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Benito Santiago

Benito (Rivera) Santiago (Benny)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: March 9, 1965 in Ponce, Puerto Rico
High School: John F. Kennedy (San Isabel, PR)

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
1983 18 -4.0 Miami FLOR A SDP 122 456 429 34 106 25 3 5 56 3 7 11 79 .247 .276 .354 .630 152 7 7 2 1
1984 19 -3.5 Reno CALL A SDP 114 464 416 64 116 20 6 16 83 5 2 36 75 .279 .338 .471 .809 196 4 2 6 4
1985 20 -3.4 Beaumont TL AA SDP 101 401 372 55 111 16 6 5 52 12 2 16 59 .298 .328 .414 .742 154 2 8 3 1
1986 21 -4.5 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 117 461 437 55 125 26 3 17 71 19 7 17 81 .286 .312 .476 .788 208 1 2 4 1
1986 21 -7.5 SDP NL MLB SDP 17 65 62 10 18 2 0 3 6 0 1 2 12 .290 .308 .468 .775 29 0 0 0 1 0
1987 22 -6.2 SDP NL MLB SDP 146 572 546 64 164 33 2 18 79 21 12 16 112 .300 .324 .467 .791 255 12 5 1 4 2
1988 23 -5.1 SDP NL MLB SDP 139 527 492 49 122 22 2 10 46 15 7 24 82 .248 .282 .362 .643 178 18 1 5 5 2
1989 24 -4.4 SDP NL MLB SDP 129 494 462 50 109 16 3 16 62 11 6 26 89 .236 .277 .387 .664 179 9 1 3 2 6
1990 25 -1.0 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 6 24 20 5 6 2 0 1 8 0 0 3 1 .300 .375 .550 .925 11 0 0 1 0
1990 25 -3.3 SDP NL MLB SDP 100 382 344 42 93 8 5 11 53 5 5 27 55 .270 .323 .419 .741 144 4 3 1 7 2
1991 26 -2.4 SDP NL MLB SDP 152 614 580 60 155 22 3 17 87 8 10 23 114 .267 .296 .403 .700 234 21 4 0 7 5
1992 27 0.4 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 4 14 13 3 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 .308 .357 .538 .896 7 0 0 0 0 1
1992 27 -1.2 SDP NL MLB SDP 106 411 386 37 97 21 0 10 42 2 5 21 52 .251 .287 .383 .671 148 14 0 0 4 1
1993 28 0.0 FLA NL MLB FLA 139 515 469 49 108 19 6 13 50 10 7 37 88 .230 .291 .380 .671 178 9 5 0 4 2
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 29 0.7 FLA NL MLB FLA 101 369 337 35 92 14 2 11 41 1 2 25 57 .273 .322 .424 .746 143 11 1 2 4 1
1995 30 1.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 81 296 266 40 76 20 0 11 44 2 2 24 48 .286 .351 .485 .836 129 7 4 0 2 1
1996 31 2.3 PHI NL MLB PHI 136 533 481 71 127 21 2 30 85 2 0 49 104 .264 .332 .503 .835 242 8 1 0 2 7
1997 32 2.9 TOR AL MLB TOR 97 366 341 31 83 10 0 13 42 1 0 17 80 .243 .279 .387 .667 132 10 2 1 5 1
1998 33 9.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA TOR 16 63 59 4 11 3 0 1 7 3 0 4 12 .186 .238 .288 .526 17 2 0 0 0 0
1998 33 10.5 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 11 40 37 4 6 1 0 1 5 3 0 3 9 .162 .225 .270 .495 10 1 0 0 0 0
1998 33 6.6 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 5 23 22 0 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .227 .261 .318 .579 7 1 0 0 0 0
1998 33 3.7 TOR AL MLB TOR 15 30 29 3 9 5 0 0 4 0 0 1 6 .310 .333 .483 .816 14 1 0 0 0 0
1999 34 5.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 109 386 350 28 87 18 3 7 36 1 1 32 71 .249 .313 .377 .691 132 12 2 0 2 6
2000 35 5.9 CIN NL MLB CIN 89 277 252 22 66 11 1 8 45 2 2 19 45 .262 .310 .409 .719 103 7 1 0 5 8
2001 36 6.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 133 515 477 39 125 25 4 6 45 5 4 23 78 .262 .295 .369 .664 176 19 2 7 6 0
2002 37 7.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 126 517 478 56 133 24 5 16 74 4 2 27 73 .278 .315 .450 .765 215 19 2 3 7 8
2003 38 8.5 SFG NL MLB SFG 108 434 401 53 112 21 2 11 56 0 1 29 69 .279 .329 .424 .753 170 13 2 0 2 0
2004 39 9.8 KCR AL MLB KCR 49 189 175 15 48 10 0 6 23 1 2 8 32 .274 .312 .434 .746 76 9 2 3 1 0
2005 40 13.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ NYM 12 49 42 6 11 2 0 0 5 0 0 5 8 .262 .347 .310 .656 13 3 1 0 1 0
