Joe Benson
Birthdate: 3/5/1988 (29 y, 10 m, 12 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/211     Position: OF
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 20, Overall: 64, Team: Minnesota Twins
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Benson was released by the Twins on Thursday, Seth Stohs of TwinsDaily.com reports. (3/31/2016)
Profiles:  2012  (Click Year to Expand / Close)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Twins (R)522215302899.5 %18.6 %.184.303.260.335.444.366127    
2006Twins (A)81902110.0 %31.6 %.000.385.263.263.263.24650    
2007Twins (A)12250757338189.7 %24.5 %.113.341.255.347.368.335108    
2008Twins (A)6929043927178.3 %25.2 %.134.328.248.326.382.328104    
2009Twins (R)27010128.6 %0.0 %.000.200.200.429.200.347120    
2009Twins (A+)80327546291414.1 %22.6 %.118.376.285.414.403.385143    
2010Twins (A+)21964161358.3 %21.9 %.294.350.294.375.588.434175    
2010Twins (AA)102423236549149.2 %27.2 %.275.300.251.336.527.377131    
2011Twins (R)311020118.2 %18.2 %.111.286.222.364.333.344111    
2011Twins (AA)1114721669671311.9 %23.1 %.210.353.285.388.495.392143    
2011Twins217403224.1 %28.4 %.113.340.239.270.352.27367-0.2-3.1-0.9-0.2
2012Twins (R)39010111.1 %22.2 %.125.500.375.444.500.446183    
2012Twins (A+)838178413.2 %23.7 %.182.391.303.395.485.395146    
2012Twins (AA)371573132048.3 %27.4 %.121.242.184.268.305.26858    
2012Twins (AAA)28108298410.2 %25.0 %.137.224.179.269.316.27062    
2013Rangers (R)7301105213.3 %16.7 %.250.474.417.500.667.523213    
2013Rangers (AA)3715051816310.0 %29.3 %.189.262.205.293.394.30390    
2013Twins (AAA)42165120946.1 %30.3 %.093.280.192.256.285.25350    
2014Marlins (AA)1244981071621511.4 %19.3 %.146.313.264.364.410.356120    
2014Marlins (AAA)59000022.2 %33.3 %.000.000.000.222.000.162-18    
2015Mets (AA)5421743224711.5 %16.6 %.130.288.250.355.380.343117    
2015Braves (AAA)411370189410.9 %19.7 %.085.319.246.346.331.323102    
Total- - -217403224.1 %28.4 %.113.340.239.270.352.27367-0.2-3.1-0.9-0.2

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Twins (R)52196221513011553028210412203910.260
2006Twins (A)819195500021006000010.263
2007Twins (A)1224325071107918857338490124155631816.255
2008Twins (A)692542906340163439272407373251711.248
2009Twins (R)2571100010200000011.200
2009Twins (A+)802633277557103546294637413233147.285
2010Twins (A+)218596259111416138021300150.294
2010Twins (AA)10237442394442072365493911159104149.251
2011Twins (R)39112110020202000011.222
2011Twins (AA)11140047211466284166967564109133016139.285
2011Twins2171741710610323021000122.239
2012Twins (R)3893210010102000011.375
2012Twins (A+)8333810630178519000040.303
2012Twins (AA)371411572616613132013043300543.184
2012Twins (AAA)289510817103229811027110340.179
2013Rangers (R)72430106301105405110020.417
2013Rangers (AA)371321502715435181615244210031.205
2013Twins (AAA)42151165291972120910050300542.192
2014Marlins (AA)124417498110732341071625719613837154.264
2014Marlins (AAA)5790000000203000001.000
2015Mets (AA)5418421746311014322425036620371.250
2015Braves (AAA)41118137292081018915027301340.246
Total- - -2171741710610323021000122.239

