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Todd BenzingerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1995 MLB Years: 1987-1995
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Drafted
World Series Champion

Positions1B-752, OF-633, DH-2, 3B-2Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTodd Eric Benzinger
Height6-1Weight190BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 11,1963 [55.283]PlaceDayton,Kentucky
High SchoolNew Richmond (New Richmond,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 4th round (96th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsLarry Thomas
MLB DebutJune 21,1987 [24.130]
OrganizationsBOS [8] CIN [3] SFN [3] KCA [1] LAN [1] NYA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8732Retrosheet IDbenzt001MLBAM ID110887
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power70Contact42XBH67RBIs65Runs52Hitting60Durability64Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-of184114121341012840203202010.241.335.369.7045213163.299.128.298.32512.2719.631.601.2370.5038.24
1982Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos-of19121443549719154641417134620.219.286.300.58613325497.247.081.181.2688.2514.291.731.0188.6025.77
1983Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-of201254805613434576843437533440.279.340.415.75519946533.316.136.227.3368.0714.071.741.3168.5734.33
1984New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-of-1b2111039149101255106001338913240.258.316.425.74116640430.310.167.248.3287.6720.702.702.3339.1039.60
1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of22702563164131114700124902310.250.280.438.71811225273.266.188.234.3134.4017.954.084.0323.2739.06
1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of23903144179132113275237611320.252.302.411.71312926342.296.159.239.3146.7322.223.303.2228.5532.91
1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of24652574783173134972164120310.323.363.564.92714533278.340.241.323.3945.7614.752.564.6819.7739.76
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38of2473223366211184354224123335.278.344.444.7889920253.305.166.269.3408.7016.211.863.1627.8832.26
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos381b-of2512040547103281137023228016248.254.293.425.71817242436.287.171.222.3165.0518.353.642.9831.1540.78
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251b261616287915428317763744120248135.245.293.381.67423948686.275.136.199.2966.4117.492.732.4836.9431.17
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251b27118376359514254634196942743.253.291.340.63112821408.291.087.136.2814.6616.913.631.2375.2022.11
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251b-of28511237233211120102001222.187.244.268.512336136.212.081.179.2297.3514.712.000.74123.0026.09
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26,381b2878293298615324026174631125.294.338.386.72411320315.341.092.137.3255.4014.602.710.63146.5023.26
1991Totals for MLB-MLB         1294163610918535146276632347.262.310.351.66114626451.303.089.149.2965.9914.632.440.67138.6723.85
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36of-1b29121293247016243124155400516.239.272.348.62010222313.275.109.154.2784.7917.253.601.2873.2531.43
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn141b308617725517262600133501312.288.332.452.7848015194.324.164.237.3426.7018.042.693.0929.5029.41
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn141b31107328328713293121178423243.265.304.399.70313124352.329.134.189.3044.8323.864.942.5636.4427.59
1995Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b32125041430140021000012.280.308.400.70820452.333.120.160.3053.8519.235.001.9250.0028.57
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn141b32910220012002300110.200.308.500.8085113.143.300.500.30315.3823.081.507.6910.0050.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9242856316733135186637621291815521421343539.257.301.386.68711022193106.294.129.190.0005.8317.773.052.1243.2729.88
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter634233230360613418603142612190443101521162.260.316.410.7269562122568.295.150.238.0007.4017.252.332.3438.8734.98
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter237877123240466361321475317633952.274.314.463.77740688945.303.189.258.0005.6118.623.323.8124.3636.67
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11039149101255106001338913240.258.316.425.74116640430.310.167.248.0007.6720.702.702.3339.1039.60
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter246923110231536121148484146671060.250.314.360.674332711030.283.110.205.0008.1614.171.741.1776.9230.74
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4114121341012840203202010.241.335.369.7045213163.299.128.298.00012.2719.631.601.2370.5038.24
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3301127121272457231338117320967171910.241.287.355.642400751230.273.114.176.0005.9316.992.861.8749.0027.57
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19362883165392211137744121395713.263.312.432.74427162689.293.169.239.0006.3917.562.753.0529.9037.58
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter202515591402041659213212224665.272.314.419.73321640559.324.147.212.0005.7221.823.812.8632.1928.57
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter78293298615324026174631125.294.338.386.72411320315.341.092.137.0005.4014.602.710.63146.5023.26
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter121293247016243124155400516.239.272.348.62010222313.275.109.154.0004.7917.253.601.2873.2531.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games16250155129243126645329724667.257.301.386.68719338545.294.129.190.0005.8317.773.052.1243.2729.88
Average Minor - Per 162 games162596771553451580734911334541.260.316.410.72624454656.295.150.238.0007.4017.252.332.3438.8734.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos18OF31--5151-5756.9821.81------4175.642.5
1981Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos181B11--804128584.9887.64------4126.815.1
1982Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos19OF82--951151111106.9551.29------12167.859.4
1982Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos191B41--34317326363360.9928.78------12133.929.7
1983Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos20OF91--196972212205.9672.25------12572.868.4
1983Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos201B2--101-111111.0005.50------1251.61.5
1983Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos203B1----1-1---------1250.80.8
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos21OF71--117571129122.9461.72------11064.550.7
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos211B43--34824729379372.9828.65------11039.130.7
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos22OF52--10633-112109.9732.10------7074.337.4
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23OF66--13542-141139.9862.11------9073.347.5
