Name: Ben Krauth (2015-16)
Height | Weight | Age: 6’0 | 190 lbs. | 28
Hometown: Concord, CA
Position: Pitcher | B/T: L/L
Drafted By: Cleveland Indians, 2016 (16th round, Overall Pick: 482)
Current Organization: Was released from Cleveland Guardians, Class AAA (Columbus Clippers) on June 20, 2022
Awards: All-Big 12 1st Team (2016), Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (2015), KU’s Walt Houk Newcomer of the Year (2015)
Interesting Facts: Started his college career at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA before transferring to KU. In his sophomore season, he tossed a total of 103 2⁄3 innings and allowing only six earned runs for a ERA of 0.52.
His brother Nick Krauth is currently a member of the Hickory Crawdads the Advance A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Nick is also a starting pitcher and attended the University of New Mexico and the University of Connecticut.
For a full breakdown of Frank Duncan’s stats visit his official MiLB profile at: https://www.milb.com/player/ben-krauth-670078.
Up next in the series: Blake Weiman (2015-17)