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Ben ShaffarTrack this Player High Level: AAA Stat Years: 1998-2006
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Drafted
PositionsP-141Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameBenjamin Scott Shaffar
Height6-3Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 28,1977 [41.291]PlacePaducah,Kentucky
High SchoolMeade County (Brandenburg,KY)
CollegeUniversity of Kentucky (Lexington,KY), Butler University (Indianapolis,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 6th round (200th overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMark Adair
OrganizationsPIT [4] CHN [3] CIN [1] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID6998
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts69Walks44Hittable40SO/BB59vsPower40Hitting0Durability68Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpct
1998KentuckySECNCAA-1Rel20116.0025223000148.0635632630375101.9411.811.135.636.941.23.500
1999KentuckySECNCAA-1ST21555.9316142100182.0735854125210227101.528.011.325.7111.201.96.500
1999Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-chn-ST21455.7914131000065.0795442527766501.6210.880.693.7210.472.81.444
2000Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn21ST22694.94191811000102.012770567307211001.5411.210.622.656.352.40.400
2001Daytona CubsFSLA+chn31ST23643.12191902200106.28342373451184101.207.000.253.809.962.62.600
2001Mudville NineCalifA+cin-ST23323.52660000030.2291512312243001.348.510.883.527.042.00.600
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--ST0963.21252502200136.011257496571427101.237.340.393.749.312.49.600
2002Altoona CurveEastAApit31ST24873.15181801000111.01104639640978101.358.890.493.237.842.43.533
2002Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-ST24103.6011000005.07421340002.0012.601.805.407.201.331.000
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--ST0973.17191901000116.011750417431018101.389.050.543.337.812.35.563
2003Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-Rel25103.27505000011.0125401121001.189.82--0.829.8212.001.000
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit31S/R25134.4813112001064.0683832320504001.379.510.422.806.992.50.250
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-S/R25002.31413001011.2114316120001.468.490.774.639.262.00-
2003Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorA+--S/R0234.03221210002086.1914739427745001.369.410.412.797.662.74.400
2004Altoona CurveEastAApit-S/R26017.40826000020.2282017410231001.8412.191.744.3510.022.30.000
2005Altoona CurveEastAApit34Rel27233.44440440024973.0733328626695101.358.960.743.198.472.65.400
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-Rel280010.1330300005.06660422001.8810.13--6.753.380.50-
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter32344.12154896542269604.16333372783922455945801.419.380.583.328.282.50.485
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter104.50826001021.1241411213182001.689.820.825.327.361.381.000
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter11143.8783315210259268.2279137116199623918201.399.310.633.207.982.49.440
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter963.21252502200136.011257496571427101.237.340.393.749.312.49.600
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter694.94191811000102.012770567307211001.5411.210.622.656.352.40.400
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter455.7914131000065.0795442527766501.6210.880.693.7210.472.81.444
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.27505000011.0125401121001.189.82--0.829.8212.001.000
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter665.954116251002130.013611486188213932201.689.421.255.689.621.70.500
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12124.125632241193220.0229122101148120216301.419.380.583.328.282.50.500

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Altoona CurveEastAApit31p24189000000000703000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0058.330.000.000.000.00
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit3125137120001001202000.286.375.286.6612010.400.000.143.31110.0020.002.000.000.000.00
2003Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p2542000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         179120001001402000.222.300.222.5222012.400.000.111.2498.3333.334.000.000.000.00
2004Altoona CurveEastAApit-p2681000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Altoona CurveEastAApit34p27225000000000002000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter65241200010011108000.083.120.083.2032033.154.000.042.0003.0333.3311.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6122120001001908000.091.130.091.2212031.154.000.045.0003.2329.039.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626025000200227020000.083.120.083.2035082.154.000.042.0003.0333.3311.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn21P14--631-109.9000.64------14100.018.4
2000Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn22P19--917212826.9291.37------19100.013.8
2001Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn23P19--572-1412.8570.63------19100.014.0
2001Mudville Nine CalifA+cin23P6--231-65.8330.83------6100.04.3
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit24P18--322422925.8621.39------18100.012.8
2002Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit24P1---------------1100.00.7
2003Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit25P5--1---111.0000.20------5100.08.9
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit25P4---------------4100.02.8
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit26P8--13-1441.0000.50------8100.05.7
2005Altoona Curve EastAApit27P44--69211715.8820.34------44100.031.0
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi28P3---------------3100.02.1
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P8---------------80.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P70--1034645044.8800.63------700.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--7103-2017.8500.68------250.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P19--917212826.9291.37------190.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--631-109.9000.64------140.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--1---111.0000.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Eugene Emeralds NwstA-chn2114----------
2000Lansing Lugnuts MidwAchn2219----------
2001Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn2319----------
2001Mudville Nine CalifA+cin236----------
2002Altoona Curve EastAApit2418----------
2002Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit241----------
2003Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit255----------
2003Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit254----------
2004Altoona Curve EastAApit268----------
2005Altoona Curve EastAApit2744----------
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi283----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-12-20TradeTraded by Reds to Pirates for RHP Jose Silva 
2001-07-20TradeTraded by Cubs with RHP Chris Booker to Reds for OF Michael Tucker July 20 2001 
1999-06-14Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.