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Ben JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2010 MLB Years: 2005-2007
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-861, LF-40, C-37, RF-29, CF-26Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Joseph Johnson
Height6-1Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 18,1981 [37.121]PlaceMemphis,Tennessee
High SchoolGermantown (Germantown,TN)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (127th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsVernon Benson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-SLN-#4 ... 2001-SDN-#8 ... 2006-SDN-#4
MLB DebutJune 26,2005 [23.312]
OrganizationsSDN [7] SLN [2] NYN [1] ANA [1] DET [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID5787Retrosheet IDjohnb003MLBAM ID434584
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power77Contact32XBH72RBIs64Runs62Hitting50Durability52Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-of17572033867911051146295751210.330.423.532.95510820240.413.202.384.41512.0823.751.974.1720.3029.85
2000Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAsdn23of18291091121623130372532015.193.261.367.6284011121.222.174.211.2715.7920.663.572.4836.3352.38
2000Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-of189333058802211346176537850308.242.353.433.78614336391.277.191.385.34713.5519.951.473.3225.3845.00
2000Totals for Midw-Midw         12243969101283165917960103823113.230.331.417.74818347512.263.187.342.33011.7220.121.723.1327.4446.53
2001Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn9of19136503791393561263227541411112115.276.358.441.79922253571.361.165.302.3489.4624.692.612.1041.9238.13
2002Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn-of201314565811023410551196512730419.241.337.375.71217137528.310.134.281.31812.3124.051.951.8945.6033.64
2003Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn38of215218430499082961204951005.266.354.446.8008217210.323.180.315.3529.5223.332.453.8123.0034.69
2003Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn36of2144127823501701103621000.181.252.244.496316140.244.063.134.2307.1425.713.600.71127.0026.09
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         96311387214093662308572005.232.313.363.67611323350.290.131.241.3038.5724.292.832.5734.5631.94
2004Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn-of22136475801192862385565513672530.251.334.480.81422857544.299.229.343.34710.1125.002.474.2320.6547.90
2005Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-of2310741479129270258361518860107.312.394.558.95223152472.344.246.382.40910.8118.641.735.3016.5640.31
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4lf-rf23317510168131302112301114.213.310.467.777351288.260.254.373.32812.5026.142.093.4125.0075.00
2006Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn-of2451198355211172271235530303.263.344.434.7788619227.324.171.318.33910.1324.232.393.0828.2936.54
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4lf-cf245812019305241230143610023.250.333.425.7585111135.325.175.317.32610.3726.672.572.9630.0036.67
2007Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana-c25724781206010620000.333.385.542.92713326.444.209.167.3990.0023.080.000.000.0037.50
2007New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn34of2553188265110021231253631106.271.364.356.7206712218.325.085.229.32911.4716.511.440.9294.0023.53
2007Totals for PCL-PCL         60212335911221832254251106.278.366.377.7438015244.337.099.222.33710.2517.211.680.82106.0025.42
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn49lf-rf259272510010021100100.185.233.222.4556130.294.037.111.2096.6736.675.500.000.0020.00
2009Orange County FlyersGoldInd--2714467114216004700002.239.300.478.77822750.263.239.326.3338.0014.001.752.0046.0063.64
2010Orange County FlyersGoldInd-992812421217104174015810200.405.550.7141.26430560.406.309.762.52625.0013.330.536.6710.5029.41
2010Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet33rf2812427720170061210001.167.286.286.57212349.207.119.262.26812.2424.492.002.0442.0042.86
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter98222315114372632277011237.230.313.414.7279224253.299.184.311.00010.6727.672.592.7731.7147.06
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter908325351685518823115479914339884656921759.263.351.441.79214343263737.320.178.315.00010.6522.642.133.0828.2938.13
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21882414724049334123164991851415016.291.375.482.85739786943.338.191.325.00010.5019.621.873.6124.2435.83
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter323110015325958103515416161363111339410.235.324.402.7264421031261.294.167.290.00010.7924.662.292.7831.4339.77
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1886871091884462092288741901622120.274.357.443.80030470781.351.169.306.0009.4824.332.572.5634.3537.23
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12243969101283165917960103823113.230.331.417.74818347512.263.187.342.00011.7220.121.723.1327.4446.53
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter572033867911051146295751210.330.423.532.95510820240.413.202.384.00012.0823.751.974.1720.3029.85
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter268819285252340191510202.318.436.5911.0275212110.329.273.534.00017.2713.640.794.5517.6042.86
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter89195294613372532255911137.236.324.441.7658623223.300.205.338.00011.2126.462.363.1427.8650.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9272510010021100100.185.233.222.4556130.294.037.111.0006.6736.675.500.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162367518423512435345116223512.230.313.414.72715240418.299.184.311.00010.6727.672.592.7731.7147.06
Average Minor - Per 162 games162580921533442185168711511024111.263.351.441.79225658667.320.178.315.00010.6522.642.133.0828.2938.13

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln17OF54--845229189.9781.65------5794.778.3
2000Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln18OF90--1401164157151.9621.68------9396.865.7
