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Joe Benson

Joe Benson 10 RF

Binghamton Mets

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: William Joseph Benson
  • Age: 27 (March 5, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Hinsdale, IL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 2 (2006, MIN)
  • MLB Debut: 09/06/2011
  • School: Joliet Catholic Academy, Joliet, IL
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Joe Benson Stats Summary

Joe Benson Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 11, 2015 New York Mets signed free agent OF Joe Benson to a minor league contract.
July 11, 2015 RF Joe Benson assigned to Binghamton Mets.
June 19, 2015 Gwinnett Braves released RF Joe Benson.
June 11, 2015 Gwinnett Braves placed RF Joe Benson on the 7-day disabled list.
March 13, 2015 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster RF Joe Benson to spring training.
January 12, 2015 RF Joe Benson assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
January 7, 2015 RF Joe Benson assigned to Atlanta Braves.
June 21, 2014 RF Joe Benson assigned to Jacksonville Suns from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 16, 2014 OF Joe Benson assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs from Jacksonville Suns.
April 2, 2014 OF Joe Benson assigned to Jacksonville Suns.
December 20, 2013 Miami Marlins signed free agent CF Joe Benson to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 4, 2013 CF Joe Benson elected free agency.
September 3, 2013 Texas Rangers sent CF Joe Benson outright to Round Rock Express.
September 1, 2013 Texas Rangers designated Joe Benson for assignment.
July 25, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders activated CF Joe Benson from the 7-day disabled list.
July 17, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders sent OF Joe Benson on a rehab assignment to AZL Rangers.
June 20, 2013 Frisco RoughRiders placed CF Joe Benson on the 7-day disabled list. groin injury
May 25, 2013 Texas Rangers claimed CF Joe Benson off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
May 25, 2013 CF Joe Benson assigned to Frisco RoughRiders.
March 22, 2013 Minnesota Twins optioned CF Joe Benson to Rochester Red Wings.
October 4, 2012 Minnesota Twins recalled Joe Benson from New Britain Rock Cats.
July 16, 2012 Joe Benson assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Fort Myers Miracle.
July 7, 2012 Joe Benson assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from New Britain Rock Cats.
June 28, 2012 sent CF Joe Benson on a rehab assignment to GCL Twins.
May 25, 2012 Joe Benson roster status changed by New Britain Rock Cats.
May 7, 2012 CF Joe Benson assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Rochester Red Wings.
March 27, 2012 Minnesota Twins optioned Joe Benson to Rochester Red Wings.
October 12, 2011 OF Joe Benson assigned to Tigres de Aragua.
September 6, 2011 Minnesota Twins recalled Joe Benson from New Britain Rock Cats.
July 4, 2011 Joe Benson roster status changed by New Britain Rock Cats.
July 1, 2011 sent CF Joe Benson on a rehab assignment to GCL Twins.
June 3, 2011 New Britain Rock Cats placed CF Joe Benson on the 7-day disabled list. sore left knee
March 14, 2011 Minnesota Twins optioned CF Joe Benson to New Britain Rock Cats.
November 19, 2010 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of Joe Benson from New Britain Rock Cats.
August 31, 2010 Joe Benson assigned to Peoria Saguaros.
June 16, 2010 Joe Benson assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Fort Myers Miracle.
May 17, 2010 Joe Benson assigned to Fort Myers Miracle from New Britain Rock Cats.
April 6, 2010 Joe Benson assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Fort Myers Miracle.
March 21, 2010 CF Joe Benson assigned to Minnesota Twins.
July 5, 2009 Fort Myers Miracle sent RF Joe Benson on a rehab assignment to GCL Twins.
July 3, 2009 Joe Benson roster status changed by Fort Myers Miracle.
May 30, 2009 Fort Myers Miracle activated RF Joe Benson from the 7-day disabled list.
May 12, 2009 Fort Myers Miracle placed RF Joe Benson on the 7-day disabled list.
April 9, 2009 OF Joe Benson assigned to Fort Myers Miracle.
June 20, 2006 CF Joe Benson assigned to GCL Twins.
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Joe Benson Awards and Honors

Joe Benson  10 RF

Joe Benson
  • Full Name: William Joseph Benson
  • Born: March 5, 1988
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Hinsdale, IL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 2 (2006, MIN)
  • School: Joliet Catholic Academy, Joliet, IL
  • MLB Debut: 09/06/2011

In 2011, ranked third in the Minnesota Twins organization in doubles with 35 between the Minors and Majors. ... Also ranked fifth in total bases (226) and tied for fifth in walks (61). ... Selected by the Twins in the second round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft out of Joliet (Ill.) Catholic Academy. ... Preseason All American, All-State and Conference Player of the Year his senior year in baseball.