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Current Status
Free Agent since 2016-04-01 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
William Joseph Benson
Stat Years
2006-2019  [mlb] 2011-2011
Height/Weight
6-2 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
CF (353) ... RF (244) ... OF (227) ... LF (99) ... dh (1) ... C (1)
Draft Position
LF
Born Date/Place
1988-03-05 in Joliet, Illinois   [32.163]
High School
Catholic Academy (Joliet,IL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #2 (#64 overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Billy Milos
MLB Debut
2011-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.185)
Service Time
0.023 (2012)
Organizations
MIN [8] TEX [1] MIA [1] NYN [1] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 128041 ... retro id: bensj001 ... mlbam id: 501994
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2006Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-18of---1521963051115528910214120203.260.335.444.7792218721.286.184.3039.5018.551.9539.22.2641.2
    2006Beloit SnappersMidwAmin-18of---1819250001100600000.263.263.263.5261950.053.000.3850.0031.580.000.00.000.0
    2007Beloit SnappersMidwAmin-19of---212243273110188538181649124156503.255.347.368.71550715931.231.113.3419.6624.462.5386.40.9928.2
    2008Beloit SnappersMidwAmin520of---36925439631634271711247372305.248.326.382.7082909723.252.134.3288.2825.173.0463.51.3836.5
    2009Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-21cf-lf---425110000112000000.200.429.200.629710.400.000.20028.570.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min521rf-cf---48026346751035291474674133233.285.414.403.81732710618.319.118.37614.0722.631.6152.61.5324.0
    2010Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-22cf---5218516251114135082130001.294.375.588.963965016.447.294.3508.3321.882.6321.24.1764.0
    2010New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin1722cf-rf---5102374659420723491493911590114.251.336.527.86342319750.393.276.3009.2227.192.9516.35.4453.2
    2011Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-23cf---639221000112200000.222.364.333.6971131.333.111.28618.1818.181.000.00.0050.0
    2011New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin1523cf---6111400691142841667139561091303416.285.388.495.88347219848.360.210.35311.8623.091.9525.03.3942.1
    2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin6323lf-rfL-S-E-P6217131761022232100001.239.270.352.62274257.155.113.3404.0528.387.000.00.0041.2
    2012Gulf Coast Twins GCLRkmin-24cf---738131000111200000.375.444.500.944941.250.125.50011.1122.222.000.00.0033.3
    2012Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-24rf-cf---78337103018405900010.303.395.485.88038164.455.182.39113.1623.681.8033.02.6340.0
    2012New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin2124rf-lf---73714113266132043134330005.184.268.305.5731574310.220.121.2428.2827.393.3147.01.9138.5
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin1524cf---72895917322840112710103.179.269.316.585108307.295.137.22410.1925.002.4547.51.8541.2
    2013Arizona Rangers ArizRktex-25cf---872410103015204510100.417.500.6671.16730164.500.250.47413.3316.671.2524.03.3340.0
    2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex2325cf-rf---83713218274351631154420120.205.293.394.6871505212.318.189.26210.0029.332.9326.43.3344.4
    2013Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin1525cf-lf---8421512029721942105030005.192.256.285.5411644310.172.093.2806.1030.495.00151.00.6134.5
    2014Jacksonville SunsSouAAmia526rf-cf---91244177111023410621545796133817.264.364.410.77449817137.309.146.31311.4519.281.6841.72.0133.6
    2014New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAmia526rf---957000000012300000.000.222.000.222900.143.000.00022.2233.331.500.00.000.0
    2015Sugar Land SkeetersAtlIndy------27of---10520341001101200000.200.238.250.4882151.150.050.2224.769.522.000.00.0025.0
    2015Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn1027cf-rf---1054184324610142471253660203.250.355.380.7352177015.299.130.28811.5216.591.4446.01.8432.6
    2015Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl2827rf---10411181829810940152731003.246.346.331.677137399.246.085.31910.9519.711.800.00.0031.0
    2017Sugar Land SkeetersAtlIndy----29of---11117429591091468401773010542200.254.308.371.67946715928.210.117.3186.4222.483.5053.61.7125.7
    2018Chicago DogsAmAsIndy------30of---1273257407718393892285050300.300.375.498.87329312830.335.198.3389.5617.061.7928.63.0739.0
    2019Southern Maryland Blue CrabsAtlIndy------31of---139636138791924281222988402010.219.283.316.59939611425.205.097.2777.3222.223.0390.21.0131.6
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)217131761022232100001.239.270.352.62274257.155.113.3404.0528.387.000.00.0041.2
    American League Totals (1 yrs)217131761022232100001.239.270.352.62274257.155.113.3404.0528.387.000.00.0041.2
    Minor League Totals95633475428471834589413141774059079415291261.253.347.414.76138901387317.301.161.31810.4123.322.2437.62.2937.4
    Minor: Indy Totals29110671402695211211073911882451327010.252.315.381.696117740684.237.129.3077.4820.822.7850.81.7831.2
    Minor: Rk Totals6724244671656331413305030303.277.360.459.81927811127.310.182.32310.7917.991.6740.32.1640.3
    Minor: A Totals1997051141783411966362773203228808.252.338.370.70881626154.234.118.3378.9524.882.7878.31.1030.3
    Minor: A+ Totals10938169110244105023759104163244.289.404.451.85546117238.360.162.37212.8022.561.7638.12.1734.5
