Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Andy BenesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-2002 MLB Years: 1989-2002
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-430Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAndrew Charles Benes
Height6-6Weight245BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 20,1967 [51.120]PlaceEvansville,Indiana
High SchoolEvansville Central (Evansville,IN)
CollegeUniversity of Evansville (Evansville,IN)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$235,000Signing ScoutsDenny Galehouse
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-SDN-#2 ... 1990-SDN-#1
MLB DebutAugust 11,1989 [21.357]
OrganizationsSDN [7] SLN [5] ARI [2] SEA [1] Awards1Awards Voting4-14
TBC Player ID780Retrosheet IDbenea001MLBAM ID110854
RelationshipsBrother of Alan Benes, Brother of Adam Benes, Father of Drew Benes
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Pitching Stats -- Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Transactions -- Awards -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Andy Benes page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.


Player Notes:   Opening day starter for San Diego Padres in 1993-1995, St. Louis Cardinals in 1996 and Arizona Diamondbacks in 1998
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts68Walks57Hittable65SO/BB67vsPower65Hitting54Durability76Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1986EvansvilleCollegeNCAAFrS/R18465.9213103510073.0916848033470001.7011.22--4.075.791.42.400-
1987EvansvilleCollegeNCAASoS/R19954.3815114500084.0805441029850001.298.54--3.099.072.93.643-
1988EvansvilleCollegeNCAAJrS/R201631.422416813802146.08728230361880000.845.36--2.2211.595.22.842-
1989Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn30ST21842.16161605300108.07932266391151001.096.560.503.249.552.95.667-
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn23ST21218.10550000026.2412924812292001.9913.842.704.059.792.42.667-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01053.33212105300134.1120615014511443001.278.000.933.409.602.82.6673.11
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40ST21633.5110100000066.2512826731660301.236.880.944.188.912.13.6673.54
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40ST2210113.60323112010192.0177877718691402501.288.280.843.236.552.03.4763.65
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40ST2315113.03333304100223.0194767523591673401.137.830.932.386.742.83.5773.49
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40ST2413143.35343402200231.0230908614611691101.268.950.542.376.572.77.4812.90
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40ST2515153.78343404200230.220011197238617914201.247.800.903.366.982.08.5003.85
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40ST266143.86252502200172.0155827420511894001.208.091.042.669.873.71.3003.33
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40ST27474.17191901100118.2121655510451263001.409.180.763.419.562.80.3643.21
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea40ST27725.8612120000063.0724241833452001.6710.291.144.716.431.36.7784.90
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40ST2818103.83363423111230.02151079828771606001.278.401.093.016.252.08.6434.37
1997Prince William CannonsCaroA+sln-ST29000.0011000005.03100190000.805.40--1.8016.209.00--
1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST29101.2911000007.02110260000.572.57--2.577.713.001.000-
1997Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST29001.8011000005.03111150000.805.401.801.809.005.00--
1997Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST0101.06330000017.083214200000.714.240.532.1210.595.001.0002.23
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40ST291073.10262600000177.014964619611757001.197.580.463.108.902.87.5882.83
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40ST3014133.97343401000231.022111110225741649101.288.600.972.886.382.22.5194.09
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40ST3113124.81333210000198.0216117106348214110001.509.801.543.726.401.72.5205.18
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40ST321294.88302731010166.0174959030681371001.469.431.633.697.432.01.5715.06
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40S/R33777.38271980030107.012292883061781001.7010.232.525.116.541.28.5006.93
2002Potomac CannonsCaroA+sln-ST34009.0011000007.08772630002.0010.292.577.713.860.50--
2002Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-ST34113.12440000017.017762480001.218.831.042.084.152.00.500-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0114.81550000024.0251413410110001.449.251.483.704.071.10.5005.43
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40ST34542.7818171100097.08039301051640001.357.420.934.735.941.25.5564.56
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1551393.9740338716219612502.12377120611062899092000631601.318.541.043.277.182.20.5270.99
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1263.32292905300175.0153786519651753001.247.810.973.328.932.69.667-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter325.6910100000048.16137311117422001.5911.202.023.127.712.47.600-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter942.11171705300115.08133276411211001.066.320.473.209.442.95.692-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter005.25220000012.0118727120001.508.251.505.259.001.71--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29143.3252371523902303.02581501120983200001.177.65--2.919.493.27.674-
