Ben Richards

CLASS OF 2023

SS
2B

Ben
Richards

Paradise Valley (HS) • AZ
5-10 • 140LBS • R/R
Travel Team: AZ 100's
2023 National

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TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitch Scores
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
21.2
Hand Speed (max)
1/23/22
66.1
Bat Speed (max)
1/23/22
15.8
Rot. Acc (max)
1/23/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
81.2
Exit Velocity (max)
1/23/22
77.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
1/23/22
259
Distance (max)
1/23/22
82
Sweet Spot %
1/23/22
Run
6.95
60-yard
1/23/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
78
INF Velo
1/23/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

80.3
Velocity (max)
1/23/22
78 - 80
Velo Range
1/23/22
2002
Spin Rate (avg)
1/23/22

Changeup

70.9 - 74.1
Velo Range
1/23/22
1490
Spin Rate (avg)
1/23/22

Curveball

64.9 - 68.1
Velo Range
1/23/22
1860
Spin Rate (avg)
1/23/22

Positional Tools

2022
60 Yard Dash
6.95
Infield Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
11.7
Phoenix Preseason ID
Jan 23, 2022
Position
6.95
60-yard
78
INF Velo

Hitting

2022
Exit Velocity Max
81.2
Exit Velocity Avg
77.7
Distance Max
259
Distance Avg
204
Launch Angle Avg
19.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Phoenix Preseason ID
Jan 23, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
81.2
Exit Velocity (max)
77.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
204
Distance (avg)
259
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
Hand Speed Max
21.2
Hand Speed Avg
18.9
Bat Speed Max
66.1
Bat Speed Avg
60.9
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Phoenix Preseason ID
Jan 23, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.2
Hand Speed (max)
18.9
Hand Speed (avg)
66.1
Bat Speed (max)
60.9
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2002
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1860
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.5
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1490
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Phoenix Preseason ID
Jan 23, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
80.3
Velocity (max)
78.0 - 80.0
Velo Range
79.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,044
Spin Rate (max)
2,002
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.1
Velocity (max)
64.9 - 68.1
Velo Range
64.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,912
Spin Rate (max)
1,860
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.8
Velocity (max)
70.9 - 74.1
Velo Range
71.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,663
Spin Rate (max)
1,490
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2022
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Phoenix Preseason ID
Jan 23, 2022
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

Game Performance

Visual Edge

2022
Edge Score
78.93
Phoenix Preseason ID
Jan 23, 2022
Visual Skills
78.93
Edge Score

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

1/23/22

Ben Richards, Paradise Valley (AZ), 2023
Positional Profile: SS/2B
Body: 5-10, 140-pounds. Athletic build with wiry strength.
Hit: RHH. Low hands and loads to shoulder, bent over with a toe to heel landing simple move. Line drive approach with consistent contact. Adjustable bat path, gets to all pitch locations with contact to the inner half of the baseball.
Power: 81.2 max exit velocity, averaged 77.7 mph. 258’ max distance.
Arm:  INF - 78 mph.  Throws from a high 3/4 slot with a clean arm action. Ability to throw from lower slots on the move. Arm can play from the left side. Quick to release.
Defense: Good athlete with active feet. Twitchy actions with a good first step. Reads hops well and puts his body in the proper position. Fields the ball in motion to target with soft and consistent hands.
Run: 7.14 runner in the 60. Smooth strides, runs well.

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