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Ben Howard
Birthdate: 1/15/1979 (38 y, 3 m, 8 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/220     Position: P
Drafted: 1997 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 26, Overall: 78, Team: San Diego Padres
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7/10R Hidalgo7-T21234-2Richard Hidalgo struck out swinging.4.670.7477.6 %.1170.74
7/10C Floyd7-T11234-2Cliff Floyd flied out to left (Fly).4.681.5466.0 %.1170.79
6/26R Baldelli7-B11_35-4Rocco Baldelli grounded into a double play to third (Grounder). Geoff Blum out at second.1.611.2415.9 %.1061.24
6/1F Lopez8-T2_2_5-5Felipe Lopez struck out swinging.2.760.3152.7 %.0770.31
6/17F Thomas5-T21230-1Frank Thomas reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Juan Uribe out at second.2.980.7433.1 %.0740.74
6/29A Jones8-B0___4-5Andruw Jones struck out looking.2.490.5269.1 %.0640.24
7/20E Valent4-B11__7-7Eric Valent grounded into a double play to first (Grounder). Kaz Matsui out at second.1.430.5243.8 %.0620.52
6/5E Valent6-B1__33-2Eric Valent struck out looking.1.420.9420.5 %.0600.58
6/17E Loaiza5-T112_0-0Esteban Loaiza reached on fielder's choice to pitcher (Bunt Grounder). Joe Crede out at third. Miguel Olivo advanced to 2B.2.610.8844.9 %.0580.46
6/2R Freel9-T0___1-1Ryan Freel flied out to left (Fly).2.290.4850.0 %.0570.22
7/20M Cameron3-B1__37-6Mike Cameron struck out swinging.1.330.9428.3 %.0560.58
6/5M Cameron6-B01__2-2Mike Cameron flied out to shortstop (Fly).2.080.8837.5 %.0480.36
9/24D Wise3-B212_5-5DeWayne Wise flied out to second (Fly).1.850.4545.2 %.0480.45
9/24J Franco3-B0_2_5-5Julio Franco struck out swinging.1.331.1437.7 %.0470.45
9/24A Jones5-B2_2_5-5Andruw Jones struck out swinging.1.620.3345.4 %.0460.33
7/20M Cameron5-B2_2_7-7Mike Cameron grounded out to catcher (Grounder).1.640.3245.4 %.0460.32
7/20S Trachsel3-B21_37-6Steve Trachsel grounded out to pitcher (Liner).1.640.5032.8 %.0450.50
6/17R Gload5-T01__0-0Ross Gload struck out swinging.1.960.8545.2 %.0450.35
6/15J Crede7-T0___1-0Joe Crede struck out swinging.1.730.4870.2 %.0430.22
7/22M Lieberthal7-B112_6-10Mike Lieberthal flied out to center (Liner).1.830.9688.5 %.0430.50
7/18T Redman7-B0___2-2Tike Redman grounded out to third (Bunt Grounder).1.510.5241.0 %.0390.25
9/24A Jones3-B1_2_5-5Andruw Jones struck out swinging.1.370.6942.4 %.0390.36
9/24J Franco5-B11__5-5Julio Franco flied out to right (Fly).1.560.5443.1 %.0380.30
7/18J Bay6-B2_2_2-1Jason Bay struck out swinging.1.190.3327.6 %.0340.33
6/5T Zeile5-B0___1-2Todd Zeile grounded out to third (Grounder).1.360.4958.9 %.0340.23
7/22P Burrell7-B01__6-10Pat Burrell struck out swinging.1.370.9488.8 %.0320.38
6/15T Perez7-T1___1-0Timo Perez fouled out to third (Fly).1.240.2574.5 %.0300.15
