Ben Paulsen

Ben Paulsen #17

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 4"/210
  • Age: 28

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Ben Paulsen Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.258 1 10 0 .679

Ben Paulsen MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.280 16 69 1 .790

Ben Paulsen Bio

  • Full Name: Benjamin Michael Paulsen
  • Born: 10/27/1987 in Plymouth, WI
  • Draft: 2009, Colorado Rockies, 3rd rd. (90th overall)
  • College: Clemson
  • Debut: May 22, 2014
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 66 6 17 1 10 0 .258 .300 .679
MLB Career Stats 454 56 127 16 69 1 .280 .325 .790

Ben Paulsen 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 12 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 .083 .083 .083
Last 15 Games 29 3 5 0 1 0 7 0 .172 .172 .172
Last 30 Games 66 6 17 1 10 4 18 0 .258 .300 .379
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 12 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 .083 .083 .083
Last 15 Games 29 3 5 0 1 0 7 0 .172 .172 .172
Last 30 Games 66 6 17 1 10 4 18 0 .258 .300 .379
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
5/8 @ SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5/10 vs ARI 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11 vs ARI 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
5/8 @ SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5/10 vs ARI 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11 vs ARI 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Games by Position: 1B (14) LF (7)

Ben Paulsen Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Rockies NL 70 45 88.16 203.27 5.46 7.87 31.46
MLB Avg - - - - 89.24 214.61 3.64 11.34 37.06
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Rockies NL 70 45 88.16 203.27 5.46 7.87 31.46
MLB Avg - - - - 89.24 214.61 3.64 11.34 37.06

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Ben Paulsen 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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20 76 9 20 20 4 1 2 10 6 0 21 0 0 .263 .313 .421 .734
Cumulative
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49 142 15 37 45 9 1 3 20 10 1 39 0 0 .261 .307 .401 .709
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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20 76 9 20 20 4 1 2 10 6 0 21 0 0 .263 .313 .421 .734
Cumulative
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49 142 15 37 45 9 1 3 20 10 1 39 0 0 .261 .307 .401 .709

Ben Paulsen News

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May 13, 2016 at 9:41 PM ET

Rockies activate Descalso from DL, option Paulsen

The Rockies activated veteran infielder Daniel Descalso from the 15-day disabled list and optioned first baseman Ben Paulsen to Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday.

April 25, 2016 at 11:51 PM ET

Weiss, Raburn tossed for arguing balls, strikes

Manager Walt Weiss was ejected in the fourth inning and outfielder Ryan Raburn was tossed in the sixth during Monday's series opener against the Pirates on a night when the Rockies vehemently disagreed with home-plate umpire Lance Barrett's strike zone.

Awards

Ben Paulsen Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2011 Salt River AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Colorado NL
2014 Colorado NL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Col. Springs PCL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Tulsa TEX
2012 Tulsa TEX

Ben Paulsen Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 13, 2016 Colorado Rockies optioned 1B Ben Paulsen to Albuquerque Isotopes.
May 19, 2015 Colorado Rockies recalled 1B Ben Paulsen from Albuquerque Isotopes.
March 22, 2015 Colorado Rockies optioned 1B Ben Paulsen to Albuquerque Isotopes.
September 1, 2014 Colorado Rockies recalled 1B Ben Paulsen from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
September 1, 2014 Colorado Rockies activated 1B Ben Paulsen.
August 18, 2014 Colorado Rockies optioned 1B Ben Paulsen to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 17, 2014 Colorado Rockies recalled Ben Paulsen from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 16, 2014 Colorado Rockies optioned Ben Paulsen to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
August 10, 2014 Colorado Rockies recalled Ben Paulsen from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 29, 2014 Colorado Rockies optioned 1B Ben Paulsen to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 21, 2014 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of Ben Paulsen from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
February 4, 2014 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster 1B Ben Paulsen to spring training.
April 3, 2013 1B Ben Paulsen assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox from Tulsa Drillers.
February 5, 2013 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster 1B Ben Paulsen to spring training.
May 23, 2012 Ben Paulsen roster status changed by Tulsa Drillers.
May 15, 2012 Tulsa Drillers placed 1B Ben Paulsen on the 7-day disabled list. Concussion.
February 2, 2012 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster 1B Ben Paulsen to spring training.
March 30, 2011 1B Ben Paulsen assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Modesto Nuts.
February 8, 2011 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster 1B Ben Paulsen to spring training.
April 3, 2010 Ben Paulsen assigned to Modesto Nuts from Tri-City Dust Devils.
July 15, 2009 Tri-City Dust Devils signed Ben Paulsen.
July 6, 2009 Colorado Rockies signed 1B Ben Paulsen.

Benjamin Michael Paulsen Bio Info

Benjamin Michael Paulsen … hit .367 with 95 hits, 18 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs and 61 RBIs for the Clemson Tigers in 2009 … led the Tigers in batting average, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, slugging percentage (.618), on-base percentage (.435) and total bases (160) … also led the Tigers in runs, hits, doubles and total bases as a sophomore in 2008 … his father, Tom Riginos (now head coach at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.), was his hitting coach at Clemson … signed by Rockies scout Jay Matthews … was an all-state selection in the state of Georgia as a senior at Kell High School in 2006 … resides in Tempe, Ariz., in the offseason.

