Ben
Broussard
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2''
Weight: 235
 
Born: September 24, 1976 in Usa, TX, BEAUMONT
 
Awards & Accomplishments
World Championships Won 2006    2010   
All-Star Selections 2005    2006    2008    2010   
Ratings - Batting     Help
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 27 CLE AL $ 303,000   9 9 8 8 10 9 3 7 6 7 6 7 5 6 6
2005 28 CLE AL $ 300,000   9 9 7 8 10 10 4 7 6 7 7 7 5 6 6
2006 29 CLE AL $ 4,642,857   9 9 8 8 10 9 4 7 6 7 7 7 5 6 6
2007 30 CLE AL $ 4,642,857   9 9 8 8 10 10 4 7 6 7 7 7 5 6 6
2008 31 CLE AL $ 4,642,857   9 9 8 8 10 10 4 7 6 7 7 7 5 6 6
2009 32 CLE AL $ 7,500,000   9 9 8 8 10 10 4 7 6 7 7 7 5 6 6
2010 33 CLE AL $ 7,500,000   9 9 8 8 10 10 4 8 6 7 6 6 5 6 6
2011 34 CLE AL $ 7,500,000   9 9 8 8 10 9 4 7 6 7 6 6 5 6 6
2012 35 CLE AL $ 7,500,000   10 10 8 7 10 9 4 8 6 7 6 6 5 6 6
2013 36 TOR AL $ 6,124,970   9 9 8 7 9 9 3 7 6 6 6 6 5 6 6
2014 37 TOR AL $ 6,124,970   9 9 8 7 10 9 3 7 6 6 6 6 5 6 6
2015 38 TOR AL $ 4,410,000   9 9 8 7 10 9 3 7 6 6 5 5 6 6 6
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000   9 9 7 7 9 9 3 7 6 6 5 5 5 6 6
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 7,500,000   10 10 8 8 10 10 4 8 6 7 7 7 6 6 6
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2004 27 CLE AL 148 531 81 166 29 6 23 98 3 3 49 83 .313 .373 .520 .892 94.4 18.0
2005 28 CLE AL 157 598 107 185 32 2 40 127 3 3 66 147 .309 .390 .570 .960 121.6 27.1
2006 29 CLE AL 155 582 115 167 29 2 44 116 3 1 75 144 .287 .372 .570 .943 114.1 23.5
2007 30 CLE AL 154 603 104 147 26 1 30 92 0 2 71 141 .244 .326 .439 .766 84.5 13.9
2008 31 CLE AL 156 575 91 157 33 2 27 96 3 3 75 137 .273 .366 .478 .845 100.1 16.9
2009 32 CLE AL 154 581 114 152 28 2 36 117 2 1 75 142 .262 .350 .503 .852 104.4 15.4
2010 33 CLE AL 156 589 110 172 38 3 35 126 2 1 78 121 .292 .381 .545 .926 116.0 22.2
2011 34 CLE AL 156 591 88 144 31 2 29 104 1 0 69 147 .244 .326 .450 .776 88.2 14.8
2012 35 CLE AL 153 553 92 160 33 3 28 91 1 0 77 134 .289 .380 .512 .892 103.6 19.5
2013 36 TOR AL 144 521 83 135 27 2 27 113 1 2 51 144 .259 .332 .474 .806 83.3 14.2
2014 37 TOR AL 150 556 90 137 27 2 32 112 5 3 46 147 .246 .309 .475 .784 87.1 13.3
2015 38 TOR AL 135 458 75 132 32 0 20 75 1 0 42 107 .288 .352 .489 .841 75.5 12.6
12 Years Sim 1818 6738 1150 1854 365 27 371 1267 25 19 774 1594 .275 .355 .503 .858 1172.8 211.4
162 Game Average 600 102 165 32 2 33 112 2 1 68 142 .275 .355 .503 .858 104.5  
Career Highs 157 603 115 185 38 6 44 127 5 3 78 147 .313 .390 .570 .960 121.6  
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   5209 962 1531 332 19 309 1069 23 17 623 1168 .294 .373 .543 .916 996.7
vs LH   1529 188 323 33 8 62 198 2 2 151 426 .211 .291 .365 .656 166.6
Home 903 3250 571 867 185 17 172 591 15 10 371 779 .267 .348 .493 .841 541.9
Away 915 3488 579 987 180 10 199 676 10 9 403 815 .283 .361 .511 .873 621.4
RISP   1912 0 537 112 7 95 857 0 0 278 472 .281 .370 .496 .865 348.7
Pinch Hitting   82 16 17 5 1 7 18 0 0 7 20 .207 .270 .549 .818 12.9
Close/Late   716 116 191 29 6 43 116 0 0 128 156 .267 .385 .504 .890 138.7
