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Armando BenitezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2012 MLB Years: 1994-2008
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PositionsP-953Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameArmando German Benitez
Height6-4Weight229BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 3,1972 [45.290]PlaceRamon Santana,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1990 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing ScoutsCarlos BernhardtService Time12.047 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#71 ... 1994-MLB-#4 ... 1995-MLB-#11 ... 1995-MLB-#1
MLB DebutJuly 28,1994 [21.267]
OrganizationsBAL [8] NYN [5] MIA [3] SFN [3] HOU [1] NYA [1] SEA [1] TOR [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID900Retrosheet IDbenia001MLBAM ID110859
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts88Walks38Hittable83SO/BB71vsPower83Hitting0Durability65Team.512Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal-S/R18322.7214311006036.0351611211332001.278.670.502.728.173.00.600-
1992Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-Rel19124.31250250018531.0353115123377001.8510.050.296.6110.631.61.333-
1993Albany PolecatsSALAbal17R/CL20511.524004000341453.031109219834000.945.230.343.2114.014.37.833-
1993Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-Rel20300.66120120010413.271104291000.804.61--2.6319.107.251.000-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0811.345205200441866.13811102231125000.915.100.273.0915.044.87.8891.06
1994Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-R/CL21843.145305300361671.24129256391063001.125.150.754.9013.312.72.667-
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49Rel21000.90303001010.081104140011.207.20--3.6012.603.50-1.83
1995Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel22221.25170170017821.2104327371000.784.150.832.9115.375.29.500-
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49Rel22155.66440440018247.2373330837563151.556.991.516.9910.571.51.1675.58
1996Gulf Coast OriolesGCLRkbal-Rel23100.0010100102.01000050000.504.50----22.500.001.000-
1996Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST23004.5044000006.07330080001.1710.50----12.000.00--
1996Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel23002.2520200004.03111151001.006.752.252.2511.255.00--
1996Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0103.00743001012.0114411181001.008.250.750.7513.5018.001.0001.51
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49Rel23103.7718018008414.076626201000.914.401.263.7712.563.331.0003.45
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49Rel24452.45710710026973.04922207431061011.256.010.865.2813.012.47.4443.26
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49R/CL25563.827107100542268.04829291039870041.276.321.325.1411.462.23.4554.38
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn49R/CL26431.857707700422278.04017164411282001.044.620.464.7314.773.12.5712.10
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn49CL27442.617607600684176.039242210381060001.014.621.184.5012.552.79.5003.56
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn49CL28643.777307300644376.05932321240935011.306.961.414.7210.972.33.6004.27
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn49CL29102.276206200523367.0462017825791031.056.151.073.3410.563.161.0003.41
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn49R/CL30333.104504500402149.0411817524503101.327.480.914.389.122.08.5003.78
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya45Rel30111.9390900209.084206100001.507.71--5.799.641.67.5002.82
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea49Rel30003.1415015007014.01055111150001.476.280.636.919.421.36-4.15
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo49CL31221.296406400594769.2361110621620000.824.650.782.718.012.95.5003.29
2005San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST32000.0022000002.00000100000.50----4.50--0.00--
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn49R/CL32234.503003000271930.0251715516230001.377.501.504.806.901.44.4005.25
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn49R/CL33423.524104100331738.0391515621311001.579.161.414.937.281.48.6675.21
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn49Rel34034.67190190017917.0179939180201.508.831.564.679.352.00.0004.97
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo49Rel34255.7336036007033.0322821520391101.588.731.365.4510.641.95.2864.66
2008Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-Rel35103.8670700007.09330091001.2911.57----11.570.001.000-
2008Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-Rel35000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0103.3880800108.09330091001.1310.13----10.130.001.0000.88
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor48Rel35015.6880800206.04543290000.955.684.262.8412.794.50.0007.40
2009Newark BearsAtlInd-48R/CL36102.863403400291634.2211111410430000.895.451.042.6011.164.301.000-
2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-Rel36203.8670700319.07544390001.076.753.862.898.683.001.000-
2010Newark BearsAtlInd-49R/CL37212.863303300301234.2221311512524000.985.711.303.1213.504.33.667-
2010New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAflo49Rel37012.7080800746.26622550001.658.102.706.756.751.00.000-
2012Long Island DucksAtlInd--Rel39215.23320320012232.2381919110201001.4710.470.282.765.512.00.667-
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter40473.13762076200527289775.054529627195403946185151.226.301.104.6610.932.35.4600.77
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter26122.6119391840013352263.0192109772011336620001.156.500.683.8212.383.24.684-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter432.113503500281341.2261610916562000.985.481.903.3711.813.50.571-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter843.245745300361677.24832286391143001.125.560.704.5213.212.92.667-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter401.59212190010422.2164405382000.936.35--1.9915.097.601.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511.524004000341453.031109219834000.945.230.343.2114.014.37.833-
