Benjamin DeCrosta
Benjamin DeCrosta
Benjamin DeCrosta
Benjamin DeCrosta
Benjamin DeCrosta
Benjamin DeCrosta
Benjamin DeCrosta

CLASS OF 2023

3B
RHP

Benjamin
DeCrosta

Haddam Killingworth (HS) • CT
5-11 • 180LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Shorline Breakers

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
25
Hand Speed (max)
6/29/21
74.2
Bat Speed (max)
6/29/21
25.4
Rot. Acc (max)
6/29/21
-
Hard Hit %
Power
86.9
Exit Velocity (max)
3/05/22
80
Exit Velocity (avg)
3/05/22
304
Distance (max)
11/01/20
82
Sweet Spot %
7/13/21
Run
7.3
60-yard
7/13/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
74
INF Velo
11/01/20
64
OF Velo
11/03/19
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

69.1
Velocity (max)
6/29/21
64.4 - 66.9
Velo Range
6/29/21
1524
Spin Rate (avg)
7/13/21

Changeup

53 - 54
Velo Range
11/03/19
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

57 - 60
Velo Range
6/29/21
1342
Spin Rate (avg)
7/13/21

Positional Tools

2022
2021
2020
2019
60 Yard Dash
7.59
Infield Velocity
71.0
Power / Speed Score
11.4
60 Yard Dash
7.30
Infield Velocity
72.0
Power / Speed Score
11.4
60 Yard Dash
7.50
Home to First
4.84
Infield Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
11.3
60 Yard Dash
7.65
Infield Velocity
63.0
Outfield Velocity
64.0
Power / Speed Score
9.9
2020 CT/RI Fall Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Nov 1, 2020
Position
7.56
60-yard
74
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo
4.84
H-1st
Scout Day: CT Clippers 3.8.20
Mar 8, 2020
Position
7.50
60-yard
67
INF Velo
78
Exit Velo
Freshman Free Showcase 11.3.19
Nov 3, 2019
Position
7.65
60-yard
63
INF Velo
64
OF Velo
76
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Exit Velocity Max
86.9
Exit Velocity Avg
80.0
Distance Max
270
Distance Avg
132
Launch Angle Avg
12.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
83.3
Exit Velocity Avg
74.1
Distance Max
292
Distance Avg
194
Launch Angle Avg
23.8
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
84.5
Exit Velocity Avg
64.5
Distance Max
304
Distance Avg
148
Launch Angle Avg
20.7
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2022 Southern New England Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
86.9
Exit Velocity (max)
80.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
132
Distance (avg)
270
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Connecticut Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 13, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
81.3
Exit Velocity (max)
74.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
185
Distance (avg)
268
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 New England Top Prospect Games I (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
83.3
Exit Velocity (max)
73.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
201
Distance (avg)
292
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 CT/RI Fall Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Nov 1, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
84.5
Exit Velocity (max)
70.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
165
Distance (avg)
304
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2020 Connecticut Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 15, 2020
Trackman - Hitting
69.3
Exit Velocity (max)
60.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
136
Distance (avg)
218
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
2021
2020
Hand Speed Max
21.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.1
Bat Speed Max
71.3
Bat Speed Avg
67.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
25.0
Hand Speed Avg
19.0
Bat Speed Max
74.2
Bat Speed Avg
63.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
19.7
Hand Speed Avg
19.0
Bat Speed Max
69.9
Bat Speed Avg
66.4
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2022 Southern New England Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 5, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.0
Hand Speed (max)
20.1
Hand Speed (avg)
71.3
Bat Speed (max)
67.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Connecticut Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 13, 2021
Blast - Hitting
18.9
Hand Speed (max)
18.1
Hand Speed (avg)
68.9
Bat Speed (max)
61.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 New England Top Prospect Games I (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Blast - Hitting
25.0
Hand Speed (max)
25.0
Hand Speed (avg)
74.2
Bat Speed (max)
73.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2020 CT/RI Fall Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Nov 1, 2020
Blast - Hitting
19.7
Hand Speed (max)
19.0
Hand Speed (avg)
69.9
Bat Speed (max)
66.4
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
69.1
Fastball
Velocity Avg
65.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1506
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
53.4
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1342
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Fastball
Velocity Max
64.2
Fastball
Velocity Avg
62.5
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1242
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
19.9
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
53.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1339
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
2021 Connecticut Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jul 13, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
66.7
Velocity (max)
63.2 - 66.4
Velo Range
62.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,678
Spin Rate (max)
1,524
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
53.4
Velocity (max)
49.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,342
Spin Rate (max)
1,342
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
2021 New England Top Prospect Games I (Invite Only)
Jun 29, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
69.1
Velocity (max)
64.4 - 66.9
Velo Range
62.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,729
Spin Rate (max)
1,494
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
2020 CT/RI Fall Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Nov 1, 2020
Trackman - Fastball
64.2
Velocity (max)
61.7 - 63.3
Velo Range
61.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,419
Spin Rate (max)
1,242
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
53.4
Velocity (max)
53.2 - 53.4
Velo Range
51.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,358
Spin Rate (max)
1,339
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2020
Fastball
Rise+
2020 CT/RI Fall Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Nov 1, 2020
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Rise+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
2019
Fastball
Velocity Max
69.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
66.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
55.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
64.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
61.8
Curveball
Velocity Avg
52.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
53.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
61.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
60.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
51.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
53.5
Scout Day: CT Clippers 3.8.20
Mar 8, 2020
Pitching
62
Max FB
60 - 62
FB
51 - 52
CB
53 - 54
CH
Freshman Free Showcase 11.3.19
Nov 3, 2019
Pitching
61
Max FB
60 - 61
FB
51 - 52
CB
53 - 54
CH

