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Ben Weber

Ben Weber 41 P

Syracuse SkyChiefs

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: Ben Edward Weber
  • Age: 49 (November 17, 1969)
  • Birthplace: Port Arthur, TX
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 20 (1991, TOR)
  • MLB Debut: 04/03/2000
  • School: Houston
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Ben Weber  41 P

Ben Weber
  • Full Name: Ben Edward Weber
  • Born: November 17, 1969
  • Age: 49
  • Birthplace: Port Arthur, TX
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 20 (1991, TOR)
  • School: Houston
  • MLB Debut: 04/03/2000
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 20th round of the June 1991 First-Year Player Draft...Signed by Salinas of the Independent Western League on May 1, 1996...Signed by Taipei of the Taiwanese Professional League on Sept. 1, 1996...Signed by the San Francisco Giants on Oct. 30, 1998...Claimed by the Anaheim Angels from San Francisco Giants on Aug. 30, 2000...Signed by the Cincinnati Reds on Dec. 15, 2004...On disabled list (bulging disc in neck) May 9-Aug. 12, 2005; included rehabilitation assignment at Dayton (Class A) July 21-23 and at Chattanooga (Double-A) July 25-Aug. 12...Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays on Jan. 11, 2006...In 1988 graduated from Port Naches/Groves High School in Port Naches, Texas...from 1988-91 pitched for the University of Houston...From 2001-2003 was one of the top relievers for the Angels (181g, 18-5, 2.86)...Produced his best Major League season for the 2002 World Series champions, when he posted career highs in victories (7), ERA (2.54), saves (7) and appearances (63)...In his career has converted 7-17 save opportunities (42 percent)...In his career has converted 7-17 save opportunities...Recorded all 7 of his Major League saves in 2002 for the Angels while filling in for the injured Troy Percival...Has 38 career saves in the Minors...On 11/19/01 had arthroscopic surgery to remove a loose bone fragment from his right ankle (Dr. Dave Teuscher)...In 2002, Weber and Dennis Cook were believed to be Major League Baseball's first set of teammates who each fathered triplets...Makes his offseason home in Beaumont, Texas.