Will Benson

William Buchanan Benson
Born: June 16, 1998
Atlanta, GA US
Primary Position: Outfield
All Position(s) Played: CF, LF, P, RF
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 225
Draft: Round 1 (2016 June Amateur Draft, Cleveland Indians)
School: Westminster (GA) HS
Career: 2016-2022

Will Benson compiled a career batting average of .208 with 79 home runs and 254 RBI in his 734-game career with the Indians, Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Lake County Captains, Lynchburg Hillcats, Team Texas, Akron RubberDucks and Columbus Clippers. He began playing during the 2016 season and last took the field during the 2022 campaign.


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Pitching:

Year Level Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
2020IndCONSTTeam Texas0027.00200000.30210000001
Totals0027.002000000.302100000001

Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
2016RARIZIndians4418415831331036271022260.209.321.424.7456724000
2017Short Season ANYPLMahoning Valley Scrappers562362022948851036713180.238.347.475.8239613000
2018AMIDWLake County Captains1235064165475111225812682152.180.324.370.69415447012
2019AMIDWLake County Captains62259217445912318551823778.272.371.604.97413120051
2019Advanced ACARLLynchburg Hillcats61255217294192423923173.189.290.304.5946642051
2020IndCONSTTeam Texas2471561180124501327.143.324.286.610160200
2021AAAANEAkron RubberDucks803302626358135144214360104.221.374.469.84312305121
2021AAAAAAEColumbus Clippers27107937155139021442.161.271.333.6043120001
2022AAAILColumbus Clippers381541242629506121012543.234.379.419.7985224101
Totals477194816212683376821792547518290616.208.334.422.75668415231136


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
2016RARIZIndiansOF3961212.9841.615
2016RARIZIndiansRF3961212.9841.615
2017Short Season ANYPLMahoning Valley ScrappersOF5691221.9791.661
2017Short Season ANYPLMahoning Valley ScrappersRF5691221.9791.661
2018AMIDWLake County CaptainsCF411020.8462.750
2018AMIDWLake County CaptainsOF117241884.9692.128
2018AMIDWLake County CaptainsRF113230864.9752.106
2019Advanced ACARLLynchburg HillcatsOF54904011.0001.741
2019AMIDWLake County CaptainsOF5389430.9691.755
2019Advanced ACARLLynchburg HillcatsLF38583001.0001.605
2019AMIDWLake County CaptainsRF2128410.9701.524
2019AMIDWLake County CaptainsLF2042020.9552.100
2019Advanced ACARLLynchburg HillcatsRF15311011.0002.133
2019AMIDWLake County CaptainsCF12190001.0001.583
2019Advanced ACARLLynchburg HillcatsCF110001.0001.000
2020IndCONSTTeam TexasP2.000
2021AAAAAAEColumbus ClippersCF922010.9572.444
2021AAAAAAEColumbus ClippersRF67110.8891.333
2021AAAANEAkron RubberDucksRF26441001.0001.731
2021AAAANEAkron RubberDucksCF23361001.0001.609
2021AAAANEAkron RubberDucksLF22252011.0001.227
2021AAAAAAEColumbus ClippersLF10111001.0001.200
2022AAAILColumbus ClippersLF10142001.0001.600
Totals7341289463017.9781.819

Minor League Service:

Year Level League Team Affiliation First Appearance Final Appearance
2016RArizona LeagueIndiansCLEJune 23, 2016August 29, 2016
2017Short Season ANew York-Penn LeagueMahoning Valley ScrappersCLEJune 19, 2017September 6, 2017
2018AMidwest LeagueLake County CaptainsCLEApril 5, 2018September 3, 2018
2019AMidwest LeagueLake County CaptainsCLEApril 4, 2019June 15, 2019
2019Advanced ACarolina LeagueLynchburg HillcatsCLEJune 20, 2019September 2, 2019
2020IndConstellation Energy LeagueTeam Texas
2021AAAA NortheastAkron RubberDucksCLEMay 5, 2021August 18, 2021
2021AAAAAA EastColumbus ClippersCLEAugust 21, 2021October 2, 2021
2022AAAInternational LeagueColumbus ClippersCLE




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