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Alberto Callaspo

32-Year-Old Second Baseman – Los Angeles Dodgers

2015 Stats

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.233

HR

1

RBI

10

R

17

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Callaspo was terrible in 2014, culminating with a second half where he hit .197 with a brutal .495 OPS over his final 122 at-bats. The season was easily the worst of Callaspo's career, after years of ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 225   DOB: 4/19/1983   BORN: Maracay, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Alberto Callaspo Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the Braves in December of 2014. Deal includes up to $1 million in incentives.

June 19, 2015  –  Alberto Callaspo News

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Alberto Callaspo Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 21 AA ARK 136 610 548 77 156 37 28 2 7 49 15 14 47 25 11 4 0 .285 .339 .381 .720
2005 22 AA ARK 90 390 354 53 105 18 9 0 9 48 9 8 29 18 1 5 1 .297 .347 .398 .745
2005 22 AAA SAL 50 228 212 28 67 24 21 2 1 31 2 5 10 13 2 3 1 .316 .345 .448 .793
2006 23 AAA TUC 114 554 490 93 165 43 24 12 7 68 8 5 56 27 2 4 2 .337 .404 .478 .882
2006 23 MAJ ARI 23 47 42 2 10 2 1 1 0 6 0 1 4 6 0 1 0 .238 .298 .310 .607
2007 24 AAA TUC 59 261 226 48 77 22 15 2 5 30 1 2 28 17 0 6 1 .341 .406 .491 .897
2007 24 MAJ ARI 56 156 144 10 31 8 8 0 0 7 1 1 9 14 1 1 1 .215 .265 .271 .535
2008 25 AAA OMA 4 17 16 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .188 .235 .188 .423
2008 25 MAJ KAN 74 234 213 21 65 11 8 3 0 16 2 1 19 14 1 1 0 .305 .361 .371 .731
2009 26 MAJ KAN 155 634 576 79 173 60 41 8 11 73 2 1 52 51 0 5 1 .300 .356 .457 .813
2010 27 MAJ LAA 58 228 213 21 53 10 8 0 2 13 2 2 12 13 1 1 1 .249 .291 .315 .605
2010 27 MAJ KAN 88 373 349 40 96 29 19 2 8 43 3 1 19 29 0 5 0 .275 .308 .410 .718
2010  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ LAA/KAN 146 601 562 61 149 39 27 2 10 56 5 3 31 42 1 6 1 .265 .302 .374 .675
2011 28 MAJ LAA 141 536 475 54 137 29 23 0 6 46 8 1 58 48 0 2 1 .288 .366 .375 .741
2012 29 MAJ LAA 138 520 457 55 115 30 20 0 10 53 4 3 56 59 3 4 0 .252 .331 .361 .692
2013 30 A+ INL 3 10 7 1 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 .286 .400 .714 1.114
2013 30 MAJ OAK 50 180 159 20 43 12 7 0 5 22 0 0 19 25 0 1 1 .270 .350 .409 .759
2013 30 MAJ LAA 86 336 294 32 74 18 13 0 5 36 0 2 34 22 3 5 0 .252 .324 .347 .671
2013  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ OAK/LAA 136 516 453 52 117 30 20 0 10 58 0 2 53 47 3 6 1 .258 .333 .369 .702
2014 31 A+ STO 1 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
2014 31 MAJ OAK 127 451 404 37 90 19 15 0 4 39 0 1 40 50 0 6 1 .223 .290 .290 .580
2015 32 MAJ LAD 27 64 56 5 16 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 7 12 1 0 0 .286 .365 .357 .722
2015 32 MAJ ATL 37 123 107 12 22 3 2 0 1 8 0 0 14 10 0 2 0 .206 .293 .252 .545
2015  (Multiple Teams) 32 MAJ LAD/ATL 64 187 163 17 38 7 6 0 1 10 0 0 21 22 1 2 0 .233 .317 .288 .606
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3-Year Averages     133 494 438 48 107 26 18 0 8 50 1 2 49 52 2 5 0 .244 .317 .340 .657
Career  (View All)     1060 3,882 3,489 388 925 235 169 14 52 364 22 14 343 353 10 34 6 .265 .329 .366 .695

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Alberto Callaspo Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 1 @Ari Did not play.
Jun. 30 @Ari 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .317 .288 .605
Jun. 29 @Ari 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .319 .290 .609
Jun. 28 @Mia 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .321 .292 .613
Jun. 27 @Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .317 .291 .608
Jun. 26 @Mia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .318 .293 .611
Jun. 25 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .315 .288 .603
Jun. 24 @ChC 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .322 .296 .618
Jun. 23 @ChC 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .318 .291 .609
Jun. 22 @ChC Did not play.
Jun. 21 SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .318 .284 .602
Jun. 20 SF Did not play.
Jun. 19 SF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .320 .286 .606
Jun. 18 Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .315 .281 .596
Jun. 17 Tex Did not play.
Jun. 16 @Tex Did not play.
Jun. 15 @Tex 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .311 .280 .591
Jun. 14 @SD 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .304 .282 .586
Jun. 13 @SD Did not play.
Jun. 12 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .301 .263 .564
Jun. 10 Ari 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .303 .265 .568
Jun. 9 Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .298 .250 .548
Jun. 8 Ari 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .293 .248 .541
Jun. 7 StL Did not play.
Jun. 6 StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .297 .252 .549
Jun. 5 StL 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .296 .250 .546
Jun. 4 StL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .295 .254 .549
Jun. 3 @Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .299 .258 .557
Jun. 2 @Col 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .301 .261 .562
Jun. 2 @Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .298 .254 .552
Last 7 Days 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .432
Last 14 Days 20 0 6 1 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .364 .350 .714
Last 30 Days 50 5 14 4 0 0 1 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .357 .360 .717