2005 40 17.0 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 3 10 9 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333 .400 .444 .844 4 2 0 0 0 0
2005 40 12.7 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 9 39 33 5 8 1 0 0 4 0 0 4 8 .242 .333 .273 .606 9 1 1 0 1 0
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
2005 40 10.6 PIT NL MLB PIT 6 23 23 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .261 .261 .391 .652 9 1 0 0 0 0
MLB (20 seasons) MLB 1978 7515 6951 755 1830 323 41 217 920 91 69 430 1270 .263 .307 .415 .722 2886 204 38 26 70 52
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 492 1932 1788 226 490 94 18 46 284 42 18 93 316 .274 .313 .424 .737 758 5 15 19 17 8
All Levels (23 Seasons) 2470 9447 8739 981 2320 417 59 263 1204 133 87 523 1586 .265 .308 .417 .725 3644 209 53 45 87 60
A (2 seasons) Minors 236 920 845 98 222 45 9 21 139 8 9 47 154 .263 .307 .412 .719 348 11 9 8 5
A+ (2 seasons) Minors 14 50 46 5 9 2 0 1 6 3 0 4 9 .196 .260 .304 .564 14 3 0 0 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 141 561 525 68 148 31 3 19 87 19 7 26 94 .282 .315 .461 .776 242 2 2 2 6 2
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1983 18 Miami FLOR A SDP C 102 561 471 69 21 12 .963 5.29 26
1984 19 Reno CALL A SDP C 107 813 692 96 25 5 .969 7.36 27
1985 20 Beaumont TL AA SDP 1B 2 10 10 0 0 2 1.000 5.00
1985 20 Beaumont TL AA SDP C 89 608 515 78 15 5 .975 6.66 16
1986 21 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP C 99 655 563 71 21 7 .968 6.40 11
1986 21 SDP NL MLB SDP C 17 138.0 92 80 7 5 2 .946 5.67 5.12 3 14 3 18%
1987 22 SDP NL MLB SDP C 146 1221.0 919 817 80 22 12 .976 6.61 6.14 22 104 50 32%
1988 23 SDP NL MLB SDP C 136 1168.0 812 725 75 12 11 .985 6.16 5.88 9 57 46 45%
1989 24 SDP NL MLB SDP C 127 1088.0 786 685 81 20 10 .975 6.34 6.03 14 46 32 41%
1990 25 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP C 5 30 25 5 0 1 1.000 6.00 1
1990 25 SDP NL MLB SDP C 98 800.0 601 538 51 12 6 .980 6.63 6.01 6 60 31 34%
1991 26 SDP NL MLB SDP C 151 1307.0 944 830 100 14 14 .985 6.40 6.16 8 93 58 38%
1991 26 SDP NL MLB SDP LF 1
1991 26 SDP NL MLB SDP OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
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
1992 27 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP C 3 15 13 2 0 0 1.000 5.00 1
1992 27 SDP NL MLB SDP C 103 885.0 649 584 53 12 6 .982 6.48 6.18 0 73 42 37%
1993 28 FLA NL MLB FLA C 136 1095.0 815 740 64 11 4 .987 6.61 5.91 23 90 39 30%
1993 28 FLA NL MLB FLA LF 1
1993 28 FLA NL MLB FLA OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1994 29 FLA NL MLB FLA C 97 787.0 582 511 66 5 6 .991 6.60 5.95 6 45 40 47%
1995 30 CIN NL MLB CIN 1B 8 23.0 21 19 2 0 2 1.000 8.22 2.63
1995 30 CIN NL MLB CIN C 75 606.0 496 461 33 2 4 .996 7.34 6.59 6 34 13 28%
1996 31 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 14 111.0 118 111 6 1 9 .992 9.49 8.36
1996 31 PHI NL MLB PHI C 114 982.0 794 723 61 10 5 .987 7.19 6.88 8 64 28 30%
1997 32 TOR AL MLB TOR C 95 819.0 663 621 40 2 10 .997 7.26 6.96 7 48 31 39%
1998 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AAA TOR C 9 45 38 7 0 1 1.000 5.00 0 8 4 33%
1998 33 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR C 5 25 19 6 0 1 1.000 5.00 0 6 3 33%
1998 33 Syracuse IL AAA TOR C 4 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 5.00 0 2 1 33%
1998 33 TOR AL MLB TOR C 15 68.0 47 45 2 0 0 1.000 6.22 3.13 1 10 0 0%
1999 34 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 1 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 2.00
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
1999 34 CHC NL MLB CHC C 107 841.0 609 560 43 6 8 .990 6.45 5.64 10 42 25 37%
2000 35 CIN NL MLB CIN C 84 609.0 467 428 36 3 4 .994 6.86 5.52 5 19 14 42%
