Ben Revere, Outfield, Los Angeles Angels, #25


Date of Birth: 5/3/1988
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Current Salary: $4,000,000

Ben Revere, outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels, was originally drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 2007. He played in the Twins' minor league system from 2007 through most of 2010, when he was called up to the Twins for 13 games.

In 2011, his first full season in the major leagues, Revere batted .267 with 120 hits and 34 stolen bases in 117 games. The following season, he batted .294 with 150 hits and 40 stolen bases in 124 games.

The Twins traded Revere to the Philadelphia Phillies in December, 2012. In 2013, he suffered from injuries and he played in just 88 games with the Phillies. He batted .305 with 96 hits and 22 stolen bases. As a center fielder, he made 220 putouts and 2 errors with a .991 fielding percentage in 87 games. He finished the 2014 season with 184 hits, 49 stolen bases, and a .306 batting average in 151 games.

Revere was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays on July 31, 2015. He finished the 2015 season with 181 hits, career highs in doubles (22) and RBIs (45), 31 stolen bases, and a .306 ERA in 96 games with the Phillies and 56 games with the Blue Jays. As a left fielder in 112 games, he made 187 putouts and no errors. In postseason play, he batted .255 with 12 hits, including a double, 2 stolen bases, and 1 RBI in 47 at-bats in 11 games.

On January 8, 2016, Revere was traded to the Washington Nationals. He played in 103 games in 2016, batting .217 with 76 hits, 14 stolen bases, and 24 RBIs. Defensively, as the Nationals' center fielder in 74 games, he made 141 putouts and 1 error. He didn't play with the Nationals in the postseason.

Revere became a free agent on December 2, 2016. He signed a one-year contract with the Angels on December 23, 2016.

Career batting statistics for Revere through 2016 include:

  • 748 games played
  • 812 hits
  • 190 stolen bases
  • 178 RBIs
  • 283 strikeouts to 136 walks
  • .285 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Revere as a center fielder through 2016 include:

  • 479 games played
  • 1,111 putouts
  • 14 errors
  • .988 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Ben Revere
ESPN - Ben Revere