Aaron Benson
Retired
Aaron Benson
Birthdate:
May 4, 1966 (36 y, 8 m, 11 d)
Born In:
Opelika, AL, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'5"/232
Entry:
1985 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 49, Team: Lincoln Larks
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

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
Atlanta - TBC
ATL - TBC
2001 35 13 13 77.0 3-9 0 44 35 12.57% 10.00% 3.14% 66.61% 55.88% 0.327 5.377 5.184 138 4.895 0.19 0.17
SF - TBC
2000 34 22 22 158.0 8-9 0 110 48 16.57% 7.23% 3.31% 74.77% 55.72% 0.270 4.215 4.440 113 4.144 -0.22 1.12
PHI - TBC
1999 33 15 15 101.2 8-2 0 85 29 20.63% 7.04% 2.67% 85.91% 57.43% 0.266 2.479 3.578 96 3.478 -1.10 1.64
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1998 32 17 17 113.1 6-4 0 87 28 18.63% 6.00% 2.57% 76.79% 54.43% 0.270 3.335 3.551 91 3.650 -0.22 1.87
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1997 31 23 23 156.0 12-4 0 128 40 20.51% 6.41% 1.92% 76.27% 55.66% 0.277 2.942 3.192 86 3.466 -0.25 3.09
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1996 30 12 12 78.0 5-3 0 60 26 18.02% 7.81% 3.30% 82.54% 51.50% 0.248 2.308 4.151 113 3.819 -1.84 0.48
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1995 29 22 22 156.1 9-5 0 116 26 19.33% 4.33% 1.83% 84.19% 55.18% 0.257 2.130 3.037 79 3.477 -0.91 3.66
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1994 28 16 16 112.1 6-3 0 80 30 17.78% 6.67% 0.67% 81.38% 56.14% 0.285 2.163 2.910 74 3.884 -0.75 2.86
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1993 27 22 22 131.1 6-5 0 94 51 16.70% 9.06% 1.78% 75.72% 60.66% 0.306 3.564 3.728 100 3.875 -0.16 1.48
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1992 26 22 22 138.1 6-6 0 117 64 19.09% 10.44% 2.28% 77.04% 56.83% 0.305 3.969 4.011 107 3.916 -0.04 1.12
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1991 25 22 22 133.1 7-6 0 92 57 15.97% 9.90% 1.56% 72.13% 53.33% 0.303 4.320 3.987 112 4.472 0.33 0.92
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1990 24 16 16 104.1 5-2 0 72 47 16.04% 10.47% 0.89% 82.65% 54.75% 0.306 2.502 3.405 91 4.205 -0.90 1.55
Total - TBC
TBC
222 222 1460.0 81-58 0 1085 481 17.78% 7.88% 2.13% 77.53% 55.73% 0.285 3.273 3.713 99 3.906 -0.44 19.96

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
Saskatoon - ABA
SAS - ABA
2002 36 18 18 105.0 3-9 0 60 51 13.13% 11.16% 3.94% 75.28% 52.02% 0.284 4.714 5.276 138 4.300 -0.56 -0.43
GI - AAA
1990 24 4 4 23.0 1-1 0 20 9 21.05% 9.47% 4.21% 89.74% 47.83% 0.250 2.739 4.562 116 3.644 -1.82 0.08
GI - AAA
1989 23 21 21 141.1 9-7 0 104 66 17.16% 10.89% 0.99% 75.16% 50.82% 0.274 3.375 3.396 88 4.107 -0.02 2.62
Kearney - U27
KEA - U27
1989 23 1 1 6.1 1-0 0 1 3 4.00% 12.00% 4.00% 86.96% 55.56% 0.100 2.842 6.046 169 5.512 -3.20 -0.09
Kearney - U27
KEA - U27
1988 22 21 21 126.0 10-5 0 86 42 16.54% 8.08% 0.77% 73.63% 57.72% 0.274 3.143 3.031 87 3.681 0.11 2.59
O'Neill - U24
ON - U24
1987 21 18 18 119.0 5-8 0 89 44 17.66% 8.73% 0.99% 75.16% 54.62% 0.306 3.403 3.172 91 3.597 0.23 2.05
Baylor - U22
BAY - U22
1986 20 19 19 119.0 3-8 0 96 42 18.71% 8.19% 1.75% 70.28% 53.25% 0.301 3.933 3.676 99 3.663 0.26 1.42
Baylor - U22
BAY - U22
1985 19 2 2 12.0 0-1 0 5 6 8.93% 10.71% 3.57% 70.42% 58.62% 0.220 2.250 5.771 158 4.566 -3.52 -0.17
Inman - U20
INM - U20
1985 19 17 17 107.0 7-5 0 86 34 19.59% 7.74% 0.46% 77.74% 47.06% 0.287 2.187 2.925 87 3.234 -0.74 1.93
Total - AAA
AAA
25 25 164.1 10-8 0 124 75 17.69% 10.70% 1.43% 76.81% 50.43% 0.271 3.286 3.559 92 4.042 -0.27 2.71
Total - AA
AA
22 22 132.1 11-5 0 87 45 15.96% 8.26% 0.92% 74.03% 57.59% 0.265 3.129 3.175 91 3.769 -0.05 2.50
Total - A
A
18 18 119.0 5-8 0 89 44 17.66% 8.73% 0.99% 75.16% 54.62% 0.306 3.403 3.172 91 3.597 0.23 2.05
Total - S A
S A
21 21 131.0 3-9 0 101 48 17.75% 8.44% 1.93% 70.29% 53.82% 0.293 3.779 3.868 104 3.746 -0.09 1.25
Total - R
R
17 17 107.0 7-5 0 86 34 19.59% 7.74% 0.46% 77.74% 47.06% 0.287 2.187 2.925 87 3.234 -0.74 1.93
Total - IND
IND
18 18 105.0 3-9 0 60 51 13.13% 11.16% 3.94% 75.28% 52.02% 0.284 4.714 5.276 138 4.300 -0.56 -0.43

