Ben Klafczynski Pitcher

     
 

Born: September 21, 1988
Granger Township, OH
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Drafted: 20th round, 2011 by CHC
How Acquired: Contract acquired from Lake Erie of the Frontier League and signed to a minor league deal (Sept. 2012)
College: Kent State
High School: Medina (OH)

Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Released (June 2013)

Scouting Report
: Converted from outfield to pitching in 2012. Throws an easy fastball at 94 mph.  Also throws a curveball, which is a work-in-progress.  Raw as a pitcher.  Subpar control.

 
   
    Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l % era g gs sv ip h r er hr bb so whip k/bb k/9
  2012 Lake Erie Front Ind - 23 4 1 0.800 2.22 31 0 1 44.7 29 14 11 1 31 40 1.34 1.29 8.06
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  2008 Kent State NCAA Coll   19 55 165 37 56 11 2 11 35 104 10 36 2 0 0.339 0.385 0.630 1.015
  2009 Kent State NCAA Coll   20 60 223 52 71 22 1 6 43 113 24 52 0 1 0.318 0.000 0.507 0.507
  2010 Kent State NCAA Coll   21 64 256 66 94 27 3 10 62 157 33 33 2 0 0.367 0.464 0.613 1.077
  2011 Kent State NCAA Coll   22 62 247 56 91 19 3 10 57 146 36 35 4 2 0.368 0.448 0.591 1.039
  2011 Boise Nwst A- ChC 22 19 77 6 17 2 1 1 11 24 6 21 0 0 0.221 0.274 0.312 0.586
  2011 Peoria Midw A ChC 22 43 152 8 37 3 0 1 13 43 14 36 0 0 0.243 0.307 0.283 0.590
  2012 Lake Erie Front Ind - 23 36 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: Klaf-chin-ski
First Pro Contract:
June 13, 2011 (CHC)
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: June 17, 2011 (Boise)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
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  Awards
2011 Mid-American Conference All-Star
SoxProspects.com Awards
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