Caleb Baragar

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Caleb Baragar

  • Bats Right, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 3", Weight 215 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Caleb Baragar has pitched as high as AAA.

He threw two no-hitters in high school. In junior college, he had a 6-1 record as a freshman and 5-0, 2.62 with 66 K in 48 IP as a sophomore, winning All-Conference. He threw two straight no-hitters in April. [1] He transferred to Indiana and was 1-4 with a 3.47 ERA as a junior, 4-4 with a 2.49 ERA as a senior. He tied for 5th in the Big Ten Conference in ERA. [2] He had a 1.80 ERA in ten innings in the Big Ten Conference Tournament. [3]

The San Francisco Giants took him in the 9th round of the 2016 amateur draft. The scout was Kevin Christman. [4] He split the summer between the AZL Giants (5-2, Sv, 2.28) and the San Jose Giants (0-1, 3 R in 5 2/3 IP). He was 6th in the Arizona League in ERA (between Max Bethell and Argenis Blanco), tied eight others for the most wins and tied Luis Alecis and Yapson Gomez for 9th with 50 strikeouts. He spent all of 2017 with the Augusta GreenJackets, going 5-7 with a 4.63 ERA.

In 2018, he was with San Jose (1-2, 4.76 in 8 G), Augusta (2-2, 4.03 in 16 G) and the Sacramento RiverCats (1 R in 3 2/3 IP). He spent most of 2019 with the Richmond Flying Squirrels (5-5, 3.45, .192 opponent average) and San Jose (0-1, 2.70 in 5 G). He was 9th in the Eastern League in ERA (between Mickey Jannis and Brandon Gold). He got into one game with Sacramento (5 R in 4 1/3 IP) in the regular season. He did much better with the RiverCats in the postseason, allowing four hits and one run in ten innings while striking out 13. [5] He got the start in the Triple-A National Championship and allowed two hits in five shutout innings, whiffing five, to win game MVP as the RiverCats blanked the Columbus Clippers. [6]