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Ben Paulsen
Birthdate: 10/27/1987 (29 y, 9 m, 1 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/205     Position: 1B
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 10, Overall: 90, Team: Colorado Rockies
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Paulsen was released by the Twins on Monday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports. (5/15/2017)
Profiles:  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Rockies (A-)441911282526.3 %16.8 %.097.331.280.325.377.32791    
2010Rockies (A+)13054112658356.1 %20.9 %.163.376.311.353.474.361112    
2011Rockies (AA)13659719697826.7 %22.1 %.172.283.241.296.413.30984    
2012Rockies (AA)12047813585317.7 %23.6 %.144.313.255.314.399.31997    
2013Rockies (AAA)12350218647927.4 %25.5 %.231.366.292.345.523.376124    
2014Rockies (AAA)117497207676411.7 %23.9 %.239.362.294.378.533.393133    
2014Rockies3166481003.0 %28.8 %.254.400.317.348.571.397138-1.11.80.90.5
2015Rockies (AAA)3614131915110.6 %24.1 %.168.330.256.340.424.344105    
2015Rockies11635411424916.5 %26.0 %.185.351.277.326.462.339970.9-0.4-3.50.8
2016Rockies (AAA)783146444017.6 %20.4 %.156.336.278.331.434.338102    
2016Rockies3997181105.2 %27.8 %.087.297.217.258.304.24328-0.1-8.7-5.4-1.1
2017Steamer0100006.6 %25.4 %.153.316.251.303.405.305700.00.00.00.0
2017ZiPS13145912424626.8 %27.2 %.156.298.231.285.387.29077-0.6-13.5-8.4-0.6
2017Twins (AAA)2279361206.3 %20.3 %.203.255.230.278.432.30990    
2017Steamer (R)0100006.1 %26.1 %.162.325.257.304.419.307680.00.00.00.0
Total- - -18651716587015.8 %26.7 %.175.347.271.316.446.32889-0.3-7.3-7.90.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Rockies (A-)4417519149361021282512032130521.280
2010Rockies (A+)1304985411551062981265833331133701054.311
2011Rockies (AA)13654759713280294196978406132442823.241
2012Rockies (AA)12043647811177183135853373113230914.255
2013Rockies (AAA)123459502134743210186479372128240722.292
2014Rockies (AAA)117435497128703262076765841192201045.294
2014Rockies31636620124048102119100100.317
2015Rockies (AAA)361251413219823191515034100210.256
2015Rockies116325354905619411424923092231512.277
2016Rockies (AAA)7828831480521756444024064020410.278
2016Rockies39929720145018115127000200.217
2017Steamer0110000000000000 00.251
2017ZiPS1314244599860224124246311125220722.231
2017Twins (AAA)2274791786036125116000100.230
2017Steamer (R)0110000000000000 00.257
Total- - -18648051713082284165870302138331812.271

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Rockies (A-)6.3 %16.8 %0.38.280.325.377.702.0975.7.331  -0.123-2.1.32791
2010Rockies (A+)6.1 %20.9 %0.29.311.353.474.827.1634.9.376  -0.6818.5.361112
2011Rockies (AA)6.7 %22.1 %0.30.241.296.413.709.1723.5.283  -1.264-12.4.30984
2012Rockies (AA)7.7 %23.6 %0.33.255.314.399.713.1443.5.313  -1.754-1.7.31997
2013Rockies (AAA)7.4 %25.5 %0.29.292.345.523.867.2314.7.366  -0.77815.1.376124
2014Rockies (AAA)11.7 %23.9 %0.49.294.378.533.912.2394.9.362  -1.58721.7.393133
2014Rockies3.0 %28.8 %0.11.317.348.571.920.2540.9.400-0.9-0.1-0.1114.4.397138
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Rockies (AAA)10.6 %24.1 %0.44.256.340.424.764.1686.0.330  0.1180.9.344105
2015Rockies6.5 %26.0 %0.25.277.326.462.787.1854.0.3511.00.6-0.7477.2.33997
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Rockies (AAA)7.6 %20.4 %0.38.278.331.434.765.1565.5.336  0.1411.0.338102
2016Rockies5.2 %27.8 %0.19.217.258.304.562.0871.3.2970.1-0.20.05-6.0.24328
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Steamer6.6 %25.4 %0.26.251.303.405.708.1530.1.3160.0 0.000.0.30570
2017ZiPS6.8 %27.2 %0.25.231.285.387.672.1563.8.298  -0.643-10.8.29077
2017Twins (AAA)6.3 %20.3 %0.31.230.278.432.711.2030.5.255  0.08-0.9.30990
2017Steamer (R)6.1 %26.1 %0.23.257.304.419.723.1623.7.3250.0 0.000.0.30768
Total- - -5.8 %26.7 %0.22.271.316.446.762.1753.3.3470.20.3-0.8645.5.32889

