Ben Dayment
North Melbourne Kangaroos (ML)
Ben Dayment
Birthdate:
March 31, 1964 (24 y, 9 m, 15 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/194
Entry:
1985 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 5, Team: North Melbourne Kangaroos
Contract:
$18.7k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 73 days

1988 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
NML - VBL
20 20 127.1 9-4 0 0 0 42 90 2.615 3.294 91 3.563 2.23

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
NML - VBL
20 37 4 2 0 0 2 2 5 21 0 0 0.108 0.214 0.376 0.184 0.250 2 -0.40 0.13

1988 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
NML - VBL
P 20 127.1 4 25 0 1.0000 1.0278 0.129
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 73 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 4 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Popular
Current Contract
1988 $18.7k ($7k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 2 5 1 2 2
vs R 3 5 1 2 2
vs L 2 4 1 2 2
Potential 3 5 2 3 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 3
Error 3 2
Arm 1 6 2
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 4
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 7 6 6
vs R 8 6 6
vs L 7 5 5
Potential 8 6 6
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 8 8
Curveball 7 8
Slider 7 7
Changeup 3 7
Other Pitching
Velocity 98-100 mph
GB % 53%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 9
Hold 9
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1989-01-08
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1989-01-01
Outfield Error decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 8
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 54% to 53%
Curveball increased from 6 to 7
1988-09-06
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 52% to 54%
Curveball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1988-07-29
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1988-04-16
Bunt for Hit increased from 1 to 2
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1988-03-17
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
1987-12-06
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1987-09-20
GB% decreased from 53% to 52%
Weight decreased from 195 to 193
1987-08-15
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1987-04-18
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Fastball increased from 7 to 8
Curveball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Slider increased from 6 to 7
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1987-04-01
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1987-03-24
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1987-03-13
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1987-03-08
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Changeup increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1986-12-28
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1986-12-14
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1986-12-07
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1986-10-19
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Role changed from RP to SP
1986-10-05
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
1986-04-14
Stuff Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1986-02-16
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
1986-01-05
Contact vs L increased from 1 to 2
Gap increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs L increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
Slider increased from 5 to 6
1985-10-06
Stuff Potential increased from 8 to 9
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Role changed from SP to RP
1985-08-10
Contact increased from 1 to 2
Sac Bunt decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
1985-07-17
Weight decreased from 193 to 192

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
NML - VBL
1988 24 20 20 127.1 9 4 0 90 42 17.51% 8.17% 2.14% 82.83% 56.57% 0.242 2.615 3.294 91 3.563 -0.68 2.23
NML - VBL
1987 23 31 31 192.1 18 7 0 126 68 15.85% 8.55% 1.64% 79.70% 49.88% 0.249 2.574 3.313 88 4.094 -0.74 3.73
NML - VBL
1986 22 32 32 187.0 11 8 0 140 89 17.50% 11.13% 2.63% 75.24% 51.54% 0.260 3.850 4.094 107 4.121 -0.24 1.81
Total - VBL
VBL
83 83 506.2 38 19 0 356 199 16.88% 9.44% 2.13% 78.65% 52.17% 0.251 3.055 3.596 96 3.971 -0.54 7.78

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
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1986 22 1 1 9.0 1 0 0 12 1 36.36% 3.03% 3.03% 111.11% 46.67% 0.158 1.000 2.606 58 2.622 -1.61 0.36
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1985 21 17 21 105.2 2 8 1 103 46 21.73% 9.70% 3.16% 63.83% 51.76% 0.320 5.707 4.802 108 4.451 0.90 1.02
Total - AAA
AAA
18 22 114.2 3 8 1 115 47 22.68% 9.27% 3.16% 65.01% 51.40% 0.310 5.337 4.630 104 4.307 0.71 1.38

