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Benny AyalaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1985 MLB Years: 1974-1985
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PositionsOF-260, DH-143, 1B-3Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenigno Ayala Felix
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 7,1951 [67.256]PlaceYauco,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1971 by the New York Mets.
Signing Bonus$7,000Signing ScoutsNino Escalera
MLB DebutAugust 27,1974 [23.201]
OrganizationsBAL [6] NYN [6] SLN [2] CLE [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8334Retrosheet IDayalb001MLBAM ID110401
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed25Power77Contact51XBH73RBIs74Runs60Hitting55Durability23Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Pom. BeachFSLA+-2063208385874834000000000.279.279.466.7459719208.250.187.188.3340.000.000.003.8526.0032.76
1971VisaliaCalifA+-2021463100117000000000.217.217.326.54315246.200.109.109.2440.000.000.002.1746.0020.00
1971Totals for A+-A+         84254416875941000000000.268.268.441.70911221254.241.173.173.3170.000.000.003.5428.2230.88
1972VisaliaCalifA+-2111334868791521966000000000.227.227.445.67215536348.182.218.218.3050.000.000.005.4618.3245.57
1973MemphisTexAA-22136462691191761768000000000.258.258.431.68919940462.229.173.173.3060.000.000.003.6827.1833.61
1974TidewaterILAAA-239228841792111140000000000.274.274.469.74313533288.245.195.194.3340.000.000.003.8226.1841.77
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of23236891610280071710203.235.308.338.64623378.275.103.206.3018.9721.792.432.5634.0018.75
1975TidewaterILAAA-24651772449130628000000000.277.277.452.7298019177.251.175.175.3270.000.000.003.3929.5038.78
1976TidewaterILAAA-25872934166921248000000000.225.225.392.61711523293.192.167.167.2810.000.000.004.1024.4234.85
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of252226230012012600000.115.179.231.4106128.105.116.154.1977.1421.433.003.5726.0033.33
1977New Orleans PelicansAmerAAAsln-2612645071134275187332305621500.298.341.500.84122550488.304.202.271.3676.1511.481.873.6925.0037.31
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15of2613010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3010.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1978Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of274716516412052102181501100.248.321.352.673587185.247.104.200.3119.738.110.832.7033.0017.07
1978Columbus ClippersILAAApit-of2739203306911463522152013100.340.386.522.90810621223.354.182.256.4066.738.971.332.6933.8330.43
1978Totals for AAA-AAA         8636846110134115624333514200.299.356.446.80216428408.306.147.231.3638.098.581.062.7033.4525.45
1979Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of28176210221317016611000.355.420.516.93632570.382.161.242.4168.578.571.001.4362.0022.73
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27of284286152250613006900212.256.298.523.821451194.219.267.337.3506.389.571.506.3814.3350.00
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27dh2976170284581103300192100234.265.335.500.8358519191.248.235.347.3649.9510.991.115.2417.0042.22
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27dh3044861224203130111911102.279.364.407.771355100.280.128.244.35611.009.000.823.0028.6720.83
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27of-dh31641281739606241151400023.305.331.492.8236312133.306.187.227.3593.7610.532.804.5121.3330.77
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27of32471041223704130091800202.221.278.404.6824211115.226.183.269.3027.8315.652.003.4826.0047.83
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27dh3360118925604241182400204.212.258.364.6224310128.228.152.220.2786.2518.753.003.1329.5040.00
1985Maine GuidesILAAAcle-of3414462710140061200010.152.250.239.48911252.182.087.217.22411.5423.082.001.9246.0028.57
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle12of3446761019702150041700112.250.284.421.70532981.293.171.224.3044.9420.994.252.4738.0047.37
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter4258651142174213814524711362112722.251.305.434.73937581951.255.183.262.0007.4714.301.924.0022.7637.33
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter820274841373312428105431577510946710.267.287.447.73412282572840.247.180.207.0002.643.841.453.7026.1735.06
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4871684235467851560256577510946710.277.308.452.7607621601776.267.175.219.0004.226.141.453.3828.0734.26
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136462691191761768000000000.258.258.431.68919940462.229.173.173.0000.000.000.003.6827.1833.61
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19760210914722728107000000000.244.244.444.68826757602.207.200.199.0000.000.000.004.6521.5038.78
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3336929317834133120235895119617.257.312.452.76431368761.253.195.277.0007.6212.481.644.3420.9738.20
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter45941119103100192310203.202.274.309.583294106.229.107.191.0008.4921.702.562.8331.3321.05
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46761019702150041700112.250.284.421.70532981.293.171.224.0004.9420.994.252.4738.0047.37
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623304383160145512275210538.251.305.434.73914331362.255.183.262.0007.4714.301.924.0022.7637.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254382145246218511152211100.267.287.447.73424351561.247.180.207.0002.643.841.453.7026.1735.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF20--371314138.9271.90------2387.012.3
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn25OF7--711-98.8891.14------2231.84.3
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF1--61-1771.0007.00------1100.00.6
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln27OF43--7013-7471.9591.65------4791.531.6
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit27OF42--623416965.9421.55------39107.730.2
1979Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28OF17--37-2-3937.9492.18------17100.012.2
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF24--38-1-3938.9741.58------4257.115.1
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH10---------------4223.86.3
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH41---------------7653.925.3
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF19--202-122221.0001.16------7625.011.7
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH27---------------4461.425.7
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF4--32--551.0001.25------449.13.8
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF25--35-1-3635.9721.40------6439.115.4
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31DH17---------------6426.610.5
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal311B3--24--224241.0008.00------644.71.9
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF24--41-2-4341.9531.71------4751.114.8
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH11---------------4723.46.8
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH34---------------6056.721.0
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF13--10---10101.0000.77------6021.78.0
1985Maine Guides ILAAAcle34OF1--2---221.0002.00------147.10.7
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34OF20--2112-2422.9171.10------4643.512.3
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34DH3---------------466.51.9
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF157--2188103236226.9581.44------1570.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH143---------------1430.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--24--224241.0008.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF103--171491184175.9511.70------1030.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---------20-
1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---------7-
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26---------1-
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln27---------43-
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit27---------42-
1979Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28---------17-
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---------2410
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------1941
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------427
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31--3------2517
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32---------2411
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33---------1334
1985Maine Guides ILAAAcle34---------1-
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34---------203

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB2846120012001000000.333.429.8331.262517.200.500.66714.290.000.0014.296.0050.00
1983Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB32111110000010000001.0001.0002.0003.0002121.0001.0002.00050.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs57231012002000000.429.5561.0001.556729.333.571.85722.220.000.0011.117.0066.67

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-04-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-01-16TradeTraded by Cardinals to Orioles for Mike Dimmel. 
1977-03-30TradeTraded by Mets to Cardinals for Doug Clarey. 
1971-01-28ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* 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
1971New York Mets-207,000-------7,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1985Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll34303,333-332945370,78060,000310,333
* 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