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2009Rockies (A-)1.6919.9 %50.4 %29.8 %16.7 %2.4 %  39.7 %22.6 %37.7 %   
2010Rockies (A+)1.3917.3 %48.2 %34.6 %14.4 %9.1 %  41.0 %26.6 %32.4 %   
2011Rockies (AA)1.1420.5 %42.4 %37.1 %19.1 %12.5 %  46.1 %23.3 %30.6 %   
2012Rockies (AA)1.3416.7 %47.7 %35.6 %22.6 %11.3 %  44.0 %23.6 %32.4 %   
2013Rockies (AAA)1.0116.7 %42.0 %41.4 %21.6 %13.4 %  39.1 %26.6 %34.3 %   
2014Rockies (AAA)1.0913.8 %44.9 %41.3 %13.2 %15.5 %  39.6 %29.3 %31.1 %   
2014Rockies1.3625.0 %43.2 %31.8 %7.1 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %31.8 %18.2 %11.4 %45.5 %43.2 %
2015Rockies (AAA)1.5218.9 %48.9 %32.2 %17.2 %10.3 %  48.4 %28.6 %23.1 %   
2015Rockies1.3822.1 %45.1 %32.8 %6.5 %14.3 %6.6 %50.0 %36.7 %38.4 %24.9 %18.6 %49.8 %31.6 %
2016Rockies (AAA)1.3620.8 %45.7 %33.5 %14.9 %8.1 %  36.7 %31.0 %32.3 %   
2016Rockies1.5513.8 %52.3 %33.8 %4.5 %4.5 %8.8 %0.0 %38.5 %29.2 %32.3 %12.3 %69.2 %18.5 %
2017Twins (AAA)1.1314.0 %45.6 %40.4 %21.7 %13.0 %  41.4 %20.7 %37.9 %   
Total- - -1.4120.9 %46.2 %32.8 %6.2 %14.2 %6.3 %50.0 %38.7 %35.8 %25.4 %16.5 %52.9 %30.6 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Rockies (A-)7142287   57248305
2010Rockies (A+)1841326619   164754918
2011Rockies (AA)1741528429   69013292019
2012Rockies (AA)1541155426   63011441774
2013Rockies (AAA)1361345429   65611551811
2014Rockies (AAA)1401294317   76412321996
2014Rockies191411100080168248
2015Rockies (AAA)4429175   205357562
2015Rockies106775257214168671283
2016Rockies (AAA)101744611   3837511134
2016Rockies342291300124244368
2017Twins (AAA)262385   102191293
Total- - -159113727102162012791899

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2014Rockies0.60-1.011.616.170.580.900.88140.380.29
2015Rockies0.82-6.026.843.910.361.001.42210.390.43
2016Rockies-0.41-1.831.43-3.42-0.320.951.329-0.570.15
Total- - -1.01-8.879.886.670.620.981.23440.190.84

