Prep Baseball Report

Player Spotlight: OF Ben Harper

Ronald Sims
Mississippi Scouting Director

Ben Harper

Class of 2019 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2019
  • Primary Position: OF
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Lafayette
    State: MS
  • Summer Team: DB Elite (Memphis)
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R


OF Velo
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

1/28/18 Athletic 5-foot-11, 180-pound frame with lean build. Left-handed hitter that hits from tall, open setup with hands starting low and tight to body. Knee to knee load with balance, short stride and solid use of lower half. Direct path, working slightly uphill through the finish with quick hands and loose finish that produced an exit velocity of 81 mph. Defender with average hands, clean exchanges, and smooth footwork, working through the ball well. Short arm stroke into high-3/4 release that produced a positional velocity of 72 mph. Ran a 7.16 60-yard dash.

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