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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:
47.235
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 tranx date pos mlb org minor teamname league level status 40man age Transaction Description
2010 2010-11-01 p -- -- -- -- Hist No 35.359 Granted free agency
2010 2010-10-04 p Arizona Diamondbacks -- MLB MLB Hist No 35.331 Activated from Disabled List
2010 2010-03-17 p Arizona Diamondbacks -- MLB MLB Hist No 35.130 Signed to Minor League contract
2009 2009-10-07 p -- -- -- -- Hist No 34.334 Granted free agency
2009 2009-05-06 p Texas Rangers -- MLB MLB Hist No 34.180 Activated from Disabled List
2009 2009-02-21 p Texas Rangers -- MLB MLB Hist No 34.106 Signed to #-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0m) [Free Agent]
2008 2008-08-30 p -- -- -- -- Hist No 33.297 Released by Phillies
2008 2008-02-20 p Philadelphia Phillies -- MLB MLB Hist No 33.105 Signed to #-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0m) [Free Agent]
2007 2007-10-29 p -- -- -- -- Hist No 32.356 Granted free agency
2007 2007-10-08 p Baltimore Orioles -- MLB MLB Hist No 32.335 Activated from Disabled List
2006 2006-08-12 p Baltimore Orioles -- MLB MLB Hist No 31.278 Activated from Disabled List
2006 2006-01-22 p Baltimore Orioles -- MLB MLB Hist No 31.076 Traded from New York Mets to Baltimore Orioles for Jorge Julio and John Maine
2005 2005-05-05 p New York Mets -- MLB MLB Hist No 30.179 Activated from Disabled List
2004 2004-11-30 p New York Mets -- MLB MLB Hist No 30.023 Signed to #-year contract for 2004-2004 ($0m) [Free Agent]
2004 2004-11-01 p -- -- -- -- Hist No 29.360 Granted free agency
2004 2004-07-30 p New York Mets -- MLB MLB Hist No 29.266 Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates with Jeff Keppinger to New York Mets for Jose Bautista, Ty Wigginton and Matt Peterson
2003 2003-10-08 p Pittsburgh Pirates -- MLB MLB Hist No 28.335 Activated from Disabled List
2002 2002-05-12 p Pittsburgh Pirates -- MLB MLB Hist No 27.186 Activated from Disabled List
2001 2001-10-08 p Pittsburgh Pirates -- MLB MLB Hist No 26.335 Activated from Disabled List
2001 2001-03-08 p Pittsburgh Pirates -- MLB MLB Hist No 26.121 Signed to 4-year contract for 2001-2004 ($13m) [Avoids arbitration] Extension
1996 1996-08-11 p Pittsburgh Pirates -- MLB MLB Hist No 21.278 Signed out of draft (Clemson)
21 record(s)