Ben Reynolds
Penrith Panthers (ML)
Ben Reynolds
Birthdate:
Oct. 6, 1954 (31 y, 10 m, 4 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/207
Entry:
1976 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 2, Team: Essendon Knights
Contract:
$150k / 3 years (1986-1988)
ML Service Time:
6 years, 72 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 6 years, 72 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 10 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1986 $50k ($50k left)
1987 $50k
1988 $50k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 1 3 1 2 1
vs R 1 3 1 2 1
vs L 1 3 1 2 1
Potential 1 3 1 2 1
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 3
Error 2 3
Arm 1 8 2
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 3
Running 2
Sac Bunt 8
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 7 5 6
vs R 7 5 6
vs L 7 5 6
Potential 7 5 6
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Cutter 7 7
Slider 4 4
Changeup 4 6
Splitter 7 7
Forkball 7 7
Other Pitching
Velocity 96-98 mph
GB % 53%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 5
Hold 7
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1986-04-14
Sac Bunt decreased from 9 to 8
Baserunning decreased from 3 to 2
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
1986-03-09
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
1986-03-02
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1986-01-05
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 54% to 53%
1985-10-27
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1985-10-06
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1985-09-29
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
1985-07-23
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
1985-07-17
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1985-04-11
Baserunning decreased from 3 to 2
1985-03-31
Contact Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1985-03-13
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
1985-03-03
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1985-01-06
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 59% to 57%
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 7
1984-11-04
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1984-07-23
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
1984-04-02
Turn Double Play increased from 1 to 2
GB% increased from 57% to 59%
1984-03-19
P defense decreased from 3 to 1
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1984-02-12
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1983-11-06
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1983-09-06
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1983-07-17
P defense decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 209 to 211
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 6
1983-04-05
Contact vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Power decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Forkball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
1983-01-02
Contact decreased from 2 to 1
Contact vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 2 to 1
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
Cutter Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Cutter decreased from 8 to 7
Splitter Pot decreased from 8 to 7
1982-09-07
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
Cutter Pot increased from 7 to 8
Cutter increased from 7 to 8
Splitter Pot increased from 7 to 8
1982-08-04
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 1 to 2
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 54% to 56%
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1982-01-03
Changeup increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 207 to 208
1981-10-04
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 57% to 54%
Stamina increased from 4 to 5
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1981-01-18
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Contact increased from 1 to 2
Contact vs R increased from 1 to 2
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
Changeup increased from 2 to 3
Splitter Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Forkball increased from 6 to 7
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1980-03-16
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 1 to 2
Eye Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 55% to 58%
Slider increased from 3 to 4
Splitter increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
1979-11-04
Weight increased from 205 to 209
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1979-02-11
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 54% to 55%
Cutter increased from 6 to 7
Changeup increased from 1 to 2
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1978-10-08
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
Splitter Pot increased from 7 to 8
Forkball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 199 to 206
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1977-09-06
Speed increased from 2 to 3
1977-04-05
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 198 to 199
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1977-01-02
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
Weight decreased from 199 to 198

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1985 30 23 23 128.2 7-7 0 97 38 17.86% 7.00% 2.95% 79.29% 47.35% 0.304 3.567 3.823 95 3.887 -0.26 1.96
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1984 29 24 24 135.2 8-7 0 109 39 18.92% 6.77% 3.65% 75.84% 53.28% 0.305 4.312 3.961 104 3.428 0.35 1.44
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1983 28 12 12 68.0 4-4 0 49 12 17.95% 4.40% 3.30% 84.34% 59.44% 0.285 2.779 3.414 93 2.929 -0.63 1.11
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 28 14 14 84.0 5-4 0 60 28 17.60% 8.21% 2.64% 75.83% 53.33% 0.242 3.214 3.480 86 3.851 -0.27 1.62
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1982 27 26 26 152.0 6-13 0 106 53 16.38% 8.19% 2.94% 73.39% 53.92% 0.280 4.145 3.975 92 4.169 0.17 2.40
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 26 26 26 150.2 9-8 0 101 60 15.44% 9.17% 3.06% 75.81% 53.92% 0.277 4.122 4.284 105 4.279 -0.16 1.36
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1980 25 25 25 140.2 6-11 0 65 71 10.60% 11.58% 2.45% 74.86% 57.78% 0.261 4.095 4.666 113 4.943 -0.57 0.67
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1979 24 29 29 144.0 7-12 0 102 83 15.09% 12.28% 2.22% 71.49% 53.90% 0.328 5.063 4.387 104 4.756 0.68 1.33
Total - SBC
SBC
59 59 332.1 19-18 0 255 89 18.32% 6.39% 3.30% 78.75% 52.28% 0.300 3.710 3.796 98 3.504 -0.09 4.51
Total - VBL
VBL
120 120 671.1 33-48 0 434 295 14.81% 10.06% 2.66% 73.95% 54.71% 0.281 4.210 4.215 101 4.442 -0.01 7.39
Total - All
All
179 179 1003.2 52-66 0 689 384 15.94% 8.88% 2.87% 75.40% 53.95% 0.288 4.044 4.077 100 4.131 -0.03 11.90

