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Matt Walbeck

Matthew Lovick Walbeck

Position: Catcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: October 2, 1969 in Sacramento, California, US
High School: Sacramento HS (Sacramento, CA)

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 8th round of the 1987 MLB June Amateur Draft from Sacramento HS (Sacramento, CA).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1987 17 -3.0 Wytheville APPY Rk CHC 51 194 169 24 53 9 3 1 28 0 1 22 39 .314 .387 .420 .807 71 0 0 3 0
1988 18 -3.3 Charleston WV SALL A CHC 104 352 312 28 68 9 0 2 24 7 5 30 44 .218 .292 .266 .558 83 3 6 1 1
1989 19 -2.9 Peoria MIDW A CHC 94 368 341 38 86 19 0 4 47 5 2 20 47 .252 .297 .343 .640 117 7 3 1 3 1
1990 20 -1.7 Peoria MIDW A CHC 25 75 66 2 15 1 0 0 5 1 0 5 7 .227 .301 .242 .544 16 2 2 0 0
1991 21 -1.1 Winston-Salem CARL A+ CHC 91 295 260 25 70 11 0 3 41 3 2 20 23 .269 .315 .346 .661 90 7 2 3 10 3
1992 22 -1.9 Charlotte SOUL AA CHC 105 425 385 48 116 22 1 7 42 0 7 33 56 .301 .358 .418 .776 161 6 2 3 2 3
1993 23 -4.2 Iowa AA AAA CHC 87 355 331 31 93 18 2 6 43 1 2 18 47 .281 .320 .402 .722 133 7 2 2 2 4
1996 26 3.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA MIN 16 65 57 5 14 1 1 0 9 0 1 5 3 .246 .308 .298 .606 17 1 1 0 2 0
1996 26 3.7 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 9 40 33 4 9 1 1 0 9 0 1 4 2 .273 .350 .364 .714 12 0 1 0 2 0
1996 26 2.1 Hardware City EL AA MIN 7 25 24 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .208 .240 .208 .448 5 1 0 0 0 0
1997 27 1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ DET 21 79 69 10 23 3 1 1 11 0 1 8 16 .333 .392 .449 .842 31 1 0 0 2 1
1997 27 4.4 Lakeland FLOR A+ DET 4 14 10 4 5 1 0 0 3 0 1 4 1 .500 .643 .600 1.243 6 0 0 0 0 1
1997 27 0.7 Toledo IL AAA DET 17 65 59 6 18 2 1 1 8 0 0 4 15 .305 .338 .424 .762 25 1 0 0 2 0
2001 31 3.8 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CIN,PHI 107 376 338 38 87 18 0 5 46 1 2 34 46 .257 .328 .355 .683 120 8 2 1 1 3
2001 31 3.8 Louisville IL AAA CIN 67 221 197 20 45 7 0 3 25 1 0 23 26 .228 .309 .310 .619 61 6 0 1 0 2
2001 31 3.8 Louisville,Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI,CIN 107 376 338 38 87 18 0 5 46 1 2 34 46 .257 .328 .355 .683 120 8 2 1 1 3
2001 31 3.8 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI 40 155 141 18 42 11 0 2 21 0 2 11 20 .298 .355 .418 .773 59 2 2 0 1 1
2002 32 4.7 Toledo IL AAA DET 21 81 75 4 16 3 0 1 6 0 0 4 10 .213 .250 .293 .543 22 6 0 1 1 0
2003 33 5.7 Toledo IL AAA DET 4 15 12 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 .417 .533 .417 .950 5 0 0 0 0 0
12 Seasons 726 2680 2415 255 646 114 8 30 303 18 23 202 340 .267 .325 .359 .684 866 43 17 19 27 16
Rk (1 season) Rk 51 194 169 24 53 9 3 1 28 0 1 22 39 .314 .387 .420 .807 71 0 0 3 0
A (3 seasons) A 223 795 719 68 169 29 0 6 76 13 7 55 98 .235 .295 .300 .596 216 7 8 9 4 2
A+ (3 seasons) A+ 104 349 303 33 84 13 1 3 53 3 4 28 26 .277 .332 .356 .689 108 7 3 3 12 4
AA (2 seasons) AA 112 450 409 49 121 22 1 7 42 0 7 34 57 .296 .351 .406 .757 166 7 2 3 2 3
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 236 892 815 81 219 41 3 13 104 2 4 63 120 .269 .322 .374 .696 305 22 4 4 6 7
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1987 17 Wytheville APPY Rk CHC C 38 316 293 22 1 3 .997 8.29 8
1988 18 Charleston WV SALL A CHC C 95 631 549 68 14 2 .978 6.49 14
1989 19 Peoria MIDW A CHC C 93 688 605 72 11 2 .984 7.28 12
1990 20 Peoria MIDW A CHC C 25 155 137 16 2 1 .987 6.12 3
1991 21 Winston-Salem CARL A+ CHC C 85 549 473 64 12 5 .978 6.32 7
1992 22 Charlotte SOUL AA CHC 1B 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
1992 22 Charlotte SOUL AA CHC C 93 640 551 79 10 8 .984 6.77 5
1993 23 Iowa AA AAA CHC C 79 561 496 64 1 9 .998 7.09 10
1996 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA MIN C 10 65 57 8 0 1 1.000 6.50 0 7 5 42%
1996 26 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN C 7 52 46 6 0 1 1.000 7.43 0 5 4 44%
1996 26 Hardware City EL AA MIN C 3 13 11 2 0 0 1.000 4.33 0 2 1 33%
1997 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ DET C 13 82 69 9 4 0 .951 6.00 2 11 7 39%
1997 27 Lakeland FLOR A+ DET C 3 15 14 0 1 0 .933 4.67 0 2 0 0%
1997 27 Toledo IL AAA DET C 10 67 55 9 3 0 .955 6.40 2 9 7 44%
2001 31 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CIN,PHI 1B 1 11 10 1 0 1 1.000 11.00
2001 31 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CIN,PHI C 95 641 588 53 0 8 1.000 6.75 13 65 28 30%
2001 31 Louisville, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI,CIN 1B 1 11 10 1 0 1 1.000 11.00
2001 31 Louisville, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI,CIN C 95 641 588 53 0 8 1.000 6.75 13 65 28 30%
2001 31 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI 1B 1 11 10 1 0 1 1.000 11.00
2001 31 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI C 39 307 288 19 0 3 1.000 7.87 5 21 12 36%
2001 31 Louisville IL AAA CIN C 56 334 300 34 0 5 1.000 5.96 8 44 16 27%
2002 32 Toledo IL AAA DET 1B 1 10 8 1 1 1 .900 9.00
2002 32 Toledo IL AAA DET C 20 142 134 6 2 2 .986 7.00 1 14 3 18%
2003 33 Toledo IL AAA DET C 1 8 7 1 0 0 1.000 8.00 1 0 0
12 Seasons 650 4501 3978 465 58 43 .987 6.84 76 97 43 31%
C (12 seasons) C 647 4478 3959 462 57 41 .987 6.83 76 97 43 31%
1B (3 seasons) 1B 3 23 19 3 1 2 .957 7.33
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2004 34 West Michigan MIDW A DET 1 of 1 139 69 70 .496
2005 35 West Michigan MIDW A DET 1 of 1 140 73 67 .521
2006 36 West Michigan MIDW A DET 1 of 1 137 89 48 .650
2007 37 Erie EL AA DET 1 of 1 140 81 59 .579
2009 39 Altoona EL AA PIT 1 of 1 142 62 80 .437
2010 40 Altoona EL AA PIT 1 of 1 142 82 60 .577
2011 41 Rome SALL A ATL 1 of 2 83 28 55 .337
7 Seasons 923 484 439 .524
A (4 seasons) 499 259 240 .519
AA (3 seasons) 424 225 199 .531

