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#7
Alberto Callaspo
AVG HR RBI
.223 4 39
Team: AtlantaHt / Wt: 5-9 / 225 NFBC ADP: 534.22
Position: 2BBorn: 4/19/1983 Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: Undrafted by Angels (2001)


Latest News
Dec. 15 7:24 PM PT8:24 PM MT9:24 PM CT10:24 PM ET22:24 ET3:24 GMT11:24 8:24 PM MST10:24 PM EST10:54 PM VEN7:24 UAE (+1)9:24 PM CT-Callaspo and the Atlanta Braves have finalized a one-year contract. The deal was agreed to last week at the winter meetings and announced Monday.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Callaspo should provide versatility in the infield. He played second base, first base and third base this year for Oakland. Callaspo and Phil Gosselin could compete for the starting job at second base with top prospect Jose Peraza. Atlanta traded second baseman Tommy La Stella to the Cubs for right-handed reliever Luis Vizcaino last month. Callaspo also could play behind Chris Johnson at third base.
Dec. 9 5:53 PM PT6:53 PM MT7:53 PM CT8:53 PM ET20:53 ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST8:53 PM EST9:23 PM VEN5:53 UAE (+1)7:53 PM CT-A person familiar with the negotiations says the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent infielder Alberto Callaspo.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Callaspo played second base, first base and third base this year for Oakland. He hit .223, well below his .267 career average. A year earlier, he batted .258 with 10 homers for the Athletics and Los Angeles Angels.
July 12 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET0:55 ET4:55 GMT12:55 9:55 PM MST11:55 PM EST12:25 AM VEN8:55 UAE11:55 PM CT-Callaspo was activated by the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, the first day the infielder was eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Callaspo had been on the DL since July 12 because of a strained right hamstring. He has started more than a dozen games each at first, second and third this season.
July 8 12:53 PM PT1:53 PM MT2:53 PM CT3:53 PM ET15:53 ET19:53 GMT3:53 12:53 PM MST2:53 PM EST3:23 PM VEN23:53 UAE2:53 PM CT-Callaspo had two hits with a two-run double Monday.
Analysis: Callaspo is not a fantasy threat with a .624 OPS.
June 13 3:25 PM PT4:25 PM MT5:25 PM CT6:25 PM ET18:25 ET22:25 GMT6:25 3:25 PM MST5:25 PM EST5:55 PM VEN2:25 UAE (+1)5:25 PM CT-The Oakland Athletics have placed infielder Alberto Callaspo on the paternity list.
Analysis: Callaspo is batting .218 with three home runs and 20 RBIs.
May 1 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Callaspo enjoyed a strong fantasy effort in a 12-1 rout of the awful Rangers.
Analysis: Callaspo had three hits for the second time this season in a surprising effort for the .269 hitter.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 Ari 23 42 2 10 1 1 0 6 4 6 0 1 .238 .298 .310
2007 Ari 56 144 10 31 8 0 0 7 9 14 1 1 .215 .265 .271
2008 KC 74 213 21 65 8 3 0 16 19 14 2 1 .305 .361 .371
2009 KC 155 576 79 173 41 8 11 73 52 51 2 1 .300 .356 .457
2010 KC 88 349 40 96 19 2 8 43 19 29 3 1 .275 .308 .410
2010 LAA 58 213 21 53 8 0 2 13 12 13 2 2 .249 .291 .315
2010 Tot 146 562 61 149 27 2 10 56 31 42 5 3 .265 .302 .374
2011 LAA 141 475 54 137 23 0 6 46 58 48 8 1 .288 .366 .375
2012 LAA 138 457 55 115 20 0 10 53 56 59 4 3 .252 .331 .361
2013 LAA 86 294 32 74 13 0 5 36 34 22 0 2 .252 .324 .347
2013 Oak 50 159 20 43 7 0 5 22 19 25 0 0 .270 .350 .409
2013 Tot 136 453 52 117 20 0 10 58 53 47 0 2 .258 .333 .369
2014 Oak 127 404 37 90 15 0 4 39 40 50 0 1 .223 .290 .290
Career 996 3326 371 887 163 14 51 354 322 331 22 14 .267 .330 .370

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Ari Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LCS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 Oak Total 4 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .333
    LDS 4 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .333
2014 Oak Total 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
    WC 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
Career 7 9 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .222 .222 .333


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