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
Atlanta - TBC
ATL - TBC
2001 35 13 29 21 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 17 0 0 0.048 0.048 0.143 0.2500 0.059 -89 -0.66
SF - TBC
2000 34 22 61 50 5 0 0 0 3 3 2 37 0 0 0.100 0.135 0.235 0.3846 0.111 -53 -1.01
PHI - TBC
1999 33 15 38 38 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 27 0 0 0.053 0.053 0.105 0.1818 0.046 -98 -0.87
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1998 32 17 42 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0.026 0.026 0.053 0.0769 0.023 -114 -0.91
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1997 31 23 62 50 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 41 0 0 0.020 0.039 0.059 0.1000 0.030 -109 -1.37
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1996 30 12 29 26 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 20 0 0 0.039 0.074 0.151 0.1667 0.072 -80 -0.55
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1995 29 22 53 48 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 31 0 0 0.063 0.082 0.144 0.1765 0.069 -84 -0.95
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1994 28 16 39 35 8 4 0 0 2 2 1 20 0 0 0.229 0.250 0.593 0.5333 0.259 55 -0.15
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1993 27 22 43 36 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 22 0 0 0.056 0.105 0.161 0.1429 0.083 -73 -0.77
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1992 26 22 53 40 3 2 0 0 1 1 1 21 0 0 0.075 0.098 0.223 0.1579 0.101 -58 -0.91
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1991 25 22 48 39 5 2 0 1 2 4 0 23 0 0 0.128 0.125 0.381 0.2500 0.163 -10 -0.32
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1990 24 16 34 30 6 4 0 1 4 4 0 18 0 0 0.200 0.200 0.633 0.4545 0.274 71 -0.10
Total - TBC
TBC
222 531 451 38 14 0 2 17 21 9 302 0 0 0.084 0.102 0.230 0.2416 0.104 -57 -8.58

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
GI - AAA
1990 24 4 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -133 -0.20
GI - AAA
1989 23 22 50 50 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 20 0 0 0.060 0.060 0.120 0.1000 0.055 -91 -0.95
Kearney - U27
KEA - U27
1989 23 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -131 -0.07
Kearney - U27
KEA - U27
1988 22 21 46 40 5 1 0 1 3 1 1 23 0 0 0.125 0.146 0.371 0.2500 0.172 -7 -0.49
O'Neill - U24
ON - U24
1987 21 18 41 36 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 15 0 0 0.111 0.111 0.278 0.1905 0.126 -42 -0.68
Baylor - U22
BAY - U22
1986 20 19 39 39 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 15 0 0 0.077 0.077 0.154 0.1250 0.071 -72 -0.62
Baylor - U22
BAY - U22
1985 19 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.250 0.250 0.0000 0.186 13 -0.15
Inman - U20
INM - U20
1985 19 17 37 31 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 15 0 0 0.032 0.032 0.065 0.0625 0.030 -97 -0.47
None - None
None - None
1985 19 23 115 109 41 9 0 0 27 29 2 13 8 4 0.376 0.386 0.845 0.4184 0.380 152 0.50
Total - ??
??
23 115 109 41 9 0 0 27 29 2 13 8 4 0.376 0.386 0.845 0.4184 0.380 152 0.50
Total - AAA
AAA
26 58 56 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 24 0 0 0.054 0.054 0.107 0.0938 0.049 -97 -1.15
Total - AA
AA
22 49 42 5 1 0 1 3 1 1 24 0 0 0.119 0.140 0.354 0.2353 0.164 -15 -0.56
Total - A
A
18 41 36 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 15 0 0 0.111 0.111 0.278 0.1905 0.126 -42 -0.68
Total - S A
S A
21 43 42 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 15 0 0 0.071 0.093 0.165 0.1111 0.081 -64 -0.77
Total - R
R
17 37 31 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 15 0 0 0.032 0.032 0.065 0.0625 0.030 -97 -0.47

