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Ben Grieve    \GREEV\

Benjamin Grieve

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: May 4, 1976 in Arlington, Texas, United States
High School: James W. Martin HS (Arlington, TX)

Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (2nd) of the 1994 MLB June Amateur Draft from James W. Martin HS (Arlington, TX).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1995: Rated #10 Prospect
Pre-1996: Rated #37 Prospect
Pre-1997: Rated #18 Prospect
Pre-1998: Rated #1 Prospect

Major League Stats


Register 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
1994 18 -2.9 Southern Oregon NORW A- OAK 72 316 252 44 83 13 0 7 50 2 2 51 48 .329 .456 .464 .920 117 6 10 0 3 7
1995 19 -2.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ OAK 130 569 478 70 125 21 1 6 76 13 3 75 97 .262 .366 .347 .713 166 13 8 0 8 7
1995 19 -2.6 West Michigan MIDW A OAK 102 445 371 53 97 16 1 4 62 11 3 60 75 .261 .371 .342 .713 127 10 8 0 6 6
1995 19 -3.8 Modesto CALL A+ OAK 28 124 107 17 28 5 0 2 14 2 0 15 22 .262 .347 .364 .711 39 3 0 0 2 1
1996 20 -3.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA OAK 135 596 513 95 155 28 2 19 83 8 10 73 105 .302 .388 .476 .864 244 8 3 1 6 7
1996 20 -3.1 Modesto CALL A+ OAK 72 324 281 61 100 20 1 11 51 8 7 38 52 .356 .430 .552 .982 155 5 1 1 3 2
1996 20 -3.9 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 63 272 232 34 55 8 1 8 32 0 3 35 53 .237 .338 .384 .722 89 3 2 0 3 5
1997 21 -3.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA OAK 127 589 480 127 168 40 3 31 136 5 2 93 91 .350 .461 .640 1.100 307 12 10 1 5 0
1997 21 -3.4 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 100 466 372 100 122 29 2 24 108 5 1 81 75 .328 .455 .610 1.065 227 8 9 0 4 0
1997 21 -5.6 Edmonton PCL AAA OAK 27 123 108 27 46 11 1 7 28 0 1 12 16 .426 .484 .741 1.224 80 4 1 1 1 0
1997 21 -8.1 OAK AL MLB OAK 24 108 93 12 29 6 0 3 24 0 0 13 25 .312 .402 .473 .875 44 1 1 1 0 1
1998 22 -7.3 OAK AL MLB OAK 155 678 583 94 168 41 2 18 89 2 2 85 123 .288 .386 .458 .844 267 18 9 0 1 3
1999 23 -5.9 OAK AL MLB OAK 148 558 486 80 129 21 0 28 86 4 0 63 108 .265 .358 .481 .840 234 17 8 0 1 2
2000 24 -5.1 OAK AL MLB OAK 158 675 594 92 166 40 1 27 104 3 0 73 130 .279 .359 .487 .845 289 32 3 0 5 2
2001 25 -4.0 TBD AL MLB TBD 154 639 542 72 143 30 2 11 72 7 1 87 159 .264 .372 .387 .760 210 13 8 0 2 2
2002 26 -2.8 TBD AL MLB TBD 136 561 482 62 121 30 0 19 64 8 2 69 121 .251 .353 .432 .784 208 15 8 0 2 5
2003 27 -1.7 TBD AL MLB TBD 55 205 165 28 38 7 0 4 17 0 0 32 41 .230 .371 .345 .716 57 3 6 0 2 1
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
2004 28 -1.4 2 Teams NL MLB MIL-CHC 123 294 250 30 65 17 0 8 35 0 0 39 70 .260 .361 .424 .785 106 4 2 0 3 5
2004 28 -1.4 MIL NL MLB MIL 108 275 234 28 61 15 0 7 29 0 0 39 65 .261 .364 .415 .778 97 4 0 0 2 5
2004 28 -1.4 CHC NL MLB CHC 15 19 16 2 4 2 0 1 6 0 0 0 5 .250 .316 .563 .878 9 0 2 0 1 0
2005 29 1.7 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 86 342 293 44 78 19 1 14 51 0 0 48 59 .266 .371 .481 .853 141 9 1 0 0 4
2005 29 -0.4 CHC NL MLB CHC 23 25 20 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 7 .250 .400 .250 .650 5 0 0 0 0 1
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 976 3743 3215 471 864 192 5 118 492 24 5 466 784 .269 .367 .442 .809 1420 103 45 1 16 22
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 550 2412 2016 380 609 121 7 77 396 28 17 340 400 .302 .407 .484 .891 975 48 32 2 22 25
All Levels (12 Seasons) 1526 6155 5231 851 1473 313 12 195 888 52 22 806 1184 .282 .383 .458 .841 2395 151 77 3 38 47
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 100 448 388 78 128 25 1 13 65 10 7 53 74 .330 .407 .500 .907 194 8 1 1 5 3
AA (2 seasons) Minors 163 738 604 134 177 37 3 32 140 5 4 116 128 .293 .412 .523 .935 316 11 11 0 7 5
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 113 465 401 71 124 30 2 21 79 0 1 60 75 .309 .401 .551 .952 221 13 2 1 1 4