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Rockies66.8% (92.5)9.4% (83.6)4.9% (88.5)9.4% (77.1)9.0% (83.5)0.4% (83.0) 1.6%
2015Rockies62.3% (92.9)9.4% (83.9)5.0% (87.6)8.7% (78.3)12.9% (84.5)1.8% (84.7)  
2016Rockies56.0% (91.6)9.1% (84.4)9.9% (90.1)7.7% (77.7)16.5% (82.9)0.8% (89.7) 1.1%
Total- - -61.7% (92.6)9.3% (83.9)5.9% (88.5)8.6% (78.1)13.1% (84.0)1.4% (85.1) 0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Rockies43.5 %18.8 %2.9 %0.4 % 4.6 %11.7 %8.8 %0.4 % 8.8 %   
2015Rockies40.7 %15.3 %5.2 %1.1 % 6.3 %9.6 %7.1 %2.0 %0.1 %12.6 %   
2016Rockies40.1 %6.3 %12.9 %0.6 % 7.1 %9.3 %5.2 %2.5 % 15.9 %   
Total- - -41.0 %14.0 %6.4 %0.9 % 6.3 %9.8 %7.0 %1.9 %0.1 %12.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Rockies92.691.987.487.7 91.685.376.979.4 82.8  
2015Rockies93.092.888.583.8 90.684.178.379.666.384.3  
2016Rockies92.391.289.988.3 89.183.977.379.2 83.0  
Total- - -92.892.589.084.5 90.384.377.979.566.383.8  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2014Rockies41.2 %5.9 %1.3 %25.6 %8.4 %9.2 %8.4 %    
2015Rockies42.8 %6.1 %2.0 %18.2 %12.7 %8.8 %9.4 %   0.1 %
2016Rockies44.6 %9.9 %0.6 %10.5 %16.8 %9.4 %7.4 %0.3 %  0.6 %
Total- - -43.0 %6.8 %1.6 %17.6 %13.0 %9.0 %8.9 %0.1 %  0.2 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2014Rockies93.388.079.692.284.384.177.1   
2015Rockies93.889.285.592.384.984.578.7   
2016Rockies92.991.188.591.784.385.479.067.3  
Total- - -93.689.685.192.284.784.678.567.3  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Rockies-1.90.71.13.40.21.4 -1.182.989.4814.601.00141.22 
2015Rockies-0.96.6-0.41.91.8-1.2 -0.115.51-0.671.691.08-5.00 
2016Rockies-0.3-1.0-0.1-1.2-3.91.0 -0.16-3.17-0.20-4.20-6.4934.53 
Total- - --3.16.30.64.1-1.91.3 -0.273.560.572.50-0.764.80 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Rockies-1.0-0.5-0.20.0 -0.50.91.51.4 2.0  
2015Rockies-5.0-0.9-0.80.1 5.15.23.10.10.0-0.1  
2016Rockies0.3-0.1-0.5-0.3 -0.1-2.0-0.5-0.6 -2.1  
Total- - --5.7-1.5-1.4-0.2 4.54.04.00.80.0-0.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Rockies-1.00-1.15-2.622.58 -4.753.156.99136.51 9.55  
2015Rockies-0.96-0.44-1.120.55 6.324.213.390.233.42-0.03  
2016Rockies0.23-0.57-1.08-15.05 -0.50-5.92-2.73-6.81 -3.64  
Total- - --0.74-0.57-1.19-1.17 3.792.193.082.313.42-0.07  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2014Rockies-2.21.11.70.2 -0.33.0   
2015Rockies-5.1-1.2-0.52.4 7.91.3   
2016Rockies-1.10.0-0.3-0.6 -1.0-1.1-0.2  
Total- - --8.4-0.10.92.0 6.73.3-0.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2014Rockies-2.258.0755.710.31-0.48-1.2915.22   
2015Rockies-0.93-1.59-1.821.05-0.137.071.13   
2016Rockies-0.690.03-15.05-1.61-3.46-2.80-3.95-17.76  
Total- - --1.04-0.073.050.60-0.993.982.00-17.76  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Rockies35.7 %70.4 %52.1 %71.7 %80.3 %77.2 %47.1 %60.6 %11.7 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rockies38.7 %80.7 %56.7 %64.1 %77.0 %71.9 %42.8 %64.4 %15.9 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Rockies39.0 %78.1 %56.6 %64.1 %79.7 %73.8 %45.1 %63.9 %14.7 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -38.4 %78.7 %56.1 %65.0 %77.9 %72.9 %43.8 %63.8 %15.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Rockies37.4 %65.3 %51.9 %69.8 %80.3 %76.6 %51.9 %21.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rockies40.8 %74.9 %56.7 %61.2 %78.8 %72.0 %46.7 %21.8
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Rockies41.7 %74.6 %56.6 %68.7 %77.2 %73.8 %45.3 %21.7
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -40.6 %73.5 %56.1 %63.6 %78.7 %72.9 %47.1 %21.7