9/24C Jones5-B0___5-5Chipper Jones flied out to left (Fly).1.170.5243.3 %.0300.24
7/20C Floyd5-B0___7-7Cliff Floyd struck out swinging.1.170.4943.4 %.0300.23
7/18C Stynes7-B1___2-2Chris Stynes flied out to left (Fly).1.160.2844.9 %.0290.17
7/5J Kendall5-T01__0-3Jason Kendall was caught stealing.0.710.8513.5 %.0290.60
9/24R Furcal4-B0___5-5Rafael Furcal grounded out to second (Grounder).1.070.5243.9 %.0270.24
7/20J Reyes4-B0___7-7Jose Reyes struck out swinging.1.070.4944.0 %.0270.23
6/5C Floyd5-B1___1-2Cliff Floyd struck out swinging.0.970.2662.4 %.0240.16
10/1J Michaels6-B0___3-2Jason Michaels flied out to right (Fly).0.860.5526.4 %.0230.26
6/30C Thomas6-B2_2_7-5Charles Thomas flied out to right (Fly).0.740.3316.4 %.0210.33
7/20R Hidalgo5-B1___7-7Richard Hidalgo flied out to left (Fly).0.870.2646.4 %.0210.16
7/18A Nunez7-B2___2-2Abraham Nunez flied out to left (Fly).0.820.1147.9 %.0210.11
10/1D Glanville7-B0___3-2Doug Glanville flied out to center (Liner).0.790.5521.6 %.0210.26
6/30A Jones6-B1_2_7-5Andruw Jones grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.720.6914.3 %.0210.36
6/15M Olivo7-T2___1-0Miguel Olivo flied out to center (Fly).0.800.1077.5 %.0200.10
9/24M Giles4-B1___5-5Marcus Giles struck out swinging.0.780.2746.7 %.0200.17
6/30J Franco6-B01__7-5Julio Franco reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Johnny Estrada out at second.0.800.9113.5 %.0190.37
7/10K Matsui7-T012_4-2Kaz Matsui sacrificed to catcher (Bunt Grounder). Todd Zeile advanced to 3B. Jose Reyes advanced to 2B.3.391.4467.1 %.0180.08
10/1P Burrell6-B1___3-2Pat Burrell flied out to right (Liner).0.650.2928.7 %.0170.18
7/26K Millwood6-T0___6-2Kevin Millwood struck out swinging.0.610.4892.6 %.0150.22
6/5S Spencer5-B2___2-2Shane Spencer struck out looking.0.580.1048.5 %.0150.10
9/24J Drew4-B2___5-5J.D. Drew flied out to left (Fly).0.520.1148.7 %.0130.11
6/17J Valentin4-T2___0-0Jose Valentin struck out swinging.0.510.1054.6 %.0130.10
10/1M Lieberthal6-B2___3-2Mike Lieberthal flied out to right (Fly).0.450.1130.3 %.0120.11
6/24R Furcal7-T2__34-8Rafael Furcal grounded out to second (Grounder).0.320.355.5 %.0090.35
10/1P Polanco7-B1___4-2Placido Polanco flied out to right (Fly).0.340.2913.0 %.0090.18
6/24A Jones7-T0___4-7Andruw Jones flied out to left (Fly).0.330.489.8 %.0080.22
7/5J Wilson5-T1___0-3Jack Wilson flied out to left (Fly).0.330.2516.4 %.0080.15
6/5C Floyd6-B21__5-2Cliff Floyd struck out swinging. %.0080.23
7/31N Johnson9-T11__5-8Nick Johnson flied out to first (Liner). Tony Batista out at second.0.160.503.1 %.0070.50
6/26J Cruz8-B0___6-4Jose Cruz flied out to right (Fly).0.270.556.5 %.0070.26
10/1J Thome8-B0___4-2Jim Thome grounded out to first (Grounder).0.260.556.4 %.0070.26
