MLB

Joaquin Benoit #56 - P

San Diego

  • Age: 37
  • DOB: 1977/07/26
  • POB: Santiago, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Signed by Texas in 1996.
  • Current Status: Sore right shoulder, day-to-day, day-to-day
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date5004290051.128109314600.821.58
On Pace54042100056.030111031565-1.58

Scouting Report

AssetsHis fastball is impressive but his slider can be even better. Works well in tight spots and is fearless when pitching in the late innings.
FlawsSuffers from command problems at times, especially with his fastball. Injuries are also a factor here. Can be hurt by the long ball.
Career potentialSolid late-inning reliever.

Honours and Awards

2010Tony Conigliaro Award (Best overcomes adversity through the attributes of spirit)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/31Sore right shoulder, day-to-day.
2014/08/24Missed 6 games (shoulder injury).
2014/08/17Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2013/12/18Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres to a two-year contract.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2012/08/09Missed 1 game (sore right shoulder).
2012/08/08Sore right shoulder, day-to-day.
2012/06/06Missed 2 games (forearm injury).
2012/06/03Forearm injury, day-to-day.
2010/11/19Signed as a free agent by the Detroit Tigers to a three-year contract.
2010/04/29Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).
2010/02/15Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a minor league contract.
2009/04/05Right shoulder surgery, late September.
2008/08/06Missed 27 games (right shoulder inflammation).
2008/07/05Right shoulder inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 3rd, 2008).
2008/06/20Missed 10 games (right shoulder inflammation).
2008/06/18Right shoulder inflammation, day-to-day.
2007/10/31Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a two-year contract.
2007/01/15Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2006/01/11Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2005/06/28Missed 18 games (right elbow injury).
2005/06/12Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2005/05/01Missed 25 games (right shoulder injury).
2005/04/02Right shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 25th, 2005).
2004/09/07Missed 14 games (rotator cuff).
2004/08/24Rotator cuff, 15-day DL.
2004/07/26Missed 6 games (bereavement list).
2004/07/20Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2003/06/22Missed 18 games (right shoulder tendinitis).
2003/06/04Right shoulder tendinitis, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 1st, 2003).
2003/05/02Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2003/03/27Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/07/29Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/07/16Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/07/15Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/06/24Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/06/24Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/06/08Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/06/07Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/05/11Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2002/05/09Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2001/08/09Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2001/08/08Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2001/03/10Optioned by the Texas Rangers to their minor league camp.

Trades

2013/12/18Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres.
2010/11/19Signed as a free agent by the Detroit Tigers.
2010/02/15Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a minor league contract.
1996/05/20Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Texas Rangers.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014San DiegoNL5004290051.128109314600.821.58
2013DetroitAL66041240067.0471515522731.032.01
2012DetroitAL7305320071.05931291422841.143.68
2011DetroitAL6604320061.0472220517631.052.95
2010Tampa BayAL6301210060.130109611750.681.34
2010DurhamAAA80012009.283323171.142.79
2009Tex-Injured-----------------
2008TexasAL4403210045.0402825635431.675.00
2008OklahomaAAA20100003.01000030.330.00
2008FriscoAA31000001.24330424.7916.20
2007TexasAL7007460082.0682826628871.172.85
2006TexasAL5601100079.2684943538851.334.86
2005TexasAL3394400087.0693936938781.233.72
2005OklahomaAAA31010005.04331421.605.40
2005AZL RangersR11000002.00000140.500.00
2004TexasAL281535000103.011367651931951.405.68
2004FriscoAA11000002.00000060.000.00
2003TexasAL251785000105.09967642351871.435.49
2003OklahomaAAA662100033.0281714311311.183.82
2002TexasAL17134510084.2915150658591.765.31
2002OklahomaAAA16168400098.27442398371031.123.56
2002CharlotteA11000005.01000380.800.00
2001TexasAL11000005.08663342.2010.80
2001OklahomaAAA242495011131.0113636114731421.424.19
2001TulsaAA441000021.2238816231.343.32
2000TulsaAA16164400082.1734035630721.253.83
1999CharlotteA222274000105.01176762550831.595.31
1998SavannahA15154301080.0794134818681.213.83
1997GCL RangersR10103301044.0401410011381.162.05
TotalMLB5925548374600902.07674233971103688931.263.96
TotalAL5425544353700850.27394133881073548331.284.11
TotalNL5004290051.128109314600.821.58
TotalAAA59472012211280.1228128120281282981.273.85
TotalAA242254000107.210051467401031.303.85
TotalA3838117010190.01971089613711591.414.55
TotalR11113301046.0401410012421.131.96

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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