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 wRC+ WAR
NML - VBL
1988 24 20 47 37 4 2 0 0 2 2 5 21 0 0 0.108 0.214 0.376 0.2500 0.184 2 -0.40
NML - VBL
1987 23 31 70 60 8 3 0 0 1 3 2 30 0 0 0.133 0.161 0.345 0.2667 0.155 -20 -0.72
NML - VBL
1986 22 32 67 60 6 1 0 0 3 3 1 31 0 0 0.100 0.115 0.231 0.2069 0.104 -51 -1.08
Total - VBL
VBL
83 184 157 18 6 0 0 6 8 8 82 0 0 0.115 0.158 0.310 0.2400 0.144 -26 -2.21

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
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1986 22 1 4 4 3 0 0 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 0.750 0.750 2.250 1.0000 0.951 513 0.17
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1985 21 21 36 30 6 5 0 0 2 4 0 15 0 0 0.200 0.194 0.560 0.3750 0.233 22 -0.32
Total - AAA
AAA
22 40 34 9 5 0 1 6 7 0 16 0 0 0.265 0.257 0.757 0.4444 0.315 71 -0.16

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NML - VBL
1988 P 20 127.1 4 25 0 1.000 2.050 1.028 0.13
NML - VBL
1987 P 31 192.1 6 24 1 0.968 1.404 1.062 0.76
NML - VBL
1986 P 32 187.0 6 29 3 0.921 1.685 0.950 -0.87
Total P 83 506.2 16 78 4 0.02

