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Ben PaulsenHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2014-2016
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Arizona Fall League

Positions1B-825, LF-49, RF-13, 3B-2Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Michael Paulsen
Height6-3Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 27,1987 [30.118]PlacePlymouth,Wisconsin
High SchoolKell (Marietta,GA)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Colorado Rockies in the 3rd round (90th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$391,000Signing ScoutsJay MatthewsService Time1.066 (2016)
MLB DebutJuly 21,2014 [26.268]
OrganizationsCOL [8] MIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID24326Retrosheet IDpaulb001MLBAM ID572019
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power77Contact38XBH75RBIs78Runs52Hitting61Durability51Team.478Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007ClemsonACCNCAA-1-101b195817827469052000182822106.258.332.393.7257014201.281.135.236.3238.9613.931.562.4935.6030.43
2008ClemsonACCNCAA-1-101b20582264670181134910275460302.310.393.571.96412932262.352.261.385.41310.3120.612.004.9617.3845.71
2009ClemsonACCNCAA-1-101b21662595695184136131333925303.367.438.6181.05616035302.390.251.386.45010.9312.911.184.3019.9236.84
2009Tri-City Dust DevilsNwstA-col301b2144175284910212521123210305.280.325.377.7026613191.331.097.171.3106.2816.752.670.52175.0026.53
2010Modesto NutsCalifA+col101b221304986515529812835433113307310.311.353.474.82723649541.376.163.231.3586.1020.893.422.2241.5031.61
2011Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol111b23136547691322941978234013242468.241.296.413.70922652597.283.172.243.3076.7022.113.303.1828.7939.39
2012Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol101b24120436581111831353143711320339.255.314.399.71317434478.313.144.222.3107.7423.643.052.7233.5430.63
2013Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol101b251234596413432101879223712820427.292.345.523.86824060502.366.231.312.3727.3725.503.463.5925.5044.78
2014Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol161b261174357612832620764558119202410.294.378.533.91123258497.362.239.370.39511.6723.942.054.0221.7545.31
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol41b263163820404100021910011.317.348.571.91936866.400.254.286.3973.0328.799.506.0615.7540.00
2015Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAcol101b273612519328231510153410002.256.340.424.7645313141.330.168.296.33510.6424.112.272.1341.6740.63
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol101b271163254290194114912239221305.277.326.462.78815034354.351.185.252.3396.5025.994.003.1129.5537.78
2016Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAcol171b2878288448017564010246400204.278.331.434.76512528314.336.156.243.3297.6420.382.671.9148.0035.00
2016Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol101b283992820501110052700012.217.258.304.56228697.297.087.141.2435.1527.845.401.0392.0030.00
2017Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin161b292274617603120051600011.230.278.432.71032979.255.202.270.2966.3320.253.203.8024.6752.94
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter186480581302841670123013831328.271.316.446.76221448517.347.175.235.0005.8026.694.603.0930.0036.92
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter806303742983818140954611819261751152251956.276.334.456.79013843163340.335.180.265.0007.8122.492.882.8431.9737.71
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter376138120939195235022287139361508724.283.349.494.8436821681533.349.211.312.0009.0723.552.603.2627.6242.97
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter256983127243477321313777245627917.247.304.407.711400861075.296.160.234.0007.1622.793.182.9830.7235.39
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1304986515529812835433113307310.311.353.474.82723649541.376.163.231.0006.1020.893.422.2241.5031.61
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44175284910212521123210305.280.325.377.7026613191.331.097.171.0006.2816.752.670.52175.0026.53
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1826631292114553113041781211077011.318.394.541.93535981765.347.223.345.00010.2015.821.554.0521.3938.39
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter186480581302841670123013831328.271.316.446.76221448517.347.175.235.0005.8026.694.603.0930.0036.92
Average MLB - Per 162 games162418511132431461122612031327.271.316.446.76218642450.347.175.235.0005.8026.694.603.0930.0036.92
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626108616836819934452151305411.276.334.456.79027864671.335.180.265.0007.8122.492.882.8431.9737.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Tri-City Dust Devils NwstA-col211B40--32224333349346.9918.65------4490.952.6
2010Modesto Nuts CalifA+col221B124--96076108610461036.9908.35------13095.488.6
2010Modesto Nuts CalifA+col223B1---1--111.0001.00------1300.80.7
2011Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol233B1--13--441.0004.00------1360.70.7
2011Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol231B134--1251611112313231312.9929.79------13698.595.7
2012Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol241B99--96940109410191009.99010.19------12082.571.2
2013Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol251B116--104387811611381130.9939.74------12394.381.1
2014Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol261B93--78069790856849.9929.13------11779.564.6
2014Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26RF4--9---991.0002.25------1173.42.8
2014Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26LF2---------------1171.71.4
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol261B1510991108-71181181.0007.871.19-----3148.49.3
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26RF33175---551.0001.670.29-----319.71.9
2015Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol27LF4--9---991.0002.25------3611.12.8
2015Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol271B18--13414215150148.9878.22------3650.012.5
2015Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol27RF5--8---881.0001.60------3613.93.5
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27LF191310219---19191.0001.000.19-----11616.411.7