10/1B Abreu7-B2___4-2Bobby Abreu struck out swinging.0.250.1113.8 %.0060.11
6/24J Estrada7-T1___4-7Johnny Estrada grounded out to pitcher (Grounder).0.250.2510.6 %.0060.15
7/5R Mackowiak5-T2___0-3Rob Mackowiak struck out swinging.0.230.1017.2 %.0060.10
6/26J Lugo8-B1___6-4Julio Lugo flied out to right (Fly). %.0050.18
9/22J Michaels5-T2_2_0-6Jason Michaels flied out to right (Fly).0.150.313.5 %.0040.31
7/1A Jones5-B112_7-0Andruw Jones grounded into a double play to shortstop (Grounder). Julio Franco out at second.0.090.931.1 %.0040.93
6/26T Hall8-B2___6-4Toby Hall flied out to center (Fly). %.0040.12
7/31J Vidro9-T0___5-8Jose Vidro flied out to center (Fly).0.120.483.1 %.0030.22
6/24N Green8-T0___4-8Nick Green fouled out to first (Fly).0.120.483.2 %.0030.22
9/15E Diaz7-T11__3-9Einar Diaz grounded into a double play to third (Grounder). Brad Wilkerson out at second.0.070.501.4 %.0030.50
8/4Q McCracken5-B2_2_8-1Quinton McCracken grounded out to first (Grounder).0.070.351.6 %.0020.35
9/9E Valent9-T2_2_0-4Eric Valent grounded out to pitcher (Grounder).0.090.311.4 %.0020.31
6/24J Drew8-T1___4-8J.D. Drew flied out to center (Fly). %.0020.15
7/30J Vidro7-T11230-7Jose Vidro lined out to shortstop (Liner).0.071.540.5 %.0020.79
7/30T Batista7-T21230-7Tony Batista flied out to left (Fly).0.080.740.7 %.0020.74
9/15V Pascucci7-T01__3-9Val Pascucci flied out to second (Fly).0.080.851.2 %.0020.35
9/9C Brazell9-T11__0-4Craig Brazell fouled out to third (Fly).0.080.501.3 %.0020.28
6/24C Jones8-T2___4-8Chipper Jones grounded out to first (Grounder). %.0020.10
6/23J Estrada9-T0___6-0Johnny Estrada struck out looking.0.070.4899.8 %.0020.22
7/24O Cabrera8-B0___6-2Orlando Cabrera flied out to right (Fly).0.060.551.3 %.0010.26
8/4A Cintron5-B0___8-1Alex Cintron grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.050.581.5 %.0010.27
9/9J Phillips9-T0___0-4Jason Phillips flied out to left (Fly).0.060.481.3 %.0010.22
6/23M Hessman9-T212_6-0Mike Hessman struck out swinging.0.050.4299.9 %.0010.42
6/18R Barajas7-T2__30-7Rod Barajas flied out to center (Fly).0.050.350.7 %.0010.35
6/9C Crisp5-B2__38-0Coco Crisp struck out swinging.0.050.380.7 %.0010.38
7/24B Wilkerson8-B1___6-2Brad Wilkerson flied out to left (Fly). %.0010.18
8/4J Brito5-B1___8-1Juan Brito struck out looking.0.040.311.7 %.0010.19
7/1C Jones5-B0___7-0Chipper Jones flied out to center (Liner).0.040.521.2 %.0010.24
7/24J Rivera8-B2___6-2Juan Rivera fouled out to left (Fly). %.0010.12
6/18D Dellucci7-T1_2_0-7David Dellucci grounded out to second (Grounder). Mark Teixeira advanced to 3B.0.040.660.7 %.0010.31
7/1R Furcal6-B11__7-0Rafael Furcal struck out swinging.0.030.540.7 %.0010.30
7/16R Simon8-B11__6-1Randall Simon struck out looking.0.020.540.5 %.0010.31
