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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Benjamin Cooper Ford
Stat Years
1994-2004  [mlb] 1998-2004
Height/Weight
6-7 / 230
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (389)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Washington (Cedar Rapids,IA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the New York Yankees in Round #20 (#563 overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1998-08-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.005)
Service Time
Organizations
NYA [6] CHN [3] MIL [2] ARI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 5322 ... retro id: fordb002 ... mlbam id: 136421
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya-181---222.38180001118334.02713908313061.037.150.002.128.213.443.88.500
    1994Minor Totals: NYAbyYearRk----181---222.38180001118334.02713908313061.037.150.002.128.213.443.88.500
    1995Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-nya-192---500.87290001029052.039235116508051.066.750.172.778.653.983.131.000
    1995Greensboro BatsSALAnya-192---005.1470002707.04441582001.295.141.296.4310.295.141.60.000
    1995Minor Totals: NYAbyYearA/A-----192---501.37360001236059.0432792215810051.086.560.313.208.854.122.761.000
    1996Greensboro BatsSALAnya-203---264.26430001643282.17548393338490111.318.200.333.619.185.252.55.250
    1996Minor Totals: NYAbyYearA----201---264.28430001643282.37548393338490111.328.220.333.629.215.262.55.250
    1997Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-214---401.933200030321837.12788114374061.106.510.243.388.921.932.641.000
    1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-214---434.22280001428142.2352820119384031.277.380.214.018.025.912.00.571
    1997Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAA/A+----212---833.156000044601980.0623628233758091.196.980.233.718.444.052.27.727
    1998Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-225---254.354800036481368.1684133633637121.488.960.794.358.305.401.91.286
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari50225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.90800028010.01312112351021.6011.701.802.704.5010.801.67.000
    1998Minor Totals: ARIbyYearAAA----221---254.364800036481368.3684133633637121.488.990.794.368.335.421.91.286
    1998MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf009.90800028010.01312112351021.6011.701.802.704.5010.801.67.000
    1999Columbus ClippersILAAAnya50236---634.73530002353370.16942374394011091.548.830.514.995.125.371.03.667
    1999Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----231---634.75530002353370.36942374394011091.548.860.515.015.145.391.03.667
    2000Columbus ClippersILAAAnya50247---303.0720200518044.0371515324418041.397.570.614.918.393.071.711.000
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn32247---136.63880000036.2363027431302031.838.840.987.617.367.360.97.250
    2000New York YankeesALMLBnya75247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.00420002011.01411111750031.9111.450.825.734.099.000.71.000
    2000Minor Totals: NYA-CHNbyYearAAA----242---434.71281000518080.77345427557110071.608.190.796.177.975.051.29.571
    2000MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.00420002011.01411111750031.9111.450.825.734.099.000.71.000
    2001Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn-258---012.0033000009.010420290011.3310.000.002.009.004.004.50.000
    2001Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn39258---235.79550000023.131151539160031.7111.961.163.476.175.791.78.400
    2001Minor Totals: CHNbyYearRk/AAA----252---244.77880000032.3411917311250041.6211.500.843.087.015.332.27.333
    2002Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn39269---6114.88322300190142.01579177137384120151.629.950.824.635.325.771.15.353
    2002Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----261---6114.88322300190142.01579177137384120151.629.950.824.635.325.771.15.353
    2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil222710---543.00269101017184.0803228818720001.178.570.861.937.713.434.00.556
    2003Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----271---543.00269101017184.0803228818720001.178.570.861.937.713.434.00.556
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-2811---224.85321002331942.2522523221363011.7110.970.424.437.595.271.71.500
    2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil38,482811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.3819000519024.0251717410130021.469.381.503.754.886.381.30.500
    2004Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----281---224.91321002331942.7522523221363011.7311.090.434.487.685.331.71.500
    2004MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.3819000519024.0251717410130021.469.381.503.754.886.381.30.500
