Ben Heller

Ben Heller

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /205
  • Age: 27

Ben Heller MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
19 2-0 3.00 18.0 15 1.44

Ben Heller Bio

  • Full Name: Benjamin Heller
  • Born: 8/5/1991 in Milwaukee, WI
  • Draft: 2013, Cleveland Indians, 22nd rd. (651st overall)
  • College: Olivet Nazarene
  • Debut: 8/26/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 2 0 3.00 19 0 0 18.0 15 1.44
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day

Ben Heller - Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
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MLB Avg - - - - - - 88.4
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
- - - - - - - -
MLB Avg - - - - - - 88.4

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Ben Heller Stats

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Ben Heller Advanced Stats

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Ben Heller Statcast Events

Ben Heller 2018 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Cumulative
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0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Cumulative
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0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00

Awards

Ben Heller Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Cleveland AL

Ben Heller Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 3, 2018 New York Yankees transferred RHP Ben Heller from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right elbow bone spur.
April 2, 2018 New York Yankees placed RHP Ben Heller on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2018. Right elbow bone spur.
March 21, 2018 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
October 22, 2017 New York Yankees activated RHP Ben Heller.
October 3, 2017 New York Yankees reassigned RHP Ben Heller to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2017 New York Yankees recalled RHP Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
July 16, 2017 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
July 8, 2017 New York Yankees recalled Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
June 14, 2017 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
June 12, 2017 New York Yankees recalled Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
March 31, 2017 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 23, 2016 New York Yankees recalled Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 13, 2016 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 11, 2016 New York Yankees selected the contract of Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 1, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
July 31, 2016 New York Yankees traded LHP Andrew Miller to Cleveland Indians for RHP Ben Heller, CF Clint Frazier, RHP J.P. Feyereisen and LHP Justus Sheffield.
May 21, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
March 12, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Cleveland Indians.
March 6, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Cleveland Indians.
September 8, 2015 Akron RubberDucks activated RHP Ben Heller from the 7-day disabled list.
August 24, 2015 Akron RubberDucks placed RHP Ben Heller on the 7-day disabled list. right knee strain
August 1, 2015 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Lynchburg Hillcats.
March 9, 2015 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Cleveland Indians.
July 7, 2014 Ben Heller assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Lake County Captains.
March 29, 2014 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Lake County Captains from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
June 16, 2013 Cleveland Indians signed RHP Ben Heller.
June 15, 2013 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

Benjamin Heller Bio Info

Is married to Martha, a middle school math teacher. Graduated from Whitewater High School (Wisc.), where he pitched, caught and played SS and 3B…attended Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais (pronounced "BURR-buh-nay), Ill., approximately 50 miles south of Chicago... In December 2017, he and his wife traveled to Guatemala, delivering Christmas gifts to children in a local orphanageand donating ovens and water filters to families living in impoverished communities.

2017

Was 1-0 with a 0.82 ERA (11.0IP, 1ER) in nine relief appearances over three stints with the Yankees (6/12-14, 7/8-16 and 9/1-10/1)…allowed 4-of-7 inherited runners to score…retired 8-of-9 first batters faced... Made his season debut in 6/13 loss at Los Angeles-AL, allowing a "walk-off" infield single in the 11th (0.1IP, 1H, 1BB)... Tossed a career-high 2.1 scoreless innings in 9/28 loss vs. Tampa Bay (1BB, 2K)... Made 41 relief appearances for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going 5-4 with six saves, a 2.88 ERA (56.1IP, 18ER) and 82K…led Yankees farmhands (min. 50.0IP) with a 13.10 K/9.0IP ratio…at the time of his final call-up, his .172 (34-for-198) opponents' BA and 13.10 K/9.0IP ratio (56.1IP, 82K) ranked second among relievers in the International League.

2016

Went 1-0 with a 6.43 ERA (7.0IP, 5ER) in 10 relief appearances over two stints with the Yankees (8/11-13 and 8/23-10/2)…retired 5-of-10 first batters faced…allowed 4-of-5 inherited runners to score. Was signed to a Major League contract and selected to the Yankees' 25-man roster from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 8/11…made his Major League debut in 8/26 win vs. Baltimore, tossing a scoreless eighth inning (1.0IP). Allowed a two-run HR in 0.2IP (3H, 1BB, 1K) in 8/28 loss vs. Baltimore, recording his first career strikeout (Chris Davis, swinging). Earned his first Major League win on 8/31 at Kansas City, tossing a perfect 12th inning (1.0IP). In six games with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, was 0-1 with one save and a 1.42 ERA (6.1IP, 1ER, 7K). Was acquired by the Yankees from Cleveland on 7/31 with OF Clint Frazier, LHP Justus Sheffield and RHP J.P. Feyereisen in exchange for LHP Andrew Miller. Combined to go 3-2 with 12 saves in 13 chances and a 1.73 ERA (41.2IP, 23H, 8ER, 12BB, 48K, 2HR) in 43 relief appearances with Triple-A Columbus (28G) and Double-A Akron (15G), holding batters to a combined .159 (23-for-145) batting average with a 0.84 WHIP.

2015

Combined with Single-A Lynchburg and Double-A Akron to go 0-2 with 12 saves, a 4.02 ERA (40.1IP, 18ER) and 58K in 41 relief appearances…tied for fourth among Indians minor leaguers with 12 saves... Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as having the "Best Fastball" in the Indians organization.

2014

Combined with Single-A Lake County and Single-A Carolina to go 5-1 with five saves, a 2.38 ERA (53.0IP, 14ER) and 81K in 45 relief appearances... Led all Midwest League pitchers (min. 30.0IP) with a 15.57 K/9.0IP ratio (37.0IP, 64K)... Following the season, was tabbed by MiLB.com as an Organization All-Star.

2013

Made his professional debut, going 1-3 with a 3.13 ERA (37.1IP, 13ER) and 39K in 21 games (one start) with short-season Single-A Mahoning Valley.