7/1N Green6-B21__7-0Nick Green lined out to shortstop (Liner). %.0010.24
7/1J Estrada7-B01_37-0Johnny Estrada flied out to second (Fly).0.021.870.2 %.0010.66
7/30B Schneider7-T0___0-7Brian Schneider flied out to left (Fly).0.030.480.7 %.0010.22
7/1E Marrero6-B0___7-0Eli Marrero flied out to right (Fly).0.020.520.7 %.0010.24
7/16J Castillo8-B21__6-1Jose Castillo struck out swinging. %.0010.24
6/23J Franco9-T1___6-0Julio Franco out on a dropped third strike.0.030.2599.9 %.0010.15
7/16J Bay8-B0___6-1Jason Bay grounded out to third (Grounder).0.020.520.5 %.0010.25
6/9M Lawton6-B0___8-0Matt Lawton grounded out to second (Grounder).0.020.530.4 %.0000.25
6/9O Vizquel6-B1___8-0Omar Vizquel struck out looking. %.0000.17
6/9J Gerut6-B2___8-0Jody Gerut struck out looking. %.0000.11
7/1R Ortiz7-B21_39-0Russ Ortiz flied out to right (Fly).0.000.510.1 %.0000.51
9/12R Martinez9-B0___1-11Ramon Martinez struck out swinging.0.000.53100.0 %.0000.25
9/12B Grieve9-B1___1-11Ben Grieve grounded out to first (Grounder).0.000.28100.0 %.0000.17
9/12D Lee9-B2___1-11Derrek Lee flied out to center (Fly).0.000.11100.0 %.0000.11
10/1C Utley8-B1_234-2Chase Utley was intentionally walked.0.441.464.0 %.000-0.17
7/1C Jones7-B0__37-0Chipper Jones walked.0.011.440.2 %.000-0.43
7/1A Jones7-B21__8-0Andruw Jones walked. Mike Hessman advanced to 2B. %.000-0.21
6/23A Jones9-T2___6-0Andruw Jones walked.0.000.10100.0 %.000-0.12
7/1J Franco7-B11_38-0Julio Franco reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Charles Thomas scored. Mark DeRosa out at second. %-.001-0.03
7/16T Redman8-B1___6-1Tike Redman singled to center (Grounder). %-.001-0.27
7/30L Hernandez7-T1___0-7Livan Hernandez singled to center (Liner). %-.001-0.25
7/1R Ortiz6-B1___7-0Russ Ortiz singled to center (Liner). %-.001-0.26
7/1E Marrero7-B212_9-0Eli Marrero singled to left (Grounder). Mike Hessman scored. Andruw Jones advanced to 3B.0.010.450.2 %-.001-1.06
9/9W Delgado9-T21__0-4Wilson Delgado advanced on a stolen base to 2B. %-.001-0.09
6/23E Marrero9-T21__6-0Eli Marrero walked. Andruw Jones advanced to 2B.0.020.22100.0 %-.001-0.20
7/30B Wilkerson7-T11__0-7Brad Wilkerson walked. Livan Hernandez advanced to 2B.0.030.500.7 %-.001-0.38
7/1J Estrada5-B1___7-0Johnny Estrada walked. %-.001-0.26
6/9R Belliard5-B1_238-0Ronnie Belliard hit a sacrifice fly to center (Liner). Travis Hafner scored. Ben Broussard advanced to 3B.0.081.440.8 %-.0010.06
6/18M Teixeira7-T1___0-7Mark Teixeira doubled to right (Liner). %-.001-0.40
9/9W Delgado9-T1___0-4Wilson Delgado walked. %-.001-0.25
7/1J Drew7-B0___7-0J.D. Drew tripled to center (Fly).0.020.520.3 %-.001-0.93
7/18R Mackowiak6-B012_1-1Rob Mackowiak grounded out to first (Grounder). Jason Kendall advanced to 3B. Jack Wilson advanced to 2B.2.391.5330.0 %-.0020.10
