Ben Sugden
Western Suburbs Magpies (ML)
Ben Sugden
Birthdate:
July 12, 1959 (29 y, 6 m, 10 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/L
Height/Weight:
6'0"/204
Entry:
1980 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 10, Team: Western Suburbs Magpies
Contract:
$65k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
5 years, 104 days

1988 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
WES - SBC
20 20 133.2 6-11 0 0 0 29 91 4.579 4.218 112 3.453 1.06

1988 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
WES - SBC
20 42 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 12 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.310 0.136 0.200 -36 -0.70 0.24

1988 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
WES - SBC
P 20 133.2 6 32 3 0.9268 1.0769 0.242
Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 104 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Fair
Current Contract
1988 $65k ($20.6k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 3 1 1 5
vs R 5 3 1 1 5
vs L 5 3 1 1 5
Potential 5 3 1 2 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 2 5
Arm 1 3 5
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 9
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 7 5 7
vs R 7 5 7
vs L 7 5 8
Potential 7 5 7
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 7 7
Changeup 9 9
Knucklecurve 6 7
Other Pitching
Velocity 91-93 mph
GB % 53%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 10
Hold 10
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1989-01-22
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1988-12-25
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1988-10-09
Weight decreased from 207 to 206
1988-10-02
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1988-09-18
Weight decreased from 207 to 206
1988-07-29
Weight increased from 205 to 207
1988-04-16
GB% decreased from 54% to 53%
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1988-04-06
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1988-04-01
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1988-01-31
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1988-01-24
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1988-01-17
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1987-12-27
Weight decreased from 203 to 202
1987-09-20
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Outfield Arm decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 53% to 54%
Weight decreased from 204 to 203
1987-08-15
Weight decreased from 205 to 204
1987-07-17
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1987-04-18
GB% increased from 51% to 53%
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
1987-04-07
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1987-03-24
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1987-03-08
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Control decreased from 8 to 7
Control vs R decreased from 8 to 7
1986-10-05
Gap vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Eye Potential increased from 1 to 2
GB% increased from 50% to 51%
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1986-07-29
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1986-07-17
Weight increased from 200 to 202
1986-04-14
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Control vs R increased from 7 to 8
GB% decreased from 51% to 50%
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1986-03-09
Weight decreased from 201 to 200
1986-02-16
Weight increased from 200 to 201
1986-01-05
Control Potential increased from 7 to 8
Control increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 49% to 51%
1985-12-08
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1985-11-24
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1985-09-29
Control vs L increased from 7 to 8
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
1985-07-17
Weight increased from 196 to 198
1985-03-31
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 49% to 51%
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
National Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1985-01-06
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 7
GB% increased from 47% to 49%
Role changed from RP to SP
1984-12-30
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1984-12-16
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1984-12-02
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
1984-09-04
Gap vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
1984-07-17
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 8
Movement increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 46% to 47%
1984-04-02
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Stuff increased from 7 to 8
GB% decreased from 47% to 46%
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1984-03-04
Weight increased from 196 to 197
1984-02-19
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
Role changed from SP to RP
1984-01-01
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Knucklecurve increased from 5 to 6
1983-11-20
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Role changed from RP to SP
1983-11-06
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
Role changed from SP to RP
1983-09-06
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 48% to 47%
1983-08-03
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 5 to 4
1983-04-05
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Changeup increased from 8 to 9
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1983-03-30
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1983-01-02
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 6 to 7
Control vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control vs L increased from 6 to 7
Changeup increased from 7 to 8
1982-09-07
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
1982-08-04
Hold increased from 9 to 10
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1982-04-01
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Infield Error increased from 1 to 2
Outfield Range increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 49% to 48%
Changeup increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 194 to 195
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1982-01-03
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
1981-10-04
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
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 53% to 51%
Hold decreased from 10 to 9
Changeup Pot increased from 8 to 9
Changeup increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 192 to 194
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known

