Ben Baker
Ben Baker
Ben Baker
Ben Baker
Ben Baker

CLASS OF 2022

SS
RHP

Ben
Baker

Shiloh Christian (HS) • AR
5-8 • 160LBS • R/R
Travel Team: NWA Prospects

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2022 National

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6/23/20

5-Foot-8, 160-Pound frame, athletic frame with present strength, ran a 6.60, Offensively: wide stance, barrel rhythm, short compact stroke, back knee works under body, line drive swing, short  and flat finish, extension to middle, some pull side power, 92 mph exit velo, Defensively; early settle, fingers down to field, funnel to midline, short release, short stroke, minimal carry, 70 mph arm strength.

2/22/20

Ben Baker: SS/RHP, (2022) Shiloh Christian, AR. 5-foot-8, 160-pound lean frame. He clocked a 60 time of 7.01 at the event. At the plate, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 82 mph. Starts in a balanced stance, has a quick load and uses a toe tap to initiate his swing. Has a flat swing plane and has high finish. In the infield, displayed a velocity of 72 mph across the field; has soft hands and smooth footwork. Movements laterally were athletic. Showed a short arm action with an-over-the-top slot.  

Ben Baker, Shiloh Christian, 2022, AR

Positional_Profile: SS/RHP

Body: 5-foot-8, 160-pound lean frame

Hit: RHH. Balanced stance, quick load, toe tap stride. High finish, flat swing. 

Power: 82  mph exit velocity. 

Defense: 72 infield velocity. Soft hands, smooth footwork. 

Arm: RH. Short arm action, an-over-the-top slot.

6/12/19

5-Foot-7, 153-Pound frame, athletic body, ran a 6.72, Offensively; even set, toe tap to stride, simple load, back side limited rotation, stability in front foot, back heel done to contact, bat speed to pull side, effort to swing, pull side power, extension out in front, 76 mph exit velo, Defensively; early settle fingers down to field, fields off right side, active feet, funnel to midline, over the top slot, average carry, 72 mph arm strength.

Pitching: over the top slot, average arm speed, short arm action, average balance, some effort to delivery, inside elbow at release, open toe land, spin of after release kick heal under at balance, fastball 72-75 mph, up and arm side, occasional arm side run, curveball 64-69 mph, 11-5 shape, early action, gradual break, some depth at plate, knuckle ball 68 mph, splitter action at times at plate.

1/21/19

5-Foot-6, 144-Pound frame, athletic body with strength to frame, ran a 6.87 60, offensively; open stance, toe tap to stride, slight kick out to stride, barrel cocked at foot strike, short compact swing, backside works underneath body to contact, loses stability in front foot through contact, backside over rotates past contact, big finish through extension, pull side power, 83 mph exit velo, Defensively; late glove presentation, fields off right side, funnel to mid-line, glove pat to throw, gather to throw, carry to throw, 77 mph arm strength.

Pitching; over the top slot, average arm speed, short arm action, good balance point, controlled delivery with smooth rhythm, kick out to stride, open stride line, flashes glove then pulls to body, sit on backside at hand break, fastball 74-76 mph, straight action, pulls glove side, threw for strikes, curveball 62-67 mph, 11-5 shape, downer action with sharp bite at plate, fastball arm speed, threw for strikes, change up 69-70 mph, fastball arm speed straight action, tendency to pull glove side.

10-21-18: Natural State Games:

5-Foot-6, 168-Pound frame, Athletic body with room to fill, ran 7.38 60, Offensively; open stance toe tap to stride rotates past contact, head leaves to contact, good extension to middle, flat stroke, works to pull side after contact, 77 mph exit velo, Defensively; athletic actions, late glove presentation, fields off midline, clean funnel, short stroke, minimal carry, 72 mph arm strength.

Pitching: high ¾ slot with average arm speed, short arm action, with good direction, heel land at foot strike, slight pause at balance, fastball 68-74 mph, straight action, slight push at release point, curveball 55-64, 10-4 action, gradual break, arm speed near fastball, pulls glove side, change up 60 mph, slows arm down slightly, straight action like fastball, threw change for strikes.

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