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Twins (R)9.5 %18.6 %0.51.260.335.444.779.1846.7.303  -2.5337.1.366127
2006Twins (A)0.0 %31.6 %0.00.263.263.263.526.0006.0.385  0.21-1.1.24650
2007Twins (A)9.7 %24.5 %0.40.255.347.368.715.1137.0.341  -2.8644.9.335108
2008Twins (A)8.3 %25.2 %0.33.248.326.382.708.1347.3.328  -1.1351.5.328104
2009Twins (R)28.6 %0.0 %2.00.200.429.200.629.0004.4.200  -0.210.2.347120
2009Twins (A+)14.1 %22.6 %0.62.285.414.403.817.1186.3.376  -0.35215.7.385143
2010Twins (A+)8.3 %21.9 %0.38.294.375.588.963.2948.4.350  0.9198.0.434175
2010Twins (AA)9.2 %27.2 %0.34.251.336.527.862.2757.0.300  -1.16816.1.377131
2011Twins (R)18.2 %18.2 %1.00.222.364.333.697.1115.5.286  -0.210.1.344111
2011Twins (AA)11.9 %23.1 %0.51.285.388.495.883.2105.6.353  -1.38124.2.392143
2011Twins4.1 %28.4 %0.14.239.270.352.622.1135.0.3400.00.2-0.46-2.5.27367
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Twins (R)11.1 %22.2 %0.50.375.444.500.944.1253.9.500  -0.220.8.446183
2012Twins (A+)13.2 %23.7 %0.56.303.395.485.880.1826.7.391  0.862.0.395146
2012Twins (AA)8.3 %27.4 %0.30.184.268.305.572.1215.1.242  -0.411-7.5.26858
2012Twins (AAA)10.2 %25.0 %0.41.179.269.316.584.1377.4.224  0.88-4.7.27062
2013Rangers (R)13.3 %16.7 %0.80.417.500.6671.167.2506.6.474  0.484.4.523213
2013Rangers (AA)10.0 %29.3 %0.34.205.293.394.687.1896.6.262  0.215-1.7.30390
2013Twins (AAA)6.1 %30.3 %0.20.192.256.285.541.0937.4.280  -0.19-9.3.25350
2014Marlins (AA)11.4 %19.3 %0.59.264.364.410.774.1466.2.313  1.36811.3.356120
2014Marlins (AAA)22.2 %33.3 %0.67.000.222.000.222.0002.5.000  -0.50-1.4.162-18
2015Mets (AA)11.5 %16.6 %0.69.250.355.380.735.1306.2.288  1.0284.1.343117
2015Braves (AAA)10.9 %19.7 %0.56.246.346.331.676.0856.8.319  0.6150.3.323102
Total- - -4.1 %28.4 %0.14.239.270.352.622.1135.0.3400.00.2-0.46-2.5.27367

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2008Twins (A)1.5419.4 %48.9 %31.7 %21.1 %7.0 %  56.2 %24.3 %19.5 %   
2009Twins (R)2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %100.0 %0.0 %  60.0 %20.0 %20.0 %   
2009Twins (A+)1.2218.8 %44.6 %36.6 %23.5 %7.4 %  49.5 %28.4 %22.2 %   
2010Twins (A+)1.0018.0 %41.0 %41.0 %20.0 %16.0 %  65.6 %15.6 %18.8 %   
2010Twins (AA)1.2319.9 %44.2 %35.9 %12.2 %25.6 %  51.9 %24.6 %23.5 %   
2011Twins (R)0.400.0 %28.6 %71.4 %0.0 %0.0 %  42.9 %28.6 %28.6 %   
2011Twins (AA)1.1223.1 %40.7 %36.2 %20.0 %15.2 %  56.1 %20.4 %23.5 %   
2011Twins1.1124.0 %40.0 %36.0 %22.2 %0.0 %5.0 %0.0 %44.0 %36.0 %20.0 %30.0 %44.0 %26.0 %
2012Twins (R)3.0033.3 %50.0 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %  33.3 %16.7 %50.0 %   
2012Twins (A+)0.5526.1 %26.1 %47.8 %0.0 %9.1 %  25.0 %45.8 %29.2 %   
2012Twins (AA)1.5516.0 %51.1 %33.0 %12.9 %9.7 %  54.1 %21.4 %24.5 %   
2012Twins (AAA)0.9714.5 %42.0 %43.5 %23.3 %6.7 %  36.2 %33.3 %30.4 %   
2013Rangers (R)0.8635.0 %30.0 %35.0 %14.3 %14.3 %  60.0 %25.0 %15.0 %   
2013Rangers (AA)1.3516.1 %48.3 %35.6 %29.0 %16.1 %  51.7 %24.7 %23.6 %   
2013Twins (AAA)1.2414.1 %47.5 %38.4 %13.2 %2.6 %  46.2 %24.0 %29.8 %   
2014Marlins (AA)1.0617.0 %42.8 %40.3 %25.8 %7.8 %  54.5 %22.3 %23.2 %   
2014Marlins (AAA)2.0025.0 %50.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %   
2015Mets (AA)1.1721.5 %42.3 %36.2 %25.9 %7.4 %  46.4 %23.8 %29.8 %   
2015Braves (AAA)1.6528.2 %44.7 %27.1 %13.0 %0.0 %  38.0 %31.5 %30.4 %   
Total- - -1.1124.0 %40.0 %36.0 %22.2 %0.0 %5.0 %0.0 %44.0 %36.0 %20.0 %30.0 %44.0 %26.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Twins (A)88573512   109412521
2009Twins (R)2101   8513
2009Twins (A+)83683516   212426638
2010Twins (A+)2525115   41132173
2010Twins (AA)111905011   226638864
2011Twins (R)2500   81321
2011Twins (AA)1181056721   3887471135
2011Twins201812410096193289
2012Twins (R)3120   51318
2012Twins (A+)61160   215172
2012Twins (AA)4831154   236377613
2012Twins (AAA)2930107   174255429
2013Rangers (R)6771   203757
2013Rangers (AA)4231149   227395622
2013Twins (AAA)4738145   248418666
2014Marlins (AA)1361285433   78811191907
2014Marlins (AAA)2110   212748
2015Mets (AA)63543214   327491818
2015Braves (AAA)3823243   216311527
Total- - -201812410096193289