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1986 P 1 9.0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.530 -0.48
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1985 P 21 105.2 2 7 1 0.900 0.767 1.014 -0.15
Total P 22 114.2 2 7 2 -0.62
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. 12, 1989
Jan 12
@MEL 6 - 2 8.0 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 11 10 29 99 75 0.26
Jan. 7, 1989
Jan 7
@COL 4 - 3 4.1 3 2 2 0 3 3 0 1 5 5 21 83 51 0.03
Jan. 3, 1989
Jan 3
ESS 4 - 2 6.1 4 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 12 3 22 64 61 0.14
Dec. 19, 1988
Dec 19
GEE 5 - 4 4.2 6 4 4 1 0 5 0 0 8 1 20 86 43 -0.15
Dec. 15, 1988
Dec 15
SML 0 - 2 8.0 4 2 2 0 5 3 0 0 9 11 32 101 67 0.07
Dec. 10, 1988
Dec 10
@COL 2 - 3 8.0 5 2 2 1 2 7 0 0 11 4 29 94 69 0.00
Dec. 5, 1988
Dec 5
@CRL 4 - 0 9.0 8 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 12 9 36 115 79 0.53
Nov. 30, 1988
Nov 30
@STK 2 - 5 4.0 6 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 6 20 47 45 -0.11
Nov. 26, 1988
Nov 26
ESS 3 - 0 6.0 2 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 7 3 21 92 74 0.27
Nov. 21, 1988
Nov 21
STK 3 - 2 6.0 7 1 1 0 2 7 0 0 5 6 27 83 62 0.20
Nov. 17, 1988
Nov 17
MEL 12 - 6 6.0 5 1 1 0 4 6 0 2 7 3 27 100 61 0.23
Nov. 12, 1988
Nov 12
COL 1 - 2 6.0 5 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 9 22 86 65 0.16
Nov. 7, 1988
Nov 7
@SML 5 - 3 6.0 6 2 2 0 4 6 0 0 3 8 27 100 56 -0.00
Nov. 2, 1988
Nov 2
@GEE 5 - 4 5.0 5 4 4 2 1 1 0 1 9 5 22 77 35 -0.07
Oct. 29, 1988
Oct 29
@CRL 2 - 3 8.0 5 3 3 2 1 5 0 1 9 10 31 93 60 0.01
Oct. 24, 1988
Oct 24
MEL 6 - 1 6.0 6 1 1 0 3 5 0 0 7 4 25 83 60 0.17
Oct. 19, 1988
Oct 19
@STK 4 - 6 6.0 7 5 5 0 2 3 0 1 8 6 27 94 46 -0.21
Oct. 14, 1988
Oct 14
CRL 7 - 6 6.0 6 3 3 3 1 6 0 0 8 3 24 106 41 -0.01
Oct. 9, 1988
Oct 9
GEE 11 - 0 8.0 2 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 11 7 28 84 86 0.26
Oct. 4, 1988
Oct 4
@ESS 1 - 3 6.0 2 2 2 1 4 6 0 1 5 6 24 102 58 0.08
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. 12, 1989
Jan 12
@MEL 6 - 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Jan. 7, 1989
Jan 7
@COL 4 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Jan. 3, 1989
Jan 3
ESS 4 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.01
Dec. 19, 1988
Dec 19
GEE 5 - 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
Dec. 15, 1988
Dec 15
SML 0 - 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Dec. 10, 1988
Dec 10
@COL 2 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Dec. 5, 1988
Dec 5
@CRL 4 - 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Nov. 30, 1988
Nov 30
@STK 2 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Nov. 26, 1988
Nov 26
ESS 3 - 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Nov. 21, 1988
Nov 21
STK 3 - 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Nov. 17, 1988
Nov 17
MEL 12 - 6 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.03
Nov. 12, 1988
Nov 12
COL 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.02
Nov. 7, 1988
Nov 7
@SML 5 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Nov. 2, 1988
Nov 2
@GEE 5 - 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Oct. 29, 1988
Oct 29
@CRL 2 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Oct. 24, 1988
Oct 24
MEL 6 - 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
Oct. 19, 1988
Oct 19
@STK 4 - 6 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
Oct. 14, 1988
Oct 14
CRL 7 - 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Oct. 9, 1988
Oct 9
GEE 11 - 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
Oct. 4, 1988
Oct 4
@ESS 1 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Rookie of the Year 1987 North Melbourne (VBL)
All-Star 1988 North Melbourne (VBL)
1987 North Melbourne (VBL)
Pitcher of the Month Feb 1988 North Melbourne (VBL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink9
Grey Ink36
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1986 VBL 32 1
1987 VBL 31 1
1988 VBL 20 2
Year Lg W Rank
1986 VBL 11 9
1987 VBL 18 1
1988 VBL 9 1
Year Lg Win % Rank
1987 VBL 0.720 6
Year Lg IP Rank
1986 VBL 187.0 4
1987 VBL 192.1 1
1988 VBL 127.1 1
Year Lg BF Rank
1986 VBL 800 2
1987 VBL 795 1
1988 VBL 514 1
Year Lg BB Rank
1986 VBL 89 1
1987 VBL 68 4
1988 VBL 42 9
Year Lg K Rank
1986 VBL 140 5
1987 VBL 126 9
1988 VBL 90 6
Year Lg WP Rank
1986 VBL 7 5
1988 VBL 4 8
Year Lg ERA Rank
1987 VBL 2.574 3
1988 VBL 2.615 1
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1987 VBL 0.249 6
1988 VBL 0.242 1
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1988 VBL 1.100 1
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1986 VBL 7.604 10
1987 VBL 7.253 5
1988 VBL 6.927 1
Year Lg BB/9 Rank
1988 VBL 2.969 1
Year Lg CG Rank
1986 VBL 2 7
1987 VBL 1 7
1988 VBL 2 3
Year Lg SHO Rank
1987 VBL 1 5
1988 VBL 1 1
Year Lg BB (Low) Rank
1988 VBL 42 1
Year Lg Hits Rank
1987 VBL 155 7
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1988 VBL 98 1
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1987 VBL 13 2
1988 VBL 11 1
Year Lg WAR Rank
1987 VBL 3.7 3
1988 VBL 2.2 7
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1988 VBL 9 1
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1987 VBL 7 9
1988 VBL 4 1