Ben Rossiter
Geelong Cats (ML)
Ben Rossiter
Birthdate:
Feb. 1, 1956 (32 y, 11 m, 21 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/209
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$275k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
5 years, 35 days

1988 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
43 0 40.2 2-4 21 21 7 21 43 3.098 3.433 95 3.666 0.35

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
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 0.04

1988 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
P 42 40.2 0 3 0 1.0000 1.0304 0.037
Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 35 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 6 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
1988 $275k ($89.7k 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 4 4 1 2 3
Potential 3 4 1 3 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 2
Error 4 1
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 7 6
Potential 10 7 6
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 10 10
Splitter 8 10
Other Pitching
Velocity 95-97 mph
GB % 55%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 2
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1989-01-01
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
1988-11-06
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1988-09-06
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Movement vs L decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
Stamina decreased from 3 to 2
1988-04-16
Outfield Error decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs L decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 57% to 58%
1988-02-07
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1988-01-17
Control vs L increased from 6 to 7
1987-12-13
Weight increased from 208 to 209
1987-12-06
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
1987-11-15
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
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
1988 32 0 43 40.2 2 4 21 43 21 24.86% 12.14% 2.31% 83.00% 44.59% 0.255 3.098 3.433 95 3.666 -0.33 0.35
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1987 31 0 58 53.1 3 6 32 61 16 27.23% 7.14% 1.34% 78.95% 49.47% 0.304 2.531 1.912 51 2.549 0.62 2.37
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
0 328 343.0 19 25 151 414 122 29.72% 8.76% 1.65% 81.71% 52.71% 0.281 2.335 2.100 54 2.473 0.24 12.93

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
1988 32 43 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
1987 31 58 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.500 0.500 0.0000 0.345 119 0.04
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
328 14 13 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0.154 0.214 0.368 0.2222 0.175 -6 -0.22