8/4R Johnson5-B2___8-1Randy Johnson doubled to right (Liner). %-.002-0.23
7/1J Franco5-B11__7-0Julio Franco singled to left (Grounder). Johnny Estrada advanced to 2B.0.060.541.2 %-.002-0.39
7/30E Chavez7-T112_0-7Endy Chavez walked. Livan Hernandez advanced to 3B. Brad Wilkerson advanced to 2B.0.060.880.6 %-.002-0.66
9/15B Wilkerson7-T0___3-9Brad Wilkerson singled to right (Grounder).0.050.481.4 %-.002-0.37
7/31T Batista9-T1___5-8Tony Batista singled to shortstop (Grounder). %-.003-0.25
6/24E Marrero7-T2___4-7Eli Marrero walked.0.170.1011.2 %-.005-0.12
10/1D Bell8-B1___4-2David Bell singled to left (Liner). %-.007-0.27
6/24C Thomas7-T21__4-7Charles Thomas singled to shortstop (Grounder). Eli Marrero advanced to 2B.0.320.2210.8 %-.007-0.20
6/5K Matsui6-B21__4-2Kaz Matsui advanced on a stolen base to 2B, advanced to 3B on error. Error by Matt Treanor.0.490.2316.6 %-.010-0.13
7/20V Wilson3-B2__37-6Vance Wilson was intentionally walked.1.290.3633.8 %-.010-0.14
9/24C Thomas3-B2_2_5-5Charles Thomas was intentionally walked.1.310.3346.3 %-.011-0.12
6/30J Franco6-B11__7-5Julio Franco advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.690.5415.4 %-.011-0.16
9/17J Drew5-T0_2_1-4J.D. Drew walked.0.591.0812.1 %-.011-0.36
9/17C Jones5-T01_31-4Chipper Jones walked. J.D. Drew advanced to 2B.0.661.829.0 %-.013-0.49
9/24J Estrada5-B21__5-5Johnny Estrada advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.1.110.2446.8 %-.014-0.09
7/20T Wigginton5-B21__7-7Ty Wigginton advanced on a stolen base to 2B.1.110.2346.9 %-.015-0.09
7/20T Wigginton5-B2___7-7Ty Wigginton was hit by a pitch.0.580.1048.5 %-.016-0.13
7/5J Kendall5-T0___0-3Jason Kendall singled to left (Liner).0.450.4815.3 %-.018-0.37
6/30J Estrada6-B0___7-5Johnny Estrada walked.0.510.5215.5 %-.020-0.39
9/17M Giles5-T012_1-4Marcus Giles advanced on a stolen base to 3B.0.861.4410.9 %-.020-0.37
7/20T Wigginton3-B1___7-6Ty Wigginton singled to center (Grounder).0.590.2634.9 %-.022-0.26
7/18C Wilson6-B1_232-1Craig Wilson hit a sacrifice fly to center (Fly). Jason Kendall scored.2.191.4329.8 %-.0230.10
9/17A LaRoche5-T01231-7Adam LaRoche singled to center (Liner). J.D. Drew scored. Chipper Jones scored. Johnny Estrada advanced to 2B.0.542.304.6 %-.023-1.14
10/1J Michaels8-B11__4-2Jason Michaels doubled to left (Liner). David Bell advanced to 3B.0.350.566.4 %-.025-0.89
6/18A Soriano7-T11_30-4Alfonso Soriano singled to left (Grounder). Michael Young scored. Hank Blalock advanced to 2B.0.731.157.1 %-.026-0.73
7/26C Utley6-T1___6-3Chase Utley singled to right (Grounder).0.580.2589.5 %-.026-0.25
9/24J Estrada3-B01__5-5Johnny Estrada advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.1.590.9140.5 %-.028-0.24
6/17J Uribe5-T212_0-1Juan Uribe walked. Esteban Loaiza advanced to 3B. Timo Perez advanced to 2B.1.770.4236.1 %-.029-0.32
