Ben
Grieve
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3''
Weight: 235
 
Born: May 4, 1976
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 2000    2003    2008    2009    2010    2016    2017   
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2000 24 MIL NL $ 300,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 7 4 6 5 2 4 3
2001 25 MIL NL $ 300,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 3 9 7 4 7 6 2 4 4
2002 26 MIL NL $ 2,100,000 5 7 6 4 6 5 0 0 0 4 9 7 4 7 6 2 4 3
2003 27 NH AL $ 2,100,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 7 4 7 6 2 4 3
2004 28 NH AL $ 2,100,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 7 4 7 6 2 4 3
2005 29 NH AL $ 2,100,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 7 4 7 6 2 4 3
2006 30 IDA AL $ 2,100,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 8 4 7 6 2 4 3
2007 31 NY AL $ 7,000,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 8 4 7 6 2 4 3
2008 32 NY AL $ 7,000,000 5 7 7 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 8 4 7 6 2 4 3
2009 33 IDA AL $ 4,750,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 8 4 7 6 2 4 4
2010 34 IDA AL $ 4,750,000 5 7 7 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 7 4 7 6 2 4 3
2011 35 LOU AL $ 4,750,000 5 8 7 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 8 4 7 6 2 4 3
2012 36 LOU AL $ 7,400,000 5 7 7 3 5 4 0 0 0 5 10 8 4 7 6 2 4 4
2013 37 IDA AL $ 4,400,000 5 7 6 3 5 5 0 0 0 4 10 8 4 7 6 2 4 4
2014 38 IDA AL $ 4,400,000 5 7 6 3 5 5 0 0 0 4 10 8 4 7 6 2 4 4
2015 39 IDA AL $ 8,000,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 5 10 8 4 7 6 2 5 4
2016 40 IDA AL $ 8,000,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 4 9 7 3 6 5 2 4 4
2017 41 IDA AL $ 8,000,000 5 7 6 3 5 4 0 0 0 3 8 6 3 6 5 2 4 4
2018 42 CAI AL $ 3,000,000 4 6 5 2 4 3 0 0 0 1 6 4 2 5 4 2 4 3
2019 43 NE NL $ 600,000 2 5 4 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 5 4 2 2 2
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000 2 5 4 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 5 4 2 2 2
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000 5 8 7 4 6 5 0 0 0 5 10 8 4 7 6 2 5 4
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Webb or Blanco.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2000 24 MIL NL 154 539 74 168 21 0 27 96 0 0 63 144 .312 .389 .501 .889 99.3 16.9
2001 25 MIL NL 160 588 93 172 24 0 29 104 3 0 90 114 .293 .395 .481 .876 112.0 25.5
2002 26 MIL NL 162 615 89 171 31 0 20 75 5 1 80 154 .278 .369 .426 .795 95.9 15.6
2003 27 NH AL 154 541 50 148 23 0 25 84 2 0 68 152 .274 .363 .455 .818 91.4 11.8
2004 28 NH AL 156 512 102 159 24 0 28 93 1 0 81 119 .311 .414 .521 .936 107.4 21.7
2005 29 NH AL 81 243 48 72 6 0 17 42 1 0 38 58 .296 .394 .531 .925 51.4 9.0
2006 30 IDA AL 146 487 77 124 18 0 26 64 4 1 72 110 .255 .356 .452 .808 80.0 11.3
2007 31 NY AL 131 440 59 122 23 0 21 88 3 1 68 96 .277 .377 .473 .850 79.8 15.4
2008 32 NY AL 146 478 82 124 21 0 32 95 5 0 71 121 .259 .354 .504 .859 88.5 16.0
2009 33 IDA AL 148 489 98 148 28 0 36 103 1 0 66 104 .303 .395 .581 .976 106.3 29.9
2010 34 IDA AL 155 508 100 171 30 0 33 91 5 1 79 108 .337 .432 .591 1.023 119.2 26.8
2011 35 LOU AL 133 387 73 107 15 0 22 80 4 0 72 97 .276 .396 .486 .882 75.9 14.3
2012 36 LOU AL 137 476 79 136 24 3 24 86 1 0 65 96 .286 .372 .500 .872 85.6 14.5
2013 37 IDA AL 113 413 69 115 22 0 18 60 1 0 61 92 .278 .383 .462 .845 72.1 13.8
2014 38 IDA AL 140 509 70 136 20 0 27 82 6 0 58 117 .267 .351 .466 .817 85.4 13.9
2015 39 IDA AL 144 527 90 144 22 2 30 95 7 1 63 109 .273 .359 .493 .852 91.9 13.9
