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Ben BroussardTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 2002-2008
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-859, OF-209, DH-52, LF-42, RF-12Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Isaac Broussard
Height6-2Weight220BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 24,1976 [41.363]PlaceBeaumont,Texas
High SchoolHardin-Jefferson (Sour Lake,TX)
CollegeMcNeese State University (Lake Charles,LA)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (65th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$380,000Signing ScoutsJohnny AlmarazService Time5.033 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-CIN-#5 ... 2002-CIN-#6
MLB DebutJune 22,2002 [25.271]
OrganizationsCLE [5] CIN [4] SEA [2] CHA [1] CHN [1] KCA [1] NYA [1] TEX [1] Awards9
TBC Player ID4177Retrosheet IDbroub001MLBAM ID407777
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed46Power71Contact43XBH63RBIs68Runs57Hitting59Durability57Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996McNeese StateCollegeFr1b192520260002001400000.300.333.300.6336021.375.000.050.2924.7619.054.000.000.000.00
1997McNeese StateCollegeSo1b2026041410041371500000.233.313.250.56315167.311.017.100.26810.4522.392.140.000.007.14
1998McNeese StateCollegeJr1b21562185884163167721314900000.385.462.7061.16815435249.444.321.468.49412.4519.681.586.4313.6341.67
1999McNeese StateCollegeSr1b225621174901442791101534000000.427.542.9151.45719345264.438.488.782.58920.0815.150.7510.237.8150.00
1999Billings MustangsPioRkcin-of22381453959112144810343040120.407.527.8001.32711627184.441.393.634.54618.4816.300.887.6110.3645.76
1999Clinton LumberKingsMidwAcin-1b-of225208114126003400001.550.6091.1501.75923723.643.600.750.70713.0417.391.338.7010.0063.64
1999Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of-1b223512726275082110114130010.213.291.441.7325613141.244.228.323.3157.8029.083.735.6715.8848.15
1999Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         782927397203247520487570131.332.437.6681.10519547348.376.336.507.46313.7921.551.566.9012.1748.45
2000Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of23872866473841451152727860236.255.413.458.87113126366.301.203.500.38619.6721.311.083.8320.4335.62
2001Mudville NineCalifA+cin-1b243010214255052100163140302.245.360.441.8014510125.290.196.353.34912.8024.801.944.0020.4040.00
2001Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin231b24100353811132702369103616980355.320.428.5921.02020950425.341.272.465.42914.3516.241.135.4115.3544.25
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13045595138320289010377100120657.303.413.558.97125460550.330.255.440.41114.0018.181.305.0916.2543.48
2002Louisville BatsILAAAcin-1b25571873151141113041315090324.273.396.535.93110026230.310.262.444.39813.4821.741.614.7817.0050.98
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle50of254215330378052100243031121.242.354.392.7466013182.269.150.307.33113.1916.481.252.7530.6035.14
2002Totals for IL-IL         9934061882211651415580121445.259.377.471.84816039412.290.212.382.36813.3519.421.453.8821.2544.32
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28lf2539112102740490072510013.241.292.384.676438120.277.143.205.2945.8320.833.573.3328.0029.63
2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-1b26321201730213153092910201.250.303.358.661436132.300.108.208.2926.8221.973.222.2740.0020.00
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281b261163865396213165552327553326.249.312.443.75517140429.268.194.285.3257.4617.482.343.7324.1341.67
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b27139418571152851782425295121237.275.370.488.85820450485.318.213.342.36910.7219.591.833.5124.5943.48
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b2814246659119305196822329840354.255.307.464.77121654505.284.209.277.3276.3419.413.063.7624.5345.38
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231b29882684486140134601175810215.321.361.519.88013927288.367.198.257.3755.9020.143.414.5120.6231.40
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23dh29561641739708172094520223.238.282.427.7097015177.274.189.256.2985.0825.425.004.5220.5038.46
2006Totals for AL-AL         144432611252102163212610330438.289.331.484.81520942465.333.195.257.3465.5922.153.964.5220.5733.60
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea231b3099240276610072920175040327.275.330.404.7349717264.317.129.208.3216.4418.942.942.6534.2925.76
2008Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn-of3129320012000110000.222.300.556.8565110.143.334.333.3660.0010.000.0010.009.0050.00
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya28of31642394466181134610184590105.276.348.523.87112532267.291.247.326.3766.7416.852.504.8718.3848.48
2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-of3116601416203130071600211.267.333.450.78327569.302.183.300.33410.1423.192.294.3520.0031.25
2008Totals for AAA-AAA         802995882201165910256190316.274.345.508.85315237336.293.234.321.3687.4418.152.444.7618.6945.12
2008Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         8230861842011761102562100316.273.344.510.85415738346.289.237.321.3677.2317.922.484.9118.1245.24
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex231b31268281300380052020012.159.225.268.49322389.169.109.171.2205.6222.474.003.3727.3323.08
2009Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha411b32723030002103500100.130.222.130.3523027.158.000.174.17811.1118.521.670.000.000.00
2013Long Island DucksAtlInd-364416924511108200093120010.302.344.509.8538619180.331.207.260.3705.0017.223.444.4421.1337.25
2013Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA-3619691121402110031732101.304.355.449.80431678.373.145.188.3533.8521.795.672.5634.5028.57
2013Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca331b36522002059140224012242103110.295.363.395.7587916226.358.100.205.3359.7318.581.910.88100.0027.12
