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Bengie MolinaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2010 MLB Years: 1998-2010
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World Series Champion

PositionsC-1687, DH-39Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Jose Molina
Height5-11Weight207BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 20,1974 [43.336]PlaceRio Piedras,Puerto Rico
CollegeArizona Western College (Yuma,AZ)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1993 by the California Angels.Service Time10.077 (2009)
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1998 [24.063]
OrganizationsANA [9] CAL [4] SFN [4] TEX [1] TOR [1] Awards4Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID687Retrosheet IDmolib001MLBAM ID134260
RelationshipsBrother of Jose Molina, Brother of Yadier Molina
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power48Contact94XBH43RBIs73Runs23Hitting73Durability55Team.493Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Arizona AngelsArizRkcal-c182780921620100210410100.263.348.388.73631892.273.125.225.33210.874.350.400.000.0038.10
1994Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAcal-c19481711448803161281231003.281.324.380.7046511183.288.099.140.3144.376.561.501.6457.0022.92
1995Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAcal-c203913315399041711151111104.293.367.451.8186013151.294.158.271.3639.937.280.732.6533.2533.33
1995Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+cal-c202796213772212008743112.385.450.5631.0135411112.398.178.260.4407.146.250.881.7948.0029.73
1995Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-c2012000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1995Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         67231367616262911231954216.329.398.494.89211424265.337.165.264.3928.687.170.832.2638.5031.58
1996Midland AngelsTexAAcal-c2110836545100212854012525645116.274.327.408.73514931405.273.134.200.3236.176.171.001.9845.6331.00
1997Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+ana-c22361491842102433017900325.282.308.456.7646816159.273.174.215.3244.405.661.292.5237.2538.10
1997Midland AngelsTexAAana-c22291061835806300010700202.330.381.575.9566114118.305.245.340.4088.475.930.705.0817.6740.00
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         652553677182106301171600527.302.339.506.84512930277.286.204.267.3606.145.780.943.6125.5038.96
1998Midland AngelsTexAAana-c23411542855809390114730127.357.419.5841.0039017172.331.227.312.4308.144.070.505.2317.1130.91
1998Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAana-c23491841354911221151401106.293.311.370.6816811191.312.077.103.3002.627.332.800.52184.0020.37
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         90338411091711061121921312213.322.362.467.82915828363.320.145.198.3615.235.791.112.7533.8025.69
1998Anaheim AngelsALMLBana63c2321000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAana-c2465241286916074112151761417.286.338.440.77810623267.281.154.212.3395.626.371.132.6234.4333.33
1999Anaheim AngelsALMLBana63c243110182650110016620005.257.312.337.649346109.266.080.129.2945.505.501.000.92101.0023.08
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBana63c25130473591332021471102333647017.281.318.421.73919936513.275.140.190.3224.486.431.432.7333.7927.07
2001Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+ana-c26311161002000100000.545.545.6361.1817111.600.091.091.5160.009.090.000.000.0016.67
2001Salt Lake StingersPCLAAAana-c26518251003002300002.278.350.333.6836120.333.055.167.31010.0015.001.500.000.0020.00
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8293112005002400002.379.419.448.86713231.440.069.138.3836.4512.902.000.000.0018.18
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana1c2696325318511064001165182438.262.309.351.66011417355.290.089.135.2884.5114.373.191.6954.1720.00
2002Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+ana-c2712010000001010000.500.750.5001.250104.500.000.500.58325.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana1c2712242834105180547001534466315.245.274.322.59613823459.253.077.112.2613.277.412.271.0985.6021.90
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana1c28119409371152401471111331224217.281.304.443.74718138430.274.162.193.3193.027.212.383.2629.2133.04
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana1c299733736931301054011835224118.276.313.404.71713623363.280.128.178.3114.969.641.942.7533.7024.73
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimALMLBana1c30119410451211701569022741156214.295.336.446.78218332449.294.151.212.3376.019.131.523.3427.3326.45
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1c31117433441232011957111947402115.284.319.467.78620240458.282.183.226.3364.1510.262.474.1522.7932.52
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1c32134497381371911981001553212213.276.298.433.73121539517.276.157.187.3152.9010.253.533.6826.1628.47
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1c331455304615533016950019389011523.292.322.445.76723649569.285.153.189.3293.346.682.002.8133.1331.61
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1c341324915213025120800013685011314.265.285.442.72721746520.266.177.204.3082.5013.085.233.8524.5535.38
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1c356120217526031700141930247.257.312.332.644679221.269.075.144.2846.338.601.361.3667.3317.31
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex11c355717510426121900101515407.240.279.320.599569195.247.080.137.2675.137.691.501.0387.5021.43
2010Totals for MLB-MLB         1183772794121536002434456414.249.297.326.62312318416.259.077.141.2765.778.171.421.2075.4019.15
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter13624812457131721761447113720847149276326173.274.307.411.71819783675159.275.137.180.0004.039.132.262.7933.4227.87
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter4791712212512104944279411120118251119754.299.350.447.7977661571887.298.148.214.0006.366.250.982.3338.9130.66
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12044543128261866232235625115.288.326.404.73018035480.295.116.164.0004.587.291.591.6755.6327.34
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1786259119037223123024939948325.304.359.480.83930062695.292.176.251.0007.055.610.803.3127.1732.63