Alberto Callaspo: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 4 45
2014 23 46 19 38
2013 33 93 10
2012 131
2011 129
2010 12 130 1 1 1
2009 146 14 1

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Alberto Callaspo Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015291010.103.138.299
201414815190.196.250.518
2013149195190.268.430.763

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201513416190.261.321.669
2014256223300.238.313.616
2013304335390.253.339.672

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015779040.234.273.595
2014178173210.270.360.688
2013237325290.253.346.673

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015868160.233.302.615
2014226201180.186.235.495
2013216205290.264.394.734
Alberto Callaspo Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 21 AA ARK 610 548 7.7% 4.1% 1.88 95% .289 .096
2005 22 AA ARK 390 354 7.4% 4.6% 1.61 95% .294 .101
2005 22 AAA SAL 228 212 4.4% 5.7% 0.77 94% .333 .132
2006 23 AAA TUC 554 490 10.1% 4.9% 2.07 94% .346 .141
2006 23 MAJ ARI 47 42 8.5% 12.8% 0.67 86% .278 .072
2007 24 AAA TUC 261 226 10.7% 6.5% 1.65 92% .353 .150
2007 24 MAJ ARI 156 144 5.8% 9% 0.64 90% .238 .056
2008 25 AAA OMA 17 16 5.9% 23.5% 0.25 75% .250 .000
2008 25 MAJ KAN 234 213 8.1% 6% 1.36 93% .327 .066
2009 26 MAJ KAN 634 576 8.2% 8% 1.02 91% .315 .157
2010 27 MAJ LAA 228 213 5.3% 5.7% 0.92 94% .258 .066
2010 27 MAJ KAN 373 349 5.1% 7.8% 0.66 92% .282 .135
2010  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ LAA/KAN 601 562 5.2% 7% 0.74 93% .273 .109
2011 28 MAJ LAA 536 475 10.8% 9% 1.21 90% .311 .087
2012 29 MAJ LAA 520 457 10.8% 11.3% 0.95 87% .271 .109
2013 30 A+ INL 10 7 20% 10% 2.00 86% .200 .428
2013 30 MAJ OAK 180 159 10.6% 13.9% 0.76 84% .295 .139
2013 30 MAJ LAA 336 294 10.1% 6.5% 1.55 93% .258 .095
2013  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ OAK/LAA 516 453 10.3% 9.1% 1.13 90% .270 .111
2014 31 A+ STO 5 5 0% 0% 0.00 100% .200 .000
2014 31 MAJ OAK 451 404 8.9% 11.1% 0.80 88% .246 .067
2015 32 MAJ LAD 64 56 10.9% 18.8% 0.58 79% .364 .071
2015 32 MAJ ATL 123 107 11.4% 8.1% 1.40 91% .219 .046
2015  (Multiple Teams) 32 MAJ LAD/ATL 187 163 11.2% 11.8% 0.95 87% .264 .055
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3-Year Averages     494 438 9.9% 10.5% 0.94 88% .262 .096
Career     3,882 3,489 8.8% 9.1% 0.97 90% .283 .101

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2015 Stat Review for Alberto Callaspo    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.233 AVG
POOR
87% Contact Rate
GREAT
.264 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.288 SLG
TERRIBLE
.055 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.95 BB/K
ELITE
11.2% BB Rate
GREAT
11.8% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.606 OPS
TERRIBLE
.317 OBP
WEAK

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Alberto Callaspo: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Callaspo will be in uniform with the Dodgers on Wednesday, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports.

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The Braves pulled Callaspo from Tuesday's lineup after the infielder agreed to accept a trade to the Dodgers, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Callaspo is in the Braves' lineup Tuesday against the Dodgers, starting at third base and batting seventh.

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The Braves are in the process of trying to trade Callaspo, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Callaspo was scratched from Monday's starting lineup, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

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Callaspo is not in the lineup Sunday against the Brewers, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

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Callaspo will likely start seeing more playing time at third base again with Phil Gosselin (thumb) sidelined, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.

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Callaspo is out of the lineup for the third straight game Sunday against the Marlins, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Callaspo was acquired by the A's at the trade deadline in July, and he posted a .759 OPS for the A's in 180 plate appearances. Callaspo does not steal any bases, but he does find a way to hit around 10 homers per year. He is a useful utility player for an MLB team, but not one who provides a lot of fantasy value. He will likely be a part-time player for the A's in 2014, and should see most of his time at second base against left-handed starters as he has been better from the right side of the plate over his career (he hits .300 against lefties for his career) than the left (only .262 against righties).