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1978 23 22 22 107.2 3-7 0 99 54 19.92% 10.87% 2.01% 63.91% 53.55% 0.355 6.186 5.090 100 5.498 1.10 1.40
WAD - ADL
1977 22 22 22 123.2 10-8 0 166 34 33.13% 6.79% 2.59% 72.70% 51.32% 0.329 3.639 3.617 82 3.441 0.02 2.88
WAD - ADL
1976 21 21 22 110.1 5-4 0 149 50 30.98% 10.40% 2.70% 87.71% 52.15% 0.365 2.937 4.346 99 3.988 -1.41 1.49
Total - AAA
AAA
22 22 107.2 3-7 0 99 54 19.92% 10.87% 2.01% 63.91% 53.55% 0.355 6.186 5.090 100 5.498 1.10 1.40
Total - AA
AA
43 44 234.0 15-12 0 315 84 32.08% 8.55% 2.65% 80.79% 51.70% 0.346 3.308 3.961 90 3.699 -0.65 4.38

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1985 30 23 45 35 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 26 0 0 0.086 0.086 0.229 0.3333 0.097 -0.74
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1984 29 24 46 38 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 26 0 0 0.053 0.077 0.130 0.1667 0.063 -0.99
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1983 28 12 27 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.57
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 28 14 32 30 4 0 1 0 4 1 0 16 0 0 0.133 0.133 0.333 0.2857 0.141 -0.40
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1982 27 26 56 46 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 26 0 0 0.087 0.125 0.234 0.2000 0.111 -0.93
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 26 26 56 49 8 1 0 0 3 2 1 18 0 0 0.163 0.177 0.360 0.2500 0.161 -0.70
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1980 25 25 55 45 5 2 0 0 0 2 3 25 0 0 0.111 0.167 0.322 0.2500 0.152 -0.78
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1979 24 29 50 42 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 20 0 0 0.095 0.116 0.212 0.1818 0.100 -0.76
Total - SBC
SBC
59 118 95 5 2 0 0 2 2 1 69 0 0 0.053 0.063 0.136 0.1923 0.061 -2.29
Total - VBL
VBL
120 249 212 25 4 1 0 8 7 7 105 0 0 0.118 0.146 0.292 0.2315 0.134 -3.57
Total - All
All
179 367 307 30 6 1 0 10 9 8 174 0 0 0.098 0.120 0.244 0.2239 0.112 -5.86

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1978 23 22 37 28 6 4 0 0 4 3 0 11 0 0 0.214 0.214 0.571 0.3529 0.244 -0.35
WAD - ADL
1977 22 22 47 36 5 0 0 0 3 1 1 18 0 0 0.139 0.158 0.297 0.2632 0.140 -0.60
WAD - ADL
1976 21 22 40 32 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 19 0 0 0.063 0.143 0.205 0.1538 0.115 -0.60
Total - AAA
AAA
22 37 28 6 4 0 0 4 3 0 11 0 0 0.214 0.214 0.571 0.3529 0.244 -0.35
Total - AA
AA
44 87 68 7 0 0 0 4 3 4 37 0 0 0.103 0.151 0.254 0.2188 0.128 -1.19

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1985 P 23 128.2 7 16 0 1.000 1.609 1.229 0.19
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1984 P 24 135.2 5 20 1 0.962 1.659 0.931 -1.30
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1983 P 12 68.0 5 10 0 1.000 1.985 1.141 0.43
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 P 14 84.0 1 14 1 0.938 1.607 0.960 -0.13
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1982 P 26 152.0 3 20 2 0.920 1.362 0.976 -0.40
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 P 26 150.2 13 19 1 0.970 1.912 0.946 -0.83
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1980 P 25 140.2 8 21 2 0.936 1.856 0.955 -1.13
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1979 P 29 144.0 14 20 0 1.000 2.125 1.052 0.54
Total P 179 1003.2 56 140 7 -2.63

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1978 P 22 107.2 7 12 0 1.000 1.588 1.097 0.56
WAD - ADL
1977 P 22 123.2 3 7 0 1.000 0.728 0.994 1.12
WAD - ADL
1976 P 22 110.1 4 11 2 0.882 1.224 0.984 0.66
Total P 66 341.2 14 30 2 2.34
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Sept. 8, 1976 Essendon Ben Reynolds
Geelong Tony Hickton
Oct. 3, 1976 Geelong Edmond Marcel
Jonathon Wood
Ben Reynolds
Essendon Cec Grogan
Kellen Pender
Beau Mence
Jan. 1, 1984 Penrith Norm Eva
Josh Kerslake
Essendon Ben Reynolds
Erich Hookey
Player Awards
None
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink3
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1979 VBL 29 3
1981 VBL 26 7
1982 VBL 26 6
Year Lg L Rank
1979 VBL 12 3
1980 VBL 11 5
1982 VBL 13 3
Year Lg BB Rank
1979 VBL 83 1
1980 VBL 71 3
1981 VBL 60 9
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1980 VBL 0.261 6
1982 VBL 0.280 10
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1982 VBL 8.526 9
Year Lg Hits Rank
1979 VBL 167 9
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1980 VBL 132 3
1982 VBL 144 8
1985 SBC 133 9
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1979 VBL 15 6
1980 VBL 15 5
1982 VBL 19 7
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1979 VBL 7 5
1980 VBL 6 4
1982 VBL 6 5
1985 SBC 7 10
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1984 SBC 7 10