Mar/Apr 273 1001 191 294 68 3 62 205 2 2 122 232 .294 .375 .553 .929 195.2
May 318 1169 187 304 54 2 65 214 3 5 127 302 .260 .338 .476 .815 185.1
June 304 1116 203 308 59 4 61 203 7 2 137 259 .276 .359 .500 .859 196.1
July 286 1092 177 288 63 5 59 197 6 2 135 245 .264 .351 .493 .844 185.2
August 308 1168 206 346 69 3 62 230 4 6 134 258 .296 .374 .520 .894 213.5
Sep/Oct 329 1192 186 314 52 10 62 218 3 2 119 298 .263 .335 .480 .815 188.2
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
2004 27 CLE AL 1B 102 96 840.3 968 91 5 99 .995 11.34 0 0 .000 0 1.5
    3B 2 0 8.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.13 0 0 .000 0 0.0
2005 28 CLE AL 1B 154 152 1374.0 1539 110 8 152 .995 10.80 0 0 .000 0 1.9
    SS 1 1 8.3 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.32 0 0 .000 0 0.0
2006 29 CLE AL 1B 153 149 1344.3 1423 140 9 130 .994 10.46 0 0 .000 0 3.2
2007 30 CLE AL 1B 152 152 1364.7 1404 118 12 136 .992 10.04 0 0 .000 0 2.3
2008 31 CLE AL 1B 154 151 1357.3 1309 119 12 115 .992 9.47 0 0 .000 0 3.4
2009 32 CLE AL 1B 153 152 1354.0 1285 81 7 115 .995 9.08 0 0 .000 0 1.8
2010 33 CLE AL 1B 155 152 1352.7 1280 93 13 111 .991 9.14 0 0 .000 0 1.8
2011 34 CLE AL 1B 154 152 1364.7 1266 112 8 114 .994 9.09 0 0 .000 0 2.8
    2B 1 1 9.0 2 3 0 1 1.000 5.00 0 0 .000 0 0.1
2012 35 CLE AL 1B 152 144 1292.7 1254 81 7 109 .995 9.29 0 0 .000 0 2.5
2013 36 TOR AL 1B 130 116 1058.0 1008 75 6 87 .994 9.21 0 0 .000 0 2.1
2014 37 TOR AL 1B 117 112 997.0 949 83 7 96 .993 9.32 0 0 .000 0 2.0
2015 38 TOR AL 1B 120 106 939.3 905 71 3 78 .997 9.35 0 0 .000 0 1.6
    CF 1 1 9.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    C 1 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
    2B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  1B 1696 1634 14639.0 14590 1174 97 1342 .994 9.69 0 0 .000 0 26.9
  2B 2 1 10.0 2 3 0 1 1.000 4.50 0 0 .000 0 0.1
  CF 1 1 9.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  SS 1 1 8.3 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.32 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  3B 2 0 8.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.13 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  C 1 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   1703 1637 14676.3 14597 1182 97 1343 .994 9.68 0 0 .000 0 27.1
Career Highs   155 153 1382.3 1540 140 13 152 .997 11.25 0 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
2006 29 CLE AL 17 65 14 18 6 0 2 11 1 0 8 15 .277 .365 .462 .826
2007 30 CLE AL 7 25 5 6 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 9 .240 .345 .400 .745
2008 31 CLE AL 14 54 8 18 2 1 5 14 0 0 4 10 .333 .373 .685 1.058
2009 32 CLE AL 4 15 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .400 .438 .467 .904
2010 33 CLE AL 19 76 13 18 3 0 7 16 0 0 11 26 .237 .337 .553 .890
2011 34 CLE AL 6 24 5 5 2 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 .208 .296 .417 .713
Career Post-Season Batting 67 259 46 71 15 1 16 49 1 0 30 64 .274 .354 .525 .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.
