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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 1243.7 70 75 0 806 4.42 8.3
Birth Date11-7-1974
Height6' 4"
Weight190 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1999 PIT 24 31 31 196.7 196.7 0.0 11 14 0 0 16 0 840 184 105 89 16 271 83 78 6 139 4.07 4.08 4.76 27.1 2.6
2000 PIT 25 32 32 217.7 217.7 0.0 10 12 0 0 19 3 936 206 104 93 24 323 86 81 10 184 3.85 4.12 5.13 24.7 2.3
2002 PIT 27 25 25 130.3 130.3 0.0 9 6 0 0 6 0 576 152 76 68 18 248 50 42 3 79 4.70 4.68 5.25 7.8 0.5
2003 PIT 28 18 18 105.0 105.0 0.0 5 9 0 0 9 1 475 127 67 58 14 198 36 32 1 68 4.97 4.47 4.94 10.5 1.0
2004 NYN 29 11 11 68.0 68.0 0.0 4 4 0 0 6 1 290 65 37 34 8 104 17 14 4 51 4.50 3.91 4.95 3.8 0.3
2004 PIT 29 20 20 132.3 132.3 0.0 8 8 0 0 11 3 564 137 69 62 7 200 44 39 6 83 4.22 3.52 4.04 19.9 2.0
2005 NYN 30 28 28 174.3 174.3 0.0 10 8 0 0 18 2 737 171 86 80 24 278 49 44 4 95 4.13 4.60 5.25 2.0 0.4
2006 BAL 31 30 30 183.0 183.0 0.0 11 12 0 0 18 0 781 199 105 98 33 337 58 56 7 88 4.82 5.64 6.56 -1.7 -0.2
2009 TEX 34 8 2 22.3 11.0 11.3 1 1 0 0 0 0 114 33 23 21 6 58 12 12 3 11 8.46 7.67 8.04 -4.4 -0.4
2010 ARI 35 3 3 14.0 14.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 67 18 9 8 2 28 6 6 1 8 5.14 5.32 5.49 -0.2 -0.0
Career2062001243.71232.311.370750010510538012926816111522045441404458064.424.495.2289.68.3

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1997 LYN A+ 10 10 59.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CAR AA 14 14 68.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 NAS AAA 28 28 156.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 PIT MLB 31 31 196.7 4.76 101 .240 .270 .341 .429 .260 .282 96 23.2 2.2 27.1 2.6
2000 PIT MLB 32 32 217.7 5.13 100 .242 .265 .337 .429 .258 .288 102 23.2 2.2 24.7 2.3
2002 PIT MLB 25 25 130.3 5.25 86 .278 .259 .326 .410 .256 .315 102 6.4 0.6 7.8 0.5
2002 ALT AA 1 1 7.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 NAS AAA 4 4 17.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 PIT MLB 18 18 105.0 4.94 96 .282 .260 .326 .419 .257 .317 102 11.6 1.1 10.5 1.0
2004 NYN MLB 11 11 68.0 4.95 89 .251 .263 .325 .421 .260 .271 95 4.1 0.4 3.8 0.3
2004 PIT MLB 20 20 132.3 4.04 108 .255 .269 .333 .432 .266 .307 93 17.9 1.8 19.9 2.0
2005 NYN MLB 28 28 174.3 5.25 76 .253 .257 .323 .399 .256 .260 92 -2.9 -0.3 2.0 0.4
2005 SLU A+ 1 1 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 BAL MLB 30 30 183.0 6.56 75 .266 .272 .338 .438 .261 .279 107 -3.4 -0.3 -1.7 -0.2
2008 CLR A+ 2 2 6.7 8.81 20 .370 .247 .323 .375 .249 .318 107 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2008 LEH AAA 11 11 60.3 5.79 50 .328 .267 .338 .415 .270 .356 77 -6.2 -0.6 -7.0 -0.7
2009 TEX MLB 8 2 22.3 8.04 45 .338 .263 .333 .423 .257 .329 108 -4.4 -0.4 -4.4 -0.4
2009 FRI AA 1 1 5.0 4.64 104 .271 .270 .333 .412 .252 .286 107 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2009 OKL AAA 11 10 68.7 4.43 84 .285 .272 .337 .412 .279 .327 82 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2010 ARI MLB 3 3 14.0 5.49 64 .323 .250 .318 .395 .267 .320 92 -0.4 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2010 RNO AAA 7 7 22.3 7.15 77 .310 .284 .352 .434 .268 .354 117 2.3 0.2 2.4 0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1997 CAR AA 3 5 0 14 14 68.7 81 32 66 11 0% .341 10.6 4.2 1.4 8.6 1.64 4.98 0.0 0.0
1997 LYN A+ 5 2 0 10 10 59.3 49 13 72 1 0% .314 7.4 2.0 0.2 10.9 1.05 2.58 0.0 0.0
1998 NAS AAA 8 10 0 28 28 156.0 162 50 129 26 0% .000 9.3 2.9 1.5 7.4 1.36 5.37 0.0 0.0
1999 PIT MLB 11 14 0 31 31 196.7 184 83 139 16 51% .282 8.4 3.8 0.7 6.4 1.36 4.07 27.1 2.6
2000 PIT MLB 10 12 0 32 32 217.7 206 86 184 24 58% .288 8.5 3.6 1.0 7.6 1.34 3.85 24.7 2.3
2002 PIT MLB 9 6 0 25 25 130.3 152 50 79 18 52% .315 10.5 3.5 1.2 5.5 1.55 4.70 7.8 0.5
2002 NAS AAA 0 2 0 4 4 17.7 8 8 25 1 0% .200 4.1 4.1 0.5 12.7 0.90 1.53 0.0 0.0
2002 ALT AA 1 0 0 1 1 7.0 5 0 7 1 0% .250 6.4 0.0 1.3 9.0 0.71 1.29 0.0 0.0
2003 PIT MLB 5 9 0 18 18 105.0 127 36 68 14 36% .317 10.9 3.1 1.2 5.8 1.55 4.97 10.5 1.0
2004 PIT MLB 8 8 0 20 20 132.3 137 44 83 7 45% .307 9.3 3.0 0.5 5.6 1.37 4.22 19.9 2.0
2004 NYN MLB 4 4 0 11 11 68.0 65 17 51 8 41% .271 8.6 2.2 1.1 6.8 1.21 4.50 3.8 0.3
2005 SLU A+ 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 0 0 4 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2005 NYN MLB 10 8 0 28 28 174.3 171 49 95 24 46% .260 8.8 2.5 1.2 4.9 1.26 4.13 2.0 0.4
2006 BAL MLB 11 12 0 30 30 183.0 199 58 88 33 44% .279 9.8 2.9 1.6 4.3 1.40 4.82 -1.7 -0.2
2008 LEH AAA 1 4 0 11 11 60.3 85 14 33 7 47% .356 12.7 2.1 1.0 4.9 1.64 5.52 -7.0 -0.7
2008 CLR A+ 0 2 0 2 2 6.7 10 3 6 3 40% .318 13.4 4.0 4.0 8.1 1.94 8.06 -1.5 -0.1
2009 OKL AAA 4 5 0 11 10 68.7 78 23 49 5 43% .327 10.2 3.0 0.7 6.4 1.47 5.24 2.2 0.2
2009 FRI AA 0 1 0 1 1 5.0 5 1 4 1 40% .286 9.0 1.8 1.8 7.2 1.20 5.40 0.7 0.1
2009 TEX MLB 1 1 0 8 2 22.3 33 12 11 6 30% .329 13.3 4.8 2.4 4.4 2.01 8.46 -4.4 -0.4
2010 RNO AAA 1 2 0 7 7 22.3 34 11 14 5 49% .354 13.7 4.4 2.0 5.7 2.02 8.88 2.4 0.2
2010 ARI MLB 1 1 0 3 3 14.0 18 6 8 2 35% .320 11.6 3.9 1.3 5.1 1.71 5.14 -0.2 -0.0

