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Matt Walbeck

Three Midwest League seasons:


Playing Career

  • Drafted/Signed: Cubs, eighth round, 1987 (C, Sacramento HS).
  • Professional Career: Eleven major league seasons, mostly as a backup catcher, with five different teams.
  • Midwest League: Played for Peoria in 1989 and 1990.

Management style

Walbeck's a slightly conservative manager. There's nothing remarkable about his tactical decisions.



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Matthew Walbeck

DOB:   October 2, 1969 Sacramento, California

Year Team League
(Class)
Affiliate G CG IBB SBA SB% SH W L PCT

2009 Altoona Eastern (AA) Pirates - - - - - - - - -
2008 Texas American (ML) Rangers Third Base Coach
2007 Erie Eastern (AA) Tigers 140 12 19 154 .67 51 81 59 .579
  Playoff Qualifier; Manager of the Year
2006 West Michigan Midwest (A) Tigers 137 6 12 175 .70 26 89 48 .650
  Best Record, Playoff Qualifier; League Champion, Manager of the Year
2005 West Michigan Midwest (A) Tigers 140 5 14 170 .65 49 73 67 .521
  Playoff Qualifier
2004 West Michigan Midwest (A) Tigers 139 5 14 181 .65 45 69 70 .496
  Playoff Qualifier; League Champion
1987-2003       Playing Career

Coach 1 Season  
Minors 4 Seasons   556 28 59 680 .67 171 312 244 .561

Total 4 (5) Seasons   556 28 59 680 .67 171 312 244 .561
Some statistics are not currently available.

This page may be incomplete.

Key to the Manager Statistics

G = games
CG = complete games
IBB = intentional walks
SBA = stolen base attempts
SB% = stolen base percentage
SH = sacrifice hits (bunts)
W = wins
L = losses
PCT = won/lost percent

A note about using stats to compare managers.


Sources

My standard sources are described here.






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