Royce Bensinger
Free Agent
Royce Bensinger
Birthdate:
Oct. 26, 1962 (37 y, 2 m, 20 d)
Born In:
Evanston, IL, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/216
Entry:
1984 Draft - Round: 9, Overall: 203, Team: Houston Black Gold
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
7 years, 64 days
Injury:
78 more days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 7 years, 64 days
40-man Service Time 11 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 16 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status 78 more days
ML DL Days (season) 171 days
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 2 3 3 3 2
vs R 2 3 3 3 2
vs L 2 3 3 3 2
Potential 2 3 3 3 2
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 3 3
Arm 2 7 3
Turn DP 3
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 2
Running 2
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 4 5 4
vs R 4 5 4
vs L 4 4 4
Potential 6 5 4
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 4 5
Curveball 5 7
Slider 4 5
Changeup 2 4
Other Pitching
Velocity 87-89 mph
GB % 66%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 4
Hold 4
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1999-12-14
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1999-11-07
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 214 to 215
1999-10-21
Stuff vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 89-91 mph to 87-89 mph
GB% decreased from 70% to 66%
Fastball Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Fastball decreased from 5 to 4
Curveball decreased from 6 to 5
Slider decreased from 5 to 4
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1999-10-04
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1999-07-04
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1999-06-18
Hold increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1999-05-29
Hold decreased from 4 to 3
1999-04-29
Stuff decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Velocity decreased from 90-92 mph to 89-91 mph
Hold increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1999-01-07
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 91-93 mph to 90-92 mph
GB% decreased from 71% to 70%
Fastball decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Curveball decreased from 7 to 6
1998-12-22
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1998-09-29
Velocity decreased from 92-94 mph to 91-93 mph
Changeup decreased from 3 to 2
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1998-09-24
Hold decreased from 4 to 3
1998-09-12
Hold increased from 3 to 4
1998-08-08
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1998-08-03
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1998-05-29
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 93-95 mph to 92-94 mph
GB% increased from 70% to 71%
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
1998-04-29
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Contact decreased from 3 to 2
Contact vs R decreased from 3 to 2
1998-01-23
Weight decreased from 214 to 213
1998-01-15
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
1998-01-07
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
1997-12-14
Weight decreased from 215 to 214
1997-11-06
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 65% to 70%
Slider Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Slider decreased from 6 to 5
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1997-10-09
Weight decreased from 216 to 215
1997-09-07
Hold decreased from 4 to 3
1997-08-08
Hold increased from 3 to 4
1997-07-19
Hold decreased from 4 to 3
1997-06-24
P defense decreased from 4 to 2
1997-05-29
Hold increased from 3 to 4
1997-02-14
