck Knoblauch from 1B line seats )
Maaaaaaaan, I didn't think Maikel Cleto would be a thing in that bullpen but he was, briefly. If Putnam implodes Robin might ball up and cry himself to sleep over the 9th, and then start giving the ball to Javy. (Mauricio Rubio)
2011-05-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Maikel Cleto and his callup to AA?
(Johnson from DeKalb)
Love the fastball, but think the whole package would work better in relief. (Kevin Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Maikel Cleto has thrown 897 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (98mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Change (92mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (97mph).