Ben Heller

Ben Heller #61

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3" /205
  • Age: 26

Ben Heller 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
9 1-0 0.82 11.0 9 1.00

Ben Heller MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
19 2-0 3.00 18.0 15 1.44

Ben Heller Bio

  • Full Name: Benjamin Heller
  • Born: 8/5/1991 in Milwaukee, WI
  • Draft: 2013, Cleveland Indians, 22nd rd. (651st overall)
  • College: Olivet Nazarene
  • Debut: 8/26/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 1 0 0.82 9 0 0 11.0 9 1.00
MLB Career Stats 2 0 3.00 19 0 0 18.0 15 1.44
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

Ben Heller Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Yankees AL 93 Four-seam FB 94.77 94.67 2,399.41 6.35 86.12
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.19 92.82 2,254.6 6.17 87.33
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Yankees AL 93 Four-seam FB 94.77 94.67 2,399.41 6.35 86.12
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.19 92.82 2,254.6 6.17 87.33

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September 1, 2017 at 4:58 PM ET

Yankees bring Holliday off disabled list

The Yankees are getting a key piece to their lineup back, as the club reinstated designated hitter Matt Holliday from the 10-day disabled list.

July 16, 2017 at 12:58 PM ET

Mitchell among trio of Yanks called up for DH

Jonathan Holder and Ben Heller combined for five innings of scoreless relief in Saturday's 16-inning contest, a 4-1 Yankees victory over the Red Sox. Through no fault of their own, both hurlers were optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday morning, with the club needing fresh pitching for a day-night doubleheader at Fenway Park.

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MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Cleveland AL

Ben Heller Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 3, 2017 New York Yankees reassigned RHP Ben Heller to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2017 New York Yankees recalled RHP Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
July 16, 2017 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
July 8, 2017 New York Yankees recalled Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
June 14, 2017 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
June 12, 2017 New York Yankees recalled Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
March 31, 2017 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 23, 2016 New York Yankees recalled Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 13, 2016 New York Yankees optioned RHP Ben Heller to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 11, 2016 New York Yankees selected the contract of Ben Heller from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
August 1, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
July 31, 2016 New York Yankees traded LHP Andrew Miller to Cleveland Indians for RHP Ben Heller, CF Clint Frazier, RHP J.P. Feyereisen and LHP Justus Sheffield.
May 21, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
March 12, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Cleveland Indians.
March 6, 2016 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Cleveland Indians.
September 8, 2015 Akron RubberDucks activated RHP Ben Heller from the 7-day disabled list.
August 24, 2015 Akron RubberDucks placed RHP Ben Heller on the 7-day disabled list. right knee strain
August 1, 2015 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Lynchburg Hillcats.
March 9, 2015 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Cleveland Indians.
July 7, 2014 Ben Heller assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Lake County Captains.
March 29, 2014 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Lake County Captains from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
June 16, 2013 Cleveland Indians signed RHP Ben Heller.
June 15, 2013 RHP Ben Heller assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

Benjamin Heller Bio Info

Is married to Martha, a middle school math teacher. Graduated from Whitewater High School (Wisc.), where he pitched, caught and played SS and 3B…attended Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais (pronounced "BURR-buh-nay), Ill., approximately 50 miles south of Chicago.

2016

Went 1-0 with a 6.43 ERA (7.0IP, 5ER) in 10 relief appearances over two stints with the Yankees (8/11-13 and 8/23-10/2)…retired 5-of-10 first batters faced…allowed 4-of-5 inherited runners to score. Was signed to a Major League contract and selected to the Yankees' 25-man roster from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 8/11…made his Major League debut in 8/26 win vs. Baltimore, tossing a scoreless eighth inning (1.0IP). Allowed a two-run HR in 0.2IP (3H, 1BB, 1K) in 8/28 loss vs. Baltimore, recording his first career strikeout (Chris Davis, swinging). Earned his first Major League win on 8/31 at Kansas City, tossing a perfect 12th inning (1.0IP). In six games with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, was 0-1 with one save and a 1.42 ERA (6.1IP, 1ER, 7K). Was acquired by the Yankees from Cleveland on 7/31 with OF Clint Frazier, LHP Justus Sheffield and RHP J.P. Feyereisen in exchange for LHP Andrew Miller. Combined to go 3-2 with 12 saves in 13 chances and a 1.73 ERA (41.2IP, 23H, 8ER, 12BB, 48K, 2HR) in 43 relief appearances with Triple-A Columbus (28G) and Double-A Akron (15G), holding batters to a combined .159 (23-for-145) batting average with a 0.84 WHIP.