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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Paul Benjamin
Stat Years
1987-2002  [mlb] 1989-2002
Height/Weight
6-0 / 172
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (916) ... 3B (201) ... 2B (187) ... 1B (16) ... DH (3) ... OF (2) ... RF (1) ... P (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1965-11-22 in Euclid, Ohio   [54.256]
High School
Bellflower (Bellflower,CA)
Colleges
Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona), Cerritos College (Norwalk, California)
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #3 (#74 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1989-07-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.227)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [9] PIT [3] BOS [2] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1096 ... retro id: benjm001 ... mlbam id: 110862
Relations
Father of Mike Benjamin
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1987Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-21ss---16421225516462462247122010.241.324.392.7162408316.283.151.33310.0029.582.9635.32.5031.4
    1988Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-22ss---2893094873195637146226305210.236.285.388.67333812030.249.152.2776.5118.642.8651.51.7841.1
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-22ss---2371061318410621133222100.170.270.226.496124245.189.056.24010.4825.812.460.00.0027.8
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-23ss---311336344941763361041882612210.259.303.364.66740113226.171.105.3254.4920.454.56121.00.7527.7
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2623ssL-S-E-P3146610000000100000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-24ss---411841961105217539137258952530.251.297.370.66745615533.193.119.3035.4819.523.5683.81.1031.4
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn5124ssL-S-E-P4225671231231031000012.214.254.411.66559236.268.197.2275.0816.953.3328.03.3950.0
    1991Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-25ss---564226344613263132206721430.204.270.358.6282538121.248.154.2557.9126.483.3537.72.3745.7
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1825ssL-S-E-P554106121330283072623221.123.188.208.396120225.179.085.1385.8321.673.7153.01.6738.5
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-26ss---63110815331020174231831010.306.342.435.7771154712.176.129.3672.6115.656.000.00.0036.4
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1826ssL-S-E-P6407541321131041503011.173.215.267.48282204.160.094.2034.8818.293.7575.01.2230.8
    1993San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-272b-ss---728100000001010000.000.200.000.2001000.125.000.00010.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1827ss-2bL-S-E-P7631462229704160092346023.199.264.329.5931654811.192.130.2105.4513.942.5636.52.4237.9
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1828ss-2bL-S-E-P8386291651195051635011.258.343.419.76275267.323.161.3336.6721.333.2062.01.3343.8
    1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn18293bL-S-E-P96818619416031211185117033.220.256.301.557202569.177.081.2883.9625.256.3862.01.4922.0
    1996Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-30ss---10823341000103400001.174.269.217.4862651.217.043.21111.5415.381.330.00.0025.0
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-30ss---10413252004003000121.385.471.5381.0091772.385.153.35717.650.000.000.00.0040.0
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi530ssL-S-E-P103510313235141331122121052.223.316.408.7241184210.320.185.24410.1717.801.7525.83.3943.5
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-31ss---11331051226414124182022002.248.313.419.732117449.276.171.2726.8417.092.5026.23.4234.6
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28313b-ssL-S-E-P1149116122791072342711102.233.262.328.5901233810.121.095.3003.2521.956.750.00.0037.0
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28322bL-S-E-P1212434946952304393015736132111.272.312.372.68438513027.152.100.3323.9018.964.8787.21.0428.4
    1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit633ssL-S-E-P1311036842912671371012090211333.247.288.364.65240413434.196.117.3214.9522.284.50368.00.2537.4
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6343b-ssL-S-E-P1493233286318221954124536104.270.313.391.7042559122.176.121.3264.7117.653.75116.50.7834.9
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6363bL-S-E-P1510812071821030473111105.150.202.183.385130223.058.033.2005.3823.854.430.00.0016.7
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)8181926227442109152416944141064292557101938.229.277.339.6162124653148.180.110.2824.9920.204.0580.21.1333.5
    National League Totals (11 yrs)6451461169320771420123391187329184371825.219.270.332.6021616485111.192.113.2685.3820.363.7873.11.2434.7
    American League Totals (2 yrs)1734655812232144653191007143113.262.300.361.66150816837.144.099.3243.7419.695.26116.20.7930.3
    Minor League Totals56318922584559728302065725140446232715124.240.299.369.6682097698155.219.129.2976.6821.273.1963.11.4334.1
    Minor: A+ Totals7424329557462472287532011.226.314.362.6762768817.272.136.30210.1427.172.6840.52.1730.9
    Minor: AA Totals893094873195637146226305210.236.285.388.67333812030.249.152.2776.5118.642.8651.51.7841.1
    Minor: AAA Totals4001340181327711918145361790308202013103.244.299.366.6651483490108.203.122.3016.0720.773.4274.41.2133.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)311721771724610359159391666185312.239.281.343.62478924759.166.104.3034.9421.044.26240.30.3834.3
    San Francisco Giants Totals (7 yrs)29963779125263135121136142102421011.196.250.308.55870919642.199.112.2315.0820.033.9449.01.8333.6
    Boston Red Sox Totals (2 yrs)1734655812232144653191007143113.262.300.361.66150816837.144.099.3243.7419.695.26116.20.7930.3
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)3510313235141331122121052.223.316.408.7241184210.320.185.24410.1717.801.7525.83.3943.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1997MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1987Fresno GiantsCalifA+21SS6300.0891882141298277.9304.400.0044.198.42
    1988Shreveport CaptainsTexAA22SS8600.01342481158393382.9724.400.0063.296.61
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA22SS3200.04174411119115.9663.600.0022.486.53
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA22OF200.04000441.0002.000.001.45.411
    1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA23SS10900.01493321570496481.9704.400.0076.296.51
