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Benj SampsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2003 MLB Years: 1998-1999
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PositionsP-262Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Damon Sampson
Height6-2Weight210BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 27,1975 [43.024]PlaceDes Moines,Iowa
High SchoolAnkeny (Ankeny,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 6th round (177th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1998 [23.135]
OrganizationsMIN [10] COL [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID6890Retrosheet IDsampb003MLBAM ID136733
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks63Hittable40SO/BB55vsPower40Hitting0Durability65Team.505Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1993Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-S/R18411.911165002142.033129115345001.137.020.213.197.232.27.800-
1994Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAmin-ST19693.80252500000139.2149725910601115401.509.600.643.877.151.85.400-
1995Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST201193.49282713210160.014871621152955001.258.330.622.935.341.83.550-
1996Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST21713.4711110200070.0552827526651001.167.070.643.348.362.50.875-
1996New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-ST21575.7316160100075.01085448825512101.7712.900.962.996.092.04.417-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01284.64272703000145.0163827513511163101.4710.090.813.167.182.27.600-
1997New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-S/R221064.19252050010118.011256551249924201.368.540.923.747.021.88.625-
1998Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-ST231075.14282800000161.0198999224521328401.5511.071.342.917.382.54.588-
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin53S/R23101.56523001017.0103306162010.925.19--3.128.312.671.0002.50
1999Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-ST24118.04330000015.22516143171001.6614.361.720.574.027.00.500-
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23Rel24328.1130426002071.010765641734562201.9913.562.154.317.101.65.6006.11
2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-S/R25538.1918135000070.011467641522474101.9314.591.922.826.012.14.625-
2001Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST26233.2015150000070.0613025431362001.317.810.513.974.611.16.400-
2002New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin28ST27553.4116160200097.2914437818431001.128.390.741.663.962.39.500-
2002Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmin35S/R27137.011385002051.0694140919190001.7112.101.583.333.331.00.250-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0684.65292452020148.116085771737621001.329.661.032.233.741.68.429-
2003Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol15ST28563.68181801000107.211749441025611101.329.780.842.095.102.44.455-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter426.8335629003088.011768671740724211.7811.921.734.087.341.80.6672.26
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter72614.402272062192611176.11280639576120395793391301.429.770.923.016.052.01.541-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17146.346252100020297.0406223210519420513501.6812.251.542.846.182.18.548-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25244.15757054010397.2428203184381172478401.379.660.862.645.582.11.510-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20133.42545315210300.0264129114201091968001.247.910.603.275.871.80.606-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter693.80252500000139.2149725910601115401.509.600.643.877.151.85.400-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter411.911165002142.033129115345001.137.020.213.197.232.27.800-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter426.8335629003088.011768671740724211.7811.921.734.087.341.80.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1056.838715720070220.02911691674210017910521.7811.921.734.087.341.80.6672.26
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13114.40423842010220.023911910722741487201.429.770.923.016.052.01.542-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-p21111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23p2423000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2003Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol15p28189020000001301000.222.300.222.5222011.333.000.111.2499.0927.273.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2910020000001401000.200.273.200.4732012.333.000.100.0008.3333.334.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter189020000001301000.222.300.222.5222011.333.000.111.0009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16224300000000016200000.000.000.000.00000243.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625601100000062206000.200.273.200.47311067.333.000.100.0008.3333.334.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin18P11--38--11111.0001.00------11100.016.4
1994Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin19P25--4184-2622.8460.88------25100.018.0
1995Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min20P28--617-123231.0000.82------28100.021.5
1996Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min21P11--151-76.8570.55------11100.08.0
1996New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin21P16--38111211.9170.69------16100.011.3
1997New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin22P25--39121312.9230.48------25100.017.6
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin23P28--10281-3938.9741.36------28100.019.6
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23P5-17-1--111.0000.200.06-----5100.03.1
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin24P3--13--441.0001.33------3100.02.1
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24P30-7134--771.0000.230.10-----30100.018.8
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin25P18--491-1413.9290.72------18100.012.6
2001Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min26P15--219--21211.0001.40------15100.010.9
2002New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin27P16--3161-2019.9501.19------16100.011.5
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin27P13--28-210101.0000.77------13100.09.3
2003Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol28P18--1018--28281.0001.56------18100.013.0
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35-8835--881.0000.230.09-----350.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P62--1748226765.9701.05------620.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P75--1951337370.9590.93------750.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P54--941115150.9800.93------540.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--4184-2622.8460.88------250.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--38--11111.0001.00------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin1811----------
1994Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin1925----------
1995Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2028----------
1996Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2111----------
1996New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2116----------
1997New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2225----------
1998Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin2328----------
1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin235----------
1999Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin243----------
1999Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2430----------
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin2518----------
2001Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2615----------
2002New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2716----------
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin2713----------
2003Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol2818----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Florida State League All-Star Team (LHP)1

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll23170,000-81233-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24200,000-80731-1,454,491200,000370,000
* 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