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Kris Benson  

Kris Benson  

Played: 1994-2010 ... MLB: 1999-2010

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Proper Name:
Kristin James Benson
High Level:
MLB (1999-2010)
pos:
p (296)
Height:
6-4
Weight:
188
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Born:
age:
47.231
place:
colleges:
Clemson University (Clemson,SC),
Drafted:
Pittsburgh Pirates  -  1996  -  1 - 1 (June-Reg)more
Signing Bonus:
$ 2,000,000
draft posit:
P
MLB Debut:
repertoire:
[2010] ... Sinker (89.4) [36.1%] ... Slider (81.9) [28.3%] ... 4-Seam Fastball (89.0) [18.4%] ... Changeup (81.7) [9.0%] ... Curveball (73.9) [8.2%]
TBC#:
1006
MLBAM ID:
Retrosheet:
Strikeouts
47
Walks
64
Hittable
45
SO/BB
58
vsPower
45
Hitting
17
Durability
62
Team
.488
Player Notes:  [1996] Golden Spikes award finalist ... Played for Team USA at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics
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year team name age salary tm rank lgrk avg salary lg minimum
1999 Pittsburgh Pirates 24 200,000 0 0 1,611,166 200,000
2000 Pittsburgh Pirates 25 300,000 20 550 1,895,630 200,000
2002 Pittsburgh Pirates 27 2,700,000 4 249 2,295,649 200,000
2003 Pittsburgh Pirates 28 4,300,000 4 158 2,372,189 300,000
2004 Pittsburgh Pirates 29 6,150,000 2 106 2,313,535 300,000
2005 New York Mets 30 5,333,333 9 135 2,476,589 316,000
2006 Baltimore Orioles 31 8,333,333 3 83 2,699,292 327,000
2009 Texas Rangers 34 750,000 13 462 2,996,106 400,000
2010 Arizona Diamondbacks 35 650,000 17 507 3,014,572 400,000
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