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Rockies35.8 %67.2 %51.2 %68.2 %81.3 %76.6 %49.2 %21.7
2015Rockies41.7 %74.6 %56.6 %64.1 %77.5 %72.1 %45.4 %22.0
2016Rockies40.6 %75.6 %55.9 %69.1 %77.7 %74.2 %43.6 %21.7
Total- - -40.8 %73.8 %55.8 %65.6 %78.0 %73.1 %45.5 %21.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009Rockies (A-)1B4040357.1322243  33          
2010Rockies (A+)1B1241181045.29607610  86          
2011Rockies (AA)1B1341341187.212516111  123          
2012Rockies (AA)1B9998861.29694010  94          
2013Rockies (AAA)1B1161151013.21043878  116          
2014Rockies (AAA)1B9392806.1780697  90          
2014Rockies1B151099.1110800070073    1.000 
2015Rockies (AAA)1B1818158.0134142  15          
2015Rockies1B9166617.16604830260316212    .996 
2016Rockies (AAA)1B6463551.1518335  67          
2016Rockies1B2318152.11455110900102    .993 
2017Twins (AAA)1B8868.07142  8          
Total- - -1B12994869.09156141276317917    .996 
2010Rockies (A+)3B101.0010  0          
2011Rockies (AA)3B118.0130  0          
2014Rockies (AAA)LF2218.0000  0          
2015Rockies (AAA)LF4429.0900  0          
2015RockiesLF1913102.21900000000     1.000 
2016Rockies (AAA)LF4432.0710  0          
2016RockiesLF7330.2800000000     1.000 
2017Twins (AAA)LF131395.01700  0          
Total- - -LF2616133.12700000000     1.000 
2014Rockies (AAA)RF4433.2900  0          
2014RockiesRF3317.0500000000     1.000 
2015Rockies (AAA)RF5441.0800  0          
2015RockiesRF101.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -RF4318.0500000000     1.000 
2014RockiesOF3317.0500000000     1.000 
2015RockiesOF2013103.21900000000     1.000 
2016RockiesOF7330.2800000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF3019151.13200000000     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014Rockies1B99.1 0 -1211916.8425      0.70.61.413.5
2015Rockies1B617.1 0 0-109778.8049   1  0.51.31.75.9
2016Rockies1B152.1 0 -1-3-42719.7040   -1  -2.2-0.2-2.4-24.3
Total- - -1B869.0 0 -2-2-3143113.79014   0  -1.01.70.71.3
2015RockiesLF102.2  -12231211.9178   00.3 0.20.10.68.0
2016RockiesLF30.2  00-1-175.7143   0-0.1 -1.50.1-1.5-54.3
Total- - -LF133.1  -12121916.84211   00.2 -1.30.2-0.9-9.5
2014RockiesRF17.0  0000551.0000    -0.1 0.60.00.524.0
2015RockiesRF1.0  000000 0   0      
Total- - -RF18.0  0000551.0000   0-0.1 0.60.00.524.0
2014RockiesOF17.0  0000551.0000    -0.1 0.60.00.524.0
2015RockiesOF103.2  -12231211.9178   00.3 0.20.10.68.0
2016RockiesOF30.2  00-1-175.7143   0-0.1 -1.50.1-1.5-54.3
Total- - -OF151.1  -12122421.87511   00.2 -0.70.2-0.3-3.0

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014Rockies1B99.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%    (23)
2015Rockies1B617.10.0%      (2)0.0%      (9)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (7)77.8%      (9)100.0%  (111)
2016Rockies1B152.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (25)
Total- - -1B869.00.0%      (2)0.0%    (12)0.0%      (2)11.1%     (9)75.0%    (12)100.0%  (159)
2015RockiesLF102.20.0%      (9)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (18)
2016RockiesLF30.20.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -LF133.10.0%    (11)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (25)
2014RockiesRF17.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -RF18.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
2014RockiesOF17.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
2015RockiesOF103.20.0%      (9)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (18)
2016RockiesOF30.20.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -OF151.10.0%    (11)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (30)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2015Rockies721.0349485057565144511
2016Rockies183.023232402830382833-1
Total- - -904.0546454851514841470

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Rockies2.8-1.11.9-0.91.80.90.11.94.70.5$3.9 
2015Rockies-1.20.92.3-5.8-0.4-3.50.710.37.20.8$6.1 
2016Rockies-8.6-0.1-3.9-1.5-8.7-5.40.22.9-11.0-1.1($9.0) 
Total- - --7.0-0.30.3-8.2-7.3-7.90.915.10.80.1$1.0 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 10, Overall: 90
    • Team: Colorado Rockies
    • School: Clemson U