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Ben Heller

Ben Heller


Age: 32College: Olivet Nazarene (IL)Bats: RThrows: R

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Ben Heller recalled from Triple-A

The Braves recalled Ben Heller from Triple-A Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

Atlanta recently acquired Heller from the Rays earlier this month. He last pitched in the MLB for the Yankees in 2020.

Ari Koslow16 weeks ago
Ben Heller gets one-year deal with New York, avoids arbitration

Ben Heller agreed to a one-year deal with the Yankees on Wednesday and avoided arbitration.

Fantasy Impact

Heller made six appearances for the Yankees in 2020, posting a 3.00 ERA and 1.17 WHIP over six innings. He'll work out of New York's bullpen in middle relief this upcoming season.

Jon Mathisen3 years ago
Ben Heller gets sent to alternate training site

Ben Heller was optioned to the Yankees' alternate training site after Saturday's loss to the Nationals.

Fantasy Impact

Heller worked one inning against the Nationals on Saturday, allowing one hit -- a solo homer to Asdrubal Cabrera. The righty figures to rejoin the 30-man roster as the team rotates its bullpen pieces throughout the season.

John Aubin3 years ago
Ben Heller to join the Yankees Sunday

Relief Pitcher Ben Heller will join the Yankees on Sunday in Boston.

Fantasy Impact

Originally acquired by the Yankees in the 2016 Andrew Miller trade, Heller last pitched for the Yankees in 2017. He underwent Tommy John Surgery on April 6th, 2018. In 18 career innings, Heller is 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA.

Brandon Plutner4 years ago
Ben Heller strikes out the side

Ben Heller pitched a perfect 7th inning for the Yankees against the Phillies on Saturday. Heller struck out all three batters that he faced, flashing his struck out potential. He finished with a 1.69 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 48 innings last season between Double-A, Triple-A, and the Yankees.

Fantasy Impact

Heller was devastating in the minor leagues last season, posting a 2.27 ERA in Triple-A Columbus and Scranton Wilkes-Barre, but had a 6.43 ERA in 7 innings with the Yankees. His walks were the issue in the big leagues, four in seven innings, but he still posted a 0.83 WHIP for the whole season. Heller was a closer in the minors, a job that he will not have in the majors anytime soon, but he will be a useful middle reliever with his 11.6 strikeouts per nine.

Chris Zolli7 years ago