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7 Caleb Joseph C

Toronto Blue Jays

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
380.211350
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018BAL822652858317106821.254.321.219
2019ARI2038580311000.250.263.211

Player Updates

June 29, 2020 09:40 PM
Blue Jays' Caleb Joseph: Part of 60-man pool
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph will be a part of the Blue Jays' 60-man roster.

The 34-year-old was non-tendered by the Diamondbacks in the offseason after appearing in just 20 games for the major-league squad last year. However, he joined the Blue Jays as a non-roster invitee in January and went 4-for-17 with one RBI and five strikeouts this spring. He could compete for a reserve role on the big-league team once play resumes, but he's more likely to serve as organizational depth for the club.

January 20, 2020 10:16 PM
Blue Jays' Caleb Joseph: Latches on with Toronto
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays on Sunday, Jamie Campbell of Sportsnet reports. The deal includes an invitation to spring training.

Joseph spent the 2019 season bouncing between the majors and minors, appearing in 20 games for the Diamondbacks and slashing .211/.250/.263 in 41 plate appearances. He'll compete for a spot on Toronto's Opening Day roster, though he seems more likely to fill an organizational depth role behind Reese McGuire and Danny Jansen.

December 2, 2019 06:28 PM
Caleb Joseph: Non-tendered by Arizona
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph was non-tendered by the Diamondbacks on Monday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

The 33-year-old backstop has been worth -0.4 fWAR in 321 plate appearances over the last two seasons and has a career .223 average. He may have to settle for a minor-league deal if he wants to play in 2020.

September 1, 2019 04:32 PM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Returns to Diamondbacks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph was recalled from Triple-A Reno on Sunday.

Joseph had a couple stretches in the majors this season but spent the bulk of the year with Reno, where he had a .265/.324/.481 slash line in 48 games. He'll provide catching depth behind Carson Kelly and Alex Avila.

June 29, 2019 01:40 PM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Optioned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Friday.

Joseph spent the last couple weeks with the Diamondbacks while fellow backstop Alex Avila was on the injured list, but he will head back to Reno now that Avila is returning to action Friday. Joseph figures to be the top option next time Arizona needs to add a catcher from the minor-league ranks.

June 14, 2019 03:28 PM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Back in big leagues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph was recalled by the Diamondbacks on Friday, Jack Magruder of The Sports Xchange reports.

Joseph will replace Alex Avila, who landed on the injured list with a calf strain in a corresponding move. The Diamondbacks have heavily rotated their catchers all season, so Joseph could potentially see a fairly even split behind the plate with Carson Kelly.

May 3, 2019 12:32 AM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Booted to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Thursday, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.

Joseph has struggled to a .176 average with two RBI over nine contests this season, so he'll head to the minors in an attempt to find his swing. The Diamondbacks recalled Tim Locastro from Triple-A in a corresponding move.

April 25, 2019 11:04 AM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Back on bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Pirates.

Joseph picked up his fourth start of the season in Wednesday's 11-2 win and turned in his best offensive showing to date, recording two hits in four at-bats. Despite the solid day at the dish, Joseph is unlikely to pick up regular playing time anytime soon as the clear No. 3 option at catcher behind Carson Kelly and John Ryan Murphy.

April 10, 2019 05:00 PM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Earns call to bigs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph was recalled from Triple-A Reno on Wednesday.

Joseph, who owns a career .224/.271/.353 slash line across parts of five big-league seasons (402 games), will serve as the team's third catcher while Alex Avila (quadriceps) is on the shelf.

March 22, 2019 12:32 PM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Optioned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Friday.

Joseph had been in the conversation for a backup catcher spot, but he has options remaining, so he'll lose out for now. John Ryan Murphy will be the Diamondbacks' third catcher should the team elect to keep three backstops, as they've preferred to do recently.

March 11, 2019 11:28 AM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Launches homer Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run in Sunday's game against the Reds.

That was all the offense the Diamondbacks mustered in a 3-2 win. Joseph is hitting .353 (6-for-17) with a pair of homers and six RBI this spring. He's competing to be one of the three catchers Arizona is expected to carry on its roster.

February 13, 2019 01:40 PM
Diamondbacks' Caleb Joseph: Reaches deal with Arizona
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Joseph will join a crowded Arizona catcher picture that already includes offseason pickup Carson Kelly and holdovers Alex Avila and John Ryan Murphy. It's likely that the Diamondbacks will only carry three backstops into Opening Day, so Joseph won't be guaranteed a spot with the big club out of camp despite possessing a 40-man roster spot.