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)127.8031200729045.0524039720231071.6010.401.404.004.608.001.15.333
    National League Totals (2 yrs)117.4127000727034.0382928613181041.5010.061.593.444.767.681.38.500
    American League Totals (1 yrs)019.00420002011.01411111750031.9111.450.825.734.099.000.71.000
    Minor League Totals44433.97384511018133350775.774741934250345639731691.418.670.584.017.424.861.85.506
    Minor: Rk Totals232.30213001118343.0371711010403071.097.740.002.098.373.564.00.400
    Minor: A- Totals500.87290001029052.039235116508051.066.750.172.778.653.983.131.000
    Minor: A Totals264.34500001850289.379524343892110111.317.980.403.849.295.252.42.250
    Minor: A+ Totals401.943200030321837.32788114374061.116.550.243.408.981.942.641.000
    Minor: AA Totals434.27280001428142.7352820119384031.287.460.214.058.105.972.00.571
    Minor: AAA Totals27314.4922448109817626511.353029125543248382431371.529.330.764.376.735.121.54.466
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)116.3819000519024.0251717410130021.469.381.503.754.886.381.30.500
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)009.90800028010.01312112351021.6011.701.802.704.5010.801.67.000
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)019.00420002011.01411111750031.9111.450.825.734.099.000.71.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1998Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-22p---1482000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3224p---284000000001203000.000.200.000.200800.250.000.00012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    2001Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3925p---353000000001300000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0075.003.000.00.000.0
    2002Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3926p---43220131000001606000.150.190.200.3902741.100.050.2143.7022.226.000.00.0033.3
    2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil2227p---5266000000001401000.000.143.000.143800.167.000.00012.5050.004.000.00.000.0
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-28p---6322000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1513713100000419010000.081.171.108.2795141.135.027.1677.8437.254.750.00.0033.3
    Minor: AAA Totals1513713100000419010000.081.171.108.2795141.135.027.1677.8437.254.750.00.0033.3
    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
    1994Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRk18P1800.00701771.0000.400.0031.0100.01
    1995Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-19P2900.01550116.5450.200.0038.7100.02
    1995Greensboro BatsSALA19P700.00200221.0000.300.005.0100.016
    1996Greensboro BatsSALA20P4300.0611332017.8500.400.0030.3100.02
    1997Tampa YankeesFSLA+21P3200.0280010101.0000.300.0023.5100.05
    1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAA21P2800.01540106.6000.200.0019.7100.05
    1998Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA22P4800.066211412.8570.300.0033.8100.01
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB22P8010.0011021.5000.100.104.9100.017
    1999Columbus ClippersILAAA23P5300.0214111716.9410.300.0037.6100.01
    2000Columbus ClippersILAAA24P2000.0580013131.0000.700.0013.9100.010
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAA24P800.02501771.0000.900.005.6100.020
    2000New York YankeesALMLB24P4011.00100111.0000.300.092.5100.019
    2001Arizona Cubs ArizRk25P300.00100111.0000.300.005.4100.017
    2001Iowa CubsPCLAAA25P500.00600661.0001.200.003.5100.020
    2002Iowa CubsPCLAAA26P3200.01625324441.9321.300.0022.2100.06
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAA28P3200.0341187.8750.200.0022.2100.05
    2004Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB28P19024.00301331.0000.200.1311.8100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)31045051165.8330.200.110.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)19800346876109102.9360.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)28001540106.6000.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)3200280010101.0000.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)5000613332219.8640.400.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)29001550116.5450.200.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)21000801881.0000.400.000.00.00
    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
    1994Minor18----------
    1995Minor36----------
    1996Minor43----------
    1997Minor60----------
    1998MLB8----------
    1998Minor48----------
    1999Minor53----------
    2000MLB4----------
    2000Minor28----------
    2001Minor8----------
    2002Minor32----------
    2004MLB19----------
    2004Minor32----------
    Totals389----------