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Roman ColonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 2004-2012
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PositionsP-451Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoman Benedicto Colon
Height6-3Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 13,1979 [39.124]PlaceMonte Cristi,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1995 by the Atlanta Braves.
Signing ScoutsRene FranciscoService Time3.151 (2011)
MLB DebutAugust 21,2004 [25.008]
OrganizationsATL [9] KCA [5] DET [3] COL [1] LAN [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID4936Retrosheet IDcolor001MLBAM ID430638
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (51.91%) -- Slider (26.23%) -- Changeup (10.38%) -- Curveball (7.10%) -- Fastball (4.37%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 94.40 - [2010] - 92.70
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts35Walks62Hittable40SO/BB53vsPower40Hitting4Durability53Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-ST17344.2914122001063.0684730228443001.529.710.294.006.291.57.429-
1998Danville BravesAppRkatl-ST18175.7713130000073.09259477285311001.6411.290.863.446.501.89.125-
1999Jamestown JammersNYPLA-atl-ST19754.5415150100077.0774839425617201.328.960.472.917.102.44.583-
2001Macon BravesSALAatl-ST21773.59232120010128.013669519269116401.279.560.631.836.403.50.500-
2002Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl-ST22983.53262601000163.01708164838942201.289.390.442.105.192.47.529-
2003Greenville BravesSouAAatl48S/R231133.363912271082107.01044840933583001.288.750.762.784.881.76.786-
2004Greenville BravesSouAAatl-Rel24100.0030300203.01100050000.333.00----15.000.001.000-
2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl34Rel24413.65510510011074.0723330422641001.278.760.492.687.782.91.800-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0513.51540540013077.0733430422691001.238.530.472.578.063.14.8332.79
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40Rel24213.3218018007019.0189708150001.378.53--3.797.111.88.6672.73
2005Mississippi BravesSouAAatl-ST25001.1722000007.26110270001.047.04--2.358.223.50--
2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST25111.93330000014.012330592101.217.71--3.215.791.80.500-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0111.66550000021.2184407162101.157.48--2.916.652.29.5002.51
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40Rel25155.2823419006044.04728261014302101.389.542.032.846.092.14.1675.55
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet43S/R25116.121239001025.035171777172001.6812.602.522.526.122.43.5006.14
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet48ST26000.0022000006.24500261000.905.40--2.708.103.00--
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet43Rel26204.8920119004138.2462121614256001.5510.711.403.265.821.791.0004.96
2007Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet-Rel27205.91514002110.2117735101001.509.282.534.228.442.001.000-
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel27000.0010100001.23000010001.8016.20----5.400.00--
2007Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel27013.60606000010.010440861001.809.00--7.205.400.75.000-
2007Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0214.4312111002121.0241111313172001.669.671.215.246.851.31.6675.21
2008Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca-Rel28205.2910010003117.01810101482001.299.530.532.124.242.001.000-
2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca29S/R28554.64231013003195.010951491527625001.4310.331.422.565.872.30.500-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0754.743310230062112.012761591631707001.4110.211.292.495.632.26.5834.57
2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca29Rel29232.8413013007225.0279818262001.389.590.362.849.243.25.400-
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56Rel29234.83430430013050.0502727722291201.438.941.253.935.191.32.4005.06
2010Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel30000.0020200002.01100111101.004.50--4.504.501.00--
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56Rel300018.0050500202.05440210003.5022.50--9.004.500.50-5.08
2011Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan49Rel31214.85270270015329.233201657171001.3510.011.522.125.162.43.667-
2012Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca34Rel32423.09401390018767.0663123728598001.408.870.943.767.932.11.667-
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56Rel32006.7530300008.012660331001.8813.50--3.383.381.00-3.47
2013Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol25ST33010.0022000005.29700130001.7614.29--1.594.763.00.000-
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit48Rel330127.0010100100.01111010003.0027.0027.00--27.000.00.000-
2013Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-S/R33016.23624001013.0151191380001.3810.380.692.085.542.67.000-
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0034.74945002018.125191024120001.5311.840.951.895.683.00.0003.78
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter8105.19124811600331186.0213112108307012012301.5110.231.443.365.771.71.4441.92
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter61513.91327122205307317990.0104554743277301694671001.359.460.702.726.282.31.545-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter18173.7417720157005613342.03621761433411226322201.389.460.892.936.872.35.514-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1633.5959154410154144.014067581344886001.278.670.812.725.452.00.842-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter983.53262601000163.01708164838942201.289.390.442.105.192.47.529-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter773.59232120010128.013669519269116401.279.560.631.836.403.50.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter754.5415150100077.0774839425617201.328.960.472.917.102.44.583-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4115.08272520010136.0160106779569714001.5810.560.593.706.401.73.267-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter235.52510510015060.0673737727332201.569.991.044.034.921.22.400-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter364.69414370013063.06537331022452101.379.241.423.136.392.05.333-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter315.3732428005163.28138381321428001.6011.451.842.975.942.00.750-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9125.19146913700391220.0250132127358214114401.5110.231.443.365.771.71.4291.92
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13113.9172274510164220.023112196176715415201.359.460.702.726.282.31.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Greenville BravesSouAAatl48p2339251600030021101001.240.296.240.5366028.429.000.080.2507.1439.295.500.000.000.00
2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl34p24514000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2005Mississippi BravesSouAAatl-p2523010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.000.2970.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2005Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p2512000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         35010000000300000.200.200.200.400105.500.000.000.1780.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40p25237000000000501000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.000.000.00
2011Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan49p31151000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca56p3231000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol25p3322000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter268000000000501000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter110371700030021901001.189.231.189.4207040.389.000.054.0005.0047.509.500.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter699000000000600000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter41281700030021301001.250.300.250.5507031.467.000.071.0006.4541.946.500.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter237000000000501000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.000.000.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162500000000003106000.000.000.000.0000056.000.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625411000040032801001.189.231.189.42010059.389.000.054.0005.0047.509.500.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl17P14--261-98.8890.57------14100.023.7
1998Danville Braves AppRkatl18P13--3112-1614.8751.08------13100.019.1
1999Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-atl19P15--2101-1312.9230.80------15100.019.7
2001Macon Braves SALAatl21P23--1418313532.9141.39------23100.017.3
2002Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl22P26--6223-3128.9031.08------26100.018.6
2003Greenville Braves SouAAatl23P39--814112322.9570.56------39100.028.3