November 30, 2018 08:28 PM
Caleb Joseph: Cut loose by Baltimore
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph wasn't tendered a contract by the Orioles for the 2019 season.

Joseph will hit the open market after hitting .219 with three home runs and 17 RBI over 82 games with Baltimore in 2018.

September 21, 2018 03:24 PM
Orioles' Caleb Joseph: Out of Friday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Joseph will head to the bench for the fourth time in the last five games as Austin Wynns grabs another start behind the plate. The Orioles have rotated heavily at catcher, although Wynns appears to be taking over duties as the primary option.

September 19, 2018 03:21 PM
Orioles' Caleb Joseph: On bench Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

Joseph will sit for the third time in four games. Austin Wynns will get the call behind the plate.

September 17, 2018 04:08 PM
Orioles' Caleb Joseph: Remains on bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is not in the lineup Monday against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Joseph will stick on the bench for a second straight game as Austin Wynns picks up the start Monday. The Orioles figure to continue their three-catcher rotation, with Joseph -- who has started five of the last eight games -- seeing the most opportunities. He's hitting .286/.273/.333 through eight games in September.

September 16, 2018 12:04 PM
Orioles' Caleb Joseph: Not in lineup Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is not starting Sunday against the White Sox.

Joseph has started seven times behind the plate in September, with Austin getting five starts and Chance Sisco, who starts Sunday, getting the call twice.

September 14, 2018 03:45 PM
Orioles' Caleb Joseph: On bench Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the White Sox, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

Joseph hits the bench after going 0-for-3 with a strikeout in Thursday's win over the Athletics. Austin Wynns starts behind the plate as the Orioles are regularly rotating their catchers for the final stretch of the season.

September 12, 2018 05:17 PM
Orioles' Caleb Joseph: Not starting Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is not in the lineup Wednesday against Oakland.

Joseph has had the edge in playing time behind the plate since the rosters expanded Sept. 1, starting five times compared to four for Austin Wynns and one for Chance Sisco. Wynns will take his turn Wednesday.

September 8, 2018 03:32 PM
Orioles' Caleb Joseph: Out of lineup Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Joseph is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rays, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports.

Joseph will hit the bench for the second straight game as Chance Sisco earns the start behind the plate. The Orioles could opt for a heavy three-man catching rotation with Sisco and Austin Wynns, as Joseph has a putrid .139/.195/.194 slash line since the start of August.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs San Diego610 .167 .167 .167
vs Baez (Career)100000
vs RHP2950 .226 .241 .172
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
9/2SD2110000
9/11@NYM1010000
9/12@NYM1000000
9/17MIA0000000
9/24STL1010100
9/25STL2000000
9/29SD3010000
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020TOR0000000000------------
2019ARI2038580311000.210.250.2630.513
2018BAL822652858317106821.219.255.3210.575
2017BAL892543165828107200.256.287.4130.700
2016BAL491327230072800.174.216.1970.413
2015BAL10032038751149277200.234.299.3940.693
2014BAL822462251928176901.207.264.3540.618
Total4221255131280311257231922.223.270.3500.620
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2020TOR000000000
2019ARI20201001100
2018BAL821428511303
2017BAL8914110501107
2016BAL49302602006
2015BAL10016112613327
2014BAL82908736306
Total42258443951411229
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2008A-Aberdeen632383462190834155620.261.303.441
2009AFA-Frederick104380501082321260266421.284.337.450
2010AA-Bowie Baysox10637843891511151336316.235.301.368
2011AA-Bowie Baysox1073744296151741406052.257.334.358
2012AA-Bowie Baysox8027938761711248296020.272.343.469
2012AAA-Norfolk Tides2268614410781000.206.289.294
2013AA-Bowie Baysox135518741553122297399242.299.346.494
2014AAA-Norfolk Tides22928247021132200.261.284.402
2016AA-Bowie6212610121701.286.348.476
2016AAA-Norfolk94021000042500.250.286.250
2016AFA-Frederick6174510152400.294.348.529
2018AAA-Norfolk Tides248810242021481900.273.340.364
2019AAA-Reno Aces481622943121726134400.265.324.481
2019ROK-AZL D-backs25000000--100.000.000.000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/180
Birthdate:
6/18/1986
Age:
34
Hometown:
Nashville, TN
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Toronto Blue Jays
College:

MLB Experience:
6