2013Totals for AAA-AAA         712693180180435012559424111.297.361.409.77011022304.362.112.201.3408.2219.412.361.3267.2527.50
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter70521362755611141387314157171466314151737.263.324.450.7749622142357.297.187.272.0007.2519.772.733.6924.5538.15
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter586209340259312210106380367314488523231737.283.386.503.88910532382485.320.220.384.00012.6419.641.554.2719.7540.13
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2891051167283623391629211723426314623.269.353.445.7984681041211.308.176.294.0009.6619.322.003.2226.9536.75
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter224775174215404461432651441891805911.277.400.517.91740190942.310.240.453.00015.2920.061.314.8816.8541.86
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3010214255052100163140302.245.360.441.8014510125.290.196.353.00012.8024.801.944.0020.4040.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5208114126003400001.550.6091.1501.75923723.643.600.750.00013.0417.391.338.7010.0063.64
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter381453959112144810343040120.407.527.8001.32711627184.441.393.634.00018.4816.300.887.6110.3645.76
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4416924511108200093120010.302.344.509.8538619180.331.207.260.0005.0017.223.444.4421.1337.25
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter139509138194317431741359210800000.381.476.7231.19936881601.422.342.538.00015.3117.971.177.1511.8441.75
Cleveland Indians Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5241650223443971369260117140351234101225.268.332.468.8007731791827.302.200.287.0007.6619.212.513.7823.9140.41
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter155404441051701546402695605410.260.311.413.72416732441.301.153.228.0005.9021.543.653.4026.9330.48
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter268281300380052020012.159.225.268.49322389.169.109.171.0005.6222.474.003.3727.3323.08
Average MLB - Per 162 games162491631292632072323910771349.263.324.450.77422149542.297.187.272.0007.2519.772.733.6924.5538.15
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257911116434329105102871351416510.283.386.503.88929166687.320.220.384.00012.6419.641.554.2719.7540.13

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Billings Mustangs PioRkcin22OF31--472315249.9421.58------3881.641.3
1999Billings Mustangs PioRkcin221B8--7562118381.97610.13------3821.110.7
1999Clinton LumberKings MidwAcin221B3--18--218181.0006.00------560.02.2
1999Clinton LumberKings MidwAcin22OF3--7-2-97.7782.33------560.02.2
1999Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin22OF19--2612-2927.9311.42------3554.313.6
1999Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin221B13--1139-121221221.0009.38------3537.19.3
2000Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin23OF70--8856-9993.9391.33------8780.550.7
2000Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin231B15--12610416140136.9719.07------8717.210.9
2001Mudville Nine CalifA+cin241B30--23818222258256.9928.53------30100.021.4
2001Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin241B93--73755658798792.9928.52------10093.066.9
2001Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24OF3--3---331.0001.00------1003.02.2
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin251B45--36426238392390.9958.67------5778.931.3
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25OF34--6913-7370.9592.06------4281.023.6
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle251B9--432-345451.0005.00------4221.46.3
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25LF32-2284712-5048.9601.500.21-----3982.119.8
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B4-28271-228281.0007.001.00-----3910.32.5
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH3---------------397.71.9
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle261B24--19018222210208.9908.67------3275.016.8
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B1141019259576398510291020.9918.951.10-----11698.370.4
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B133107101999177610810741068.9948.031.05-----13995.782.1
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B1381121050108260911211511142.9928.281.09-----14297.285.2
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH2---------------1421.41.2
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B806056957851758636629.9897.861.11-----8890.949.4
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29DH4537--------------5680.427.8
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea291B109727482128482.9768.201.14-----5617.96.2
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea301B523633728121239304302.9935.810.90-----9952.532.1
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30RF12108221---21211.0001.750.26-----9912.17.4
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30LF1086714---14141.0001.400.21-----9910.16.2
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30DH2---------------992.01.2
2008Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn31OF2--4---441.0002.00------2100.01.4
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya31OF34--45-2-4745.9571.32------6453.123.6
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31OF13--12-2-1412.8570.92------1681.39.2
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya311B10--724147776.9877.60------6415.66.9
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn311B2--122-314141.0007.00------1612.51.4
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex311B262320420222332227224.9878.621.10-----26100.016.0
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha321B4--36-123736.9739.00------757.12.8
2013Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca361B46--32721340351348.9917.57------5288.531.9