San Diego Padres Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter69753.571871861158101232.011285394901154021036271501.248.220.842.937.552.58.479-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter52374.25137123145151777.274039736710731861415001.368.561.243.687.111.93.584-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter27254.36676611000429.24372282085915630519101.389.151.243.276.391.96.519-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter725.8612120000063.0724241833452001.6710.291.144.716.431.36.778-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.97353412110220.02091069725801766101.318.541.043.277.182.20.5380.99
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1573.32363606400220.0191978124812184001.247.810.973.328.932.69.682-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn30p211614210001001611000.071.188.071.2591017.125.000.071.1475.8835.296.000.000.000.00
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn23p2151000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2115210001001711000.067.176.067.2431018.125.000.067.1385.5638.897.000.000.000.00
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40p2110242600120001201001.250.250.375.6259125.455.125.125.2800.0048.000.004.0024.0016.67
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40p2232602610020022505101.100.127.117.2447168.167.017.050.1152.9436.7612.500.000.0016.67
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40p2333624200110062927002.032.143.081.2245177.031.049.145.1257.7937.664.831.3062.0050.00
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40p24346731020150052905101.149.205.224.42915378.237.075.149.2026.4137.185.801.2867.0030.00
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40p25347259301400133114000.125.149.208.35715488.211.083.097.1611.1437.5033.001.1472.0044.44
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40p26254928100700122013003.163.180.184.3649163.296.021.041.1651.5934.9222.000.000.0012.50
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40p2719402610030011803001.150.171.175.3467144.273.025.050.1582.2740.9118.000.000.0016.67
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40p28367351140060013709200.151.158.205.36315485.289.054.068.1581.1843.5337.000.000.0036.36
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40p29255541220050011418000.218.246.255.50114265.293.037.055.2281.5421.5414.000.000.0016.67
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40p303365811301300628110000.169.250.262.51217482.278.093.185.2377.3234.154.671.2265.0036.36
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari40p31315869001500417110001.155.222.207.42912173.200.052.121.2035.4823.294.251.3758.0011.11
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40p3228501400110041906003.080.148.140.2887160.100.060.140.1406.6731.674.751.6750.0025.00
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40p3326321530040011502000.156.182.250.4328335.294.094.125.1882.8642.8615.000.000.0060.00
2002Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-p3443000000001101000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.17620.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40p341934371012001902001.206.229.324.55311237.250.118.147.2412.7024.329.002.7034.0028.57
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter3857414810621085000343076954014.143.186.204.39015129880.228.061.107.0003.8634.899.030.9192.6327.36
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2518210001002812000.056.190.056.2461023.100.000.111.0008.7034.784.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter94000000001201000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.00016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1614210001001611000.071.188.071.2591017.125.000.071.0005.8835.296.000.000.000.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1873742047804240016168348209.126.167.179.3466712443.211.053.096.0003.6137.9210.500.9093.5025.53
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter134244143910021800894127204.160.188.225.4135512282.247.065.098.0002.8433.3311.750.71122.0030.77
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6412314203028001045220001.163.237.236.473295155.237.073.154.0006.4529.034.501.2961.5025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623122045903210014129340206.143.186.204.3906412370.228.061.107.0003.8634.899.030.9192.6327.36
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621171360006001352613000.056.190.056.24660149.100.000.111.0008.7034.784.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Wichita Wranglers TexAAsdn21P16--810-218181.0001.13------16100.011.8
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn21P5---21-32.6670.40------5100.03.5
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21P10-6648-112121.0001.200.18-----10100.06.2
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22P32-192159112524.9600.750.13-----32100.019.8
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23P33-223829-337371.0001.120.17-----33100.020.4
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24P34-2311434114948.9801.410.21-----34100.021.0
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25P34-2301714123231.9690.910.13-----34100.021.0
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26P25-1722119-140401.0001.600.23-----25100.021.4
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27P19-11877111514.9330.740.12-----19100.013.2
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27P12-6327--991.0000.750.14-----12100.08.3
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P36-230824213432.9410.890.14-----36100.022.2
1997Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln29P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P26-1778141-2322.9570.850.12-----26100.016.0
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30P34-2312325-248481.0001.410.21-----34100.021.0
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari31P33-1981315213028.9330.850.14-----33100.020.4
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32P30-166417-121211.0000.700.13-----30100.018.5