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
WES - SBC
1988 28 20 20 133.2 6 11 0 91 29 16.19% 5.16% 3.91% 68.65% 58.62% 0.295 4.579 4.218 112 3.453 0.36 1.06
WES - SBC
1987 27 29 29 194.2 10 13 0 141 47 17.65% 5.88% 3.88% 75.43% 50.60% 0.259 3.699 4.008 107 3.547 -0.31 1.99
WES - SBC
1986 26 27 27 185.0 16 6 0 127 36 17.23% 4.88% 2.99% 76.79% 50.87% 0.254 3.260 3.622 93 3.835 -0.36 3.18
WES - SBC
1985 25 22 22 140.1 9 9 0 104 35 17.60% 5.92% 3.05% 62.42% 48.50% 0.294 4.746 3.651 91 3.691 1.09 2.57
WES - SBC
1984 24 12 39 107.0 7 7 2 87 26 19.42% 5.80% 3.57% 82.33% 50.68% 0.299 3.280 3.645 96 3.284 -0.37 1.22
WES - SBC
1983 23 12 41 98.2 6 6 0 83 38 19.39% 8.88% 3.50% 72.95% 49.25% 0.295 4.926 4.237 115 3.743 0.69 0.17
WES - SBC
1982 22 0 14 18.1 0 0 0 7 6 9.21% 7.89% 1.32% 79.65% 47.73% 0.262 2.946 3.697 97 4.839 -0.75 0.09
Total - SBC
SBC
122 192 877.2 54 52 2 640 217 17.58% 5.96% 3.43% 73.09% 51.37% 0.278 3.979 3.877 102 3.633 0.10 10.27

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
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1982 22 0 12 18.1 1 0 0 21 3 31.34% 4.48% 0.00% 86.67% 51.61% 0.293 0.982 1.743 36 3.298 -0.76 0.73
FAI - YL
1982 22 0 3 4.0 0 0 0 6 3 28.57% 14.29% 4.76% 39.47% 33.33% 0.333 13.500 8.076 185 6.320 5.42 -0.14
FAI - YL
1981 21 19 19 129.0 6 8 0 155 26 29.03% 4.87% 2.06% 74.68% 50.23% 0.345 3.419 3.503 77 3.705 -0.08 3.60
FAI - YL
1980 20 21 22 147.0 7 10 0 151 48 23.41% 7.44% 1.55% 71.50% 54.81% 0.361 4.102 3.826 87 4.196 0.28 3.17
Total - AAA
AAA
0 12 18.1 1 0 0 21 3 31.34% 4.48% 0.00% 86.67% 51.61% 0.293 0.982 1.743 36 3.298 -0.76 0.73
Total - AA
AA
40 44 280.0 13 18 0 312 77 26.00% 6.42% 1.83% 72.09% 52.53% 0.354 3.921 3.738 84 4.000 0.18 6.62

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 wRC+ WAR
WES - SBC
1988 28 20 52 42 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 12 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.310 0.2000 0.136 -36 -0.70
WES - SBC
1987 27 29 73 64 12 1 0 0 5 3 4 16 0 0 0.188 0.235 0.438 0.2500 0.203 16 -0.60
WES - SBC
1986 26 27 68 60 13 3 0 0 5 7 1 15 0 0 0.217 0.230 0.496 0.2889 0.218 24 -0.41
WES - SBC
1985 25 22 54 47 10 1 0 0 1 3 0 7 0 0 0.213 0.208 0.442 0.2439 0.193 7 -0.71
WES - SBC
1984 24 39 30 18 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 0 0 0.167 0.286 0.452 0.2143 0.224 33 -0.29
WES - SBC
1983 23 41 28 24 9 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0.375 0.375 0.750 0.4286 0.334 113 0.05
WES - SBC
1982 22 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Total - SBC
SBC
192 305 255 53 6 0 0 13 19 8 57 0 0 0.208 0.231 0.462 0.2663 0.208 18 -2.66