    Minor: AA Totals4651648268417912061238562720544346315835.253.349.444.7931917731172.333.191.30710.6923.112.1627.03.1841.2
    Minor: AAA Totals116371477518532612338107711011.202.288.302.59041811226.226.100.2759.0925.602.82123.70.7234.7
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)217131761022232100001.239.270.352.62274257.155.113.3404.0528.387.000.00.0041.2
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2006Gulf Coast Twins GCLRk18OF4700.0116450125120.9602.600.0088.790.42
    2006Beloit SnappersMidwA18OF200.06000661.0003.000.001.425.09
    2007Beloit SnappersMidwA19OF10900.0230763243237.9752.200.0077.989.32
    2008Beloit SnappersMidwA20C100.0000000.0000.000.000.71.45
    2008Beloit SnappersMidwA20OF6900.01151432132129.9771.900.0050.0100.03
    2009GCL Twins GCLRk21LF100.02000221.0002.000.001.850.06
    2009GCL Twins GCLRk21CF100.01000111.0001.000.001.850.07
    2009Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+21LF500.0701087.8751.400.003.66.35
    2009Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+21CF3600.0751107776.9872.100.0026.145.02
    2009Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+21RF3700.0733217876.9742.100.0026.846.33
    2010Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+22CF1900.0430104443.9772.300.0013.890.53
    2010Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+22RF200.04100551.0002.500.001.49.54
    2010New Britain Rock CatsEastAA22LF400.03000331.0000.800.002.83.95
    2010New Britain Rock CatsEastAA22CF5200.0121631130127.9772.400.0036.651.02
    2010New Britain Rock CatsEastAA22RF4100.0827229189.9782.200.0028.940.21
    2011Gulf Coast Twins GCLRk23CF200.01000111.0000.500.003.366.76
    2011New Britain Rock CatsEastAA23LF700.01110012121.0001.700.004.96.36
    2011New Britain Rock CatsEastAA23CF8300.0215925226224.9912.700.0058.574.81
    2011New Britain Rock CatsEastAA23RF1000.01910020201.0002.000.007.09.03
    2011MinnesotaALMLB23lf111088.0190102019.9501.700.226.852.45
    2011MinnesotaALMLB23cf2217.05000551.0002.500.291.29.54
    2011MinnesotaALMLB23rf7759.2200102120.9522.900.344.333.35
    2011MinnesotaALMLB23dh100.0000000.0000.000.000.64.815
    2012Gulf Coast Twins GCLRk24CF100.02000221.0002.000.001.733.35
    2012Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+24CF400.08000881.0002.000.003.050.04
    2012Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+24RF400.01500015151.0003.800.003.050.05
    2012New Britain Rock CatsEastAA24LF1100.01520117171.0001.500.007.729.75
    2012New Britain Rock CatsEastAA24CF1000.03500035351.0003.500.007.027.03
    2012New Britain Rock CatsEastAA24RF1400.02340227271.0001.900.009.937.83
    2012Rochester Red WingsILAAA24CF2600.05610057571.0002.200.0018.192.92
    2013Arizona Rangers ArizRk25CF500.05201771.0001.400.009.171.43
    2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAA25CF2000.04120143431.0002.200.0014.354.12
    2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAA25RF1800.0253112928.9661.600.0012.948.63
    2013Rochester Red WingsILAAA25LF1400.0152201917.8951.200.009.733.35
    2013Rochester Red WingsILAAA25CF2100.04410045451.0002.100.0014.650.03
    2013Rochester Red WingsILAAA25RF700.01400014141.0002.000.004.916.79
    2014Jacksonville SunsSouAA26LF2800.02720129291.0001.000.0020.022.64
    2014Jacksonville SunsSouAA26CF4200.098411103102.9902.400.0030.033.92
    2014Jacksonville SunsSouAA26RF6200.0149533157154.9812.500.0044.350.01
    2014New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA26RF200.01000111.0000.500.001.440.07
    2015Binghamton MetsEastAA27LF1300.02000020201.0001.500.009.224.16
    2015Binghamton MetsEastAA27CF2700.06110062621.0002.300.0019.150.03
    2015Binghamton MetsEastAA27RF1500.0200202220.9091.300.0010.627.83
    2015Gwinnett BravesILAAA27LF500.0101101211.9172.200.003.512.27
    2015Gwinnett BravesILAAA27CF200.0401054.8002.000.001.44.96
    2015Gwinnett BravesILAAA27RF2500.0682317370.9592.800.0017.461.03
    MLB Totals - (lf)111088190102019.9501.700.220.00.00
    MLB Totals - (cf)22175000551.0002.500.290.00.00
    MLB Totals - (rf)7759200102120.9522.900.340.00.00
    MLB Totals - (dh)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)1900253303128.9031.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (CF)4900104210107106.9912.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)3400832318885.9662.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (LF)63007650281811.0001.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (CF)234005712268599593.9902.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (RF)160003182088346338.9772.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (LF)500701087.8751.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (CF)5900126120129127.9842.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (RF)4300924219896.9802.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)180003512195381372.9762.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (LF)1002000221.0002.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (CF)900920111111.0001.200.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)4700116450125120.9602.600.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2006Minor---------49-
    2007Minor---------109-
    2008Minor-1-------69-
    2009Minor------63737--
    2010Minor------47143--
    2011MLB------1127-1
    2011Minor------78510--
    2012Minor------114118--
    2013Minor------144625--
    2014Minor------284264--
    2015Minor------182940--
    Totals-1----993532442271