On-Base Pct
2005-10-.390
Slugging Pct
2005-4-.570
2006-2-.570
2010-5-.545
CAR-30-.503
OPS
2005-4-.960
2006-4-.943
2010-7-.926
CAR-34-.858
XR
2005-5-121.6
2006-6-114.1
2010-5-116.0
CAR-34-1172.8
Games
2005-9-157
2008-9-156
2011-6-156
Runs
2005-8-107
2006-5-115
2007-10-104
CAR-37-1150
Total Bases
2005-4-341
2006-2-332
2010-5-321
CAR-33-3386
Homeruns
2005-3-40
2006-1-44
2009-7-36
2010-4-35
2011-8-29
2014-8-32
CAR-18-371
RBIs
2005-1-127
2006-4-116
2009-9-117
2010-1-126
2011-10-104
2013-8-113
2014-10-112
CAR-21-1267
Walks
2006-9-75
2012-10-77
CAR-50-774
Strikeouts
2005-10-147
2006-9-144
CAR-30-1594
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 12    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 11)
   Gray Ink Test: 77    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 108)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 38    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 61)
 
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History
Had first career hit (double) on 4/10/2004, off Kevin Appier (KCA)
Hit first career homerun on 4/20/2004, off Victor Zambrano (TB)
Drove in 6 runs against New York (A) on 6/2/2004
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Toronto on 7/4/2004
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Minnesota on 8/21/2004
Drove in 6 runs against Oakland on 9/24/2004
Was selected to the 2005 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/22/2005, hitting .571 with 4 HR, 6 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/2005, hitting .402 with 9 HR, 27 RBI
Had 26-game hitting streak snapped on 9/9/2005
Drove in 6 runs against Kansas City on 5/20/2006
Won Player of the Week award on 5/22/2006, hitting .400 with 5 HR, 13 RBI
Was selected to the 2006 Allstar game
Won World Championship with Cleveland in 2006
Won Player of the Week award on 6/20/2007, hitting .435 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against Baltimore on 9/14/2007
Won Player of the Week award on 9/19/2007, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 9 RBI
1/29/2008: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,642,857 through salary arbitration
5/30/2008: Signed a contract extension with Cleveland, $7,500,000 per year, for 4 years
Was selected to the 2008 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Kansas City on 7/6/2009
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against Minnesota on 7/8/2009
Won Player of the Week award on 7/11/2009, hitting .621 with 8 HR, 18 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 8/1/2009, hitting .363 with 13 HR, 35 RBI
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Chicago (A) on 8/23/2009
Drove in 6 runs against Kansas City on 4/5/2010
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/2010, hitting .378 with 8 HR, 24 RBI
Was selected to the 2010 Allstar game
Won World Championship with Cleveland in 2010
Had 20-game hitting streak snapped on 8/14/2012
Signed as a free agent by Toronto on 2/11/2013 to a 2-year deal worth $6,124,970 per year
Drove in 6 runs against Baltimore on 4/18/2014
Drove in 6 runs against Baltimore on 4/20/2014
10/3/2014: Signed a contract extension with Toronto, $4,410,000 per year, for 3 years
Won Player of the Week award on 8/15/2015, hitting .560 with 2 HR, 10 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/26/2015, hitting .588 with 4 HR, 6 RBI