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1997-01-07
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
1996-11-07
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1996-07-04
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 7
Stuff increased from 5 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1996-05-29
Weight increased from 214 to 215
1995-12-30
Stuff Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1995-10-18
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1995-08-03
GB% increased from 62% to 65%
1995-01-07
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 61% to 62%
Weight increased from 212 to 213
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1994-07-09
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 60% to 61%
Stamina decreased from 7 to 4
Hold decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 211 to 212
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1993-09-07
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 58% to 60%
Slider Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1992-12-06
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 49% to 58%
Slider decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot decreased from 5 to 4
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 210 to 211
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1992-01-27
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 50% to 49%
Changeup decreased from 4 to 3
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1991-08-08
GB% decreased from 51% to 50%
Hold increased from 3 to 4
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
1991-01-07
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1990-10-21
Weight decreased from 210 to 209
1990-07-04
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Contact decreased from 3 to 2
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
Weight increased from 209 to 210
1990-01-07
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 54% to 51%
Position changed from SP to CL
Role changed from SP to CL
1989-11-07
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 52% to 54%
Slider increased from 6 to 7
1989-07-09
GB% decreased from 54% to 52%
Changeup decreased from 5 to 4
Weight decreased from 211 to 209
1989-01-07
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
Changeup increased from 4 to 5
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 210 to 211
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown

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
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1996 33 0 15 19.2 1-0 1 18 12 24.32% 16.22% 1.35% 87.38% 52.94% 0.191 1.831 3.708 102 4.224 -1.88 0.06
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1995 32 0 1 1.1 0-0 0 1 0 25.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 66.67% 0.000 0.000 1.665 43 2.745 -1.67 0.04
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1994 31 0 8 12.1 0-0 1 18 3 33.33% 5.56% 1.85% 54.79% 52.63% 0.355 5.838 2.267 58 2.296 3.57 0.30
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1993 30 0 1 2.1 0-0 0 5 0 71.43% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00% 0.000 0.000 -1.258 -34 -0.660 1.26 0.13
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1992 29 0 3 8.0 0-0 0 11 1 28.21% 2.56% 2.56% 58.82% 30.77% 0.480 7.875 2.689 72 2.647 5.19 0.14
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1991 28 6 6 39.1 3-2 0 42 12 25.15% 7.19% 2.40% 73.11% 54.05% 0.305 2.975 3.052 86 2.911 -0.08 0.82
SF - TBC
1991 28 0 12 16.1 0-2 0 18 8 25.00% 11.11% 5.56% 56.70% 41.38% 0.293 7.714 5.292 149 3.530 2.42 -0.32
SF - TBC
1990 27 0 11 14.0 1-0 0 17 2 29.31% 3.45% 6.90% 82.09% 75.00% 0.382 5.143 4.736 126 1.506 0.41 -0.17