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl24P3----1-1---------3100.02.2
2004Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24P51--57111312.9230.24------51100.036.2
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24P18-19-11-21.5000.060.05-----18100.011.1
2005Mississippi Braves SouAAatl25P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2005Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25P3---2--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P2344421--331.0000.130.07-----23100.014.2
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P1232532--551.0000.420.20-----12100.07.4
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26P2---------------2100.01.4
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P2013824--661.0000.300.16-----20100.012.3
2007Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet27P5---------------5100.03.6
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27P6--2---221.0000.33------6100.04.2
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27P1---------------1100.00.7
2008Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca28P10---------------10100.07.1
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca28P23--372-1210.8330.43------23100.016.0
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca29P13---21-32.6670.15------13100.09.0
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P43-50841-1312.9230.280.24-----43100.026.5
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca30P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P5-2-------------5100.03.1
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan31P27--17--881.0000.30------27100.018.8
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca32P40--214--16161.0000.40------40100.027.8
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P3-812--331.0001.000.38-----3100.01.9
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl33P6---11-21.5000.17------6100.04.2
2013Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol33P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit33P1---------------1100.00.7
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P124818616142-3230.9380.240.16-----1240.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P177--1341515954.9150.31------1770.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P59--815212523.9200.39------590.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--6223-3128.9031.08------260.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--1418313532.9141.39------230.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--2101-1312.9230.80------150.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27--5173-2522.8800.81------270.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl1714----------
1998Danville Braves AppRkatl1813----------
1999Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-atl1915----------
2001Macon Braves SALAatl2123----------
2002Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+atl2226----------
2003Greenville Braves SouAAatl2339----------
2004Greenville Braves SouAAatl243----------
2004Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2451----------
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2418----------
2005Mississippi Braves SouAAatl252----------
2005Richmond Braves ILAAAatl253----------
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2523----------
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet2512----------
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet262----------
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet2620----------
2007Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet275----------
2007Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet276----------
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca271----------
2008Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca2810----------
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2823----------
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2913----------
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2943----------
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca302----------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca305----------
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan3127----------
2012Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca3240----------
2012Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323----------
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl336----------
2013Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol332----------
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit331----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26103.63725000017.120972510001.4610.381.042.605.192.004.671.000
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29000.0014-3004116.01200200000.756.751.130.000.0000.00.000
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30101.6411011000111.05221113000.554.090.820.8210.6413.001.641.000
2011Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31024.1550500104.1632053202.6812.460.0010.386.230.606.23.000
2012Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32009.0020200212.0322001001.5013.500.000.004.5009.00.000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB33100.0020200002.2100012000.913.370.003.376.752.000.001.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs322.1928622007353.347161351229201.117.930.842.034.892.422.70.600

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2932000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs142000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2015Arizona Royals -ArizRkMinorkca35Pitching Coach564016.714--1Darryl KennedyLost in Semi-Finals
2016Arizona Royals -ArizRkMinorkca36Pitching Coach553124.564--1Darryl KennedyLost in Semi-Finals
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-04-07PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals37.238  
2016-11-08PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract (re-signed)37.087Team Roster on 2016-11-08
2015-11-26PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract36.105Team Roster on 2015-11-26
2015-11-13PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency36.092  
2015-01-11PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.151Team Roster on 2015-01-11
2013-11-05PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.084  
2013-05-19PColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)-MinorsTradedTraded from Braves to Rockies for cash considerations33.280Team Roster on 2013-05-19
2013-04-24PAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-MinorsTradedTraded from Pirates to Braves for cash considerations33.255Team Roster on 2013-04-24
2013-04-19PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)33.250Team Roster on 2013-04-19
2013-02-17PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract33.188Team Roster on 2013-02-17
2012-10-08PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency33.056  
2012-06-26RPKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Omaha (AAA)32.318Team Roster on 2012-06-26
2012-06-23RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment32.315Team Roster on 2012-06-23
2012-06-14RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Omaha (AAA)32.306Team Roster on 2012-06-14
2012-06-09PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-Minors--32.301Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-28ContractSigned by Royals 
2011-01-26ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2009-01-05ContractSigned by Royals to minor league contract 
2007-07-14InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-07-13TradeTraded by Tigers to Royalsf or a player to be named later 
2007-06-15Suspended for 7 days by Tigers for off-field altercation 
2007-03-31InjuredDisabled -- Neck surgery 
2006-11-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-09-15InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2006-08-21InjuredDisabled -- - 
2005-07-31TradeTraded by Braves with Zach Miner to Tigers for Kyle Farnsworth 
2000-09-11On disabled list 
1995-08-14ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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
2004Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24300,000-75531-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25318,500-72025202,189,055300,000618,500
2005Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25318,500-72028202,189,055300,000618,500
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26327,000-74231-2,365,072327,000945,500
2009Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29400,000-72431-2,746,792400,0001,345,500
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30665,000-48818462,812,412400,0002,010,500
2012Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll32480,000-76031-2,954,887480,0002,490,500
* 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