2001 36 SFG NL MLB SFG 1B 2 8.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 7.88 3.50
2001 36 SFG NL MLB SFG C 130 1080.0 897 830 62 5 12 .994 7.43 6.86 8 66 35 35%
2002 37 SFG NL MLB SFG C 125 1067.0 796 738 54 4 10 .995 6.68 6.34 7 58 25 30%
2003 38 SFG NL MLB SFG C 106 903.0 668 629 34 5 3 .993 6.61 6.25 8 44 10 19%
2004 39 KCR AL MLB KCR C 49 416.0 247 228 18 1 3 .996 5.32 5.02 6 28 8 22%
2005 40 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ NYM C 10 10 81.0 65 60 5 0 1 1.000 7.22 6.50 1 10 1 9%
2005 40 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM C 2 2 10.0 11 9 2 0 0 1.000 9.90 5.50 1 1 0 0%
2005 40 Norfolk IL AAA NYM C 8 8 71.0 54 51 3 0 1 1.000 6.85 6.75 0 9 1 10%
2005 40 PIT NL MLB PIT C 6 48.0 43 43 0 0 0 1.000 8.06 7.17 0 3 0 0%
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 1B 25 143.0 148 139 8 1 11 .993 9.25 5.88
MLB (20 seasons) MLB C 1917 15928.0 11927 10816 960 151 130 .987 6.65 6.14 157 998 530 35%
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 2
MLB (2 seasons) MLB OF 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Minors (8 seasons) Minors C 424 10 81.0 2792 2377 333 82 32 .971 7.22 6.39 83 18 5 22%
All Levels (5 Seasons) 1B 27 143.0 158 149 8 1 13 .994 9.25 5.81
All Levels (23 Seasons) C 2341 10 16009.0 14719 13193 1293 233 162 .984 6.66 6.19 240 1016 535 34%
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 2
All Levels (2 Seasons) OF 2 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1983 18 Miami Marlins Florida State League A
1984 19 Reno Padres California League A
1985 20 Beaumont Golden Gators Texas League AA
1986 21 Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League AAA
1986 21 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1986-09-14 1986-10-05
1987 22 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-04
1988 23 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1988-04-05 1988-09-28
1989 24 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-09-27
1990 25 Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League AAA
1990 25 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-01
1991 26 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1991-04-09 1991-10-04
1992 27 Las Vegas Stars Pacific Coast League AAA
1992 27 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-04
1993 28 Florida Marlins National League MLB 1 1993-04-05 1993-09-26
1994 29 Florida Marlins National League MLB 1 1994-04-05 1994-08-11
1995 30 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1995-04-26 1995-10-01
1996 31 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1996-04-02 1996-09-24
1997 32 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1997-04-01 1997-09-27
1998 33 Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League A+
1998 33 Syracuse SkyChiefs International League AAA
1998 33 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1998-09-04 1998-09-25
1999 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1999-04-06 1999-10-01
2000 35 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 2000-04-04 2000-09-28
2001 36 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2001-04-05 2001-10-05
2002 37 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2002-04-02 2002-09-28
2003 38 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 2003-03-31 2003-09-27
2004 39 Kansas City Royals American League MLB 1 2004-04-05 2004-06-18
2005 40 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB 1 2005-04-04 2005-04-11
2005 40 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League A+ 2005-06-27 2005-06-29
2005 40 Norfolk Tides International League AAA 2005-07-01 2005-07-09

Sabr ID: 9380c476

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