2000Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAsdn18OF29--563-159591.0002.03------29100.021.2
2001Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn19OF133--2118122231219.9481.65------13697.895.0
2002Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn20OF124--244692259250.9652.02------13194.789.2
2003Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn21OF48--12244-130126.9692.63------5292.334.3
2003Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn21OF35--60-1-6160.9841.71------4479.525.4
2004Provo Angels PioRkana22C34--2402851273268.9827.88-----6340.044.7
2004Provo Angels PioRkana22OF9--154--19191.0002.11------90.011.8
2004Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn22OF130--2261091245236.9631.82------13695.692.9
2005Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn23OF107--20564-215211.9811.97------107100.074.8
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23LF1365610---10101.0000.770.18-----3141.98.0
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23RF1187327-1-2827.9642.450.37-----3135.56.8
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23CF966014-1-1514.9331.560.23-----3129.05.6
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn24OF50--11422-118116.9832.32------5198.034.7
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24LF2218167481--49491.0002.230.29-----5837.913.6
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24CF171011040---40401.0002.350.36-----5829.310.5
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24RF4-11-------------586.92.5
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn25OF52--113131117114.9742.19------5398.136.1
2007Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana25C3--152--17171.0005.67------742.92.1
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn25LF554512---12121.0002.400.27-----955.63.1
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn25RF42237---771.0001.750.30-----944.42.5
2010Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet28RF10--26-1-2726.9632.60------1283.37.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF4029268701--71711.0001.780.26-----400.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF261617054-1-5554.9822.080.32-----260.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF191010734-1-3534.9711.790.32-----190.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF209--432991450441.9802.11------2090.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C3--152--17171.0005.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF289--53016193565546.9661.89------2890.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF10--26-1-2726.9632.60------100.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF181--33312162361345.9561.91------1810.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF119--1961465216210.9721.76------1190.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF63--99922110108.9821.71------630.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C34--2402851273268.9827.88-----6340.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln17---------54-
2000Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln18---------90-
2000Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAsdn18---------29-
2001Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn19---------133-
2002Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn20---------124-
2003Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn21---------48-
2003Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn21---------35-
2004Provo Angels PioRkana22-34-------9-
2004Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn22---------130-
2005Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn23---------107-
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23------13911--
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn24---------50-
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24------22174--
2007New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn25---------52-
2007Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana25-3---------
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn25------5-4--
2010Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet28--------10--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor20205461531271231300102.278.310.481.79126658.325.203.2415.1722.414.333.4527.0040.00
2004Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor223112331408352331112300000.325.381.561.9426916134.368.236.3418.2117.162.093.7324.6040.00
2005San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB2322000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2006San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB24235691531290161410003.268.349.464.81326663.325.196.2869.5222.222.333.1728.0040.00
2007New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB252558111410252171410001.241.333.362.69521366.286.121.25910.6121.212.003.0329.0021.43
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs51177375511473043143600102.311.359.537.8969522192.356.226.3117.2918.752.573.6525.2940.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs4811420294141422132820004.254.341.412.753479129.305.158.27210.0821.712.153.1028.5031.03
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2018Durham BullsILAAAMinortba36Coach1397960.568--1Jared SandbergLeague Champions
* 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

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005San Diego Padres Minor League Player of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (OF)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-08ContractSigned by Tigers 
2006-11-15TradeTraded by Padres with Jon Adkins to Mets for Heath Bell and Royce Ring 
2006-08-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-05InjuredDisabled -- left shoulder strain 
* 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
2005San Diego PadresTeam Payroll23300,000-79438-2,189,055300,000300,000
2006San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24327,500-7343392,365,072327,000627,500
2007New York MetsTeam Payroll25380,000-73741-2,459,737380,0001,007,500
* 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