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Lester Oliveros PTwins

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
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Birth Date5-28-1988
Height6' 0"
Weight235 lbs
Age28 years, 2 months, 29 days
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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
2011 DET 0 9 0 8.0 0 0 0 8 4 4 0 .258 107 9.0 4.5 0.0 4.5 63% .296 .233 1.50 3.56 5.62 0 0.00 0.0
2011 MIN 0 10 0 13.3 0 0 0 13 7 9 0 .257 102 8.8 4.7 0.0 6.1 38% .325 .256 1.50 3.29 4.05 0 0.00 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 .257 108 5.4 5.4 0.0 5.4 20% .200 .218 1.20 3.65 5.40 105 4.80 -0.0
2014 MIN MLB 7 0 6.3 0 1 0 6 3 5 2 .264 112 8.5 4.3 2.8 7.1 32% .235 .308 1.42 7.11 7.11 109 5.07 -0.0
2011 TOT MLB 19 0 21.3 0 0 0 21 11 13 0 .257 104 8.9 4.6 0.0 5.5 48% .313 .247 1.50 3.39 4.64 111 4.58 0.0
CareerMLB27029.30102815192.2591068.64.60.65.843%.292.2591.474.215.221114.70-0.0

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
2006 VDF Rk 20 2 39.2 1 3 4 29 20 46 2 .267 91 6.7 4.6 0.5 10.6 58% .260 .240 1.25 3.56 2.76
2007 VTI Rk 27 0 38.3 2 0 19 25 13 59 0 .000 5.9 3.1 0.0 13.9 0% .316 .000 0.99 1.40 1.41
2007 ORI Wnt 4 0 4.0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 .000 4.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 0% .222 .000 1.00 4.20 0.00
2008 ONE A- 15 0 20.7 1 2 4 15 6 34 1 .252 102 6.5 2.6 0.4 14.8 40% .333 .215 1.01 1.83 1.74
2008 LAK A+ 5 0 10.7 1 1 0 12 9 3 0 .255 105 10.1 7.6 0.0 2.5 33% .308 .331 1.96 6.30 4.21
2009 LAK A+ 34 0 54.0 4 2 2 53 16 58 5 .253 107 8.8 2.7 0.8 9.7 46% .316 .247 1.28 3.37 4.17
2009 TOL AAA 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 .233 124 9.0 4.5 0.0 13.5 20% .400 .212 1.50 1.65 0.00
2009 ORI Wnt 11 0 17.3 0 1 1 14 6 16 0 .000 7.3 3.1 0.0 8.3 0% .286 .000 1.16 2.87 5.20
2010 LAK A+ 20 0 19.0 0 1 9 13 6 24 0 .277 82 6.2 2.8 0.0 11.4 50% .325 .203 1.00 2.17 1.89
2010 ERI AA 24 0 25.3 1 2 14 20 21 36 3 .259 109 7.1 7.5 1.1 12.8 47% .309 .261 1.62 4.78 4.98
2010 ORI Wnt 9 0 15.3 2 1 0 10 9 12 0 .000 5.9 5.3 0.0 7.1 0% .256 .000 1.24 3.37 3.53
2011 DET MLB 9 0 8.0 0 0 0 8 4 4 0 .258 107 9.0 4.5 0.0 4.5 63% .296 .233 1.50 3.56 5.62
2011 MIN MLB 10 0 13.3 0 0 0 13 7 9 0 .257 102 8.8 4.7 0.0 6.1 38% .325 .256 1.50 3.29 4.05
2011 ERI AA 10 0 17.0 2 0 0 11 4 28 0 .270 91 5.8 2.1 0.0 14.8 50% .367 .173 0.88 1.00 0.53
2011 ROC AAA 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 2 0 4 1 .262 105 6.0 0.0 3.0 12.0 43% .167 .192 0.67 4.90 3.00
2011 TOL AAA 22 0 28.0 1 3 5 37 17 26 7 .258 88 11.9 5.5 2.2 8.4 52% .349 .335 1.93 6.45 6.43
2011 ORI Wnt 23 0 20.3 1 1 0 18 9 18 0 .000 8.0 4.0 0.0 8.0 0% .295 .000 1.33 2.87 1.33
2012 MIN MLB 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 .257 108 5.4 5.4 0.0 5.4 20% .200 .218 1.20 3.65 5.40
2012 NBR AA 13 0 19.0 1 1 2 10 7 16 0 .258 100 4.7 3.3 0.0 7.6 45% .213 .170 0.89 2.62 1.42
2012 ROC AAA 19 0 29.3 1 2 6 24 8 35 2 .248 93 7.4 2.5 0.6 10.7 39% .306 .204 1.09 2.48 3.07
2013 TWI Rk 6 0 6.3 0 0 2 4 3 8 0 .251 97 5.7 4.3 0.0 11.4 58% .333 .151 1.11 2.35 0.00
2014 MIN MLB 7 0 6.3 0 1 0 6 3 5 2 .264 112 8.5 4.3 2.8 7.1 32% .235 .308 1.42 7.11 7.11
2014 NBR AA 26 0 30.3 3 1 12 17 14 36 0 .259 103 5.0 4.2 0.0 10.7 46% .236 .203 1.02 2.66 0.89
2014 ROC AAA 24 0 35.3 1 2 6 27 13 52 0 .249 105 6.9 3.3 0.0 13.2 49% .333 .207 1.13 1.60 2.29
2015 ROC AAA 24 4 35.7 3 2 0 39 13 46 3 .261 92 9.8 3.3 0.8 11.6 32% .383 .276 1.46 3.02 3.79

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 384 0.4870 0.4583 0.8466 0.6791 0.2487 0.8661 0.7959 0.1534
2012 32 0.5313 0.3438 0.9091 0.4118 0.2667 1.0000 0.7500 0.0909
2014 123 0.5366 0.5203 0.7656 0.7727 0.2281 0.7647 0.7692 0.2344
Career5390.50090.46570.83180.68460.24510.85090.78710.1682

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
2013-04-05 2013-07-30 Minors 116 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery and Bone Chip 2012-08-29 -
2012-06-19 2012-09-05 Minors 78 74 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery and Bone Chip 2012-08-29 -
2010-05-10 2010-05-23 Minors 13 0 Right Shoulder Soreness Biceps -
2010-04-22 2010-05-02 Minors 10 0 Right Shoulder Soreness Biceps -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 MIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 91 d1 year/$0.51M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2015). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/27/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Minnesota 9/2/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/30/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/12. Non-tendered by Minnesota 11/30/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/19/10. Acquired by Minnesota in trade from Detroit 8/15/11.
  • Signed by Detroit as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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BP Articles

Lester Oliveros is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Notes from Five LeaguesJeff Moore2014-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Notes from Five LeaguesAl Skorupa2014-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Notes from Five LeaguesEthan Purser2014-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Have the Twins Learned to Love the Strikeout?Ben Lindbergh2013-01-15
Playoff Prospectus: How the ALCS Squads Were BuiltR.J. Anderson2012-10-16
BP Unfiltered: Francisco Liriano's Unconvincing Impression of a Minnesota TwinBen Lindbergh2012-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Delmon Dealt UPDATEDR.J. Anderson2011-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Delmon Dealt UPDATEDKevin Goldstein2011-08-16
Transaction Analysis: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2011-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Detroit Tigers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-13


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Lester Oliveros threw 542 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph). He also rarely threw a Change (81mph).