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1994 18 Southern Oregon NORW A- OAK OF 72 147 133 8 6 0 .959 1.96
1995 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ OAK LF 59
1995 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ OAK OF 119 180 162 8 10 0 .944 1.43
1995 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ OAK RF 62
1995 19 West Michigan MIDW A OAK LF 54
1995 19 West Michigan MIDW A OAK OF 92 139 125 6 8 0 .942 1.42
1995 19 West Michigan MIDW A OAK RF 40
1995 19 Modesto CALL A+ OAK LF 5
1995 19 Modesto CALL A+ OAK OF 27 41 37 2 2 0 .951 1.44
1995 19 Modesto CALL A+ OAK RF 22
1996 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA OAK LF 48
1996 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA OAK OF 128 199 183 7 9 1 .955 1.48
1996 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA OAK RF 79
1996 20 Modesto CALL A+ OAK CF 2
1996 20 Modesto CALL A+ OAK LF 27
1996 20 Modesto CALL A+ OAK OF 69 114 104 5 5 1 .956 1.58
1996 20 Modesto CALL A+ OAK RF 40
1996 20 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK LF 21
1996 20 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK OF 59 85 79 2 4 0 .953 1.37
1996 20 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK RF 39
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1997 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA OAK OF 125 262 244 8 10 3 .962 2.02
1997 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA OAK RF 125
1997 21 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK OF 98 207 193 6 8 2 .961 2.03
1997 21 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK RF 98
1997 21 Edmonton PCL AAA OAK OF 27 55 51 2 2 1 .964 1.96
1997 21 Edmonton PCL AAA OAK RF 27
1997 21 OAK AL MLB OAK OF 24 208.0 40 39 1 0 1 1.000 1.73 1.67
1997 21 OAK AL MLB OAK RF 24
1998 22 OAK AL MLB OAK OF 151 1281.0 271 262 7 2 0 .993 1.89 1.78
1998 22 OAK AL MLB OAK RF 151
1999 23 OAK AL MLB OAK LF 131
1999 23 OAK AL MLB OAK OF 137 1039.0 241 232 6 3 2 .988 2.06 1.74
1999 23 OAK AL MLB OAK RF 8
2000 24 OAK AL MLB OAK LF 144
2000 24 OAK AL MLB OAK OF 144 1161.0 246 237 6 3 0 .988 1.88 1.69
2001 25 TBD AL MLB TBD LF 56
2001 25 TBD AL MLB TBD OF 120 1012.0 248 240 4 4 0 .984 2.17 2.03
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2001 25 TBD AL MLB TBD RF 64
2002 26 TBD AL MLB TBD OF 118 1039.0 258 249 6 3 2 .988 2.21 2.16
2002 26 TBD AL MLB TBD RF 118
2003 27 TBD AL MLB TBD OF 10 85.0 19 17 1 1 1 .947 1.91 1.80
2003 27 TBD AL MLB TBD RF 10
2004 28 2 Teams NL MLB MIL-CHC OF 69 484.0 113 109 0 4 0 .965 2.03 1.58
2004 28 MIL NL MLB MIL OF 65 470.0 110 106 0 4 0 .964 2.03 1.63
2004 28 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 4 14.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 0.75
2005 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC LF 61 56 488.1 90 86 2 2 0 .978 1.62 1.44
2005 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC RF 5 4 38.1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.88 1.60
2005 29 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 1
2005 29 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 1 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
MLB (4 seasons) MLB LF 332
MLB (9 seasons) MLB OF 774 6316.0 1436 1385 31 20 6 .986 2.02 1.83
MLB (6 seasons) MLB RF 375
Minors (3 seasons) Minors LF 168 56 488.1 90 86 2 2 0
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 444 788 722 31 35 4 .956 1.70
Minors (4 seasons) Minors RF 271 4 38.1 8 8 0 0 0
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 500 56 488.1 90 86 2 2 0
All Levels (12 Seasons) OF 1218 6316.0 2224 2107 62 55 10 .975 2.02 1.78
All Levels (9 Seasons) RF 646 4 38.1 8 8 0 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1994 18 Southern Oregon A's Northwest League A-
1995 19 West Michigan Whitecaps Midwest League A
1995 19 Modesto A's California League A+
1996 20 Modesto A's California League A+
1996 20 Huntsville Stars Southern League AA
1997 21 Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League AAA
1997 21 Huntsville Stars Southern League AA
1997 21 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1997-09-03 1997-09-28
1998 22 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
1999 23 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1999-04-05 1999-10-03
2000 24 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 2000-04-03 2000-10-01
2001 25 Tampa Bay Devil Rays American League MLB 1 2001-04-03 2001-10-07
2002 26 Tampa Bay Devil Rays American League MLB 1 2002-04-02 2002-09-29
2003 27 Tampa Bay Devil Rays American League MLB 1 2003-03-31 2003-07-17
2004 28 Milwaukee Brewers National League MLB 1 2004-04-05 2004-08-30
2004 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 2 2004-09-06 2004-10-02
2005 29 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2005-04-07 2005-09-05
2005 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2005-04-23 2005-10-02

Sabr ID: 036b0b6a

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