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter67258408618464701161753437.333.378.504.88213028286.335.171.229.0005.595.941.062.1043.0032.56
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter87304298717073323232342107.286.343.411.75412524334.291.125.197.0006.896.891.002.1043.4327.59
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2780921620100210410100.263.348.388.73631892.273.125.225.00010.874.350.400.000.0038.10
Anaheim Angels Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5972074205557912502932491190241625980.269.304.387.6918021432230.273.118.161.0004.088.522.092.2441.4825.67
San Francisco Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4721720153474832582730061178191261457.276.303.427.7307351431827.275.151.187.0003.349.742.923.1729.6630.17
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117433441232011957111947402115.284.319.467.78620240458.282.183.226.0004.1510.262.474.1522.7932.52
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter119410451211701569022741156214.295.336.446.78218332449.294.151.212.0006.019.131.523.3427.3326.45
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5717510426121900101515407.240.279.320.599569195.247.080.137.0005.137.691.501.0387.5021.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games162572541572611785012556637321.274.307.411.71823544614.275.137.180.0004.039.132.262.7933.4227.87
Average Minor - Per 162 games162579721733531594144140846218.299.350.447.79725953638.298.148.214.0006.366.250.982.3338.9130.66

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Arizona Angels ArizRkcal18C8--472--49491.0006.13------2729.614.5
1994Cedar Rapids Kernels MidwAcal19C45--34940102399389.9758.64-----74893.832.4
1995Cedar Rapids Kernels MidwAcal20C39--2833275322315.9788.08-----539100.028.3
1995Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+cal20C27--195161-212211.9957.81-----427100.019.4
1995Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal20C1--4---441.0004.00------1100.00.7
1996Midland Angels TexAAcal21C97--6158179703696.9907.18-----1010889.869.3
1997Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana22C33--2393613276275.9968.33-----33691.725.4
1997Midland Angels TexAAana22C13--7415239189.9786.85-----22944.89.4
1998Midland Angels TexAAana23C33--2332132257254.9887.70-----74180.523.6
1998Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAana23C44--3162452345340.9867.73-----14989.830.8
1998Anaheim AngelsALMLBana23C2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.2
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana24C54--3514735401398.9937.37-----36583.138.8
1999Anaheim AngelsALMLBana24C30--1921922213211.9917.03-151060.033196.818.5
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBana25C127-10926856079752745.9915.870.68694063.3613097.778.4
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBana25DH2---------------1301.51.2
2001Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana26C3--154--19191.0006.33-----13100.02.1
2001Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana26C4--272--29291.0007.25------580.02.8
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana26C94-7815273654568563.9915.990.72602868.249697.958.0
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana26DH1---------------961.00.6
2002Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana27C1--81--991.0009.00------1100.00.7
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana27C121-10147076016768767.9996.340.76433555.1512299.274.7
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana28C11710994967262510739734.9936.270.77453655.6411998.372.2
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana29C89897625975635656653.9957.340.86511873.969791.854.9
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana29DH5---------------975.23.1
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31C99988426144826664662.9976.690.79681581.91111784.661.1
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31DH1615--------------11713.79.9
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32C12912511048086184877869.9916.740.79532369.71613496.379.6
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33C1361321128987715610631058.9957.780.94683665.4514593.884.0
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33DH1---------------1450.70.6
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34C1231201042942775810241019.9958.280.98852577.3413293.275.9
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34DH1---------------1320.80.6
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35C58554583963614433432.9987.450.94471477.036195.135.8
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex35C55504393552451384379.9876.890.86321076.215796.534.0
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex35DH1---------------571.80.6
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35DH1---------------611.60.6
MLB Totals for C - 13 season(s)-   C1285878104848124658527088348782.9946.830.8468031068.77812850.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH3915--------------390.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C103--6987387779771.9907.49-----41030.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C143--922117121410511039.9897.27-----191430.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C64--4575723516514.9968.03-----8640.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C84--63272177721704.9768.38-----12840.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C8--472--49491.0006.13------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Arizona Angels ArizRkcal18-8---------
1994Cedar Rapids Kernels MidwAcal19-45---------
1995Cedar Rapids Kernels MidwAcal20-39---------
1995Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+cal20-27---------
1995Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal20-1---------
1996Midland Angels TexAAcal21-97---------
1997Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana22-33---------
1997Midland Angels TexAAana22-13---------
1998Midland Angels TexAAana23-33---------
1998Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAana23-44---------
1998Anaheim AngelsALMLBana23-2---------
1999Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAana24-54---------
1999Anaheim AngelsALMLBana24-30---------