2016 40 IDA AL 157 568 91 166 21 2 27 104 7 1 43 114 .292 .360 .479 .839 95.5 18.4
2017 41 IDA AL 158 600 83 183 24 1 20 90 8 3 45 119 .305 .360 .448 .808 95.1 16.8
2018 42 CAI AL 159 578 79 155 27 2 25 89 0 1 33 120 .268 .313 .452 .765 76.6 10.9
2019 43 NE NL 134 470 53 129 22 2 10 63 3 0 32 128 .274 .328 .394 .722 59.8 10.6
20 Years Sim 2868 9968 1559 2850 446 12 497 1684 67 10 1248 2272 .286 .373 .483 .855 1769.1 327.0
162 Game Average 563 88 160 25 0 28 95 3 0 70 128 .286 .373 .483 .855 99.9  
Career Highs 162 615 102 183 31 3 36 104 8 3 90 154 .337 .432 .591 1.023 119.2  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   8223 1356 2424 393 7 464 1471 38 6 1146 1792 .295 .387 .514 .901 1576.3
vs LH   1745 203 426 53 5 33 213 13 4 102 480 .244 .298 .337 .635 167.5
Home 1436 4869 775 1440 228 8 248 840 24 4 613 1090 .296 .382 .499 .881 889.9
Away 1432 5099 784 1410 218 4 249 844 27 6 635 1182 .277 .363 .467 .831 853.9
RISP   2691 0 781 125 3 129 1141 0 0 410 622 .290 .386 .483 .868 496.9
Pinch Hitting   185 32 50 3 1 9 36 0 0 44 55 .270 .419 .443 .863 36.7
Close/Late   941 120 262 38 1 44 139 0 0 175 249 .278 .399 .461 .860 175.6
Mar/Apr 464 1597 278 460 67 2 89 281 2 1 181 375 .288 .367 .500 .867 281.9
May 510 1762 292 545 71 3 92 308 10 2 233 373 .309 .393 .510 .903 339.8
June 479 1638 262 471 65 1 101 335 9 2 237 396 .288 .385 .513 .898 314.8
July 488 1678 263 482 87 2 76 261 12 1 222 394 .287 .380 .477 .857 295.2
August 446 1593 237 439 81 3 71 247 10 0 190 369 .276 .361 .464 .825 261.3
Sep/Oct 481 1700 227 453 75 1 68 252 8 4 185 365 .266 .347 .432 .778 250.8
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
2000 24 MIL NL LF 141 123 1133.7 217 11 1 2 .996 1.81 0 0 .000 0 2.0
2001 25 MIL NL LF 160 160 1388.7 302 11 4 2 .987 2.03 0 0 .000 0 5.0
2002 26 MIL NL LF 162 162 1449.7 306 8 3 3 .991 1.95 0 0 .000 0 3.9
2003 27 NH AL LF 148 141 1245.0 270 10 1 1 .996 2.02 0 0 .000 0 0.9
    RF 3 0 7.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.86 0 0 .000 0  
2004 28 NH AL LF 81 68 620.0 134 4 4 1 .972 2.00 0 0 .000 0 2.1
    RF 7 4 41.0 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.54 0 0 .000 0  
    C 3 3 27.0 24 1 0 0 1.000 8.33 2 0 .000 0 0.2
2005 29 NH AL LF 48 36 338.3 71 9 4 1 .952 2.13 0 0 .000 0 1.1
    RF 19 17 151.0 28 1 0 0 1.000 1.73 0 0 .000 0  
2006 30 IDA AL RF 101 99 898.0 171 3 1 3 .994 1.74 0 0 .000 0 0.8
    LF 5 5 42.0 5 1 0 0 1.000 1.29 0 0 .000 0  
    3B 1 0 8.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.13 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    SS 1 0 1.3 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
2007 31 NY AL LF 84 77 672.3 138 6 1 2 .993 1.93 0 0 .000 0 1.7
    RF 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 0 0 .000 0  
2008 32 NY AL LF 122 112 980.7 211 5 5 2 .977 1.98 0 0 .000 0 2.7
    2B 1 1 9.0 2 3 0 1 1.000 5.00 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    RF 3 0 5.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 0 0 .000 0  
2009 33 IDA AL RF 59 54 489.7 93 6 0 0 1.000 1.82 0 0 .000 0 0.4
    LF 36 24 244.7 50 4 1 2 .982 1.99 0 0 .000 0  
    SS 1 1 9.0 0 2 1 0 .667 2.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    CF 1 1 9.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 .000 0  
    3B 1 0 6.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
2010 34 IDA AL LF 126 109 1003.3 213 4 2 4 .991 1.95 0 0 .000 0 3.0
    3B 2 2 17.0 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.06 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    RF 5 0 15.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 0 0 .000 0  
