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Tom Wilhelmsen

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Seattle Mariners

2015 Stats

W-L

1-2

ERA

4.70

WHIP

1.78

K

26

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 star...

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2015 ADP:  608.53

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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:

Lost his arbitration case in February of 2015 and will make $1.4 million in his first year of arbitration.

May 8, 2015  –  Tom Wilhelmsen News

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Wilhemsen (elbow) was activated from the disabled list Friday, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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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 MAJ SEA 20 0 0 23.0 30 12 1 26 11 1 2 0 0 3 4.70 1.78
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3-Year Averages     63 0 0 72.6 50 23 4 68 32 2 2 18 4 5 2.85 1.13

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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
Jun. 28 @LAA 0.7 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.70 1.78
Jun. 24 KC 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.43 1.70
Jun. 21 Hou 2.0 2 2 2 1 2 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.64 1.69
Jun. 18 SF 0.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.19 1.66
Jun. 16 @SF 1.0 2 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.26 1.55
Jun. 12 @Hou 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.96 1.42
Jun. 11 @Cle 1.7 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.20 1.47
Jun. 9 @Cle 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.45 1.50
Jun. 7 TB 0.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.57 1.57
Jun. 2 NYY 1.7 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.63 1.61
May. 31 Cle 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.50 1.33
May. 30 Cle 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.59 1.24
May. 26 @TB 1.3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.69 1.22
May. 23 @Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.93 1.18
May. 21 @Bal 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.16 1.20
May. 15 Bos 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.84 1.42
May. 12 SD 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.62
May. 9 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.91 1.64
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
4.7 9 8 8 1 6 5 0 1 0 0-1 0 0 0 15.43 3.21
Last 30 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
12.3 20 12 10 1 8 12 0 1 0 0-2 0 0 2 7.30 2.27
Last 60 Days
18 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
20.3 25 12 10 1 10 23 0 1 0 1-2 0 0 3 4.43 1.72

Tom Wilhelmsen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20154410517401.447
2014148211921202.165
2013125192129310.287

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20156316613210.236
2014169511726614.176
2013126261216402.145

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201511.011011414.911.82
201436.3010371452.721.07
201335.00215341513.601.14

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201512.001015704.501.75
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 MAJ SEA 20 0 23.0 10.17 4.30 2.36 0.39 1.56 72.5% 94.4 MPH 4.70 2.94 .427
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 7.79 3.09 2.52 0.97 73.1% 3.92 0.69 .310
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.4 7.79 3.07 2.54 0.90 72.6% 3.92 3.79 .312
Rest Of Season     0 0 25.9 7.79 3.08 2.53 0.83 72.2% 3.92 3.70 .314
3-Year Averages     63 0 72.6 8.43 3.97 2.13 0.50 75.6% 2.85 3.37 .252

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2015 Stat Review for Tom Wilhelmsen    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.36 K/BB
WEAK
10.17 K/9
GOOD
4.30 BB/9
TERRIBLE
94.4 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.4 HR/9
GREAT
1.56 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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4.70 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.78 WHIP
TERRIBLE
2.94 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.427 BABIP
HIGH
72.5% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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

Wilhelmsen will throw a simulated game Wednesday and likely one more rehab game, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Wilhelmsen (elbow) threw a successful 25-pitch bullpen session consisting of fastballs and sinkers Friday, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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Wilhelmsen (elbow) played catch Monday and hopes to throw a bullpen session soon, Shannon Drayer of 710 AM ESPN reports.

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Wilhelmsen (elbow) is probably 10 or 12 days away from returning, the Seattle Times reports.

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Wilhelmsen (elbow) will begin a throwing program Friday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Wilhelmsen (elbow) hopes to resume throwing by the end of the week, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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Wilhelmsen was placed on the 15-day DL on Monday with a hyperextended elbow, Shannon Drayer of 710 AM ESPN reports.

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Wilhelmsen has been slowed by a sore back so far this spring, but will make his first Cactus League appearance in Wednesday's game, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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2015

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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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