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1987 17 Wytheville Cubs Appalachian League Rk CHC
1988 18 Charleston Wheelers South Atlantic League A CHC
1989 19 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League A CHC
1990 20 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League A CHC
1991 21 Winston-Salem Spirits Carolina League A+ CHC
1992 22 Charlotte Knights Southern League AA CHC
1993 23 Iowa Cubs American Association AAA CHC
1993 23 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1993-04-07 1993-10-03
1994 24 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1994-04-05 1994-08-10
1995 25 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1995-04-26 1995-10-01
1996 26 Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League A+ MIN
1996 26 Hardware City Rock Cats Eastern League AA MIN
1996 26 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1996-06-18 1996-09-29
1997 27 Lakeland Tigers Florida State League A+ DET
1997 27 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
1997 27 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1997-04-02 1997-09-27
1998 28 Anaheim Angels American League MLB ANA 1 1998-04-01 1998-09-25
1999 29 Anaheim Angels American League MLB ANA 1 1999-04-06 1999-10-02
2000 30 Anaheim Angels American League MLB ANA 1 2000-04-05 2000-09-27
2001 31 Louisville RiverBats International League AAA CIN 1
2001 31 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 2001-09-30 2001-09-30
2001 31 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons International League AAA PHI 2
2002 32 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
2002 32 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2002-05-17 2002-09-21
2003 33 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
2003 33 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 2003-04-03 2003-09-28

Sabr ID: 9265fa6c

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