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Tom Wilhelmsen

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2015 Stats

W-L

2-2

ERA

3.19

WHIP

1.37

K

60

SV

13

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

A hyperextended elbow that cost him a month and first-half struggles that resulted in a demotion to Triple-A made it all the more improbable that Wilhelmsen became the Seattle closer by mid-August las...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 220   DOB: 12/16/1983   BORN: Tucson, AZ   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Tom Wilhelmsen Contract Information:

Signed one-year, $3.1 million deal with the Rangers in January 2016, avoiding arbitration.

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Tom Wilhelmsen Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 26 R PEO 7 3 0 15.0 4 1 0 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.60 0.40
2010 26 A CLI 7 6 0 44.1 33 11 1 37 15 6 1 0 0 0 2.23 1.09
2010 26 A EVE 7 3 0 14.2 14 6 1 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.68 1.13
2011 27 AA JAC 14 12 0 60.2 66 37 8 40 26 4 5 0 0 0 5.49 1.53
2011 27 MAJ SEA 25 0 0 32.7 25 12 2 30 13 2 0 0 0 3 3.31 1.16
2012 28 MAJ SEA 73 0 0 79.3 59 22 5 87 29 4 3 29 5 7 2.50 1.11
2013 29 AAA TAC 8 2 0 12.0 19 14 3 15 5 0 1 0 0 0 10.50 2.00
2013 29 MAJ SEA 59 0 0 59.0 45 27 2 45 33 0 3 24 5 2 4.12 1.32
2014 30 MAJ SEA 57 2 0 79.3 47 20 6 72 36 3 2 1 2 8 2.27 1.05
2015 31 AAA TAC 4 0 0 4.0 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 1.25
2015 31 MAJ SEA 53 0 0 62.0 56 22 3 60 29 2 2 13 2 7 3.19 1.37
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3-Year Averages     56 0 0 66.8 49 23 3 59 32 1 2 12 3 5 3.10 1.21

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Tom Wilhelmsen Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Oct. 4 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.19 1.37
Oct. 3 LAA 1.0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 1 0 3.25 1.39
Sep. 29 Det 1.7 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.15 1.40
Sep. 23 @Oak 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 3.24 1.41
Sep. 18 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.14 1.36
Sep. 16 Hou 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.20 1.38
Sep. 10 @Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.25 1.39
Sep. 6 @LAA 1.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.31 1.40
Sep. 4 @LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.42 1.41
Sep. 2 @SD 1.7 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.48 1.41
Sep. 1 @SD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.60 1.44
Aug. 29 Bal 1.3 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.67 1.47
Aug. 28 Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.78 1.45
Aug. 25 Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.86 1.48
Aug. 23 @Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.94 1.49
Aug. 22 @Det 1.3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.03 1.52
Aug. 17 Sea 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.55
Aug. 16 TB 2.0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.19 1.56
Aug. 15 TB 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.17 1.61
Aug. 11 @Min 1.3 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.28 1.63
Aug. 8 @Sea 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.96 1.63
Aug. 7 @Sea 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.17 1.66
Aug. 3 Hou 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.21 1.68
Aug. 2 SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.08 1.64
Aug. 1 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.19 1.66
Last 14 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 1.2 IP/G
4.7 3 2 2 0 4 5 1 1 0 1-0 1 2 0 3.86 1.50
Last 30 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
10.3 7 2 2 0 5 9 2 1 0 1-0 5 2 0 1.74 1.16
Last 60 Days
25 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
28.7 18 6 6 1 11 25 2 1 0 1-0 12 2 4 1.88 1.01

Tom Wilhelmsen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015115271531811.323
2014148211921202.165
2013125192129310.287

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015152331425422.189
2014169511726614.176
2013126261216402.145

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201527.3214261023.291.24
201436.3010371452.721.07
201335.00215341513.601.14

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201534.7019341913.121.47
201443.0311352211.881.02
201324.0019111814.881.58
Tom Wilhelmsen Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 26 R PEO 7 3 15.0 13.20 1.20 11.00 0.00 83.3% 0.60 0.87 .165
2010 26 A CLI 7 6 44.1 7.55 3.06 2.47 0.20 78.7% 2.23 2.97 .268
2010 26 A EVE 7 3 14.2 8.87 1.27 7.00 0.63 66.7% 3.68 2.78 .333
2011 27 AA JAC 14 12 60.2 5.98 3.89 1.54 1.20 65.5% 5.49 5.24 .309
2011 27 MAJ SEA 25 0 32.7 8.27 3.58 2.31 0.55 0.76 72.2% 95.2 MPH 3.31 3.54 .270
2012 28 MAJ SEA 73 0 79.3 9.87 3.29 3.00 0.57 1.30 79.5% 96.3 MPH 2.50 3.00 .283
2013 29 AAA TAC 8 2 12.0 11.25 3.75 3.00 2.25 47.6% 10.50 5.70 .459
2013 29 MAJ SEA 59 0 59.0 6.86 5.03 1.36 0.31 1.29 67.1% 96.2 MPH 4.12 3.84 .262
2014 30 MAJ SEA 57 2 79.3 8.17 4.08 2.00 0.68 2.06 81.8% 95.4 MPH 2.27 3.81 .213
2015 31 AAA TAC 4 0 4.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.00 100% 0.00 3.70 .244
2015 31 MAJ SEA 53 0 62.0 8.71 4.21 2.07 0.44 1.22 76.8% 95.0 MPH 3.19 3.39 .316
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3-Year Averages     56 0 66.8 7.95 4.31 1.84 0.40 74.4% 3.10 3.45 .262