2015

Made 66 starts at first base for the Rockies, where he spent a majority of the season and played a career-high 116 games. Was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque May 19, where he hit .256 (32-for-125) with three home runs and 15 RBI in 36 games. Was 8-for-20 (.400) as a pinch-hitter for the Rockies, and recorded five RBIs in the pinch ... the batting average was the highest in the pinch among NL batters with at least 20 pinch-hit at-bats. Recorded a career-high four hits and four RBI with two home runs and one triple July 26 vs. Cincinnati ... it was his first career game in which he recorded multiple home runs, and he became just the sixth Rockies player to record two home runs and a triple in the same game (last: Ryan Spilborghs, June 13, 2010 vs. Toronto). Recorded his first career walk-off hit July 20 vs. Texas. Recorded his first career stolen base Sept. 24 vs. Pittsburgh.

2014

Spent the majority of 2014 at Triple-A, but would make his Major League debut on July 21, 2014...added to MLB roster that day...Had four separate stints on MLB roster: July 21-29, Aug. 10-16, Aug. 17 (recalled as 26th man for double header) and Sept. 1 through end of the season...Played 117 games at Triple-A and hit .294 (128-for-435) with 32 doubles, 6 triples, 20 home runs, 76 RBI, 76 runs, .912 OPS (.378 OBP, .533 SLG)...was the Sky Sox lone All-Star, his first All-Star selection at the Triple-A level...his 32 doubles tied a career-high and he set career-high marks in home runs, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS...Made his MLB debut July 21 vs. Washington starting at first...went 2-for-4 with a RBI, the 14th Rockie with a multi-hit game in his MLB debut (last: Dickerson June 22, 2013 at Washington)...Collected a hit in each of his first eight Major League games, the second-longest hit-streak to start a career in club history...Juan Pierre had a 16-game hit-streak to begin his career (Aug. 8-23, 2000)...Paulsen hit .407 (11-for-27) w/ four doubles, one home run, four RBI and four runs in first eight MLB games...Had four doubles in his first six MLB games, tying a franchise record for most doubles in first six games (Dickerson in 2013)...In the Rockies final series of the season at Los Angeles-NL, Paulsen hit a home run in the ninth inning on Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, first off LHP J.P. Howell and the next night off LHP Paco Rodriguez...home run on Sept. 27 tied game...Three of his four home runs came on the road...hit three of his four home runs off left-handed pitchers...Has a statistical quirk in that he played in the resumption of the suspended game originally from May 22 vs. San Francisco on Sept. 1...this gives him a game played on May 22, though he was actually a member of the Triple-A Sky Sox on that date...Spent the majority of his Minor League career as a first baseman, however, played six games in the outfield for Colorado Springs and three games in the outfield for the Rockies in 2014.

2013

In his first career season at the Triple-A level, Paulsen set career-highs in doubles (32) and extra-base hits (60)...2013 also marked his third career season with at least 75 RBI (79 RBI in 2013)...Also set a career-high with a .523 slugging percentage and an .867 OPS (.345 OBP)...Played 116 games at first base, marking the third time in four years he has played at least 115 games...Did the majority of his damage vs. RHP, as he batted .316 (108-for-342) with 276 doiubles 7 triples, 17 home runs and 69 RBI vs. RHP...hit .222 (26-for-117) vs. LHP...Batted .291 (41-for-145) with runners in scoring position and .329 (71-for-216) with runners on base.

2012

Spent second-straight season at Double-A Tulsa as the club's regular first baseman...played in 120 games for the Drillers...has now played in at least 120 games in each of his first three full porfessional seasons...was a Mid-Season Texas League All-Star...had nearly identical numbers prior to the All-Star break (.256 average, 10 doubles, 7 home runs, 27 RBI) as he had after the break (.254 average, 8 doubles, 6 home runs, 26 RBI)...hHit .214 (18-for-83) vs. left-handed pitchers and .264 (93-for-352) vs. right-handers...all but 21 of the games he has played in his professional career, including 99 games in 2012, have come at first base.

2011 After appearing in his first Major League Spring Training in 2011, spent the entire season at Double-A Tulsa as the club's regular first baseman...hit .241 (132-for-547) with 29 doubles, 4 triples, 19 home runs and 78 RBI in 136 games...Paulsen led the Drillers in doubles, was second on the club in RBI and third in home runs...Was more productive against right-handed pitchers (.267 average, 17 home runs, 61 RBI) than left-handed pitchers (.188 average, 2 home runs, 17 RBI)...Named a Texas League Mid-Season All-Star with the Drillers...hit .253 (75-for-296) with 16 doubles, 9 home runs and 37 RBI prior to All-Star break...batted .227 (57-for-251) with 13 doubles, 10 home runs and 41 RBI after the break...Finished the 2011 season playing in the Arizona Fall League for the champion Salt River Rafters...hit .267 (24-for-90) with 8 doubles, 1 triple, 13 RBI and 12 runs in 22 games for the Rafters. 2010 In what was his first full professional season, Paulsen jumped straight to High-A Modesto, where he would go on to lead the Nuts in hits (155) and RBI...his .311 (155-for-498) was the 3rd highest average on the club, trailing only Jordan Pacheco (.321) and James Cesario (.316)...Played first base in 124 of his 130 games and finished the year with a .990 fielding percentage...His 29 doubles were the 2nd most on the club, while his 12 home runs were tied with Tim Wheeler for the 2nd most among Nuts players...Led the club with 130 games played...Batted .278 (42-for-151) with 5 home runs vs. lefties, compared to .326 (113-for-347) with 7 home runs vs. right-handers...Hit .271 (45-for-166) with runners in scoring position and .326 (77-for-236) with the bases empty. 2009 Played his first professional season with Tri-City as the club's regular first baseman...hit .280 (49-for-175) in 44 games...hit .298 (14-for-47) with runners in scoring position on the season.