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter543.36403370025569.2714726334759001.519.170.394.399.692.21.556-
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter523.6299099007130100.081434110321155001.117.150.882.8210.153.59.714-
New York Mets Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18142.70333033300266160346.12251111043916845611141.135.841.014.3611.832.71.563-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter11163.6220702070010737212.214991862712928351111.306.281.145.4311.922.19.407-
Florida Marlins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter472.721000100006647102.268393111411011101.065.960.963.598.852.46.364-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter684.109009000774585.28141391446721201.488.511.474.837.561.57.429-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.1415015007014.01055111150001.476.280.636.919.421.36--
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.9390900209.084206100001.507.71--5.799.641.67.500-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter015.6880800206.04543290000.955.684.262.8412.794.50.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11133.1321502150014982220.01548477271142675141.226.301.104.6610.932.35.4580.77
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings22102.6116071530011043220.01599064179330317001.156.500.683.8212.383.24.688-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn49p26725000001000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn49p28711000001000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn49p30431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo49p31621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2488000002000400000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1867000002000300000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625000001000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal18P14--251-87.8750.50------14100.023.7
1992Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal19P25---5--551.0000.20------25100.040.3
1993Albany Polecats SALAbal20P40---11-21.5000.03------40100.028.2
1993Frederick Keys CaroA+bal20P12---1--111.0000.08------12100.08.6
1994Bowie Baysox EastAAbal21P53--263-118.7270.15------53100.037.3
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21P3-10-1--111.0000.330.10-----3100.02.7
1995Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal22P17--12--331.0000.18------17100.012.0
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22P44-471-1121.5000.020.02-----44100.030.6
1996Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal23P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.01.7
1996Bowie Baysox EastAAbal23P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23P18-14111-32.6670.110.14-----18100.011.1
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P71-7313--441.0000.060.05-----71100.043.8
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P71-6835--881.0000.110.12-----71100.043.8
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P77-7826--881.0000.100.10-----77100.047.2
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P76-7622--441.0000.050.05-----76100.046.9
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn28P73-7644--881.0000.110.11-----73100.045.1
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P62-67282-1210.8330.160.15-----62100.038.5
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn30P45-4931--441.0000.090.08-----45100.028.0
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30P15-142---221.0000.130.14-----15100.09.3
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya30P9-91---111.0000.110.11-----9100.05.6
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo31P64-69431-87.8750.110.10-----64100.039.5
2005San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn32P2---------------2100.01.4
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P30-30221-54.8000.130.13-----30100.018.5
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33P41-3812--331.0000.070.08-----41100.025.5
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo34P36-33111-32.6670.060.06-----36100.022.2
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P19-1711--221.0000.110.12-----19100.011.7
2008Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor35P7--1---111.0000.14------7100.05.1
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor35P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35P8-6-------------8100.04.9
2009Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou36P7---11-21.5000.14------7100.04.9
2010New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo37P8--11--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P762-7743140717871.9100.090.09-----7620.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P33--251-87.8750.21------330.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P57--273-129.7500.16------570.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P21--11--221.0000.10------210.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P40---11-21.5000.03------400.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P40--2111-1413.9290.33------400.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal1814----------
1992Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal1925----------
1993Albany Polecats SALAbal2040----------
1993Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2012----------
1994Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2153----------
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal213----------
1995Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal2217----------
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2244----------
1996Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkbal231----------
1996Bowie Baysox EastAAbal234----------
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2318----------
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2471----------
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2571----------