7/10M Piazza7-T1_234-2Mike Piazza walked.2.801.3668.9 %-.029-0.17
7/20K Matsui4-B1___7-7Kaz Matsui reached on error to first (Grounder). Error by Hee Seop Choi.0.780.2646.7 %-.030-0.26
9/17J Estrada5-T01231-5Johnny Estrada singled to center (Liner). Marcus Giles scored. J.D. Drew advanced to 3B. Chipper Jones advanced to 2B.0.862.307.7 %-.031-1.00
9/17M Giles5-T0___1-4Marcus Giles hit a ground rule double to center (Fly).0.450.4815.3 %-.032-0.61
9/24J Estrada5-B1___5-5Johnny Estrada walked.0.870.2746.3 %-.032-0.26
7/22D Bell7-B0___6-10David Bell walked.0.760.5592.2 %-.034-0.39
7/22J Michaels7-B11__6-10Jason Michaels walked. David Bell advanced to 2B.0.970.5692.0 %-.035-0.40
6/18B Fullmer7-T112_0-7Brad Fullmer homered (Fly). Hank Blalock scored. Alfonso Soriano scored.0.390.884.6 %-.038-2.37
7/20T Wigginton3-B11__7-6Ty Wigginton advanced on a stolen base to 2B, advanced to 3B on error. Error by Mike Redmond.1.070.5232.7 %-.044-0.42
6/24E Marrero7-T212_4-8Eli Marrero advanced on a wild pitch to score. Charles Thomas advanced to 3B.0.640.4210.0 %-.046-0.93
7/26J Rollins6-T1___6-3Jimmy Rollins homered (Fly).0.380.2594.1 %-.046-1.00
6/17M Olivo5-T11__0-0Miguel Olivo singled to third (Bunt Grounder). Joe Crede advanced to 2B.1.590.5049.7 %-.047-0.38
6/17J Crede5-T0___0-0Joe Crede singled to center (Liner).1.190.4850.0 %-.048-0.37
7/18J Kendall6-B0___1-1Jason Kendall walked.1.320.5242.3 %-.050-0.39
6/5T Wigginton6-B0___2-2Ty Wigginton singled to left (Liner).1.320.4942.5 %-.051-0.38
6/2F Lopez9-T1___1-1Felipe Lopez singled to center (Liner).1.750.2555.7 %-.059-0.25
6/5T Zeile6-B2__35-2Todd Zeile singled to right (Liner). Kaz Matsui scored.0.860.3615.6 %-.062-0.87
7/18J Wilson6-B01__1-1Jack Wilson bunted to catcher (Bunt Grounder). Jason Kendall advanced to 2B.2.040.9137.3 %-.073-0.62
6/26A Huff8-B0___6-4Aubrey Huff homered (Fly).0.580.5513.9 %-.074-1.00
6/5K Matsui6-B2__34-2Kaz Matsui singled to right (Liner). Vance Wilson scored.1.400.3626.5 %-.099-0.87
10/1J Rollins7-B1___4-2Jimmy Rollins homered (Fly).0.610.2923.7 %-.107-1.00
6/29E Marrero8-B1___4-5Eli Marrero doubled to shortstop (Fly).1.870.2775.5 %-.119-0.42
7/22C Utley7-B212_8-10Chase Utley doubled to right (Liner). David Bell scored. Jason Michaels scored.1.240.4692.7 %-.125-1.88
6/17T Perez5-T212_0-1Timo Perez singled to right (Grounder). Miguel Olivo scored. Esteban Loaiza advanced to 2B.2.260.4250.8 %-.147-1.00
6/5M Piazza5-B2___2-2Mike Piazza homered (Fly).0.640.1064.8 %-.163-1.00
6/5V Wilson6-B11__3-2Vance Wilson doubled to center (Fly). Ty Wigginton scored. Vance Wilson advanced to 3B.1.750.5242.3 %-.218-1.42
7/20R Hidalgo3-B1_237-6Richard Hidalgo homered (Fly). Eric Valent scored. Cliff Floyd scored.1.931.4057.5 %-.226-1.86