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Portrait of Lester Oliveros

Lester Oliveros PTwins

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-28-1988
Height6' 0"
Weight235 lbs
Age26 years, 2 months, 2 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
0.22011
0.02012
2013
0.12014
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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 DET 23 9 0 8.0 0.0 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 8 5 5 0 9 4 3 0 4 5.62 3.56 4.41 0.7 0.1
2011 MIN 23 10 0 13.3 0.0 13.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 56 13 6 6 0 16 7 6 0 9 4.05 3.29 4.27 1.0 0.1
2012 MIN 24 1 0 1.7 0.0 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 5.40 3.65 3.99 0.2 0.0
Career20023.00.023.00000009822121202712100144.703.414.311.90.2

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
2006 VDF Rk 20 2 39.2 5.56 72 .240 .252 .346 .336 .267 .260 91 7.1 0.7 7.1 0.7
2007 VTI Rk 27 0 38.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 ORI Wnt 4 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .222 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 ONE A- 15 0 20.7 1.78 160 .215 .242 .316 .364 .252 .333 102 8.6 0.9 8.6 0.9
2008 LAK A+ 5 0 10.7 6.66 50 .331 .257 .337 .366 .255 .308 105 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2009 LAK A+ 34 0 54.0 4.17 104 .247 .252 .321 .364 .253 .316 107 6.5 0.7 6.5 0.7
2009 TOL AAA 1 0 2.0 -0.13 203 .212 .259 .320 .364 .233 .400 124 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2009 ORI Wnt 11 0 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 LAK A+ 20 0 19.0 2.53 128 .203 .264 .336 .379 .277 .325 82 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2010 ERI AA 24 0 25.3 5.31 94 .261 .267 .335 .403 .259 .309 109 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2010 ORI Wnt 9 0 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .256 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 DET MLB 9 0 8.0 4.41 108 .233 .252 .315 .400 .258 .296 107 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2011 MIN MLB 10 0 13.3 4.27 106 .256 .259 .317 .399 .257 .325 102 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2011 ERI AA 10 0 17.0 0.54 187 .173 .254 .325 .383 .270 .367 91 8.8 0.9 8.8 0.9
2011 ROC AAA 2 0 3.0 5.51 83 .192 .270 .331 .405 .262 .167 105 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2011 TOL AAA 22 0 28.0 7.24 16 .335 .264 .332 .403 .258 .349 88 -8.4 -0.8 -8.4 -0.8
2011 ORI Wnt 23 0 20.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 1 0 1.7 3.99 117 .218 .252 .313 .402 .257 .200 108 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2012 NBR AA 13 0 19.0 3.91 112 .170 .263 .321 .392 .258 .213 100 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2012 ROC AAA 19 0 29.3 3.10 124 .204 .256 .322 .390 .248 .306 93 7.4 0.7 7.4 0.7
2013 TWI Rk 6 0 6.3 3.37 122 .151 .251 .327 .334 .251 .333 97 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2014 NBR AA 26 0 30.3 3.41 129 .201 .260 .325 .382 .258 .236 106 6.3 0.7 6.3 0.7
2014 ROC AAA 11 0 14.3 2.80 141 .220 .264 .329 .391 .254 .333 104 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4

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
2006 VDF Rk 1 3 4 20 2 39.2 29 20 46 2 58% .260 6.7 4.6 0.5 10.6 1.25 2.76 7.1 0.7
2007 ORI Wnt 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 2 2 2 0 0% .222 4.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2007 VTI Rk 2 0 19 27 0 38.3 25 13 59 0 0% .316 5.9 3.1 0.0 13.9 0.99 1.41 0.0 0.0
2008 LAK A+ 1 1 0 5 0 10.7 12 9 3 0 33% .308 10.1 7.6 0.0 2.5 1.96 4.21 -1.8 -0.2
2008 ONE A- 1 2 4 15 0 20.7 15 6 34 1 40% .333 6.5 2.6 0.4 14.8 1.01 1.74 8.6 0.9
2009 TOL AAA 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 2 1 3 0 20% .400 9.0 4.5 0.0 13.5 1.50 0.00 1.5 0.1
2009 LAK A+ 4 2 2 34 0 54.0 53 16 58 5 46% .316 8.8 2.7 0.8 9.7 1.28 4.17 6.5 0.7
2009 ORI Wnt 0 1 1 11 0 17.3 14 6 16 0 0% .286 7.3 3.1 0.0 8.3 1.16 5.20 0.0 0.0
2010 ORI Wnt 2 1 0 9 0 15.3 10 9 12 0 0% .256 5.9 5.3 0.0 7.1 1.24 3.53 0.0 0.0
2010 LAK A+ 0 1 9 20 0 19.0 13 6 24 0 50% .325 6.2 2.8 0.0 11.4 1.00 1.89 3.6 0.4
2010 ERI AA 1 2 14 24 0 25.3 20 21 36 3 47% .309 7.1 7.5 1.1 12.8 1.62 4.98 1.4 0.1
2011 ORI Wnt 1 1 0 23 0 20.3 18 9 18 0 0% .295 8.0 4.0 0.0 8.0 1.33 1.33 0.0 0.0
2011 ROC AAA 0 0 0 2 0 3.0 2 0 4 1 43% .167 6.0 0.0 3.0 12.0 0.67 3.00 -0.1 -0.0
2011 TOL AAA 1 3 5 22 0 28.0 37 17 26 7 52% .349 11.9 5.5 2.2 8.4 1.93 6.43 -8.4 -0.8
2011 DET MLB 0 0 0 9 0 8.0 8 4 4 0 63% .296 9.0 4.5 0.0 4.5 1.50 5.62 0.7 0.1
2011 MIN MLB 0 0 0 10 0 13.3 13 7 9 0 38% .325 8.8 4.7 0.0 6.1 1.50 4.05 1.0 0.1
2011 ERI AA 2 0 0 10 0 17.0 11 4 28 0 50% .367 5.8 2.1 0.0 14.8 0.88 0.53 8.8 0.9
2012 NBR AA 1 1 2 13 0 19.0 10 7 16 0 45% .213 4.7 3.3 0.0 7.6 0.89 1.42 1.8 0.2
2012 MIN MLB 0 0 0 1 0 1.7 1 1 1 0 20% .200 5.4 5.4 0.0 5.4 1.20 5.40 0.2 0.0
2012 ROC AAA 1 2 6 19 0 29.3 24 8 35 2 39% .306 7.4 2.5 0.6 10.7 1.09 3.07 7.4 0.7
2013 TWI Rk 0 0 2 6 0 6.3 4 3 8 0 58% .333 5.7 4.3 0.0 11.4 1.11 0.00 1.0 0.1
2014 ROC AAA 0 1 2 11 0 14.3 12 6 20 0 47% .333 7.5 3.8 0.0 12.6 1.26 4.40 4.2 0.4
2014 NBR AA 3 1 12 26 0 30.3 17 14 36 0 46% .236 5.0 4.2 0.0 10.7 1.02 0.89 6.3 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
2011 384 0.5000 0.4635 0.8427 0.6823 0.2448 0.8702 0.7660 0.1517
2012 32 0.5625 0.3438 0.9091 0.4444 0.2143 1.0000 0.6667 0.0909
Career4160.50480.45430.84780.6640.24250.88020.75840.147

Injury History

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

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 64 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 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 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 accessNotes from the Field: Notes from Five LeaguesJeff Moore2014-04-16
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 2014, Lester Oliveros threw 416 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2012, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Sinker (93mph) and Change (81mph).