SF - TBC
1989 26 0 8 12.0 1-1 0 18 7 30.51% 11.86% 1.69% 57.52% 47.06% 0.469 8.250 2.909 76 2.833 5.34 0.23
Total - TBC
TBC
6 65 125.1 6-5 2 148 45 27.72% 8.43% 3.00% 68.21% 52.13% 0.327 4.668 3.426 94 2.887 1.24 1.22

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
New Haven - ARL
NH - ARL
1998 35 6 6 25.1 2-1 0 17 7 17.35% 7.14% 1.02% 80.51% 64.29% 0.222 2.132 2.815 78 3.193 -0.68 0.65
Allentown - ABA
ALL - ABA
1998 35 5 5 26.2 2-3 0 23 11 19.17% 9.17% 1.67% 67.10% 59.57% 0.422 5.400 3.196 89 3.040 2.20 0.50
SXC - AAA
1995 32 18 18 110.2 7-5 0 108 36 24.49% 8.16% 2.27% 81.65% 56.31% 0.269 2.602 3.134 77 3.071 -0.53 2.74
SXC - AAA
1994 31 7 7 40.0 2-4 0 42 10 24.71% 5.88% 0.59% 67.19% 69.33% 0.333 2.925 2.005 51 2.464 0.92 1.62
SXC - AAA
1993 30 21 21 127.1 8-7 0 115 51 21.58% 9.57% 0.94% 74.36% 54.25% 0.291 3.251 2.943 75 3.548 0.31 3.29
SXC - AAA
1992 29 5 5 32.0 2-1 0 32 12 24.81% 9.30% 2.33% 81.17% 41.67% 0.235 2.531 3.263 84 3.483 -0.73 0.69
Tennessee - AAA
TEN - AAA
1990 27 1 5 16.2 1-0 1 16 6 23.88% 8.96% 4.48% 89.29% 53.33% 0.231 3.240 4.907 125 3.647 -1.67 -0.13
Tennessee - AAA
TEN - AAA
1989 26 2 19 38.1 2-0 3 48 19 30.00% 11.88% 2.50% 86.21% 45.76% 0.333 2.817 3.155 82 2.792 -0.34 0.55
Baltimore - AAA
BAL - AAA
1988 25 15 29 114.2 6-5 1 116 61 23.87% 12.55% 2.26% 72.23% 54.68% 0.287 4.081 3.364 90 3.059 0.72 1.74
SA - U27
1987 24 14 14 94.0 4-6 0 97 38 23.83% 9.34% 1.72% 70.72% 50.57% 0.311 3.830 3.095 86 3.172 0.73 1.90
SA - U27
1986 23 16 16 96.2 4-7 0 88 54 19.86% 12.19% 1.35% 68.10% 53.01% 0.364 4.841 3.550 97 3.737 1.29 1.58
SA - U27
1985 22 4 4 25.1 2-0 0 18 11 16.67% 10.19% 1.85% 75.30% 58.49% 0.303 3.908 3.470 86 3.355 0.44 0.44
Abilene - U24
ABL - U24
1985 22 14 14 100.0 5-6 0 79 48 18.54% 11.27% 1.88% 75.69% 51.26% 0.297 3.600 3.930 106 3.962 -0.33 1.08
Maryland - U22
MD - U22
1984 21 11 11 82.1 3-4 0 67 26 20.87% 8.10% 0.93% 77.57% 51.52% 0.255 2.405 2.973 88 3.422 -0.57 1.59
Total - AAA
AAA
75 110 505.0 30-23 5 494 202 23.70% 9.69% 1.82% 76.59% 55.24% 0.283 3.137 3.101 80 3.170 0.04 11.15
Total - AA
AA
34 34 216.0 10-13 0 203 103 21.19% 10.75% 1.57% 69.87% 52.67% 0.334 4.292 3.343 91 3.446 0.95 3.92
Total - A
A
14 14 100.0 5-6 0 79 48 18.54% 11.27% 1.88% 75.69% 51.26% 0.297 3.600 3.930 106 3.962 -0.33 1.08
Total - S A
S A
11 11 82.1 3-4 0 67 26 20.87% 8.10% 0.93% 77.57% 51.52% 0.255 2.405 2.973 88 3.422 -0.57 1.59
Total - IND
IND
5 5 26.2 2-3 0 23 11 19.17% 9.17% 1.67% 67.10% 59.57% 0.422 5.400 3.196 89 3.040 2.20 0.50

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
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1996 33 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1995 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1994 31 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.03
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1993 30 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.02
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1992 29 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 0.5000 0.446 0.03
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1991 28 6 17 15 7 1 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0.467 0.467 1.200 0.5455 0.527 0.28
SF - TBC
1991 28 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.03
SF - TBC
1990 27 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
SF - TBC
1989 26 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.04
Total - TBC
TBC
65 23 21 8 1 0 1 2 1 0 5 0 0 0.381 0.381 0.952 0.4667 0.419 0.19

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
SXC - AAA
1995 32 18 39 33 7 3 0 1 7 3 1 13 0 0 0.212 0.257 0.651 0.3158 0.291 -0.08
SXC - AAA
1994 31 7 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.38
