|Minnesota Twins – No. 56|
January 31, 1987 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Left|
|May 20, 2013 for the Minnesota Twins|
(through 2013 season)
|Earned run average||1.76|
Thielbar attended Randolph High School in Randolph, Minnesota, and South Dakota State University, where he played college baseball for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. The Milwaukee Brewers selected Thielbar in the 18th round of the 2009 MLB Draft. The Brewers released Thielbar in 2011, and after pitching in independent league baseball for the St. Paul Saints, he signed with the Minnesota Twins.
The Twins added him to their 40-man roster after the 2012 season. The Twins promoted Thielbar to the majors on May 20, 2013. He made his major league debut that day, pitching two innings. He became the first South Dakota State baseball player to reach the major leagues.
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