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Ben Van RynHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1990-1999 MLB Years: 1996-1998
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-344Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Ashley Vanryn
Height6-5Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 9,1971 [46.195]PlaceFort Wayne,Indiana
High SchoolEast Noble (Kendallville,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos in the 1st round (37th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsStan Zielinski
MLB DebutMay 9,1996 [24.274]
OrganizationsLAN [3] CAL [2] CHN [2] MON [2] CHA [1] CIN [1] SDN [1] SLN [1] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID19160Retrosheet IDvanrb001MLBAM ID123652
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts49Walks58Hittable43SO/BB56vsPower43Hitting10Durability77Team.528Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1990Gulf Coast ExposGCLRkmon-ST18531.741091000051.2441310015560001.147.66--2.619.753.73.625-
1991Jamestown ExposNYPLA-mon-ST19335.01660100032.0371918112234001.5210.300.283.346.401.92.500-
1991Sumter FlyersSALAmon28ST192136.50202000000109.0122967913617710001.6710.041.075.026.341.26.133-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST05166.16262601000141.215911597147310014001.6410.100.894.646.351.37.238-
1992Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-ST201073.20262511100137.212558494541084001.308.170.263.537.062.00.588-
1993San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-ST211442.21212101000134.011843335371442001.157.910.332.489.653.89.778-
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ST211410.73660000024.035302911790002.1412.950.376.293.330.53.200-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST01583.52272701000158.215373626541532001.308.680.343.068.682.83.652-
1994San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan41ST22832.99171700000102.0934234535722001.258.180.443.086.332.06.727-
1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan11S/R22416.391293001050.2754236624440101.9513.321.074.267.821.83.800-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST01244.12292630010152.1168847011591162101.489.880.653.476.821.97.750-
1995Midland AngelsTexAAcal-Rel23112.7819019008132.0331010412242001.399.191.113.346.682.00.500-
1995Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-S/R23019.24532000012.22218132660002.2115.631.424.264.261.00.000-
1995Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-S/R23203.071156002029.029101019202001.308.900.312.766.142.221.000-
1995Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAA--S/R0324.00358270010173.0843833727504001.4910.170.853.276.051.85.600-
1996Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R24464.8819109004166.0694336927422001.459.361.223.665.701.56.400-
1996Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-Rel24333.8918117004034.2351715213283001.389.090.523.377.272.15.500-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--S/R0794.543711260081100.110460511140705001.439.270.983.566.241.75.438-
1996California AngelsALMLBcal17Rel24000.0010100101.01000100002.009.00--9.00--0.00-6.17
1997Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel25224.59515460012380.08843411025645001.419.861.122.807.172.56.500-
1998Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-Rel26213.5130030007241.0341616313300001.157.460.662.856.592.31.667-
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn58Rel26003.3890900208.09330660001.8810.13--6.756.751.00-3.89
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn49Rel260110.1260600102.23330411012.6210.12--13.503.370.25.0008.01
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor50Rel26019.001001000304.06440230002.0013.50--4.506.751.50.0003.14
1999Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-Rel27325.93478390013568.0834745930544001.6510.931.193.957.111.80.600-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter025.7426026007015.2191010013101012.0410.91--7.475.740.77.0001.40
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter64544.233181451733151121003.210425474747539080140101.429.310.673.487.152.05.542-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter21195.1919444150004311392.04482482284115829116101.5310.210.933.606.631.84.525-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2392.886241211081280.22661139016902466001.268.500.512.887.862.73.719-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1073.20262511100137.212558494541084001.308.170.263.537.062.00.588-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2136.50202000000109.0122967913617710001.6710.041.075.026.341.26.133-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter335.01660100032.0371918112234001.5210.300.283.346.401.92.500-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter531.741091000051.2441310015560001.147.66--2.619.753.73.625-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.001001000304.06440230002.0013.50--4.506.751.50.000-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.3890900208.09330660001.8810.13--6.756.751.00--
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0110.1260600102.23330411012.6210.12--13.503.370.25.000-
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.01000100002.009.00--9.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0285.74365036500980220.02671401400183140140142.0410.91--7.475.740.77.0001.40
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14124.2369323710113220.022711910316851759001.429.310.673.487.152.05.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-p2121221420050031300000.182.280.273.5536225.444.091.227.26012.0052.004.330.000.0050.00
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p2168111000000400000.125.125.250.375218.250.125.125.1600.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         27302530050031700000.167.242.267.5098333.385.100.200.2369.0951.525.670.000.0060.00
1994San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan41p221818231000000802000.167.167.222.3894120.300.055.056.1700.0040.000.000.000.0033.33
1994Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan11p221210000000000400000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         30282310000001202000.107.107.143.2504130.188.036.036.1090.0040.000.000.000.0033.33