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B557448420441923033844845334495.9928.071.07-----5570.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH5237--------------520.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF4282956112-6462.9691.480.21-----420.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF12108221---21211.0001.750.26-----120.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B140--104473911211261117.9927.98------1400.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF81--12617-134127.9481.57------810.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B121--97674108610601050.9918.68------1210.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF94--12168-135127.9411.35------940.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B30--23818222258256.9928.53------300.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--18--218181.0006.00------30.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--7-2-97.7782.33------30.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF31--472315249.9421.58------310.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--7562118381.97610.13------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Billings Mustangs PioRkcin22--8------31-
1999Clinton LumberKings MidwAcin22--3------3-
1999Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin22--13------19-
2000Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin23--15------70-
2001Mudville Nine CalifA+cin24--30--------
2001Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin24--93------3-
2002Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25--45--------
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25--9------34-
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--4---32---3
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26--24--------
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--114--------
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27--133--------
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--138-------2
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--80--------
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29--10-------45
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30--52---10-12-2
2008Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn31---------2-
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya31--10------34-
2008Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn31--2------13-
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex31--26--------
2009Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha32--4--------
2013Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca36--46--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor23175741112073061200201.193.262.281.54316365.234.088.2469.2318.462.000.000.0027.27
2006Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB29195661521061051201004.268.328.339.66719362.341.071.1798.0619.352.400.000.0020.00
2007Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30236982030380261220000.290.364.464.82832677.315.174.2327.7915.582.003.9023.0030.00
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31245781740211004900302.298.328.474.80227664.306.176.2466.2514.062.253.1328.5035.29
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB321436450014001900100.139.158.222.3808138.148.083.1112.6323.689.002.6336.0020.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs175741112073061200201.193.262.281.54316365.234.088.2469.2318.462.000.000.0027.27
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs8021826579162912164221406.261.313.394.7078616241.293.133.2026.6417.432.632.4936.3328.07

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Southland Conference All-Conference (1B) ... Southland Conference Hitter of the Year2
19992nd Team College All-American (1B) ... Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (OF) ... Pioneer League All-Star (OF) ... Southland Conference All-Conference (1B) ... Southland Conference Hitter of the Year5
2001Southern League All-Star (1B)1
2006American League Player of the Week (April 24-April 30)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-11-07ofFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency37.044  
2013-07-04ofKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsMLB ActiveContract purchased from Long Island (Atlantic)36.283Team Roster on 2013-07-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-02-12ContractSigned by White Sox to minor league contract 
2008-06-12ContractSigned by Cubs to minor league contract 
2008-05-15Released by Rangers 
2008-01-05ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2007-12-12TradeTraded by Mariners to Rangers for Tug Hulett 
2007-01-16ContractSigned by Mariners to avoid arbitration 
2006-07-26TradeTraded by Indians to Mariners for Shin-Soo Choo 
2003-04-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-06-07TradeTraded by Reds to Indians for Russell Branyan. 
1999-06-02Contractsigned 
* 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
1999Cincinnati Reds-22380,000-------380,000Signing Bonus out of 1999 Draft (2nd round - 65th overall)
2002Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25200,000-75739-2,011,045200,000580,000
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26303,000-67623162,163,527300,000883,000
2004Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27324,100-62119322,070,100300,0001,207,100
2005Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28365,000-56619372,189,055300,0001,572,100
2006Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll292,487,500-2811266++2,365,072327,0004,059,600
2006Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll292,487,500-2811166++2,365,072327,0004,059,600
2007Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll303,550,0005.0332341171++2,459,737380,0007,609,600
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll313,850,000-230875++2,696,252390,00011,459,600
* 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