Prep Baseball Report

On the Recruiting Trail with 2016 SS/RHP Antonio Bennett (Clearview High School, OH)

By JD Heilmann
Ohio Scouting Director

Name: Antonio Bennett
Position: SS/RHP
Grade: 2016
Height/Weight: 6-foot, 170 pounds
High School: Clearview High School
Ranking: 40th in Ohio's 2016 class

Evaluation: 6-foot, 170-pound athletic build. From the infield he shows good range, soft hands and good exchange. Throws from a ¾ slot with 81 mph arm strength across the infield. Right-handed hitter with good balance and load. Shows quick hands and a flat path with power to the pull sided. Registered top exit velocity of 90 mph while also running a 6.93 60-yard dash. On the mound Antonio has a slow tempo delivery that speeds up at the end. Throws from a high-¾ slot with fastball sitting 83-86 mph with good arm-side run. Breaking ball sits 67-69 mph with slow 11/5 break and a changeup at 69-74 mph. Also, showed a knuckleball at 65-67 mph.

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