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Atlanta - TBC
ATL - TBC
2001 P 13 77.0 2 19 4 0.840 2.455 0.949 -0.73
SF - TBC
2000 P 22 158.0 6 26 2 0.941 1.823 0.988 -0.57
PHI - TBC
1999 P 15 101.2 4 8 3 0.800 1.062 0.869 -1.45
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1998 P 17 113.1 4 16 1 0.952 1.588 1.094 -0.09
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1997 P 23 156.0 8 17 0 1.000 1.442 1.032 -0.69
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1996 P 12 78.0 2 10 0 1.000 1.385 1.032 -0.41
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1995 P 22 156.1 10 17 0 1.000 1.554 1.007 -0.14
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1994 P 16 112.1 4 8 1 0.923 0.961 1.006 -0.30
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1993 P 22 131.1 13 19 1 0.970 2.193 1.019 -0.41
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1992 P 22 138.1 7 12 1 0.950 1.236 1.027 -0.35
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1991 P 22 133.1 16 16 2 0.941 2.160 1.199 1.66
Lincoln - TBC
LIN - TBC
1990 P 16 104.1 7 11 0 1.000 1.553 1.085 -0.13
Total P 222 1460.0 83 179 15 -3.61

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Saskatoon - ABA
SAS - ABA
2002 P 18 105.0 5 15 0 1.000 1.714 0.998 -0.53
GI - AAA
1990 P 4 23.0 0 2 0 1.000 0.783 1.008 -0.10
GI - AAA
1989 P 21 141.1 10 17 0 1.000 1.719 1.117 -0.23
GI - AAA
1989 LF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Kearney - U27
KEA - U27
1989 P 1 6.1 1 0 0 1.000 1.421 0.000 -0.03
Kearney - U27
KEA - U27
1988 P 21 126.0 10 18 1 0.966 2.000 1.048 -0.38
O'Neill - U24
ON - U24
1987 P 18 119.0 16 17 1 0.971 2.496 0.950 -1.25
Baylor - U22
BAY - U22
1986 P 19 119.0 4 14 3 0.857 1.361 0.950 0.05
Baylor - U22
BAY - U22
1985 P 2 12.0 2 4 2 0.750 4.500 0.799 -1.10
Inman - U20
INM - U20
1985 P 17 107.0 7 18 3 0.893 2.103 1.079 1.82
Total P 123 760.1 55 105 10 -1.75
Total LF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.00
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Gold Glove 1991 - P Lincoln (TBC)
Pitcher of the Month Oct 1989 Grand Island (AAA)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink5
Grey Ink55
Similar Players (SP)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1992 TBC 12 2
1997 TBC 10 4
2000 TBC 9 10
2001 TBC 8 9
Year Lg GS Rank
1991 TBC 22 2
1992 TBC 22 2
1993 TBC 22 3
1995 TBC 22 2
1997 TBC 23 1
2000 TBC 22 8
Year Lg W Rank
1997 TBC 12 5
Year Lg L Rank
2000 TBC 9 9
Year Lg Win % Rank
1997 TBC 0.750 5
1999 TBC 0.800 3
Year Lg IP Rank
1995 TBC 156.1 10
1997 TBC 156.0 7
2000 TBC 158.0 10
Year Lg BF Rank
1997 TBC 624 8
2000 TBC 664 8
Year Lg HR Rank
2000 TBC 22 6
Year Lg BB Rank
1990 TBC 47 6
1991 TBC 57 4
1992 TBC 64 3
1993 TBC 51 9
2000 TBC 48 8
Year Lg K Rank
1997 TBC 128 4
Year Lg WP Rank
1991 TBC 6 5
1998 TBC 7 6
Year Lg ERA Rank
1990 TBC 2.502 8
1994 TBC 2.163 1
1995 TBC 2.130 2
1999 TBC 2.479 4
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1994 TBC 0.285 9
1995 TBC 0.257 1
1998 TBC 0.270 5
1999 TBC 0.266 10
2000 TBC 0.270 7
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1994 TBC 1.122 5
1995 TBC 0.953 2
1997 TBC 1.096 9
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1994 TBC 7.691 6
1995 TBC 7.081 1
1998 TBC 8.100 10
1999 TBC 7.525 5
2000 TBC 8.430 10
Year Lg BB/9 Rank
1995 TBC 1.497 9
Year Lg CG Rank
1991 TBC 3 8
Year Lg SHO Rank
1991 TBC 1 5
1995 TBC 2 3
1996 TBC 2 5
1998 TBC 1 10
1999 TBC 1 10
2000 TBC 2 4
Year Lg BB (Low) Rank
1995 TBC 26 9
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1994 TBC 96 4
1998 TBC 102 9
1999 TBC 85 3
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1990 TBC 4 1
1991 TBC 9 9
1994 TBC 3 1
1999 TBC 11 10
Year Lg WAR Rank
1995 TBC 3.7 10
1997 TBC 3.1 9
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1990 TBC 2 1
1993 TBC 5 10
1994 TBC 3 4
1995 TBC 5 9
1997 TBC 4 5
1998 TBC 4 4
1999 TBC 2 3