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Ben ChristensenHigh Level: AA Stat Years: 1997-2004
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-72Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Jay Christensen
Height6-4Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 7,1978 [40.011]PlaceWaterloo,Iowa
High SchoolGoddard (Goddard,KS)
CollegeWichita State University (Wichita,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (26th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 40th round (1191st overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,062,500Signing ScoutsMark Servais
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-CHN-#5 ... 2001-MLB-#37 ... 2001-CHN-#4 ... 2002-CHN-#8
OrganizationsCHN [6] SEA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID4194
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks30Hittable36SO/BB31vsPower36Hitting0Durability39Team.485Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpct
1998Wichita StateCollegeNCAASoST20904.2412120310068.0673532017520001.248.87--2.256.883.061.000
1999Wichita StateCollegeNCAAJrST21912.4011110300071.0462119017770000.885.80--2.149.714.53.900
1999Arizona CubsArizRkchn-ST21013.0033000009.083305101101.448.00--5.0010.002.00.000
1999Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-chn-ST21025.91550000021.0211414214212001.648.860.845.918.861.50.000
1999Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-ST21136.35440000022.2251616411181101.599.931.594.377.151.64.250
1999Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAA--ST0165.6012120000052.1543333630494201.589.171.025.098.321.63.143
2000Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-ST22422.1010100100064.0431815615632000.906.020.842.108.814.20.667
2000West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn22ST22312.76770000042.0361813215421001.207.650.433.198.932.80.750
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0732.36171701000106.27936288301053001.026.670.682.538.863.50.700
2001West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn22ST23216.48330000016.22012122991001.7410.801.084.864.861.00.667
2002West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn33ST24266.3312120000064.0734945635363001.6910.270.844.925.061.03.250
2003Arizona CubsArizRkchn-Rel25002.7020200003.03210141001.208.10--2.7010.804.00-
2003Daytona CubsFSLA+chn43S/R25025.2714311002027.0321816311212001.5710.540.993.626.911.91.000
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0024.9916313002030.2352017312253001.5310.270.883.527.342.08.000
2004San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea-Rel26009.3550500208.2139911051002.6513.501.0410.385.190.50-
2004West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn-Rel26014.91918001011.0117607121001.649.00--5.739.821.71.000
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0016.8614113003019.2241615117172002.0810.980.467.787.781.00.000
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter12194.647448261050288.22851661502613324116201.448.820.814.127.461.81.387
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter795.363623130030141.2153958511761047001.619.650.694.796.561.37.438
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter573.702817111020113.0100524713371025101.207.871.022.918.032.76.417
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter025.91550000021.0211414214212001.648.860.845.918.861.50.000
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter012.92532000012.0115406142101.388.03--4.3810.222.33.000
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1813.29232306100139.011356510341290001.067.30--2.208.333.79.947
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9144.645636201040220.02161261142010118212201.448.820.814.127.461.81.391

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn22p22711220000001502000.182.250.182.4322014.333.000.091.2107.1435.715.000.000.000.00
2001West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn22p2336000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2002West Tennessee Diamond JaSouAAchn33p241210000000002306000.000.167.000.1670018.000.000.200.11711.1116.671.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22272200000031108000.074.167.074.2412038.125.000.111.0007.8928.953.670.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22272200000031108000.074.167.074.2412038.125.000.111.0007.8928.953.670.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16219915150000002281059000.074.167.074.241150280.125.000.111.0007.8928.953.670.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn21P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.05.5
1999Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn21P5--1---111.0000.20------5100.06.6
1999Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn21P4--14--551.0001.25------4100.02.9
2000Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn22P10--471-1211.9171.10------10100.07.2
2000West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn22P7--24--661.0000.86------7100.05.1
2001West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn23P3--24--661.0002.00------3100.02.2
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn24P12--231-65.8330.42------12100.08.6
2003Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn25P14--15--661.0000.43------14100.010.2
2004San Antonio Missions TexAAsea26P5--31--441.0000.80------5100.03.6
2004West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn26P9--11--221.0000.22------9100.06.5
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P36--10131-2423.9580.64------360.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P28--6161-2322.9570.79------280.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--1---111.0000.20------50.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---1--111.0000.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn213----------
1999Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn215----------
1999Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn214----------
2000Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2210----------
2000West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn227----------
2001West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn233----------
2002West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn2412----------
2003Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2514----------
2004San Antonio Missions TexAAsea265----------
2004West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx SouAAchn269----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2003Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor250018.0011000001.0232042006.0018.000.0036.0018.000.5027.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs0018.0011000001.0232042006.0018.000.0036.0018.000.5027.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (SP)1
2000Chicago Cubs Minor League Player of the Year1