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2015 Stat Review for Tom Wilhelmsen    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.07 K/BB
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8.71 K/9
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4.21 BB/9
POOR
95.0 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.4 HR/9
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1.22 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.19 ERA
WEAK
1.37 WHIP
WEAK
3.39 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.316 BABIP
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76.8% Strand Rate
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2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Tom Wilhelmsen

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Tom Wilhelmsen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wilhelmsen was traded from the Mariners to the Rangers on Monday.

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Wilhelmsen will be unavailable for the Mariners on Thursday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Wilhelmsen was charged with his first blown save of the season Wednesday after giving up a ninth-inning run on two hits and two walks in Kansas City.

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Wilhelmsen allowed one hit in a clean ninth inning to pick up his 11th save in a 3-1 win over the Angels on Wednesday.

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Wilhelmsen picked up his 10th save of the year Sunday, giving up just two hits in 1.2 innings to close the door on the Athletics.

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Wilhelmsen recorded the final five outs of Wednesday's 8-3 victory over the Astros, giving up a lone hit and striking out three in the scoreless effort.

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Wilhelmsen earned a four-out save Saturday, as he allowed two hits and a walk while striking out two in a 7-6 win over the White Sox.

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Wilhelmsen recorded his fourth save of the season Tuesday, and his second in three days.

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Wilhelmsen earned his third save of the season Sunday in the Mariners' win over the White Sox.

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Wilhelmsen escaped with his first save of the year Thursday despite allowing a hit and a walk in a scoreless bottom of the 12th against the Tigers.

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Wilhelmsen was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.

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Wilhelmsen was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday, Shannon Drayer of 710 AM ESPN Seattle reports.

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2015

Wilhelmsen's best attribute might be his versatility. The one-time closer pitched mostly in long relief last season, but he can be used in late innings if needed and he even made a couple of spot starts last year. His control improved slightly from his disappointing 2013, but it still wasn't good, and his .171 BAA was aided by a .213 BABIP. Wilhelmsen does still have a mid-90s fastball, however, and he generates plenty of groundballs to be effective. He stranded 21 of 24 inherited runners last season. Wilhelmsen is no longer in the closer-in-waiting conversation, but he'll have a role in the bullpen, likely again in long relief, coming out of spring.

2014

As Seattle's closer, the Bartender lived a Cinderella story. And then midnight came, and he turned into a gas can. In just about a calendar year of ninth-inning duty, Wilhelmsen posted a 1.36 ERA, 0.90 WHIP and .156 BAA. Then, overnight, he lost command of his high-90s fastball, lost control of his once-nasty slider and, worst of all, lost his confidence. Beginning in late May, over his next 27 outings, he gave up twice as many runs (22) as he did in his previous 68 outings (11). In those 25.1 innings, he walked 20 and struck out 18, losing his closer job before eventually earning a trip to Triple-A Tacoma. Wilhelmsen's trouble didn't disappear in the minors, either, as the right-hander was knocked around for 14 runs in 12 innings (10.50 ERA). He wasn't much better when he returned to Seattle in September. Where he stands entering this season is uncertain, but unless he regains the edge that had him pitching near an All-Star level, he won't see the ninth inning again.

2013

The Bartender's story is well known, and Wilhelmsen only added to the legend last season when he took over for Brandon League as closer in early June and proceeded to save 29 games. His high-90s fastball helped him post a 1.76 ERA as the closer with a .163 BAA. The Mariners have two fireballing right-handers to set up for Wilhelmsen in Stephen Pryor and Carter Capps. If either looks like he could thrive in the closer role, it could make Wilhelmsen a trade candidate. Otherwise, Wilhelmsen will return to ninth-inning duty in 2013 looking to add another chapter to his remarkable story.

2012

Drafted in 2002, out of baseball from 2003-2009, Wilhelmsen made his major league debut last season after his high-90s fastball earned him a spot in the Mariners bullpen in spring training. Wilhelmsen struck out 30 in 32.2 innings last season, mostly in a middle-relief/mop-up role. After a mid-season demotion to Double-A Jackson to work as a starter, he returned still a reliever and finished the season strong, allowing two runs in his last 18.1 innings (14 games) with 20 strikeouts and one walk. Wilhelmsen could find his way into a late-inning job this season as the Mariners dumped a few bullpen arms in the offseason. If so, a setup man with a high-90s fastball is worth keeping an eye on.

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