1995Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-p2352111002000100000.500.5001.0001.5002121.000.500.500.6320.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
1996Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p24195010000000300000.200.200.200.400105.500.000.000.1800.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1997Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p25513000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn58p2691000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter91000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1326851050070033602000.147.183.221.40415573.313.074.118.0004.1149.3212.000.000.0050.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter88261210000001400000.077.077.115.1923126.167.038.038.0000.0053.850.000.000.0050.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter44424840070032202000.190.244.286.53012447.400.096.167.0006.3846.817.330.000.0050.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter91000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16218000000000000000.000.000.000.0000018.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628361260090044402000.147.183.221.40418690.313.074.118.0004.1149.3212.000.000.0050.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkmon18P10--142-75.7140.50------10100.015.9
1991Jamestown Expos NYPLA-mon19P6---8--881.0001.33------6100.07.7
1991Sumter Flyers SALAmon19P20--523213028.9331.40------20100.014.4
1992Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan20P26--7173-2724.8890.92------26100.038.8
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan21P21--414121918.9470.86------21100.015.7
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan21P6--22--441.0000.67------6100.04.2
1994San Antonio Missions TexAAlan22P17--611--17171.0001.00------1894.412.5
1994Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22P12---5--551.0000.42------12100.08.6
1995Midland Angels TexAAcal23P19--45-1991.0000.47------19100.014.0
1995Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin23P5--23--551.0001.00------5100.03.5
1995Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal23P11--33--661.0000.55------11100.07.8
1996Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24P19--49-113131.0000.68------19100.011.7
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal24P18--141165.8330.28------18100.013.0
1996California AngelsALMLBcal24P1-1-1--111.0001.001.00-----1100.00.6
1997Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25P51--1101-1211.9170.22------51100.035.7
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor26P30--26--881.0000.27------30100.021.1
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P6-2-------------6100.03.7
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26P10-4-------------10100.06.2
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P9-81---111.0000.110.13-----9100.05.5
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha27P47--75-112121.0000.26------47100.032.6
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P26-1511--221.0000.080.13-----260.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P194--2044236664.9700.33------1940.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P62--1633135049.9800.79------620.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--7173-2724.8890.92------260.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--523213028.9331.40------200.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6---8--881.0001.33------60.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--142-75.7140.50------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkmon1810----------
1991Jamestown Expos NYPLA-mon196----------
1991Sumter Flyers SALAmon1920----------
1992Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan2026----------
1993San Antonio Missions TexAAlan2121----------
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan216----------
1994San Antonio Missions TexAAlan2217----------
1994Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan2212----------
1995Midland Angels TexAAcal2319----------
1995Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin235----------
1995Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal2311----------
1996Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2419----------
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal2418----------
1996California AngelsALMLBcal241----------
1997Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2551----------
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor2630----------
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn266----------
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2610----------
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn269----------
1999Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2747----------

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Double-A All-Star (P) ... Texas League All-Star (P)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1998-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-05-29Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Padres. 
1998-05-05TradeTraded by Cubs to Padres for Don Wengert. 
1998-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1997-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1996-12-19Released by Braves. 
1996-10-10Claimed on waivers by Braves from Cardinals. 
1996-06-15TradeTraded by Angels to Cardinals for Pat Borders. 
1995-05-09Claimed on waivers by Angels from Reds. 
1994-12-16TradeTraded by Dodgers to Reds for Will Brunson. 
1991-12-10TradeTraded by Expos to Dodgers for Marc Griffin. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1996California AngelsTeam Payroll24109,000-78652-957,870109,000109,000
1998Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26170,000-81246-1,276,192170,000279,000
1998Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26170,000-81240-1,276,192170,000279,000
1998San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26170,000-81241-1,276,192170,000279,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red