Caleb Thielbar

Caleb Thielbar

  • P
  • B/T: R/L
  • 6' 0" /205
  • Age: 30


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Caleb Thielbar MLB Career Stats

109 5-3 2.74 98.2 79 1.11

Caleb Thielbar Bio

  • Full Name: Caleb John Thielbar
  • Pronunciation: THEEL-bar
  • Born: 1/31/1987 in Northfield, MN
  • Draft: 2009, Milwaukee Brewers, 18th rd. (556th overall)
  • College: South Dakota State
  • Debut: 5/20/2013
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MLB Career Stats 5 3 2.74 109 0 0 98.2 79 1.11


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January 4, 2017 at 2:52 PM ET

Marlins issue Spring Training invites

Right-hander Stephen Fife, who formerly pitched for Miami manager Don Mattingly in Los Angeles, and first baseman Tyler Moore are among 14 non-roster invitees to Spring Training, the Marlins announced on Tuesday.

November 17, 2016 at 11:39 AM ET

Marlins sign five players to Minor League deals

Some needed lefty reliever depth is being added to the Marlins' Spring Training roster, as southpaws Kyle Lobstein, Caleb Thielbar and Frank Garces are among five non-roster invitees who have signed with Miami.


Caleb Thielbar Awards

Twins Outstanding Rookie Award

Year Team League
2013 Minnesota AL

Caleb Thielbar Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 20, 2016 LHP Caleb Thielbar assigned to New Orleans Baby Cakes.
November 11, 2016 Miami Marlins signed free agent LHP Caleb Thielbar to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 6, 2015 LHP Caleb Thielbar elected free agency.
September 3, 2015 San Diego Padres sent Caleb Thielbar outright to El Paso Chihuahuas.
August 30, 2015 San Diego Padres designated LHP Caleb Thielbar for assignment.
August 8, 2015 San Diego Padres claimed LHP Caleb Thielbar off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
August 8, 2015 San Diego Padres optioned LHP Caleb Thielbar to El Paso Chihuahuas.
July 31, 2015 Minnesota Twins designated LHP Caleb Thielbar for assignment.
May 2, 2015 Minnesota Twins optioned LHP Caleb Thielbar to Rochester Red Wings.
April 17, 2015 Minnesota Twins recalled Caleb Thielbar from Rochester Red Wings.
April 1, 2015 Minnesota Twins optioned LHP Caleb Thielbar to Rochester Red Wings.
July 14, 2013 Caleb Thielbar roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
July 11, 2013 Minnesota Twins placed LHP Caleb Thielbar on the bereavement list.
May 20, 2013 Minnesota Twins recalled LHP Caleb Thielbar from Rochester Red Wings.
May 20, 2013 Caleb Thielbar roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
March 14, 2013 Minnesota Twins optioned Caleb Thielbar to Rochester Red Wings.
November 20, 2012 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of Caleb Thielbar from Rochester Red Wings.
June 20, 2012 Caleb Thielbar assigned to Rochester Red Wings from New Britain Rock Cats.
April 30, 2012 Caleb Thielbar assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Fort Myers Miracle.
March 31, 2012 LHP Caleb Thielbar assigned to Minnesota Twins.
August 19, 2011 Minnesota Twins signed free agent LHP Caleb Thielbar to a minor league contract.
August 19, 2011 Caleb Thielbar assigned to Fort Myers Miracle.
December 13, 2010 Helena Brewers released LHP Caleb Thielbar.
August 3, 2010 LHP Caleb Thielbar assigned to Helena Brewers from Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.
April 5, 2010 Caleb Thielbar assigned to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from Helena Brewers.
August 31, 2009 Caleb Thielbar assigned to Helena Brewers from AZL Brewers.
June 21, 2009 Caleb Thielbar assigned to AZL Brewers.

Caleb John Thielbar Bio Info

Caleb J. Thielbar (pronounced THEEL-bar)...2005 graduate of Randolph (MN) High School...2009 graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Management.


Made first career Opening Day roster and was in Twins bullpen all season...Earned the win in second appearance April 3 at Chicago-AL...Posted 12-game scoreless streak (9.0 IP) April 6-May 13, allowing just five hits and two walks with six strikeouts...Allowed just one earned run in 10 June appearances (9.0 IP), for a 1.00 ERA...Allowed just one home run in final 38 games (35.2 IP), the homer by Alex Gordon August 17 vs. Kansas City...Set career-highs in games (54) and innings pitched (47.2)...Posted a 3.08 ERA (26.1 IP, 9 ER) in 28 home games and 3.80 ERA (21.1 IP, 9 ER) in 26 road games...Inherited bases loaded six times, the most in baseball and only three of 18 total runners in those instances scored.


Participated in his first Twins major league spring training, was optioned March 14...began season at Triple-A Rochester. Struck out 34 batters in 26.1 innings pitched for the Red Wings. Posted eight straight scoreless appearances April 17-May 18 and was recalled by Minnesota May 20. Started MLB career with 19.2 consecutive scoreless innings May 20-July 6, setting a Twins record tying him for sixth with the Mets' Joe Smith (April 1-May 5, 2007) for longest streak in baseball history to begin a career...allowed just five hits during the streak and struck out 17. Retired 31 consecutive batters faced without allowing a hit; according to Elias it tied Joe Nathan (2006) for the fifth longest in club history; had streak snapped by a Ben Zobrist home run July 8 at Tampa Bay...the streak was the second longest in club history for a rookie, short of Jerry Arrigo's 33 straight in 1964. Earned first major league win June 1 vs. Seattle, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning of relief. Allowed just two earned runs in first 28 appearances (28.2 IP), posting a 0.63 ERA in that span (until August 5). 41 of 49 appearances were scoreless, including 32 of first 36 May 20-August 25. Posted a .154 opponent batting average, the lowest in Twins history and second lowest in Twins/Senators franchise history (since 1901) behind Johnny Niggeling's 1943 average of .153. Posted a 1.76 ERA (46.0 IP, 9 ER), the sixth lowest in Twins history...his 49 games tied for eighth most for a rookie in Twins history. Ranked sixth in AL in ERA (minimum 40.0 IP), second among rookies...tied for fifth among AL rookies in appearances. Was given the Bill Boni Award as Twins Most Outstanding Rookie, voted on by the Twin Cities Chapter of the BBWAA.

2012 Began season with Single-A Ft. Myers, going 1-1, 0.00 (12.1 IP) with four hits allowed, two walks and 16 strikeouts in seven games. ... Transferred to Double-A New Britain April 30. ... 13 of 16 appearances for the Rock Cats were scoreless; converted all four save opportunities. ... Transferred to Triple-A Rochester June 20. ... Recorded first career Triple-A win with 2.0 scoreless innings July 1 vs. Scranton-Wilkes/Barre. ... Recorded first career Triple-A save with 0.1 scoreless inning July 5 vs. Pawtucket. ... Struck out 20 batters in final 10 appearances (19.1 IP) July 28-September 1. ... Pitched for Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League, going 1-0, 11.08 (13.0 IP, 16 ER) in 11 games. ... Added to Twins 40-man roster in November. 2011 Started season with the St. Paul Saints in the Independent League...signed by Minnesota as a minor league free agent August 18 and reported to Single-A Ft. Myers...appeared in three games (1 start) tossing 7.1 scoreless innings. 2010 Started the season with Single-A Wisconsin...transferred to Rookie Helena August 3...released by Milwaukee's organization December 13. 2009 Began professional career with AZL Brewers, going 6-1, 1.59 (45.1 IP, 8 ER) in 14 appearances (2 starts)...transferred to Single-A Helena August 31 and made two scoreless relief appearances.