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 wRC+ WAR
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1982 22 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
FAI - YL
1982 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
FAI - YL
1981 21 19 51 44 13 0 0 0 3 3 1 12 0 0 0.296 0.326 0.622 0.4063 0.295 57 -0.10
FAI - YL
1980 20 22 56 46 11 1 0 0 2 6 2 15 0 0 0.239 0.286 0.547 0.3548 0.261 33 -0.29
Total - AAA
AAA
12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Total - AA
AA
44 107 90 24 1 0 0 5 9 3 27 0 0 0.267 0.305 0.583 0.3810 0.277 45 -0.39

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
WES - SBC
1988 P 20 133.2 6 32 3 0.927 2.559 1.077 0.24
WES - SBC
1987 P 29 194.2 4 29 5 0.868 1.526 0.977 -0.81
WES - SBC
1986 P 27 185.0 5 28 0 1.000 1.605 1.058 0.47
WES - SBC
1985 P 22 140.1 2 21 4 0.852 1.475 0.879 -2.17
WES - SBC
1984 P 37 107.0 3 14 0 1.000 1.430 1.098 -0.05
WES - SBC
1983 P 37 98.2 3 16 0 1.000 1.733 1.030 0.08
WES - SBC
1982 P 14 18.1 1 1 0 1.000 0.982 0.987 -0.05
Total P 186 877.2 24 141 12 -2.29