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos231B3--21--321211.0007.00------903.32.2
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24OF48--112423118116.9832.42------6573.834.3
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos241B18--14412-201561561.0008.67------6527.712.9
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24OF61--146622154152.9872.49------7383.637.7
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos241B2--91--10101.0005.00------732.71.2
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos251B85--52038547563558.9916.56------12070.852.5
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF48--82-1-8382.9881.71------12040.029.6
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH1---------------1200.80.6
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin261B158--14177379614971490.9959.43------16198.197.5
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin271B95--70752658765759.9927.99------11880.558.6
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF10--26---26261.0002.60------1188.56.2
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281B75--65138357692689.9969.19------7896.246.3
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin281B21--1231327138136.9866.48------5141.213.0
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF15--23---23231.0001.53------5129.49.3
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH1---------------781.30.6
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29OF51--8611-8887.9891.71------12142.131.5
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan291B42--17717-171941941.0004.62------12134.725.9
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301B40--28915-273043041.0007.60------8646.524.7
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30OF7--10---10101.0001.43------868.14.3
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn303B1---------------861.20.6
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn311B99--78054569839834.9948.42------10792.586.1
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya321B12--1318212141139.98611.58------12100.08.6
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn321B5--15--315151.0003.00------955.63.5
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B622--46883012838150174989.9948.02------6220.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF192--373742384380.9901.98------1920.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF166--3531173371364.9812.19------1660.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B33--29620235318316.9949.58------330.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF71--117571129122.9461.72------710.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B43--34824729379372.9828.65------430.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF173--29120123323311.9631.80------1730.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B43--35318327374371.9928.63------430.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1----1-1---------10.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF31--5151-5756.9821.81------310.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B11--804128584.9887.64------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos18--11------31-
1982Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos19--41------82-
1983Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos20--2--1---91-
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos21--43------71-
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos22---------52-
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23--3------66-
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24--18------48-
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24--2------61-
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25--85------481
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26--158--------
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27--95------10-
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28--75-------1
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28--21------15-
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29--42------51-
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30--40--1---7-
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31--99--------
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32--12--------
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32--5--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB25411010000001300000.091.167.091.2581012.125.000.0918.3325.003.000.000.000.00
1990Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2759030000002000000.333.455.333.7883011.333.000.22218.180.000.000.000.000.00
1990Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB27411120000000000000.182.182.182.3642011.182.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs920040000003300000.200.304.200.5044023.235.000.15013.0413.041.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs411120000000000000.182.182.182.3642011.182.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2009Dayton DragonsMidwAMinorcin46Manager1395980.42434.54 
2010Dayton DragonsMidwAMinorcin47Manager1385385.38436.58 
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-06-09Released by Yankees. 
1995-05-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1995-05-15Released by Giants. 
1995-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1994-10-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-01-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1992-12-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-11TradeTraded by Royals to Dodgers for Domingo Mota and Chris Gwynn. 
1991-07-11TradeTraded by Reds to Royals for Carmelo Martinez. 
1988-12-13TradeTraded by Red Sox with Luis Vasquez and Jeff Sellers to Reds for Rob Murphy and Nick Esasky. 
* 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
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2462,500-5131525344,90660,00062,500
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2585,000-5242026392,10762,500147,500
1989Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll26160,000-4411946429,80262,500307,500
1990Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27325,000-3761647515,727100,000632,500
1991Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28705,000-2681262742,231100,0001,337,500
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28705,000-2681462742,231100,0001,337,500
1992Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll291,150,000-2431670++962,245109,0002,487,500
1993San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll30500,000-3701759968,431109,0002,987,500
1994San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll31700,000-3071566957,101109,0003,687,500
1995San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll32109,000-75339-999,520109,0003,796,500
* 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