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Kris Benson

Kris Benson 48 P

Arizona Diamondbacks

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: Kristopher James Benson
  • Age: 44 (November 7, 1974)
  • Birthplace: Superior, WI
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1996, PIT)
  • MLB Debut: 04/09/1999
  • School: Clemson
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Kris Benson Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
November 7, 2010 RHP Kris Benson elected free agency.
November 2, 2010 Kris Benson roster status changed by Arizona Diamondbacks.
July 31, 2010 sent RHP Kris Benson on a rehab assignment to Reno Aces.
July 30, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks transferred RHP Kris Benson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 24, 2010 sent RHP Kris Benson on a rehab assignment to Reno Aces.
April 29, 2010 Kris Benson assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
April 29, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks placed RHP Kris Benson on the 15-day disabled list. Right shoulder soreness.
April 17, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of RHP Kris Benson from Reno Aces.
March 31, 2010 RHP Kris Benson assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
March 17, 2010 Reno Aces signed free agent Kris Benson.
March 17, 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent Kris Benson.
October 7, 2009 RHP Kris Benson elected free agency.
July 11, 2009 Oklahoma City RedHawks activated RHP Kris Benson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 14, 2009 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed RHP Kris Benson on the 7-day disabled list.
June 9, 2009 Texas Rangers sent RHP Kris Benson outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 6, 2009 Kris Benson roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
May 3, 2009 Texas Rangers sent RHP Kris Benson on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
April 22, 2009 Texas Rangers placed RHP Kris Benson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 16, 2009. Right elbow tendinitis
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Kris Benson Awards and Honors

Kris Benson  48 P

Kris Benson
  • Full Name: Kristopher James Benson
  • Born: November 7, 1974
  • Age: 44
  • Birthplace: Superior, WI
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (1996, PIT)
  • School: Clemson
  • MLB Debut: 04/09/1999
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first round (first overall) of the 1996 amateur entry Draft. ... Signed by the Pirates on Aug. 11, 1996. Made his Major League debut with the Pirates on April 9, 1999. ... Traded by the Pirates with Jeff Keppinger to the New York Mets for Matt Peterson, Ty Wigginton and Jose Bautista on July 30, 2004. ... Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets on Nov. 30, 2004. ... Traded by the Mets to the Baltimore Orioles for Jorge Julio and John Maine on Jan. 21, 2006. ... Missed the 2007 season with a torn rotator cuff. ... Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a Minor League contract on Feb. 13, 2008. ... Released by the Phillies on Aug. 30, 2008. ... Signed by the Texas Rangers to a Minor League contract on Feb. 21, 2009.