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PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date10-27-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight210 lbs
Age28 years, 10 months, 1 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2012
2013
0.22014
0.82015
-0.32016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 COL 26 31 66 63 8 20 4 0 4 36 2 19 1 0 10 0 0 .317 .348 .571 .294 1.5 0.7 0.2
2015 COL 27 116 354 325 42 90 19 4 11 150 23 92 2 3 1 49 1 2 .277 .326 .462 .269 8.5 -1.4 0.8
2016 COL 28 39 97 92 8 20 5 0 1 28 5 27 0 0 0 11 0 0 .217 .258 .304 .195 -3.9 -1.2 -0.5
Career1865174805813028416214301383317012.271.316.446.2586.1-1.90.5

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2009 TRI A- 44 191 .288 .258 .337 .374 .000 .338 92 6 5.9 -3.8 3.0 1.8 9.8 1.3 9.8 1.3
2010 MOD A+ 130 541 .291 .273 .345 .422 .000 .383 103 18.6 16.5 -10.4 1.3 0.5 25.2 2.7 25.2 2.7
2011 TUL AA 136 597 .238 .263 .333 .408 .000 .282 107 -14.8 17.6 -11.2 -1.0 -1.2 -9.6 -1.1 -9.6 -1.1
2012 TUL AA 120 478 .260 .256 .326 .386 .000 .313 95 -0.2 13.2 -8.4 -3.5 0.6 5.3 0.2 5.3 0.2
2013 CSP AAA 123 502 .291 .275 .342 .426 .000 .366 111 17.1 14.4 -9.2 5.3 0.8 23.1 2.9 23.1 2.9
2014 COL MLB 31 66 .294 .236 .299 .373 .000 .400 125 2.1 1.7 -0.8 0.7 -1.5 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2014 CSP AAA 117 497 .298 .265 .332 .408 .000 .362 105 21.6 14.9 -9.3 9.0 -1.5 25.7 3.5 25.7 3.5
2015 COL MLB 116 354 .269 .252 .312 .400 .000 .351 113 3.2 9.6 -5.2 -1.4 1.0 8.5 0.8 8.5 0.8
2015 ABQ AAA 36 141 .246 .271 .335 .415 .000 .330 117 -2 3.9 -2.1 1.7 -2.3 -2.6 -0.1 -2.6 -0.1
2016 COL MLB 39 97 .195 .251 .319 .417 .268 .297 112 -6.2 2.6 -1.4 -1.2 1.0 -3.9 -0.5 -3.9 -0.5
2016 ABQ AAA 73 299 .261 .271 .330 .422 .266 .327 115 0.3 8.3 -5.1 0.1 -0.1 3.4 0.4 3.4 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2009 TRI A- 191 28 49 10 2 1 25 12 32 2 1 .280 .330 .377 .097 .288 9.8 3.0 1.3
2010 MOD A+ 541 65 155 29 8 12 83 33 113 5 4 .311 .358 .474 .163 .291 25.2 1.3 2.7
2011 TUL AA 597 69 132 29 4 19 78 40 132 2 3 .241 .296 .413 .172 .238 -9.6 -1.0 -1.1
2012 TUL AA 478 58 111 18 3 13 53 37 113 1 4 .255 .314 .399 .144 .260 5.3 -3.5 0.2
2013 CSP AAA 502 64 134 32 10 18 79 37 128 2 2 .292 .345 .523 .231 .291 23.1 5.3 2.9
2014 CSP AAA 497 76 128 32 6 20 76 58 119 4 5 .294 .378 .533 .239 .298 25.7 9.0 3.5
2014 COL MLB 66 8 20 4 0 4 10 2 19 0 0 .317 .348 .571 .254 .294 1.5 0.7 0.2
2015 ABQ AAA 141 19 32 8 2 3 15 15 34 1 0 .256 .340 .424 .168 .246 -2.6 1.7 -0.1
2015 COL MLB 354 42 90 19 4 11 49 23 92 1 2 .277 .326 .462 .185 .269 8.5 -1.4 0.8
2016 ABQ AAA 299 42 75 16 5 6 38 24 58 1 0 .275 .331 .436 .161 .261 3.4 0.1 0.4
2016 COL MLB 97 8 20 5 0 1 11 5 27 0 0 .217 .258 .304 .087 .195 -3.9 -1.2 -0.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2014 238 0.5336 0.5210 0.7419 0.6535 0.3694 0.7590 0.7073 0.2581 93 0.003530
2015 1284 0.4852 0.5646 0.6786 0.7432 0.3964 0.7279 0.5916 0.3214 478 -0.000971
2016 361 0.4626 0.5623 0.7291 0.7365 0.4124 0.7724 0.6625 0.2709 0 0.000000
Career18830.4870.55860.69630.73060.39610.74040.61980.3037337.6984-0.0002