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Twins-0.74-1.881.15-6.82-0.701.190.621-0.37-0.25
Total- - --0.74-1.881.15-6.82-0.701.190.621-0.37-0.25

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Twins62.5% (91.0)17.7% (82.6)2.8% (86.1)9.4% (77.0)6.9% (81.6)0.7% (85.5) 0.3%
Total- - -62.5% (91.0)17.7% (82.6)2.8% (86.1)9.4% (77.0)6.9% (81.6)0.7% (85.5) 0.3%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Twins39.1 %6.6 %4.2 %1.0 % 13.5 %19.0 %7.6 %1.4 % 7.6 %   
Total- - -39.1 %6.6 %4.2 %1.0 % 13.5 %19.0 %7.6 %1.4 % 7.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Twins91.590.089.287.9 89.982.476.183.0 80.8  
Total- - -91.590.089.287.9 89.982.476.183.0 80.8  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2011Twins34.3 %5.5 %1.4 %27.0 %6.2 %15.9 %9.7 %    
Total- - -34.3 %5.5 %1.4 %27.0 %6.2 %15.9 %9.7 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2011Twins92.285.787.291.681.883.377.7   
Total- - -92.285.787.291.681.883.377.7   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Twins0.3-0.9-0.2-1.60.1-0.2 0.18-1.82-2.29-5.910.58-12.34 
Total- - -0.3-0.9-0.2-1.60.1-0.2 0.18-1.82-2.29-5.910.58-12.34 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Twins1.2-0.7-0.5-0.2 0.3-1.1-1.4-0.2 0.1  
Total- - -1.2-0.7-0.5-0.2 0.3-1.1-1.4-0.2 0.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Twins1.03-3.77-4.16-5.59 0.85-1.98-6.35-6.09 0.32  
Total- - -1.03-3.77-4.16-5.59 0.85-1.98-6.35-6.09 0.32  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2011Twins0.4-0.60.30.1 -0.7-1.6   
Total- - -0.4-0.60.30.1 -0.7-1.6   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2011Twins0.41-3.817.680.16-2.17-1.62-5.87   
Total- - -0.41-3.817.680.16-2.17-1.62-5.87   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Twins38.0 %53.2 %44.6 %43.6 %83.6 %64.3 %43.6 %56.8 %15.9 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
Total- - -38.0 %53.2 %44.6 %43.6 %83.6 %64.3 %43.6 %56.8 %15.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Twins36.8 %51.6 %44.6 %34.0 %83.5 %64.3 %52.9 %21.8
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
Total- - -36.8 %51.6 %44.6 %34.0 %83.5 %64.3 %52.9 %21.8