2013

Callaspo still hasn't shown any signs of matching his production from 2009, but the Angels seem happy to accept his mediocre production at a low price, at least for the time being. He put up a .252/.331/.361 batting line with 10 homers, 55 runs, 53 RBI and four steals last year, and while a modest improvement on those numbers seems likely, a big leap would come as a major surprise. Callaspo's lone strong offensive skill, plate discipline, only helps fantasy owners in OBP leagues, and he really doesn't have much upside to speak of. The good news is that he's locked in as the Angels' starting third baseman, and won't be losing at-bats to Maicer Izturis anymore now that Izturis has moved on to Toronto.

2012

Callaspo posted a .605 OPS after a midseason trade to the Angels in 2010, but he performed much better at the plate last season, posting a career-high .366 OBP. He will open 2012 as the Angels' starting third baseman, but he may see a drop in playing time even after last year's improvement - Maicer Izturis will likely see most of his action at third, and Mark Trumbo may get a shot there as well in the wake of the Albert Pujols signing.

2011

Callaspo broke out for the Royals in 2009 with 73 RBI and a .813 OPS, but he struggled with the stick last season, especially following a midseason trade to the Angels. In 58 games with Los Angeles last season, Callaspo knocked in just 13 runs and posted a .605 OPS. Callaspo probably is not as good as he was two years ago, but he is not as bad as he was last season, either. Still, he offers little speed, and on an Angels team that lacks power, Callaspo could wind up being a utility player so the team can add some pop at third base.

2010

Callaspo burst onto the scene in 2009, hitting .300/.356/.457 with 11 home runs and 73 RBI. Although Callaspo is a major league-ready hitter, he is a defensive liability, and his role for 2010 in uncertain. Speculation around the organization late in the year suggested Callaspo would be the designated hitter in 2010 if Mike Aviles returned to form from Tommy John surgery. In the offseason, Callaspo was the center of trade talks and may be a strong bargaining chip for general manager Dayton Moore. In any event, Callaspo can be regarded as a solid second-base option in most leagues if he's able to secure regular playing time.

2009

Callaspo floundered for his first few months with the Royals. He started just 22 games at four different positions through the end of June, when he was served with a DUI and placed on the DL with an undisclosed injury. He returned in late August, and found regular playing time at second base with Mark Grudzielanek out. Callaspo hit .330/.371/.423 with five doubles and two triples from August 29 on, a span which included an 18-game hitting streak. The double-digit steal potential from earlier in his career seems to be gone, as he tried taking a base just three times in 2008. Grudzielanek will probably not return to the Royals in 2009, and the team may hand the reins to Callaspo, barring an offseason move. In that role, Callaspo should be able to maintain a high average while seeing time at both middle infield spots.

2008

Callaspo entered the 2007 season with plenty of upside as Arizona's utility man. Injuries to Chad Tracy and Orlando Hudson opened the door for him to see regular at-bats, but Callaspo flat-lined at the major league level after tearing up Triple-A pitching the previous season. Defensively, his glove is good enough to play second base, shortstop, third base and in the outfield. Even though he hit just .215 in 144 at-bats for the D-Backs, Callaspo maintained his reputation as a tough hitter to strike out, fanning just 14 times. With regular playing time, Callaspo could produce double-digit steals without hurting owners in batting average. A change of scenery may also do him well, as he'll compete for playing time around the infield with the Royals after being traded from Arizona.

2007

Being dealt to the D'backs, who are just as loaded in the infield as the Angels, didn't help Callaspo. He's a terrific judge of the strike zone (27:56 K:BB at Triple-A Tucson last year), with enough power to prevent pitchers from just pounding fastballs at him. He could start for 15-20 teams and lead off for half of those, but barring a trade, he'll be stuck as a fifth infielder.

2006

A Venezuelan signed in 2001, Callaspo has the defensive skills to play shortstop, but has been used at second base much of the time because of Erick Aybar. Callaspo, like Aybar, is a skilled contact hitter, owning a career average of .310, including a .316/.345/.448 line this year in Triple-A. He's not as fast as Aybar, but is very comparable in other ways. Callaspo is about six months ahead of Aybar developmentally, and could acquit himself well in the majors early in '06.

2005

Callaspo is one of the better infield prospects in the Anaheim system along with Eric Aybar. He rarely walks or strikes out and is a solid defender with average speed and doubles power. We'd like to see his walk rate increase a bit, but those minor-league doubles could turn into home runs in a year or two.

2004

Callaspo, 20, saw all of his action at low Single-A Cedar Rapids in 2003, hitting .327 in 514 AB while stealing 20 bases. Callaspo is one of the better infield prospects in the Anaheim system along with Eric Aybar.

2003

Callaspo is one of the better infield prospects in the Anaheim system along with Eric Aybar. A strong year at Class A could put him on a fast track for the majors.