Bengie Molina debuted on September 21, 1998, playing for the Anaheim Angels at Edison International Field; he played his final game on October 3, 2010, playing for the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
Bengie Molina played in just one game at designated hitter for the Texas Rangers in 2010 and did not start. , equivalent to 0 errors per game (estimate based on total games played in).
Benjamin Jose "Bengie" Molina debuted in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the California Angels on September 21, 1998. After playing 13 years, Molina played his final game on October 3, 2010 as a member of the Texas Rangers.
Yes. Bengie Molina was the catcher for the 2002 Anaheim Angels and the 2010 Texas Rangers.
7. 1) Yadier Molina - St. Louis Cardinals in 2004, 2006, and 2011. 2) Bengie Molina - Anaheim Angels in 2002 and Texas Rangers in 2010. 3) Jose Molina - Anaheim Angels in 2002 and New York Yankees in 2009.
In 2010, Bengie Molina played in 57 games for the Texas Rangers, batting in all of them. He had 175 at bats, getting 42 hits, for a .240 batting average, with 5 sacrifice hits, 4 sacrifice flies, and 19 runs batted in. He was walked 10 times, and was hit by the pitch 1 times. He struck out 15 times. He hit 6 doubles, 1 triples, and 2 home runs.
Molina's two older brothers, Bengie and José, are also major league catchers. José, Bengie and Yadier are the only trio of brothers to have each earned World Series rings. Bengie is the oldest, and recently played for the Texas Rangers. He retired earlier in the year but is now free agent. He is 37, eight years older than Yadi. Jose is one year younger than Bengie, at 36, and currently plays backup for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is seven years older than Yadi.
Bengie Molina played in 55 games at catcher for the Texas Rangers in 2010, starting in 50 of them. He played for a total of 1318 outs, equivalent to 48.81 9-inning games. He made 355 putouts, had 24 assists, and committed 5 errors, equivalent to .102 errors per 9-inning game. He had one double play. He had 1 passed ball, 0 wild pitches, 32 opponent stolen bases, and 10 opponent caught stealings.
There are three Molina brothers in Major League baseball and all three are catchers. Jose plays for the Toronto Blue Jays, Yadier is on the St. Louis Cardinals and Bengieis on the Texas Rangers (recently traded from the San Francisco Giants).
He wasn't traded. He left the Seattle Mariners at the end of the 2000 season and then signed a 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers for $252 million.
Bengie Molina was the Giants' starting catcher from 2007 to mid-2010. His brothers also are catchers -- Yadier is with the St. Louis Cardinals and Jose plays for the Toronto Blue Jays organization. All three brothers have World Series rings. Bengie and Jose were catchers for the Anaheim Angels when they won the Series in 2002. Yadier was with the Cardinals when they won the 2006 Series. Bengie played half the 2010 season with San Francisco and half with the Texas Rangers, so the world champion Giants have decided to present him with a World Series ring.
Mark Texeira was traded from the Angels, Not the Rangers.