Ben Rossiter
Geelong Cats (ML)
Ben Rossiter
Birthdate:
Feb. 1, 1956 (31 y, 7 m, 19 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/210
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$262k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 112 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 112 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 4 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Very Popular
Local Extremely Popular
Current Contract
1987 $262k ($262k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 4 1 2 3
vs R 3 4 1 2 3
vs L 3 4 1 2 3
Potential 3 4 1 3 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 2
Error 4 2
Arm 1 5 1
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 7
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 3
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 10 7 6
vs R 10 7 6
vs L 10 8 6
Potential 10 8 6
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 10 10
Splitter 8 10
Other Pitching
Velocity 95-97 mph
GB % 57%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 3
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-09-20
Gap vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Movement Potential increased from 7 to 8
Movement vs L increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 55% to 57%
Splitter decreased from 9 to 8
1987-04-18
Movement Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Movement vs L decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
1987-04-01
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1987-03-08
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Movement decreased from 8 to 7
1986-10-05
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 59% to 57%
1986-08-10
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
1986-07-17
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1986-04-14
GB% decreased from 60% to 59%
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1986-03-02
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1986-01-05
Sac Bunt decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
1985-10-27
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1985-09-29
Contact vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff increased from 9 to 10
Stuff vs R increased from 9 to 10
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
Role changed from SP to CL
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1985-07-17
Stuff decreased from 10 to 9
Stuff vs R decreased from 10 to 9
Role changed from CL to SP
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1985-03-31
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control decreased from 6 to 5
Splitter decreased from 10 to 9
National Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
1985-01-13
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1985-01-06
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
1984-12-23
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1984-11-04
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1984-10-14
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1984-07-17
Movement vs R increased from 7 to 8
Splitter increased from 9 to 10
1984-04-02
Gap Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
1984-02-12
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1984-01-01
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
1983-10-09
Role changed from RP to CL
1983-09-06
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap Potential increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Sac Bunt increased from 3 to 4
Infield Error increased from 3 to 4
Movement increased from 7 to 8
Movement vs L increased from 7 to 8
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
1983-07-17
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Arm decreased from 2 to 1
GB% decreased from 62% to 60%
Weight increased from 210 to 211

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
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1986 30 0 57 62.2 6-3 25 79 20 31.85% 8.06% 1.21% 84.64% 51.52% 0.294 2.011 1.506 39 2.011 0.50 3.24
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1985 29 0 55 52.0 3-4 31 62 20 28.97% 9.35% 1.40% 79.58% 52.33% 0.288 2.250 2.225 57 2.740 0.03 2.03
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1984 28 0 50 60.1 3-5 18 66 19 27.16% 7.82% 1.23% 80.25% 59.05% 0.296 2.088 1.920 48 2.425 0.17 2.50
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1983 27 0 65 74.0 2-3 24 103 26 35.40% 8.93% 2.41% 83.86% 56.25% 0.245 2.311 2.066 51 2.004 0.24 2.43
Total - VBL
VBL
0 227 249.0 14-15 98 310 85 31.12% 8.53% 1.61% 82.13% 54.98% 0.280 2.169 1.923 48 2.261 0.25 10.21

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
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1986 30 57 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -127 -0.13
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1985 29 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1984 28 50 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -133 -0.15
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1983 27 65 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 0.5000 0.441 184 0.02
Total - VBL
VBL
227 12 12 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0.167 0.167 0.333 0.2500 0.147 -26 -0.26

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1986 P 56 62.2 1 4 1 0.833 0.718 0.867 -0.79
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1985 P 54 52.0 1 3 0 1.000 0.692 1.022 -0.03
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1984 P 50 60.1 1 5 0 1.000 0.895 1.029 -0.02
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1983 P 65 74.0 2 7 1 0.900 1.095 0.902 -0.34
Total P 225 249.0 5 19 2 -1.18
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Rookie of the Year 1984 Geelong (VBL)
All-Star 1986 Geelong (VBL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink13
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg G Rank
1983 VBL 65 5
Year Lg SV Rank
1983 VBL 24 5
1984 VBL 18 6
1985 VBL 31 2
1986 VBL 25 5
Year Lg WP Rank
1984 VBL 5 9
Year Lg WAR Rank
1986 VBL 3.2 10