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 COL $512,500
2015 COL $
2014 COL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$512,500
1 yrTotal$512,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 12 d1 year/$0.5125M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016). Re-signed by Colorado 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Colorado 7/21/14.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2009 (3-90) (Clemson). $0.391M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .250 .295 .388 .241
11 vs R (Multi) .284 .332 .482 .275
18 Split (Multi) .034 .036 .094 .034
19 LgAvg (Multi) .022 .030 .067 .031
30 vs L (2015) .235 .289 .265 .202
31 vs R (2015) .282 .330 .485 .277
38 Split (2015) .046 .041 .220 .075
39 LgAvg (2015) .021 .029 .072 .031

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BP Articles

Ben Paulsen is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 21Scooter Hotz2016-08-22
What You Need to Know: Never Fight A Day Game In ColoradoDemetrius Bell2016-08-18
Expert FAAB Review: Week 20Mike Gianella2016-08-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Seventh Edition, 2016J.J. Jansons2016-05-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week SixJ.J. Jansons2016-05-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week SixGeorge Bissell2016-05-06
Expert FAAB Review: Week FourMike Gianella2016-04-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FourJ.P. Breen2016-04-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FourJeff Quinton2016-04-22
Expert FAAB Review: Week ThreeMike Gianella2016-04-19
Fantasy Staff Picks: Breakouts, Busts, and Bold PredictionsBP Fantasy Staff2016-03-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Distributing DollarsMike Gianella2016-03-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Endgame TargetsBret Sayre2016-03-24
Expert League Auction Recap: Tout Wars NL-OnlyMike Gianella2016-03-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Draft Rankings: The Top 300Mike Gianella2016-03-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Draft Rankings: The Top 300Bret Sayre2016-03-17
Outta Left Field: The Remarkable Buxton ProjectionDustin Palmateer2016-03-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBaseball Prospectus Mock Draft: Team Gianella AnalysisMike Gianella2016-02-12
Tale of the Tape: Nolan Arenado vs. Manny MachadoMatt Collins2016-02-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: National League First BasemenKeith Cromer2016-01-20
State of the Position: First BaseMike Gianella2016-01-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessEarly ADP Analysis: First BaseGeorge Bissell2016-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Order in the BethancourtR.J. Anderson2015-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Order in the BethancourtBryan Grosnick2015-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Order in the BethancourtDustin Palmateer2015-12-11
Expert League Recap: LABR MixedMike Gianella2015-10-06
Expert League Recap: LABR MixedBret Sayre2015-10-06
Expert FAAB Review: Week 25Mike Gianella2015-09-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Reexamining Park FactorsGreg Wellemeyer2015-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessDucks on the Pond: That Pitch Doesn't Look FamiliaChris Mosch2015-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 26, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 12, 2015Chris Mosch2015-08-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 18J.J. Jansons2015-08-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 18Keith Cromer2015-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 4, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-08-04
Fantasy Rounders: Watch Out for the Swinging OdorDoug Thorburn2015-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessSometimes They Surprise You: PECOTA and 2015’s Unheralded RookiesRian Watt2015-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessRelease Points: Hey, Psst, Offense Might Be Creeping UpDan Rozenson2015-06-25
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 56: Squeeze The Trade OrangeGeorge Bissell2015-06-05
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 56: Squeeze The Trade OrangeMike Gianella2015-06-05
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 56: Squeeze The Trade OrangeBret Sayre2015-06-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Hello Vickrey, My (Now) Old FriendMike Gianella2015-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 3, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-03
Expert FAAB Review: Week NineMike Gianella2015-06-02
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 55: For The Love Of DudaBret Sayre2015-05-28
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 55: For The Love Of DudaGeorge Bissell2015-05-28
Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 55: For The Love Of DudaMike Gianella2015-05-28
Expert FAAB Review: Week EightMike Gianella2015-05-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: The Other Guys, Part Two: National LeagueMike Gianella2014-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The ReCall-UpsSam Miller2014-09-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Ian Lefkowitz2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Jared Weiss2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Ben Murphy2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep Impact: Week 16Ben Carsley2014-07-22


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-03-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)What players outside the top 200 are you targeting for a potential flyer?
(Truganini from CO)
To name a few: Will Myers, Josh Reddick, Aaron Nola, Rich Hill, Jayson Werth, Ben Paulsen, and Jerad Eickhoff. (Mike Gianella)
2014-09-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)So which active player makes you most happy?
(Pharrell from Virginia )
Ben Paulsen. Among star-types: Sal Perez, Sean Doolittle, Dellin Betances. (Sam Miller)
2014-09-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for chatting with us, Cory. Two questions for you: 1. Will MLB.tv have any televised broadcasts during the postseason? 2. Should I take Ben Paulsen at all seriously, this month or as a sleeper next spring?
(Orion from CA)
Thanks, glad to! Yes, MLB.TV will cover the entire postseason, and I believe with some new features to keep an eye out for. And for Paulsen, his minor league numbers were so-so and Morneau is under contract for another year, so I wouldn't get too excited. (Cory Schwartz)


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