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Twins38.0 %50.7 %44.6 %36.5 %83.1 %64.3 %52.6 %22.1
Total- - -38.0 %50.7 %44.6 %36.5 %83.1 %64.3 %52.6 %22.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008Twins (A)C100.1000  0    000   
2009Twins (R)LF115.0200  0          
2009Twins (A+)LF5541.0701  0          
2010Twins (AA)LF4432.0300  0          
2011Twins (AA)LF7755.01110  0          
2011TwinsLF111088.01901010000     .950 
2012Twins (AA)LF111186.01520  1          
2013Twins (AAA)LF1412105.11522  0          
2014Marlins (AA)LF2818166.12720  1          
2015Mets (AA)LF131095.02000  0          
2015Braves (AAA)LF5438.01011  0          
Total- - -LF111088.01901010000     .950 
2006Twins (R)CF4544387.111635  0          
2006Twins (A)CF2211.0600  0          
2007Twins (A)CF109109919.223076  3          
2008Twins (A)CF3939329.17062  2          
2009Twins (R)CF116.0100  0          
2009Twins (A+)CF3633301.07511  0          
2010Twins (A+)CF1919166.24301  0          
2010Twins (AA)CF5251433.012163  1          
2011Twins (R)CF2213.0100  0          
2011Twins (AA)CF8382702.021592  5          
2011TwinsCF2217.0500000000     1.000 
2012Twins (R)CF115.0200  0          
2012Twins (A+)CF4438.1800  0          
2012Twins (AA)CF101083.03500  0          
2012Twins (AAA)CF2624207.25610  0          
2013Rangers (R)CF5535.0520  1          
2013Rangers (AA)CF2020172.24120  1          
2013Twins (AAA)CF2120184.24410  0          
2014Marlins (AA)CF4238322.29841  1          
2015Mets (AA)CF2724209.06110  0          
2015Braves (AAA)CF2216.0401  0          
Total- - -CF2217.0500000000     1.000 
2006Twins (R)RF3320.1010  0          
2008Twins (A)RF3029252.04581  0          
2009Twins (A+)RF3736307.07332  1          
2010Twins (A+)RF2210.0410  0          
2010Twins (AA)RF4141343.28272  2          
2011Twins (AA)RF101080.01910  0          
2011TwinsRF7759.22001010000     .952 
2012Twins (A+)RF4435.01500  0          
2012Twins (AA)RF1413114.22340  2          
2013Rangers (AA)RF1816135.02531  1          
2013Twins (AAA)RF7759.01400  0          
2014Marlins (AA)RF6258510.014953  3          
2014Marlins (AAA)RF2111.2100  0          
2015Mets (AA)RF1514119.02002  0          
2015Braves (AAA)RF2525217.06823  1          
Total- - -RF7759.22001010000     .952 
2011TwinsOF2019164.24402020000     .957 
Total- - -OF2019164.24402020000     .957 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011TwinsLF88.0  00001917.8952    0.0 0.4-0.10.45.3
Total- - -LF88.0  00001917.8952    0.0 0.4-0.10.45.3
2011TwinsCF17.0  00-1-1551.0000    -0.1 0.10.00.03.6
Total- - -CF17.0  00-1-1551.0000    -0.1 0.10.00.03.6
2011TwinsRF59.2  -1-1-2-41918.9472    -0.8 0.4-0.2-0.6-7.9
Total- - -RF59.2  -1-1-2-41918.9472    -0.8 0.4-0.2-0.6-7.9
2011TwinsOF164.2  -1-1-3-54340.9304    -0.8 0.9-0.3-0.2-1.1
Total- - -OF164.2  -1-1-3-54340.9304    -0.8 0.9-0.3-0.2-1.1

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Twins-2.9-0.2-0.2-0.7-3.1-0.90.22.2-1.6-0.2($1.3) 
Total- - --2.9-0.2-0.2-0.7-3.1-0.90.22.2-1.6-0.2($1.3) 

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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 20, Overall: 64
    • Team: Minnesota Twins
    • School: Joliet Catholic Academy