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1988 P 42 40.2 0 3 0 1.000 0.664 1.030 0.04
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1987 P 58 53.1 0 7 1 0.875 1.181 1.022 0.24
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 325 343.0 5 29 3 -0.90
Victorian Baseball League 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. 21, 1989
Jan 21
@NML 4 - 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 15 - 0.02
Jan. 18, 1989
Jan 18
STK 6 - 5 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 11 - 0.16
Jan. 17, 1989
Jan 17
STK 4 - 3 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 6 17 - 0.28
Jan. 15, 1989
Jan 15
@SML 5 - 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 9 - 0.02
Jan. 12, 1989
Jan 12
@ESS 2 - 3 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 13 - -0.36
Jan. 11, 1989
Jan 11
@ESS 1 - 2 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 2 1 9 21 - 0.28
Jan. 8, 1989
Jan 8
@CRL 3 - 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 7 - 0.09
Jan. 5, 1989
Jan 5
MEL 3 - 1 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 16 - 0.04
Jan. 4, 1989
Jan 4
MEL 4 - 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 12 - 0.07
Jan. 3, 1989
Jan 3
MEL 4 - 7 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 12 - 0.01
Dec. 21, 1988
Dec 21
COL 3 - 6 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 16 - 0.14
Dec. 18, 1988
Dec 18
@NML 5 - 4 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 9 - 0.20
Dec. 17, 1988
Dec 17
@NML 1 - 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 9 - 0.20
Dec. 15, 1988
Dec 15
STK 0 - 4 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5 23 - 0.00
Dec. 12, 1988
Dec 12
@CRL 5 - 6 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 16 - -0.07
Dec. 11, 1988
Dec 11
@CRL 4 - 6 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 25 - -0.80
Dec. 8, 1988
Dec 8
@ESS 4 - 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 15 - 0.09
Dec. 6, 1988
Dec 6
@ESS 4 - 3 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 15 - 0.09
Dec. 3, 1988
Dec 3
SML 4 - 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 10 - 0.07
Nov. 30, 1988
Nov 30
@COL 3 - 1 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 7 27 - -0.30
Nov. 28, 1988
Nov 28
@MEL 6 - 4 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 6 23 - 0.09
Nov. 26, 1988
Nov 26
@MEL 2 - 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 - 0.11
Nov. 22, 1988
Nov 22
NML 5 - 3 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 19 - 0.03
Nov. 21, 1988
Nov 21
COL 5 - 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 9 - 0.03
Nov. 19, 1988
Nov 19
COL 5 - 3 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 6 27 - 0.03
Nov. 16, 1988
Nov 16
ESS 2 - 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 5 30 - 0.16
Nov. 13, 1988
Nov 13
CRL 3 - 9 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 5 24 - -0.29
Nov. 12, 1988
Nov 12
CRL 2 - 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 5 23 - 0.14
Nov. 9, 1988
Nov 9
@MEL 2 - 1 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 6 20 - 0.09
Nov. 6, 1988
Nov 6
@STK 6 - 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 4 15 - 0.04
Nov. 5, 1988
Nov 5
@STK 6 - 5 0.0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 - -0.23
Nov. 3, 1988
Nov 3
NML 4 - 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 18 - 0.16
Nov. 2, 1988
Nov 2
NML 4 - 5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 10 - 0.04
Oct. 29, 1988
Oct 29
SML 5 - 4 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 9 - 0.09
Oct. 28, 1988
Oct 28
CRL 1 - 2 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 5 17 - -0.30
Oct. 27, 1988
Oct 27
CRL 12 - 0 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 14 - 0.00
Oct. 22, 1988
Oct 22
ESS 13 - 12 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 13 - 0.14
Oct. 21, 1988
Oct 21
@COL 10 - 6 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 7 - 0.09
Oct. 20, 1988
Oct 20
@COL 6 - 2 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5 17 - 0.02
Oct. 17, 1988
Oct 17
@STK 7 - 5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 9 - 0.09
Oct. 11, 1988
Oct 11
@SML 3 - 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 5 23 - 0.04
Oct. 10, 1988
Oct 10
@NML 4 - 3 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 - 0.03
Oct. 4, 1988
Oct 4
MEL 2 - 6 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 4 13 - 0.00
Victorian Baseball League 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. 21, 1989
Jan 21
@NML 4 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 18, 1989
Jan 18
STK 6 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 17, 1989
Jan 17
STK 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 15, 1989
Jan 15
@SML 5 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 12, 1989
Jan 12
@ESS 2 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 11, 1989
Jan 11
@ESS 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 8, 1989
Jan 8
@CRL 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 5, 1989
Jan 5
MEL 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 4, 1989
Jan 4
MEL 4 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jan. 3, 1989
Jan 3
MEL 4 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 21, 1988
Dec 21
COL 3 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 18, 1988
Dec 18
@NML 5 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 17, 1988
Dec 17
@NML 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 15, 1988
Dec 15
STK 0 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 12, 1988
Dec 12
@CRL 5 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 11, 1988
Dec 11
@CRL 4 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 8, 1988
Dec 8
@ESS 4 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 6, 1988
Dec 6
@ESS 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dec. 3, 1988
Dec 3
SML 4 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 30, 1988
Nov 30
@COL 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 28, 1988
Nov 28
@MEL 6 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 26, 1988
Nov 26
@MEL 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 22, 1988
Nov 22
NML 5 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 21, 1988
Nov 21
COL 5 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 19, 1988
Nov 19
COL 5 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 16, 1988
Nov 16
ESS 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 13, 1988
Nov 13
CRL 3 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 12, 1988
Nov 12
CRL 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 9, 1988
Nov 9
@MEL 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 6, 1988
Nov 6
@STK 6 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 5, 1988
Nov 5
@STK 6 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 3, 1988
Nov 3
NML 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Nov. 2, 1988
Nov 2
NML 4 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 29, 1988
Oct 29
SML 5 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 28, 1988
Oct 28
CRL 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 27, 1988
Oct 27
CRL 12 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 22, 1988
Oct 22
ESS 13 - 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 21, 1988
Oct 21
@COL 10 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 20, 1988
Oct 20
@COL 6 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 17, 1988
Oct 17
@STK 7 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 11, 1988
Oct 11
@SML 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 10, 1988
Oct 10
@NML 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 4, 1988
Oct 4
MEL 2 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Rookie of the Year 1984 Geelong (VBL)
All-Star 1987 Geelong (VBL)
1986 Geelong (VBL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink17
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg G Rank
1983 VBL 65 5
1987 VBL 58 7
1988 VBL 43 3
Year Lg SV Rank
1983 VBL 24 5
1984 VBL 18 6
1985 VBL 31 2
1986 VBL 25 5
1987 VBL 32 2
1988 VBL 21 2
Year Lg WP Rank
1984 VBL 5 9
Year Lg WAR Rank
1986 VBL 3.2 10