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Kris Benson #1AW-3

+ Played in Major Leagues 1999-2010
Biography Data
Positions: P-283
Proper Name: Kristin James Benson
Born: November 7, 1974 (40.145)
Place Kennesaw, Georgia
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 188 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Sprayberry (Marietta,GA)
College: Clemson University
Drafted: 1996 -- 1st round (1st overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 9,1999 (24.153)
TBC Player ID:1006
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2010-03-15 - Arizona Diamondbacks - More
Prospect Ranks:[1999]MLB #59 PIT #3 [1998]MLB #7 [1997]MLB #8 PIT #1
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.65m) by Arizona Diamondbacks. Minor league contract
Organizations:PIT, NYN, BAL, PHI, TEX, ARI
Signed by:George Swain
Relationship(s):Married to Anna Benson, Model

Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (36.07%) -- Slider (28.28%) -- Fastball (18.44%) -- Changeup (9.02%) -- Curveball (8.20%)
Fastball Velocity: [2010] - 88.39
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
61 46 49 45


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  • Awards for Kris Benson
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    1996NCAA1st Team College All-AmericanSPAward History
    1996NCAAAtlantic Coast Conference All-ConferencePAward History
    1996NCAABaseball America College Player of the Year Award History

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    MLB.Com   -  Kris Benson @ Razzball


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