SXC - AAA
1993 30 21 50 38 7 2 0 0 3 3 3 8 0 0 0.184 0.244 0.481 0.2333 0.228 -0.48
SXC - AAA
1992 29 5 11 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0.125 0.125 0.250 0.1667 0.115 -0.19
Tennessee - AAA
TEN - AAA
1990 27 5 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.3333 0.307 -0.00
Tennessee - AAA
TEN - AAA
1989 26 19 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.26
Baltimore - AAA
BAL - AAA
1988 25 29 37 34 5 1 0 0 4 1 1 18 0 0 0.147 0.171 0.348 0.3125 0.164 -0.44
SA - U27
1987 24 14 33 31 4 0 0 0 1 2 1 17 0 0 0.129 0.156 0.285 0.2857 0.138 -0.42
SA - U27
1986 23 16 33 30 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 22 0 0 0.067 0.067 0.133 0.2500 0.062 -0.47
SA - U27
1985 22 4 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0.000 0.143 0.143 0.0000 0.108 -0.12
Abilene - U24
ABL - U24
1985 22 14 34 29 7 2 0 0 6 3 2 9 0 0 0.241 0.290 0.601 0.3500 0.281 0.10
Maryland - U22
MD - U22
1984 21 11 30 28 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 17 0 0 0.036 0.036 0.107 0.0909 0.048 -0.58
Total - AAA
AAA
104 163 134 21 6 0 1 14 8 5 49 0 0 0.157 0.193 0.417 0.2381 0.194 -1.84
Total - AA
AA
34 74 67 6 0 0 0 1 3 1 43 0 0 0.090 0.116 0.206 0.2500 0.102 -1.01
Total - A
A
14 34 29 7 2 0 0 6 3 2 9 0 0 0.241 0.290 0.601 0.3500 0.281 0.10
Total - S A
S A
11 30 28 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 17 0 0 0.036 0.036 0.107 0.0909 0.048 -0.58

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1996 P 15 19.2 1 5 0 1.000 2.746 1.032 0.06
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1995 P 1 1.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.00
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1994 P 8 12.1 2 0 0 1.000 1.460 0.000 -0.04
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1993 P 1 2.1 0 1 0 1.000 3.857 1.019 -0.00
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1992 P 3 8.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.125 0.000 -0.03
SF - TBC
1991 P 12 16.1 2 1 0 1.000 1.653 1.017 -0.08
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1991 P 6 39.1 1 7 0 1.000 1.831 1.017 -0.15
SF - TBC
1990 P 11 14.0 0 2 0 1.000 1.286 1.008 -0.08
SF - TBC
1989 P 8 12.0 1 1 0 1.000 1.500 1.007 -0.10
Total P 65 125.1 8 17 0 -0.43

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
New Haven - ARL
NH - ARL
1998 P 6 25.1 3 7 0 1.000 3.553 1.046 0.20
Allentown - ABA
ALL - ABA
1998 P 5 26.2 1 4 0 1.000 1.688 1.050 0.03
SXC - AAA
1995 P 18 110.2 7 8 0 1.000 1.220 1.009 0.09
SXC - AAA
1994 P 7 40.0 3 6 0 1.000 2.025 1.016 -0.06
SXC - AAA
1993 P 21 127.1 12 13 2 0.926 1.767 0.967 -0.81
SXC - AAA
1992 P 5 32.0 2 1 0 1.000 0.844 1.019 -0.12
Tennessee - AAA
TEN - AAA
1990 P 5 16.2 0 1 0 1.000 0.540 0.000 -0.08
Tennessee - AAA
TEN - AAA
1989 P 19 38.1 0 1 1 0.500 0.235 0.742 -0.91
Baltimore - AAA
BAL - AAA
1988 P 27 114.2 7 8 2 0.882 1.177 1.075 -0.68
SA - U27
1987 P 14 94.0 7 15 2 0.917 2.106 1.052 -0.36
SA - U27
1986 P 16 96.2 6 10 0 1.000 1.490 1.102 0.70
SA - U27
1985 P 4 25.1 1 4 0 1.000 1.776 0.996 0.01
Abilene - U24
ABL - U24
1985 P 14 100.0 9 11 1 0.952 1.800 1.149 1.15
Maryland - U22
MD - U22
1984 P 11 82.1 4 12 0 1.000 1.749 0.912 -0.53
Total P 172 930.0 62 101 8 -1.36
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Dec. 6, 1988 Houston Lee Yaworski
Royce Bensinger
Denilde Bernardino
Kevin McNaul
Mathias Seneca
San Francisco Jonathan Ramon
Sept. 2, 1991 St. Paul Yohann Switzer
Armando Flores
Alex Gucman
San Francisco Royce Bensinger
Joe Locken
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 1995 Sioux City (AAA)
1993 Sioux City (AAA)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg Hold Rank
1996 TBC 5 7
Year Lg WP Rank
1991 TBC 7 3