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1982 P 12 18.1 1 1 0 1.000 0.982 1.504 0.51
FAI - YL
1982 P 3 4.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.01
FAI - YL
1981 P 19 129.0 9 17 1 0.963 1.814 1.025 1.01
FAI - YL
1980 P 22 147.0 10 18 0 1.000 1.714 1.002 0.72
Total P 56 298.1 20 36 1 2.25
Sydney Baseball Championship Pitching Log
Click two rows to sum games (Clear)
Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Jan. 19, 1989
Jan 19
PEN 9 - 12 5.0 10 9 5 2 1 2 0 1 6 5 28 91 11 -0.61
Jan. 10, 1989
Jan 10
CRO 2 - 6 6.0 7 6 6 3 4 7 0 0 7 4 29 100 25 -0.39
Jan. 5, 1989
Jan 5
STH 8 - 4 6.1 8 4 4 1 0 7 0 0 8 4 27 100 51 -0.03
Dec. 20, 1988
Dec 20
@MAN 1 - 5 5.1 9 5 5 3 3 5 0 0 5 5 27 100 20 -0.21
Dec. 15, 1988
Dec 15
NTH 2 - 6 7.0 4 2 2 0 2 5 0 0 5 10 26 88 69 0.15
Dec. 11, 1988
Dec 11
MAN 1 - 2 8.2 7 1 1 0 0 4 0 1 10 9 31 100 79 0.63
Dec. 6, 1988
Dec 6
@STH 4 - 2 7.2 5 2 2 0 0 8 0 0 10 5 28 107 78 0.23
Dec. 1, 1988
Dec 1
NEW 2 - 3 7.0 6 3 0 2 0 5 0 0 11 4 27 88 54 -0.11
Nov. 27, 1988
Nov 27
@EAS 1 - 6 4.1 7 4 4 1 3 2 0 0 6 5 23 100 30 -0.16
Nov. 22, 1988
Nov 22
BAL 1 - 2 7.2 8 2 2 0 2 6 0 0 11 4 31 101 66 0.00
Nov. 17, 1988
Nov 17
PAR 4 - 5 7.0 7 3 3 2 0 5 0 0 8 6 27 86 52 -0.07
Nov. 13, 1988
Nov 13
@STG 0 - 6 8.0 7 6 6 2 2 5 0 0 12 6 32 103 45 -0.23
Nov. 8, 1988
Nov 8
CAN 4 - 10 6.1 9 7 7 0 2 3 0 0 9 7 30 102 38 -0.22
Nov. 3, 1988
Nov 3
@STG 5 - 4 6.0 10 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 12 3 27 92 40 0.09
Oct. 30, 1988
Oct 30
@PAR 0 - 5 6.2 8 4 3 0 1 5 0 0 7 8 30 103 55 -0.07
Oct. 25, 1988
Oct 25
@PEN 13 - 3 8.0 4 3 3 2 1 7 0 2 10 6 30 111 64 0.18
Oct. 20, 1988
Oct 20
CAN 2 - 10 4.0 9 6 6 2 1 4 0 0 6 2 22 84 18 -0.38
Oct. 16, 1988
Oct 16
PAR 3 - 1 8.0 6 1 1 1 1 6 0 0 7 9 29 102 71 0.36
Oct. 11, 1988
Oct 11
PEN 5 - 0 7.2 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 10 8 27 104 77 0.30
Oct. 6, 1988
Oct 6
STG 1 - 5 7.0 7 5 5 0 2 1 0 1 10 10 31 98 50 -0.28
Sydney Baseball Championship Hitting Log
Click two rows to sum games (Clear)
Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Jan. 19, 1989
Jan 19
PEN 9 - 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Jan. 10, 1989
Jan 10
CRO 2 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Jan. 5, 1989
Jan 5
STH 8 - 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Dec. 20, 1988
Dec 20
@MAN 1 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Dec. 15, 1988
Dec 15
NTH 2 - 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.18
Dec. 11, 1988
Dec 11
MAN 1 - 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Dec. 6, 1988
Dec 6
@STH 4 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Dec. 1, 1988
Dec 1
NEW 2 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Nov. 27, 1988
Nov 27
@EAS 1 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Nov. 22, 1988
Nov 22
BAL 1 - 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.12
Nov. 17, 1988
Nov 17
PAR 4 - 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Nov. 13, 1988
Nov 13
@STG 0 - 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Nov. 8, 1988
Nov 8
CAN 4 - 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Nov. 3, 1988
Nov 3
@STG 5 - 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.04
Oct. 30, 1988
Oct 30
@PAR 0 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Oct. 25, 1988
Oct 25
@PEN 13 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Oct. 20, 1988
Oct 20
CAN 2 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
Oct. 16, 1988
Oct 16
PAR 3 - 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
Oct. 11, 1988
Oct 11
PEN 5 - 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Oct. 6, 1988
Oct 6
STG 1 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
League Champ 1987 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink4
Grey Ink22
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1988 SBC 10 6
Year Lg GS Rank
1986 SBC 27 8
1987 SBC 29 3
1988 SBC 20 2
Year Lg W Rank
1986 SBC 16 1
Year Lg L Rank
1987 SBC 13 5
1988 SBC 11 2
Year Lg Win % Rank
1986 SBC 0.727 3
Year Lg IP Rank
1986 SBC 185.0 5
1987 SBC 194.2 2
1988 SBC 133.2 2
Year Lg BF Rank
1986 SBC 737 6
1987 SBC 799 1
1988 SBC 562 2
Year Lg HR Rank
1987 SBC 31 1
1988 SBC 22 1
Year Lg K Rank
1987 SBC 141 9
Year Lg WP Rank
1985 SBC 8 2
1986 SBC 9 3
1987 SBC 9 3
1988 SBC 6 2
Year Lg ERA Rank
1988 SBC 4.579 4
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1986 SBC 0.254 2
1987 SBC 0.259 6
1988 SBC 0.295 3
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1986 SBC 1.038 6
1988 SBC 1.272 4
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1986 SBC 7.589 10
1988 SBC 9.494 4
Year Lg BB/9 Rank
1986 SBC 1.751 4
1988 SBC 1.953 2
Year Lg CG Rank
1988 SBC 1 6
Year Lg SHO Rank
1986 SBC 1 3
Year Lg BB (Low) Rank
1985 SBC 35 6
1986 SBC 36 7
1988 SBC 29 2
Year Lg Hits Rank
1987 SBC 177 4
1988 SBC 141 1
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1988 SBC 141 4
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1988 SBC 22 4
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1988 SBC 6 2
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1986 SBC 6 5
1988 SBC 11 4