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33P27-10779-116161.0000.590.15-----27100.016.7
2002Potomac Cannons CaroA+sln34P1---------------1100.00.7
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln34P4--13-1441.0001.00------4100.02.8
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34P18-97510111615.9380.830.15-----1994.711.1
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P403-25011562411017407397.9750.990.16-----4030.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P9--151176.8570.67------90.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17--811-219191.0001.12------170.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Wichita Wranglers TexAAsdn2116----------
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn215----------
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2110----------
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2232----------
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2333----------
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2434----------
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2534----------
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2625----------
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2719----------
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2712----------
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2836----------
1997Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln291----------
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2926----------
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3034----------
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3133----------
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3230----------
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3327----------
2002Potomac Cannons CaroA+sln341----------
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln344----------
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3418----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1995Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB27005.4020011.21079801.707.710.006.946.170.890.00.000
1995Seattle MarinersChamp. SeriesMLB270123.141002.1662303.8123.140.007.7111.571.500.00.000
1996St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB28005.141007.0641901.007.710.001.2911.579.000.00.000
1996St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB28005.2830015.11993901.4611.150.001.765.283.000.00.000
2002St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB34005.7911000004.22332450101.433.863.867.719.641.255.79.000
2002St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB34003.3811000005.12220450001.183.380.006.758.441.253.38.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs005.40413000023.31831421422011.376.940.775.408.491.571.16.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs016.65514000023.0272170917001.5710.570.003.526.651.890.78.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2812110000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1996St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB2834011000001200000.250.400.500.900215.500.250.50020.0040.002.000.000.00100.00
2002St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB3411000001000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3412000000000001000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs23110001000101000.333.333.333.666104.500.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs46011000001201000.167.286.333.619218.250.166.33312.5025.002.000.000.00100.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993National League Player of the Week (July 26-August 1)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-07-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2000-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1999-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-02-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Diamondbacks. 
1997-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1995-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-07-31TradeTraded by Padres with Greg Keagle to Mariners for Marc Newfield and Ron Villone. 
* 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
1988San Diego Padres-20235,000-------235,000Signing Bonus out of 1988 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2168,000-6082924429,80262,500303,000
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll22130,000-5382424515,727100,000433,000
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll23235,000-4311739742,231100,000668,000
1992San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24475,000-3661655962,245109,0001,143,000
1993San Diego PadresTeam Payroll252,050,000-179581++968,431109,0003,193,000
1994San Diego PadresTeam Payroll263,005,000-112288++957,101109,0006,198,000
1995Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll273,400,000-99690++999,520109,0009,598,000
1995San Diego PadresTeam Payroll273,400,000-99490++999,520109,0009,598,000
1996St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll283,375,000-87591++957,870109,00012,973,000
1997St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll294,850,000-48295++1,182,177150,00017,823,000
1998Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll306,450,000-25198++1,276,192170,00024,273,000
1999Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll316,000,000-46595++1,454,491200,00030,273,000
2000St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll322,867,542-213977++1,394,248200,00033,140,542
2001St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll336,666,667-76392++1,897,758200,00039,807,209
2002St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll346,367,542-98690++2,011,045200,00046,174,751
* 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