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol271B916661766048363711708.9967.781.15-----11678.456.2
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27RF1-1-------------1160.90.6
2016Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol28LF4--71--881.0002.00------785.12.8
2016Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol281B64--51833567556551.9918.61------7882.144.8
2016Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28LF73308---881.0001.140.27-----3917.94.3
2016Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol281B23181521455110151150.9936.520.99-----3959.014.2
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29LF13--17---17171.0001.31------2259.19.2
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin291B8--714287775.9749.38------2236.45.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B1299486891561480980976.9967.571.12-----1290.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF261613227---27271.0001.040.20-----260.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF43185---551.0001.250.28-----40.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B299--25462072429627772753.9919.21------2990.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF23--331--34341.0001.48------230.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF9--17---17171.0001.89------90.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B233--22201012121723422321.9919.96------2330.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--13--441.0004.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B124--96076108610461036.9908.35------1240.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B40--32224333349346.9918.65------400.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Tri-City Dust Devils NwstA-col21--40--------
2010Modesto Nuts CalifA+col22--124--1-----
2011Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol23--134--1-----
2012Tulsa Drillers TexAAcol24--99--------
2013Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25--116--------
2014Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol26--93---2-4--
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26--15-----3--
2015Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol27--18---4-5--
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27--91---19-1--
2016Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol28--64---4----
2016Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28--23---7----
2017Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29--8---13----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Hyannis MetsCape Cod LeagueCollege204416923499183310124301102.290.335.497.8328418183.345.207.2846.5623.503.584.3721.1336.73
2011Salt River RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor2322901224810130071900000.267.320.378.69834997.338.111.1897.2219.592.710.000.0037.50
2011Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23172451104111004400000.458.536.9171.45322528.526.459.62514.2914.291.003.5724.0045.45
2012Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24915341013002400001.267.353.533.8868217.300.266.40011.7623.532.005.8815.0050.00
2013Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2518277131027013300000.481.533.7411.27420330.500.260.33310.0010.001.006.6713.5023.08
2014Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2619412103102001500002.244.262.366.62815442.278.122.1462.3811.905.000.000.0040.00
2015Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2717423620030011200000.143.163.190.3538243.200.047.0712.3327.9112.000.000.0033.33
2016Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28245771751012005900200.298.344.421.76524664.340.123.2117.8114.061.800.000.0035.29
2017Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2920429122116005700000.286.362.452.81419447.324.166.28610.6414.891.402.1342.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs22901224810130071900000.267.320.378.69834997.338.111.1897.2219.592.710.000.0037.50
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs4416923499183310124301102.290.335.497.8328418183.345.207.2846.5623.503.584.3721.1336.73
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs124248367314754401214400203.294.347.468.81511626271.338.174.2547.7516.242.101.8549.6035.62

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2017-05-151BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Twins  
2017-04-061BMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-12-031BMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League ContractTeam Roster on 2016-12-03
2016-11-071BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2016-09-091BColorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minorsTeam Roster on 2016-09-09
2016-09-061BColorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2016-09-06
2016-08-261BColorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-08-26
2016-08-121BColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-08-12
2016-05-131BColorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2016-05-13
2015-05-201BColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-05-20
2015-04-091BColorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-03-231BColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minorsTeam Roster on 2015-03-23
2014-09-011BColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-09-01
2014-08-201BColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-08-20
2014-08-101BColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-08-10
2014-07-291BColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-07-29
2014-07-211BColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2014-07-21
2013-04-071BColorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2012-06-091BColorado RockiesTulsa (AA)-Minors--Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2009-07-20ContractSigned by Rockies 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009Colorado Rockies-21391,000-------391,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (3rd round - 90th overall)
2014Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll26500,000-79429-3,256,497500,000891,000
2015Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll27507,5001.01278430-3,571,283507,5001,398,500
2016Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll28512,5001.06669620233,498,245507,5001,911,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red