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLB23SS800.04400881.0001.000.004.957.15
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA24SS11700.02163862481626602.9625.100.0084.299.21
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24SS2100.029531108382.9883.900.0013.095.54
    1991Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA25SS6400.0109252938370361.9765.600.0046.4100.01
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLB253B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.96
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25SS5100.064123323190187.9843.700.0031.594.43
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA262B100.03200551.0005.000.000.73.27
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA26SS3000.04890224140138.9864.600.0020.896.83
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB263B200.0000000.0000.000.001.25.05
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26SS3300.03471113106105.9913.200.0020.482.53
    1993San Jose GiantsCalifA+272B100.00201221.0002.000.000.750.06
    1993San Jose GiantsCalifA+27SS100.01302441.0004.000.000.750.05
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLB272B2300.05454123109108.9914.700.0014.236.52
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLB273B1600.01034334744.9362.800.009.925.42
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLB27SS2300.01045175655.9822.400.0014.236.52
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLB282B1000.01820133938.9743.800.008.726.34
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLB283B500.00501551.0001.000.004.313.23
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28SS1800.015452106260.9683.300.0015.747.42
    1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLB292B800.07140021211.0002.600.005.611.84
    1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLB293B4300.0297743110106.9642.500.0029.963.23
    1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29SS1600.015300645451.0002.800.0011.123.52
    1996Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+30SS800.0920243129.9353.600.005.8100.04
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA30SS400.03120015151.0003.800.002.8100.08
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB302B100.01000111.0001.000.000.62.95
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB30SS3100.03787614130124.9544.000.0019.188.62
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA312B100.00300331.0003.000.000.73.07
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA313B200.01200331.0001.500.001.46.16
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA31SS2700.04581515131126.9624.700.0019.181.83
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB311B400.06201881.0002.000.002.58.24
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB312B500.014110625251.0005.000.003.110.23
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB313B1900.01339445652.9292.700.0011.738.83
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB31SS1600.01729244846.9582.900.009.932.72
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB31P101.0000000.0000.000.000.62.024
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.08
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB321B1000.04190350501.0005.000.006.28.13
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB322B8700.0160189240351349.9944.000.0053.770.21
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB323B1100.06190025251.0002.300.006.88.92
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB32SS2000.026581118584.9884.200.0012.316.12
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB32DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.613
    1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB332B1200.021310552521.0004.300.007.510.93
    1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB333B600.01500661.0001.000.003.75.55
    1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33SS9300.0140298877446438.9824.700.0057.884.51
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB341B103.04000441.0004.001.330.61.15
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB342B270186.057710181281281.0004.700.6916.729.02
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB343B340187.11361257674.9742.200.4021.036.63
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34SS300162.23074213106104.9813.500.6418.532.32
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB361B104.04001441.0004.001.000.60.94
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB362B11072.123230646461.0004.200.646.810.23
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB363B620141.11333134746.9790.700.3338.557.42
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB36SS15088.21835155453.9813.500.609.313.93
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB36RF101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.98
    MLB Totals - (1B)160755110566661.0004.109.430.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)18402583554134101772768.9954.202.980.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1990328852731419372358.9621.801.090.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)37502504399522819314191391.9803.705.560.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)101000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)101000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)2003500881.0004.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)2001200331.0001.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)3830061112275923918971838.9694.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)2004000441.0002.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)86001342481158393382.9724.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)1000201221.0002.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)7200992112347333310.9314.300.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1987Minor-----63-----
    1988Minor-----118---2-
    1989MLB-----8-----
    1989Minor-----109-----
    1990MLB-----21-----
    1990Minor-----117-----
    1991MLB----151-----
    1991Minor-----64-----
    1992MLB----233-----
    1992Minor---1-30-----
    1993MLB---231623-----
    1993Minor---1-1-----
    1994MLB---10518-----
    1995MLB---84316-----
    1996MLB---1-31-----
    1996Minor-----12-----
    1997MLB1-451916----1
    1997Minor---1227-----
    1998MLB--10871120----2
    1999MLB---12693-----
    2000MLB--1273430-----
    2002MLB--1116215--1--
    Totals1-16187201916--123