1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn2677----------
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn2776----------
2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn2873----------
2002New York MetsNLMLBnyn2962----------
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn3045----------
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3015----------
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya309----------
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3164----------
2005San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn322----------
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3230----------
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3341----------
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3436----------
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3419----------
2008Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor357----------
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor351----------
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor358----------
2009Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou367----------
2010New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAflo378----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1996Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB23202.253004.0112600.752.250.004.5013.503.000.001.000
1996Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB23007.713012.1323202.8611.570.0011.577.710.670.00.000
1997Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB24003.003003.0312401.679.000.006.0012.002.000.00.000
1997Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB240212.004003.0344602.339.000.0012.0018.001.500.00.000
1999New York MetsDiv SeriesMLB26000.002002.1201201.437.710.003.867.712.000.00.000
1999New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB26001.355016.2312900.814.050.002.7012.154.500.00.000
2000New York MetsDiv SeriesMLB27106.002003.0421301.6712.000.003.009.003.000.001.000
2000New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB27000.003013.0302201.679.000.006.006.001.000.00.000
2000New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB27003.003013.0312201.679.000.006.006.001.000.00.000
2006San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB330123.4880800107.21921202104104.0322.302.3511.744.700.4024.65.000
2007San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34100.9690900519.18110112000.997.710.000.9611.5712.000.961.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs1111.1217017006117.027222121116102.2414.291.065.828.471.4511.65.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs302.9210010000012.310040615001.307.300.004.3810.952.500.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs024.2015015000315.0120701119001.537.200.006.6011.401.730.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs003.0030300013.0301022001.679.000.006.006.001.000.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (RP)1
2001NL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-23ContractSigned by Marlins 
2009-12-11ContractSigned by Astros 
2008-03-11ContractSigned by Blue Jays to minor league contract 
2007-05-31TradeTraded by Giants to Marlins for Randy Messenger 
2006-11-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-09-14InjuredDisabled -- right knee inflammation 
2006-04-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-01InjuredDisabled -- left knee bursitis 
2005-08-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-05-02InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2005-04-27InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
2004-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
2004-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-08-02InjuredDisabled -- right elbow inflammation 
2004-07-23InjuredDisabled -- right elbow inflammation 
2004-01-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
2003-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-08-06TradeTraded by Yankees to Mariners for Jeff Nelson. 
2003-07-16TradeTraded by Mets to Yankees for Anderson Garcia, Ryan Bicondoa and jason Anderson. 
1998-12-01TradeTraded by Orioles to Mets for Charles Johnson. 
1990-04-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* 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
1994Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll21109,000-75630-957,101109,000109,000
1995Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll22125,000-6653226999,520109,000234,000
1996Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll23155,000-5902935957,870109,000389,000
1997Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll24275,000-48825461,182,177150,000664,000
1998Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll251,100,000-29722671,276,192170,0001,764,000
1999New York MetsTeam Payroll262,037,500-2421474++1,454,491200,0003,801,500
2000New York MetsTeam Payroll273,437,500-1801181++1,394,248200,0007,239,000
2001New York MetsTeam Payroll285,812,500-104789++1,897,758200,00013,051,500
2002New York MetsTeam Payroll295,812,500-121987++2,011,045200,00018,864,000
2003New York YankeesTeam Payroll306,937,500-921089++2,163,527300,00025,801,500
2003New York MetsTeam Payroll306,937,500-92889++2,163,527300,00025,801,500
2003Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll306,937,500-92589++2,163,527300,00025,801,500
2004Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll313,500,000-173981++2,070,100300,00029,301,500
2005San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll324,966,667-145785++2,189,055300,00034,268,167
2006San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll336,271,20612.047123585++2,365,072327,00040,539,373
2007San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll349,866,219-64493++2,459,737380,00050,405,592
2007Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll349,866,219-64193++2,459,737380,00050,405,592
2008Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll35390,000-75330-2,696,252390,00050,795,592
* 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