    CF 1 1 9.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 .000 0  
2011 35 LOU AL LF 89 80 685.0 107 4 3 0 .974 1.46 0 0 .000 0 0.8
    2B 4 3 30.7 7 9 0 1 1.000 4.70 0 0 .000 0 0.1
    3B 2 2 18.0 1 3 2 1 .667 2.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    RF 4 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
2012 36 LOU AL RF 76 72 629.0 136 4 4 0 .972 2.00 0 0 .000 0 2.0
    LF 55 50 434.0 91 1 3 0 .968 1.91 0 0 .000 0  
2013 37 IDA AL LF 39 34 310.7 71 1 2 0 .973 2.09 0 0 .000 0 0.8
    RF 2 0 5.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 0 0 .000 0  
2014 38 IDA AL LF 122 116 1046.0 220 5 1 2 .996 1.94 0 0 .000 0 2.5
    RF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
2015 39 IDA AL LF 75 71 640.0 135 7 5 0 .966 2.00 0 0 .000 0 1.0
    RF 1 0 3.0 1 0 1 0 .500 3.00 0 0 .000 0  
2016 40 IDA AL LF 154 152 1327.0 288 7 4 3 .987 2.00 0 0 .000 0 2.3
2017 41 IDA AL LF 155 150 1326.7 304 9 6 2 .981 2.12 0 0 .000 0 2.3
2018 42 CAI AL LF 135 133 1114.0 273 7 3 3 .989 2.26 0 0 .000 0 2.8
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    RF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0  
    C 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
2019 43 NE NL LF 123 121 1005.0 208 1 1 0 .995 1.87 0 0 .000 0 0.7
    RF 1 0 5.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 0 0 .000 0  
  LF 2060 1924 17006.6 3614 115 54 30 .986 1.97 0 0 .000 0 35.7
  RF 285 246 2263.7 446 14 6 3 .987 1.83 0 0 .000 0 3.2
  3B 6 4 49.0 1 7 2 1 .800 1.47 0 0 .000 0 0.1
  2B 5 4 39.7 9 12 0 2 1.000 4.77 0 0 .000 0 0.2
  C 4 3 28.0 24 1 0 0 1.000 8.04 2 0 .000 0 0.2
  CF 3 2 20.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 0 0 .000 0  
  SS 2 1 10.3 0 2 2 0 .500 1.74 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   2365 2184 19417.3 4099 151 64 36 .985 1.97 2 0 .000 0 39.3
Career Highs   162 162 1449.7 306 16 7 4 .996 2.25 2 0 .000 0  
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2002 26 MIL NL 4 15 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .133 .235 .200 .435
2004 28 NH AL 17 73 15 24 4 0 5 17 0 0 7 14 .329 .388 .589 .977
2007 31 NY AL 3 12 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 .167 .231 .417 .647
2008 32 NY AL 11 44 7 11 0 0 4 8 0 0 6 11 .250 .340 .523 .863
2011 35 LOU AL 3 16 4 5 0 0 3 6 0 0 2 4 .313 .389 .875 1.264
2012 36 LOU AL 3 10 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 .300 .417 .300 .717
2013 37 IDA AL 14 52 11 13 4 0 3 13 0 0 7 11 .250 .350 .500 .850
Career Post-Season Batting 55 222 41 60 9 0 16 47 0 0 27 49 .270 .352 .527 .879
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Batting Average
2000-10-.312
2004-8-.311
2009-9-.303
2010-1-.337
On-Base Pct
2004-4-.414
2009-5-.395
2010-1-.432
Slugging Pct
2009-1-.581
2010-2-.591
OPS
2004-8-.936
2009-1-.976
2010-1-1.023
XR
2010-5-119.2
CAR-23-1769.1
Games
2002-1-162
2016-9-157
2017-6-158
2018-2-159
CAR-8-2868
At-Bats
CAR-18-9968
Runs
CAR-49-1559
Hits
2017-10-183
CAR-28-2850
Total Bases
CAR-29-4811
Singles
2017-6-138
CAR-38-1895
Homeruns
2009-3-36
2010-9-33
CAR-22-497
RBIs
CAR-24-1684
Walks
CAR-31-1248
Strikeouts
2003-9-152
CAR-18-2272
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 8    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 31)
   Gray Ink Test: 37    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 170)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 59    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 74)
 
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