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBana25-127--------2
2001Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana26-3---------
2001Salt Lake Stingers PCLAAAana26-4---------
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBana26-94--------1
2002Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+ana27-1---------
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana27-121---------
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana28-117---------
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBana29-89--------5
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31-99--------16
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32-129---------
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33-136--------1
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34-123--------1
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35-58--------1
2010Texas RangersALMLBtex35-55--------1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Anaheim AngelsDiv SeriesMLB27415042002000102001.267.267.400.6676217.286.133.1330.005.880.000.000.0050.00
2002Anaheim AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB27514030102001210000.214.313.357.6705116.250.143.2146.2512.502.000.000.0033.33
2002Anaheim AngelsWorld SeriesMLB27721262002003100022.286.375.381.7568224.300.095.23812.504.170.330.000.0033.33
2004Anaheim AngelsDiv SeriesMLB2936010000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimDiv SeriesMLB30518580035000010000.444.474.9441.41817319.333.500.5000.000.000.0015.796.0037.50
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimChamp. SeriesMLB30517020001000210000.118.167.118.2852018.133.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
2006Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3118504142019011100002.280.294.380.67419351.271.100.1001.961.961.001.9650.0021.43
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32226551730160021020102.262.300.354.65423470.291.092.1232.8614.295.001.4365.0023.53
2008San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3313375151018001210200.405.415.514.92919241.389.109.1352.444.882.002.4437.0013.33
2009San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34236741860113001710001.269.290.403.69327769.288.134.1491.4510.147.001.4567.0038.89
2010San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35205541950110004600000.345.390.491.88127659.375.146.2186.7810.171.501.6955.0031.58
2010Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB35414150012100100000.357.357.571.9288114.333.214.2860.007.140.007.1414.0020.00
2010Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB35516351015000410001.313.353.563.9169217.364.250.2500.0023.530.005.8816.0040.00
2010Texas RangersWorld SeriesMLB35411321001002300001.182.308.273.5813113.250.091.27315.3823.081.500.000.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs9627422831705460192640305.303.331.420.75111522290.317.117.1463.108.972.891.7254.8026.51
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs16536182049100412001.340.352.604.95632656.311.264.2830.007.140.007.1413.2533.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs15473101118001830001.213.275.340.61516351.237.127.1491.9615.698.001.9647.0030.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs1132583003005400023.250.351.344.69511337.286.094.25013.5110.810.800.000.0037.50

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln38Assistant Hitting Coach1629765.599--1Mike MathenyLost World Series (Red Sox)
2014Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex39First Base Coach1626795.41431.05Ron Washington,Tim Bogar
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
2003American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
2008National League Player of the Week (May 19-May 25)1
2010American League Player of the Week (July 12-July 18)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-07-01TradeTraded by Giants to Rangers for Chris Ray and Michael Main 
2009-06-17ContractSigned by Giants 
2006-02-06ContractSigned by Blue Jays 
2005-05-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-04-18InjuredDisabled -- - 
2004-08-17InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-08-03InjuredDisabled -- broken right index finger 
2004-06-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-06-14InjuredDisabled -- strained left calf 
2003-11-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-09-05InjuredDisabled -- broken left wrist 
2002-08-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-07-17InjuredDisabled -- strained left hamstring 
2001-06-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-05-05InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
1993-05-23ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
* 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
1998Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll23170,000-81238-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll24200,000-80733-1,454,491200,000370,000
2000Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll25210,000-71126211,394,248200,000580,000
2001Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll26350,000-54315401,897,758200,000930,000
2002Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll27350,000-54419402,011,045200,0001,280,000
2003Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll281,425,000-33012592,163,527300,0002,705,000
2004Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll292,025,000-26815712,070,100300,0004,730,000
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimTeam Payroll303,000,000-2271075++2,189,055300,0007,730,000
2006Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll314,500,000-158581++2,365,072327,00012,230,000
2007San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll324,000,000-2061075++2,459,737380,00016,230,000
2008San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll336,250,000-145685++2,696,252390,00022,480,000
2009San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll346,500,00010.077136684++2,746,792400,00028,980,000
2010Texas RangersTeam Payroll354,500,000-193879++2,812,412400,00033,480,000
2010San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll354,500,000-1931179++2,812,412400,00033,480,000
* 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