MLB

Ben Howard # - P

  • Age: 35
  • DOB: 1979/01/15
  • POB: Danville, IL
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Drafted by San Diego in 1997 (2nd round).

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2008/01/23Signed by the Boston Red Sox to a minor league contract.
2007/11/03Opted for minor league free agency.
2007/03/12Assigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp.
2006/11/16Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2006/11/01Opted for minor league free agency.
2006/07/24Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2006/07/17Released by the Cleveland Indians.
2006/03/24Assigned by the Cleveland Indians to their minor league camp.
2005/12/16Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2005/10/28Opted for minor league free agency.
2005/03/30Outrighted to Albuquerque (AAA).
2004/08/31Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2004/08/12Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2004/05/31Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2004/04/03Acquired from the San Diego Padres.
2004/03/21Optioned to Portland (AAA).
2004/03/02Re-signed by the San Diego Padres to a one-year contract.
2003/08/26Recalled from Portland (AAA).
2003/03/10Optioned to Portland (AAA).
2003/02/25Re-signed by the San Diego Padres.
2002/05/08Optioned to Mobile (AA).
2002/04/26Recalled from Mobile (AA).
2002/03/11Optioned to Mobile (AA).
2002/02/25Re-signed by the San Diego Padres.
2001/11/19Contract purchased from Mobile (AA).

Trades

2008/03/28Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2008/01/23Signed by the Boston Red Sox to a minor league contract.
2006/11/16Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2006/07/24Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2005/12/16Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2004/04/03San Diego Padres traded Ben Howard to the Florida Marlins for Blaine Neal.
1997/06/03Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2nd round in 1997.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2008NashvilleAAA3122610059.0663431522411.494.73
2008HuntsvilleAA40010006.28650421.806.75
2007IowaAAA5506920082.08441391324681.324.28
2006BuffaloAAA34021110040.2382018114211.283.98
2006SyracuseAAA1101100016.12116166781.718.82
2005AlbuquerqueAAA5436320083.28549431329871.364.63
2004FloridaNL3101100037.2372323621331.545.50
2004AlbuquerqueAAA2303010034.1291614322281.493.67
2003San DiegoNL661300034.23117141015241.333.63
2003PortlandAAA222279000130.211869661749681.284.55
2002San DiegoNL320100010.2131111414102.539.28
2002PortlandAAA1170400045.04734311015251.386.20
2002MobileAA663100033.026108216301.272.18
2001MobileAA752000030.01798315291.072.40
2001Lake ElsinoreA181882000101.28637324321071.162.83
2000Rancho CucaA3219511000107.188877681111501.856.37
1999Fort WayneA2828610000144.212310076171101311.614.73
1998Idaho FallsR15154500068.2676146287792.246.03
1997GCL PadresR13121400054.1545345363592.157.45
TotalNL4082500083.08151482050671.585.20
TotalAAA2413427331700491.2488279258681823461.364.72
TotalAA17115200069.2512521535611.232.71
TotalA78651923000353.2297224184292533881.564.68
TotalR282759000123.01211149151501382.206.66

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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