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
2009 411 0.4404 0.4428 0.9341 0.6077 0.3130 0.9545 0.9028 0.0659
2010 244 0.4836 0.4426 0.8611 0.6017 0.2937 0.8873 0.8108 0.1389
Career6550.45650.44270.90690.60550.30580.92950.86850.0931

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-04-29 2010-10-04 60-DL 158 141 Right Shoulder Strain -
2009-06-07 2009-07-11 Minors 34 0 Right Elbow Soreness -
2009-04-16 2009-05-06 15-DL 20 17 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
2009-02-26 2009-03-05 Camp 7 0 Low Back Soreness -
2008-04-29 2008-08-05 Camp 98 85 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2007-03-23 2007-10-01 60-DL 192 162 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Surgery - Labrum & Rotator Cuff - Unclear Extent of Tears 2007-03-20
2007-02-13 2007-04-02 Camp 48 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum & Rotator Cuff - Unclear Extent of Tears 2007-03-20
2006-09-06 2006-09-16 DTD 10 9 General Medical Illness Strep Throat -
2006-07-26 2006-08-12 15-DL 17 15 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
2005-04-03 2005-05-04 15-DL 31 27 Right Chest Strain Pectoral Muscle -
2004-08-30 2004-09-09 DTD 10 9 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2003-07-18 2003-09-29 60-DL 73 70 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2002-03-31 2002-05-13 15-DL 43 35 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2001-05-22
2001-04-03 2001-10-08 60-DL 188 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2001-05-22

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 TEX $750,000
2007 BAL $7,144,556
2006 BAL $8,333,333
2005 NYN $5,333,333
2004 PIT $6,150,000
2003 PIT $4,300,000
2002 PIT $2,700,000
2001 PIT $3,450,000
2000 PIT $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$38,461,222
9 yrTotal$38,461,222

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9+ yGreg Clifton1 yr/$0.65M (10)

Details
  • contract purchased 4/17/10 signed as a free agent from TX 3/15/10 (minor-league contract, $0.65M major league)
  • performance bonus
  • 9.000 major league service thru `08
  • sent outright to Triple-A 6/9/09 contract purchased 4/5/09 signed as a free agent from PHI 2/21/09 (minor-league contract, $0.75M major league)
  • performance bonus
  • released 8/30/08 signed as a free agent from BAL 2/13/08 (minor-league contract)
  • BAL declined $7.5M 08 option 11/1/07
  • acquired in trade from NYM 1/06
  • re-signed as a free agent 11/04, 3 year/$22.5M (05-07)+08 club option
  • $2.5M signing bonus, 05:$4.5M, 06:$7.5M, 07:$7.5M, 08:$7.5M club option $0.5M buyout
  • acquired in trade from PIT 7/04
  • 4 year/$13.8M (01-04) $0.2M signing bonus
  • 01:$0.6M, 02:$2.65M, 03:$4.25M ($5M with bonuses), 04:$6.1M ($7.2M with bonuses) FA after 04 96 1-1

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Kris Benson threw 710 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2010, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Slider (82mph), also mixing in a Change (81mph) and Curve (74mph).