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Benj Sampson

Benjamin Damon Sampson

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: April 27, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa, US
High School: Ankeny HS (Ankeny, IA)

Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 6th round of the 1993 MLB June Amateur Draft from Ankeny HS (Ankeny, IA).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1993 18 -2.2 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 4 1 .800 1.91 11 6 2 0 0 1 42.1 33 12 9 1 15 1 34 1 0 5 171 1.134 7.0 0.2 3.2 7.2 2.27
1994 19 -2.4 Fort Wayne MIDW A MIN 6 9 .400 3.80 25 25 0 0 0 0 139.2 149 72 59 10 60 0 111 5 4 5 617 1.496 9.6 0.6 3.9 7.2 1.85
1995 20 -2.5 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 11 9 .550 3.49 28 27 1 3 2 0 160.0 148 71 62 11 52 0 95 4 0 5 664 1.250 8.3 0.6 2.9 5.3 1.83
1996 21 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ MIN 12 8 .600 4.64 27 27 0 3 0 0 145.1 163 82 75 13 51 0 116 3 1 3 635 1.472 10.1 0.8 3.2 7.2 2.27
1996 21 -1.7 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 7 1 .875 3.47 11 11 0 2 0 0 70.0 55 28 27 5 26 0 65 1 0 1 282 1.157 7.1 0.6 3.3 8.4 2.50
1996 21 -2.8 Hardware City EL AA MIN 5 7 .417 5.73 16 16 0 1 0 0 75.1 108 54 48 8 25 0 51 2 1 2 353 1.765 12.9 1.0 3.0 6.1 2.04
1997 22 -2.0 New Britain EL AA MIN 10 6 .625 4.19 25 20 1 0 0 0 118.0 112 56 55 12 49 1 92 1 2 4 498 1.364 8.5 0.9 3.7 7.0 1.88
1998 23 -3.7 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN 10 7 .588 5.14 28 28 0 0 0 0 161.0 198 99 92 24 52 0 132 2 4 8 726 1.553 11.1 1.3 2.9 7.4 2.54
1999 24 -2.8 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN 1 1 .500 8.04 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.2 25 16 14 3 1 0 7 1 0 1 72 1.660 14.4 1.7 0.6 4.0 7.00
2000 25 -2.1 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN 5 3 .625 8.19 18 13 0 0 0 0 70.1 114 67 64 15 22 3 47 3 1 4 342 1.934 14.6 1.9 2.8 6.0 2.14
2001 26 3.3 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 2 3 .400 3.20 15 15 0 0 0 0 70.1 61 30 25 4 31 0 36 2 0 2 293 1.308 7.8 0.5 4.0 4.6 1.16
2002 27 1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIN 6 8 .429 4.65 29 24 2 2 0 0 149.0 160 85 77 17 37 1 62 4 0 1 620 1.322 9.7 1.0 2.2 3.7 1.68
2002 27 2.5 New Britain EL AA MIN 5 5 .500 3.41 16 16 0 2 0 0 97.2 91 44 37 8 18 1 43 3 0 1 386 1.116 8.4 0.7 1.7 4.0 2.39
2002 27 -0.1 Edmonton PCL AAA MIN 1 3 .250 7.01 13 8 2 0 0 0 51.1 69 41 40 9 19 0 19 1 0 0 234 1.714 12.1 1.6 3.3 3.3 1.00
2003 28 3.8 Tulsa TL AA COL 5 6 .455 3.68 18 18 0 1 0 0 107.2 117 49 44 10 25 0 61 3 1 1 455 1.319 9.8 0.8 2.1 5.1 2.44
11 Seasons 72 61 .541 4.40 227 206 6 9 2 1 1179.1 1280 639 576 120 395 6 793 29 13 39 5093 1.420 9.8 0.9 3.0 6.1 2.01
Rk (1 season) Rk 4 1 .800 1.91 11 6 2 0 0 1 42.1 33 12 9 1 15 1 34 1 0 5 171 1.134 7.0 0.2 3.2 7.2 2.27
A (1 season) A 6 9 .400 3.80 25 25 0 0 0 0 139.2 149 72 59 10 60 0 111 5 4 5 617 1.496 9.6 0.6 3.9 7.2 1.85
A+ (3 seasons) A+ 20 13 .606 3.42 54 53 1 5 2 0 300.1 264 129 114 20 109 0 196 7 0 8 1239 1.242 7.9 0.6 3.3 5.9 1.80
AA (4 seasons) AA 25 24 .510 4.15 75 70 1 4 0 0 398.2 428 203 184 38 117 2 247 9 4 8 1692 1.367 9.7 0.9 2.6 5.6 2.11
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 17 14 .548 6.34 62 52 2 0 0 0 298.1 406 223 210 51 94 3 205 7 5 13 1374 1.676 12.2 1.5 2.8 6.2 2.18

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1993 18 -1.9 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 19 -2.7 Fort Wayne MIDW A MIN 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 20 -2.3 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 21 -1.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA MIN 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 21 -1.3 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 21 -2.9 Hardware City EL AA MIN 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 22 -1.9 New Britain EL AA MIN 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 23 -3.9 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 24 -3.0 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 25 -2.1 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 26 3.2 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIN 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 27 2.6 New Britain EL AA MIN 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 27 -0.1 Edmonton PCL AAA MIN 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 28 3.4 Tulsa TL AA COL 18 11 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .300 .222 .522 2 0 0 1 0 0
2005 30 Nettuno ITSA Fgn
12 Seasons 227 12 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .273 .200 .473 2 0 0 1 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (3 seasons) A+ 54 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (4 seasons) AA 75 11 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .300 .222 .522 2 0 0 1 0 0
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fgn (1 season) Fgn
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1993 18 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN P 11 11 3 8 0 0 1.000 1.00
1994 19 Fort Wayne MIDW A MIN P 25 26 4 18 4 0 .846 0.88 16 12 43%
1995 20 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN P 28 23 6 17 0 1 1.000 0.82 13 8 38%
1996 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ MIN P 27 19 4 13 2 1 .895 0.63 21 12 36%
1996 21 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN P 11 7 1 5 1 0 .857 0.55 7 7 50%
1996 21 Hardware City EL AA MIN P 16 12 3 8 1 1 .917 0.69 14 5 26%
1997 22 New Britain EL AA MIN P 25 13 3 9 1 2 .923 0.48 5 10 67%
1998 23 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN P 28 39 10 28 1 0 .974 1.36 9 11 55%
1999 24 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN P 3 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.33 5 1 17%
2000 25 Salt Lake PCL AAA MIN P 18 14 4 9 1 0 .929 0.72 3 1 25%
2001 26 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN P 15 21 2 19 0 0 1.000 1.40 3 8 73%
2002 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIN P 29 30 5 24 1 2 .967 1.00 13 7 35%
2002 27 New Britain EL AA MIN P 16 20 3 16 1 0 .950 1.19 10 6 38%
2002 27 Edmonton PCL AAA MIN P 13 10 2 8 0 2 1.000 0.77 3 1 25%
2003 28 Tulsa TL AA COL P 18 28 10 18 0 0 1.000 1.56 10 3 23%
11 Seasons 227 228 52 166 10 6 .956 0.96 98 73 43%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 30a02f5a

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