Biographical

Portrait of Ben Howard

Ben Howard P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date1-15-1979
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2002 SDN MLB 3 2 10.7 13 14 10 4 .244 101 11.0 11.8 3.4 8.4 29% .300 .372 2.53 9.81 9.28 123 7.16 -0.2
2003 SDN MLB 6 6 34.7 31 15 24 10 .258 97 8.0 3.9 2.6 6.2 39% .212 .285 1.33 6.64 3.63 110 5.19 0.2
2004 FLO MLB 31 0 37.7 37 21 33 6 .265 91 8.8 5.0 1.4 7.9 37% .292 .283 1.54 5.02 5.50 110 5.94 -0.1
CareerMLB40883.081506720.259958.85.42.27.337%.260.2981.586.315.201125.78-0.1

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1998 IDA Rk 15 15 68.7 67 87 79 2 .000 8.8 11.4 0.3 10.3 0% -.387 .000 2.24 6.18 6.03
1999 FTW A 28 28 144.7 123 110 131 17 .000 7.7 6.8 1.1 8.1 0% -.411 .000 1.61 5.73 4.73
2000 RCU A+ 32 19 107.3 88 111 150 8 .000 7.4 9.3 0.7 12.6 0% -.296 .000 1.85 4.98 6.37
2001 LEL A+ 18 18 101.7 86 32 107 4 .000 7.6 2.8 0.4 9.5 0% -.573 .000 1.16 3.10 2.83
2001 MOB AA 7 5 30.0 17 15 29 3 .000 5.1 4.5 0.9 8.7 0% -.298 .000 1.07 4.06 2.40
2002 SDN MLB 3 2 10.7 13 14 10 4 .244 101 11.0 11.8 3.4 8.4 29% .300 .372 2.53 9.81 9.28
2002 MOB AA 6 6 33.0 26 16 30 2 .000 7.1 4.4 0.5 8.2 0% .279 .000 1.27 3.53 2.18
2002 POR AAA 11 7 45.0 47 15 25 10 .000 9.4 3.0 2.0 5.0 0% .259 .000 1.38 6.36 6.20
2003 SDN MLB 6 6 34.7 31 15 24 10 .258 97 8.0 3.9 2.6 6.2 39% .212 .285 1.33 6.64 3.63
2003 POR AAA 22 22 130.7 118 49 68 17 .000 8.1 3.4 1.2 4.7 0% .246 .000 1.28 5.21 4.54
2004 FLO MLB 31 0 37.7 37 21 33 6 .265 91 8.8 5.0 1.4 7.9 37% .292 .283 1.54 5.02 5.50
2004 ABQ AAA 23 0 34.3 29 22 28 3 .000 7.6 5.8 0.8 7.3 0% .265 .000 1.49 4.93 3.67
2005 ABQ AAA 54 3 83.7 85 29 87 13 .277 16 9.1 3.1 1.4 9.4 46% .306 .194 1.36 4.68 4.62
2006 BUF AAA 34 0 40.1 38 14 21 1 .252 100 8.5 3.1 0.2 4.7 49% .265 .232 1.30 3.70 4.04
2006 SYR AAA 11 0 16.0 21 7 8 6 .259 112 11.8 3.9 3.4 4.5 37% .278 .351 1.75 8.27 9.00
2007 IOW AAA 55 0 82.0 84 24 68 13 .259 115 9.2 2.6 1.4 7.5 45% .298 .249 1.32 4.96 4.28
2008 HUN AA 4 0 6.7 8 4 2 0 .260 110 10.7 5.4 0.0 2.7 65% .348 .268 1.79 5.33 6.72
2008 NAS AAA 31 2 59.0 66 22 41 5 .257 103 10.1 3.4 0.8 6.3 47% .311 .260 1.49 4.42 4.73

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

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
2006-07-28 2006-08-04 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 TOR $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$316,000
1 yrTotal$316,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 153 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from CLE 7/06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from FL 12/05 (minor-league contract) sent outright to Triple-A 3/05 optioned to Triple-A 3/05 re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.316M (05) (split contract) recalled 9/04 optioned to Triple-A 8/04 recalled 5/04 optioned to Triple-A 4/04 acquired in trade from SD 4/04 optioned to Triple-A 3/04 re-signed 3/04 recalled 8/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 signed 2/03 Double-A 5/02 recalled 4/03 optioned 3/02 signed 2/02 40-m 11/01 TN (High School) 97 2-_

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Mommy, Where Do Closers Come From?Kevin Goldstein2006-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessShould They Stay or Should They Go: San Diego's Free Agents and Draft PicksBryan Smith2005-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 20-27Christina Kahrl2005-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 30-September 15Christina Kahrl2004-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 11-16, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 27-June 2, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 31-April 5, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-06
Prospectus Triple Play: Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego PadresBaseball Prospectus2004-03-30
Transaction Analysis: March 16-21, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-03-23
Prospectus Q&A: Kevin Towers, Part IIJonah Keri2003-10-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-September 21Christina Kahrl2003-09-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego PadresBaseball Prospectus2003-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Small PotatoesWill Carroll2003-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 9-10, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-03-12
Prospectus Feature: Touring the Minors: The Pacific Coast LeagueKeith Scherer2003-02-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: Touring the Minors: Goin' Through MobileKeith Scherer2002-06-12
The Daily Prospectus: Padre ProblemsJoe Sheehan2002-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 30-May 11, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-13
Transaction Analysis: April 25-29, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-01
Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-18


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