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Kris Benson #48 - P

  • Age: 39
  • DOB: 1974/11/07
  • POB: Superior, WI
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh in 1996 (1st round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1996College Baseball - Dick Howser Trophy (Top player)
1996College Baseball - Rotary Smith Award (Player of the Year)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/01/10Announced his retirement.
2010/11/02Missed the last 141 regular season games (shoulder injury).
2010/07/31Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (shoulder injury).
2010/04/29Shoulder injury, early September.
2010/04/17Contract purchased from Reno (AAA).
2010/03/15Signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a minor league contract.
2009/06/09Outrighted to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2009/05/06Missed 14 games (right elbow inflammation).
2009/04/22Right elbow inflammation, early September.
2009/04/20Right elbow inflammation, day-to-day.
2009/04/05Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA).
2009/02/21Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2008/08/30Released by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2008/03/27Assigned by the Philadelphia Phillies to their minor league camp.
2008/02/13Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a minor league contract.
2007/11/01Baltimore Orioles declined their contract option for next season.
2007/03/23Right shoulder injury, 60-day DL.
2006/09/16Missed 5 games (throat).
2006/09/11Throat, day-to-day.
2006/08/12Missed 15 games (elbow injury).
2006/08/04Elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2006/01/21Acquired from the New York Mets.
2005/05/04Missed 28 games (strained pectoral muscle).
2005/04/04Strained pectoral muscle, 15-day DL.
2004/11/22Re-signed by the New York Mets to a three-year contract.
2004/11/01Filed for free agency.
2004/07/30Acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2003/09/29Missed 70 games (right shoulder injury).
2003/08/08Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right shoulder injury).
2003/07/28Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 18th, 2003).
2003/07/24Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2002/05/12Missed 34 games (elbow injury).
2002/03/21Elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2001/10/07Missed all 162 regular season games (elbow injury).
2001/03/26Elbow injury, 15-day DL.

Trades

2010/03/15Signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a minor league contract.
2009/02/21Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2008/02/13Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a minor league contract.
2006/01/21New York Mets traded Kris Benson to the Baltimore Orioles for Jorge Julio and John Maine.
2004/07/30Pittsburgh Pirates traded Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger to the New York Mets for Jose Bautista, Ty Wigginton and Matt Peterson.
1996/06/04Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1st round (1st pick overall) in 1996.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2010ArizonaNL331100014.018982681.715.14
2010RenoAAA771200022.1342622511142.028.87
2009TexasAL821100022.1332321612112.028.46
2009Oklahoma CityAAA11104501068.2784540523491.475.24
2009FriscoAA11010005.05331141.205.40
2008Lehigh ValleyAAA11111400060.1854637714331.645.52
2008ClearwaterA22020006.210663361.958.10
2006BaltimoreAL30301112030183.0199105983358881.404.82
2005NY MetsNL2828108000174.117186802449951.264.13
2005St. LucieA11000003.00000040.000.00
2004NY MetsNL11114401168.0653734817511.214.50
2004PittsburghNL202088000132.11376962744831.374.22
2004Total Pit/NYNNL31311212011200.12021069615611341.314.31
2003PittsburghNL181859000105.012767581436681.554.97
2002PittsburghNL252596000130.115276681850791.554.70
2002NashvilleAAA440200017.284318250.911.53
2002AltoonaAA11100007.05111070.711.29
2001DNP-Injured-----------------
2000PittsburghNL32321012021217.22061049324861841.343.85
1999PittsburghNL31311114020196.21841058916831391.364.07
1998NashvilleAAA2828810011156.01621029326501291.365.37
1997CarolinaAA14143500068.28149381132661.654.98
1997LynchburgA10105200059.1492017113721.052.58
TotalMLB20620070750821243.212926816111524418061.394.42
TotalAL38321213030205.12321281193970991.475.22
TotalNL16816858620521038.110605534921133717071.384.26
TotalAAA61601423021325.0367223195441062501.465.40
TotalAA16164600080.29153421333771.544.69
TotalA13135400069.0592623416821.093.00

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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