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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 (40.171)
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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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
1994ClemsonNCAANCAA-fr19734.24171410 185.084484029734 1.338.890.003.077.732.52
1995ClemsonNCAANCAA-so20833.23141400 078.075442823799 1.268.650.002.659.123.43
1996ClemsonNCAANCAA-jr211422.02191974 0156.01094735272049 0.876.290.001.5611.777.56
1997LynchburgCaroA+-pit22522.581010000059.1492017113723101.047.430.151.9710.925.54
1997 CarolinaSouAA-pit22354.981414000068.28149381132662001.6510.621.444.198.652.06
1998NashvillePCLAAA-pit238105.3728281100156.01621029326501299001.369.351.502.887.442.58
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pit2411144.072000196.21841058916831392161.368.420.733.806.361.67
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pit2510123.852100217.220610493248618450101.348.520.993.567.612.14
2002AltoonaEastAA45pit27101.291100007.05111070000.716.431.290.009.00--
2002 NashvillePCLAAA-pit27021.5344000017.284318250000.914.080.514.0812.743.13
2002 Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pit27964.700000130.115276681850793131.5510.501.243.455.461.58
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pit28594.970000105.012767581436687011.5510.891.203.095.831.89
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pit29884.220000132.11376962744832061.379.320.482.995.641.89
2004 New York MetsNLMLB34nyn29444.50110068.0653734817513001.218.601.062.256.753.00
2005St. LucieFSLA+-nyn30000.001100003.00000040000.000.000.000.0012.00--
2005 New York MetsNLMLB34nyn301084.130000174.117186802449954041.268.831.242.534.901.94
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLB34bal3111124.823000183.0199105983358886071.409.791.622.854.331.52
2008ClearwaterFSLA+-phi33028.102200006.210663360001.9513.504.054.058.102.00
2008 Lehigh ValleyILAAA-phi33145.521111000060.1854637714332001.6412.681.042.094.922.36
2009FriscoTexAA38tex34015.401100005.05331140001.209.001.801.807.204.00
2009 Oklahoma CityPCLAAA32tex34455.241110100068.2784540523493001.4710.220.663.016.422.13
2009 Texas RangersALMLB37tex34118.46002022.1332321612110032.0113.302.424.844.430.92
2010RenoPCLAAA34ari35128.8777000022.1342622511140102.0113.702.014.435.641.27
2010 Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB48ari35115.14000014.018982681011.7111.571.293.865.141.33
MLB Totals (9 seasons)70754.42206200822012441292681611152441806332411.399.351.103.195.831.83
MLB: Average per 162 Games12134.423533100020821611410225741356071.399.351.103.195.831.83
Minor League Totals (7 seasons)23334.93908921004755173022606115540919201.419.801.162.947.752.64
AAA (5 seasons)14235.40616021003253672231954410625014101.4610.161.222.946.922.36
AA (3 seasons)464.6716160000819153421333772001.5310.111.443.678.562.33
A+ (3 seasons)543.001313000069592623416823101.097.700.522.0910.705.13
NCAA (3 seasons)2982.91504784013192681391037935622001.097.560.002.2310.044.51
Pittsburgh Pirates (5 seasons)43494.26126126410078280642137079299553192261.419.280.913.446.361.85
New York Mets (2 seasons)14124.243939110024223612311432661467041.258.781.192.455.432.21
Baltimore Orioles (1 seasons)11124.8230303000183199105983358886071.409.791.622.854.331.52
Texas Rangers (1 seasons)118.5982002022332321612110032.0513.502.454.914.500.92
Arizona Diamondbacks (1 seasons)115.143300001418982681011.7111.571.293.865.141.33
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1997CarolinaSouAA-pitp22149000001000200200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----011
1998NashvillePCLAAA-pitp2328241100000011700200.042.080.042122.000.042.14317.00--127
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pitp2465
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710
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3
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007003
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24
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006
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01
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.154.191.200391.046.092.2448.00--1374
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pitp2565
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36
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2
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001004
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29
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1
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09
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00.092.157.123280.031.092.1677.25--879
2002AltoonaEastAA45pitp2712000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
2002NashvillePCLAAA-pitp2743000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pitp2740
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37
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1
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00100011
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004
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00.175.175.200375.025.025.241----844
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pitp2830
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200000001
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11
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006
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01
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.000.032.00032.000.033.00011.00--037
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34pitp2939
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27
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0003001
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17
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0010
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00.179.200.179379.000.026.31817.00--750
2004New York MetsNLMLB34nynp2919
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11
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0002001
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9
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005
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00.053.100.053153.000.053.1009.00--125
2005New York MetsNLMLB34nynp3049
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49
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1
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006005
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22
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1
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06
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00.184.273.204477.020.122.3334.40--1061
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLB34balp319
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11
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001
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20003
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00000.111.111.444555.333.333.000--9.049
2008Lehigh ValleyILAAA-phi33114000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
2010RenoPCLAAA34arip3542000000001000100.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--04
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB48arip355
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00.200.200.200400.000.000.250----16
MLB Totals (8 Seasons)1673212342701220015127204702.131.175.162337.031.078.2128.47321.052385
MLB: Average per 162 Games1623112241701210015123204602.131.175.162337.031.078.2128.47321.050373
Minor League Totals (5 seasons)62441100010022500600.023.065.02388.000.045.05312.50--152
AAA (4 seasons)47331100000022100300.030.086.030116.000.061.08310.50--138
AA (2 seasons)1511000001000400300.000.000.0000.000.000.000----014
Pittsburgh Pirates (5 seasons)12223917306001200992103502.126.161.151312.025.063.20410.22--36284
New York Mets (2 seasons)3968510100800631101100.147.227.162389.015.103.2705.17--1186
Baltimore Orioles (1 seasons)39110012000300000.111.111.444555.333.333.000--9.049
Arizona Diamondbacks (1 seasons)35010000000100100.200.200.200400.000.000.250----16
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2006Atlanta BravesMLB Spring Training225.6466000022.13319142614001.7513.300.812.425.64
2009Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training204.09640000222312104314001.189.411.641.235.73
2010Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring Training015.791100004.2533042001.939.640.007.713.86
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1997LynchburgCaroA+P10 6420.833--9.00
1997CarolinaSouAAP14 25001.000--4.50
 
1998NashvillePCLAAAP28 151610.969--9.96
 
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBP31196152726.9551.9312.19
 
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBP3221782820.9471.4910.13
 
2002AltoonaEastAAP1 0000.000--0.00
2002NashvillePCLAAAP4 01001.000--2.25
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBP25130121122.9201.598.28
 
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBP1810561012.9411.378.00
 
2004New York MetsNLMLBP11685610.9171.469.00
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBP201321219021.0002.1113.95
 
2005St. LucieFSLA+P1 10001.000--9.00
2005New York MetsNLMLBP28174729021.0001.8611.57
 
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBP30183152522.9521.9712.00
 
2009FriscoTexAAP1 0000.000--0.00
2009Oklahoma CityPCLAAAP11 411021.000--12.27
2009Texas RangersALMLBP82221001.0001.233.38
 
2010RenoPCLAAAP7 33001.000--7.71
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBP31411001.0001.296.00
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP2061241831571016.9601.7410.49
 AAAP500223112.981--9.54
 AAP16025001.000--3.94
 A+P1107420.846--9.00

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