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Ben DigginsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2006 MLB Years: 2002-2002
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-77, 1B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Howard Diggins
Height6-7Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 13,1979 [39.127]PlaceLeota,Kansas
High SchoolBradshaw Mountain (Prescott Valley,AZ)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (32nd overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$2,200,000Signing ScoutsTom Thomas
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-LAN-#1 ... 2002-LAN-#4 ... 2003-MIL-#9
MLB DebutSeptember 2,2002 [23.081]
OrganizationsMIL [4] LAN [2] Awards4
TBC Player ID5140Retrosheet IDdiggb001MLBAM ID424947
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1999 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks25Hittable54SO/BB32vsPower54Hitting0Durability51Team.474Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1999University of ArizonaPac10NCAA-1S/R20866.9520155200290.2947570061910001.719.33--6.069.031.49.571-
2000University of ArizonaPac10NCAA-1ST211043.83171613000112.211160488631279111.548.870.645.0310.142.02.714-
2001Wilmington WavesSALAlan-ST22763.58212100000105.28849425487910001.297.500.434.096.731.65.538-
2002Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-ST236103.63201910000114.0103544684110110001.268.130.633.247.972.46.375-
2002Huntsville StarsSouAAmil37ST23211.91770000037.226138015342101.096.21--3.588.122.27.667-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST08113.20272610000151.2129675485613512101.227.650.473.328.012.41.421-
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil81ST23048.63550000024.0282423418153101.9210.501.506.755.630.83.0006.13
2003Huntsville StarsSouAAmil33ST24322.36880000045.2411812216321001.258.080.393.156.312.00.600-
2004Arizona BrewersArizRkmil-ST25000.0044000006.06200540001.839.00--7.506.000.80--
2005Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mil-Rel26015.2712210002013.21188017133002.057.24--11.208.560.76.000-
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter048.63550000024.0282423418153101.9210.501.506.755.630.83.0003.17
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18203.247261110020320.22751441161514226326101.297.670.423.967.341.85.474-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter532.1615150000082.0673120231663101.187.240.223.357.132.13.625-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6113.813221110020127.2114625485811413001.358.040.564.098.041.97.353-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter763.58212100000105.28849425487910001.297.500.434.096.731.65.538-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0044000006.06200540001.839.00--7.506.000.80--
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18105.22373165002202.020513511881242189111.629.070.355.499.651.76.643-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter048.63550000024.0282423418153101.9210.501.506.755.630.83.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0378.63464600000220.02572202113716513828901.9210.501.506.755.630.83.0003.17
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12143.24494270010220.01879879109717918101.297.670.423.967.341.85.462-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999University of ArizonaPac10NCAA-1p203610517204152100173561100.190.333.390.7234110130.227.200.362.32713.0826.922.063.8521.0050.00
2000University of ArizonaPac10NCAA-1p213612233414093423202960105.336.450.5901.0407213149.376.254.410.44713.4219.461.456.0413.5631.71
2002Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-p23211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Huntsville StarsSouAAmil37p2389020000000400000.222.222.222.444209.400.000.000.1980.0044.440.000.000.000.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2910020000000400000.200.200.200.4002010.333.000.000.1780.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil81p2357010000000101000.143.143.143.286108.167.000.000.1270.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2003Huntsville StarsSouAAmil33p2488120000000200001.250.250.250.500208.333.000.000.2230.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2005Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mil-p26618440101102910000.222.333.333.6666121.444.111.278.3049.5242.864.500.000.0025.00
2006Windy City ThunderBoltsFrontierInd--2717671014101810102120010.209.329.269.59818279.289.060.224.27912.6626.582.101.2767.0014.29
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter57010000000101000.143.143.143.286108.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter43365801011021510001.222.282.278.56010139.381.056.139.0005.1338.467.500.000.0012.50
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1617140000000600001.235.235.235.4704017.364.000.000.0000.0035.290.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2719440101102910000.211.318.316.6346122.400.105.263.0009.0940.914.500.000.0025.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter17671014101810102120010.209.329.269.59818279.289.060.224.00012.6626.582.101.2767.0014.29
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter722275061811455233764121205.269.396.498.89411323279.311.229.388.00013.2622.941.735.0216.2137.70
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter57010000000101000.143.143.143.286108.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162227032000000032032000.143.143.143.286320259.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162136193004044085740004.222.282.278.560384147.381.056.139.0005.1338.467.500.000.0012.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001Wilmington Waves SALAlan22P21--621222927.9311.29------21100.015.2
2002Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan23P20--11103-2421.8751.05------2195.214.8
2002Huntsville Stars SouAAmil23P7--453-129.7501.29------887.55.0
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil23P5-24-2--221.0000.400.08-----5100.03.1
2003Huntsville Stars SouAAmil24P8--510111615.9381.88------8100.05.8
2004Arizona Brewers ArizRkmil25P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.07.1
2005Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil26P12--1---111.0000.08------12100.08.8
2005Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil261B1--5-1-65.8335.00------128.30.7
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5-24-2--221.0000.400.08-----50.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--915412824.8571.60------150.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P32--12103-2522.8800.69------320.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--5-1-65.8335.00------10.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--621222927.9311.29------210.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--1---111.0000.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001Wilmington Waves SALAlan2221----------
2002Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan2320----------
2002Huntsville Stars SouAAmil237----------
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil235----------
2003Huntsville Stars SouAAmil248----------
2004Arizona Brewers ArizRkmil254----------
2005Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil2612-1--------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2001Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor22019.00440000012.018141221014002.3313.501.507.5010.501.4010.50.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs019.00440000012.018141221014002.3313.501.507.5010.501.4010.50.000

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998High School All-American - 1st Team (1B)1
19991st Team College Freshman All-American (UT)1
20001st Team College All-American (UT) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (UT)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-12-08Selected in rule V draft by Astros 
2002-07-23TradeTraded by Dodgers with Shane Nance to Brewers for Brian Mallette and Tyler Houston. 
2000-08-23Contractsigned 
* 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
2000Los Angeles Dodgers-212,200,000-------2,200,000Signing Bonus out of 2000 Draft (1st round - 17th overall)
2002Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll23200,000-75739-2,011,045200,0002,400,000
* 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