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Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph finished the 2015 regular season with a .234 average, 11 homers, 49 RBIs and 38 runs scored.
Matt Wieters returned to the Orioles starting lineup on Tuesday and manager Buck Showalter -- who slotted Steve Clevenger in at designated hitter -- said the plan is to keep three catchers for now.
|May 7, 2014||Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of C Caleb Joseph from Norfolk Tides.|
|March 28, 2014||C Caleb Joseph assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.|
|February 11, 2014||Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster C Caleb Joseph to spring training.|
|March 8, 2013||C Caleb Joseph assigned to Baltimore Orioles.|
|July 19, 2012||C Caleb Joseph assigned to Bowie Baysox from Norfolk Tides.|
|June 5, 2012||Caleb Joseph assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.|
|March 5, 2012||C Caleb Joseph assigned to Baltimore Orioles.|
|August 7, 2011||Caleb Joseph assigned to Bowie Baysox from Aberdeen IronBirds.|
|August 5, 2011||Caleb Joseph assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from Bowie Baysox.|
|February 3, 2011||Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster C Caleb Joseph to spring training.|
|August 7, 2010||Caleb Joseph roster status changed by Bowie Baysox.|
|July 25, 2010||Bowie Baysox placed C Caleb Joseph on the 7-day disabled list.|
|April 8, 2010||C Caleb Joseph assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.|
|January 20, 2010||Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster C Caleb Joseph to spring training.|
|April 8, 2009||Caleb Joseph assigned to Frederick Keys from Aberdeen IronBirds.|
Attended Lipscomb University.2014
Contract selected from Triple-A Norfolk, May 7...Made his ML debut that night @TB...Caught 38.2% of attempted base stealers (21-for-55)...His 21 caught runners were tied for 12th most in the majors...Fell 3 games short of qualifying, but his 38.2 caught % would have been 2nd in the majors and led the AL...Collected his 1st career hit, May 13 vs. DET...Collected 1st career RBI, May 20 @PIT...Collected 1st career multi-hit game, June 3 @TEX...Hit his first career ML home run on June 22 @NYY...Collected career-high three hits, including HR in second consecutive game, June 23 vs. CWS...His nine HR are tied for 3rd-most by an Orioles rookie catcher in franchise history, and most since Geronimo Gil (12) in 2002...Hit HR in five straight games, August 2-9, setting the Orioles record for a catcher (old record was four), passing Ramon Hernandez (June 22-28, 2006) and Gus Triandos (June 13-19, 1959)...Is the 15th CA since 1914 to homer in at least five consecutive games and joined Devin Mesoraco, Buster Posey, A.J. Pierzynski, Brian McCann, and Javy Lopez as the 6th catcher since 2000 to accomplish the feat...Started three postseason games, batting .222/.200/.222 with an RBI in 10 plate appearances...Went 2-for-3 including his first career postseason RBI in ALCS Game 2.2013
Named 2013 Topps Minor League Baseball Player of the Year for the Eastern League...Ranked second in the EL in RBI (97) and hits (155), and tied for second in slugging percentage (.494)...His .299 batting average was the EL's fourth-best mark, as were his 22 home runs and 55 extra-base hits...His on base percentage was the fifth-highest in the league (.386)...Finished the season as the Baysox all-time leader in hits (416) RBI (237), games played (428), and second in franchise history with 52 home runs...His 97 RBI in 2013 were tied for the fourth-highest total in Baysox history...Was named to the Eastern League's Mid-Season All-Star Team as well as the league's Season-Ending All-Star Team...Named Eastern League Player of the Week, June 10-16.2012
Led all Orioles minor league catchers in home runs (12), RBI (55), runs scored (38) and extra-base hits (30)...Threw out 39 of 99 would-be base stealers between Bowie and Norfolk…Committed only three errors in 634 chances…Tied his career high with two homers on July 22.
Spent the season with Double-A Bowie, batting .257 with 15 doubles and 41 RBI in 107 games…Had an 11-game hit streak, June 7-June 24…Had a season-high 4 hits on July 9 at Altoona, going 4-7 with a double and two runs.
Spent the season with Double-A Bowie, batting .235 with a .669 OPS in 106 games for the Baysox…Hit .322 with an .852 OPS in June, his best month of the season…Collected season-high 3 hits five times; April 10 vs. Richmond, May 5 at Harrisburg, May 15 vs. Erie, May 20 at Binghamton and August 17 at Trenton…Drove in a season-high four runs on May 19 at Binghamton…Batted .421 with a 1.030 OPS in 11 games for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League.
Spent the season with Class-A Frederick in the Carolina League, batting .284 with 12 HR and 60 RBI in 104 games…Was named to both the 2009 Carolina League All-Star Team and the Post-Season All-Star Team…Hit safely in a career-high 16 straight games, May 27-June 19, batting .411 (23-56) with 8 extra-base hits…Collected a season-high four hits, May 18 vs. Lynchburg and added seven 3-hit games…Finished second on the club with 12 home runs…Batted .303/.354/.566 in 145 at-bats vs. LHP…Hit .335 before the All-Star break and .237 in the second half…Was 5-for-9 with the bases loaded…Named the Orioles' No. 10 prospect by Baseball America entering the 2010 season.
Was named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Team (.261, 8 HR, 34 RBI) after leading the club in doubles (19) and finishing second in RBI (34)…Had an eight-game hit streak, July 31-August 9, during which he hit .394 with 5 doubles, 3 HR, 7 runs and 7 RBI.