Game Performance

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Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

3/05/22

5-foot-11, 180-pound athletic strong frame. Projectable at the plate, Decrosta recorded an exit velocity of 87 mph. (67.8 mph bat speed average). (20.1 mph hand speed average). Starts in a balanced wide stance with a controlled load, then uses a short stride. Has above average bat speed, short upward swing plane and high finish. In the round he found multiple barrels with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Solid in the infield, recorded a position velocity of 71 mph; has soft hands, consistent feet, and a clean exchange. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a long loose arm action with a ¾ slot. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 7.59. 

Exit Velocity: 87 mph

Arm Velocity: 71 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.59

7/13/21

5-foot-11, 180-pound athletic strong frame. Above average in the box, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 81 mph. (61.78 mph bat speed average). (18.08 mph hand speed average). Started in a quiet athletic stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a small leg kick. Bat speed is quick, uses an upward loose swing plane and high finish. Barreled up lots of balls with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap aggressive approach. Athletic solid in the infield, his position velocity was registered at 72 mph; showed soft consistent hands, smooth in control feet, and a clean natural exchange. Movements laterally were average and he fields the ball out front. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a short arm action and a ¾ slot. Clocked a 60 time of 7.3 at the event. Capable on the mound, had a longer arm action and a ¾ arm angle with some arm speed. Tall-and-fall type pitcher and uses easy effort. He has in line shoulders with an strong balance point. Lands square with an athletic finish. Threw his fastball 66-67 mph; had running sinking action and command down in the zone. (Max spin 1677; Avg 1523). Had slurvey action and glove side command on his 1/7 curveball (52-53). (Max spin 1341; Avg 1341).

Exit Velocity: 81 mph

Arm Velocity: 72 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.3

6/29/21

Benjamin DeCrosta: 3B/RHP, (2023) Haddam Killingworth, CT. 5-foot-10, 170-pound solid frame. Solid in the box, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 83 mph. (73.60 mph bat speed average). (25.00 mph hand speed average). Starts in a wide stance with a tight load, then uses a small leg kick. Bat speed was average, displayed an uphill swing plane and level finish. Found some barrels with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. Capable while in the infield, made throws at velocities up to 72 mph; had choppy footwork, a clean exchange, and soft hands. Fielded the ball out front with developing movement laterally. Used a consistent arm action and a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the base. Clocked a time of 7.6 in the 60-yard dash. Capable on the mound, showed consistent arm speed, he had a high ¾ arm angle and a loose arm action. Feel type pitcher and uses easy effort. He has in line shoulders and a consistent balance point. Lands closed with an athletic finish. Threw his fastball 64-69 mph; throws a straight fastball with running action and control around the zone. (Max spin 1728; Avg 1493). Had occasional command and sweeping action on his 11/5 curveball (57-60). (Max spin ; Avg ). 

Scout Evaluation 

Benjamin DeCrosta, Haddam Killingworth, 2023, CT

Position: 3B/RHP

Body: 5-foot-10, 170-pound solid frame.

Hit: (RHH) Solid. Began in a wide stance with a tight load, then used a small leg kick. Average bat speed. Level finish, uphill swing. Gap to gap approach. 

Power: 83 mph exit velocity, average 73.64 mph. 73.60 mph bat speed average. 25.00 mph hand speed average.

Defense:  (IF) Soft hands, choppy footwork, clean exchange. Capable.  Laterally, movements were developing and fielded the ball out front. 

Arm: 72 mph infield velocity. Consistent arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Speed: 7.60 (60-yard).

Pitching:  Capable. feel delivery, easy effort. high ¾ arm angle, consistent arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, in line shoulders, lands closed, an athletic finish.

FB: T69. 64-69 mph. (Max spin 1728;  Avg 1493). Around the zone accuracy, running action, straight movement. 

CB: 57-60 mph. Occasional control, sweeping action, 11/5 shape. 


 

3/08/20

5-foot-10, 165-pound, thick, strong athletic frame. Showing natural and raw strength to his game. A right-handed hitting corner infielder, who worked off the mound as well. At the plate, wider spread out stance, hands are quiet set at the shoulders, bat head starts in a tilted position. The lower half is under control, small pick up and put down, could get more backside drive. The swing is down to level to up, creates a good amount of natural lift, backspin, shows equal amount of power to both fields. Could flatten a tick, easy fix with reps and as he continues to refine the swing. The tee exit velocity was clocked at 78 mph, moves ok for a bigger kid, ran a 7.50 sixty-yard dash. Defensively, threw 67 mph across the diamond, arm is shorter, working from a 3/4 slot. The hands are out front on the catch, continued softening, feet are clean, gains ground, feet and hands work together. Moves well to glove side, quick first step. Off the mound, simple repeatable delivery, strong on the back half working in a straight line. The fastball was clocked at 62 mph, located to both sides of the plate. Threw a small curve ball at 51 mph, will need to add more fastball hand speed. Still young and learning his craft, loads of potential, projects for me to play a corner position. 

Tee Exit Velocity: 78 mph

Arm Velocity: 67 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.50

11/03/19

5-foot-10, 165-pound, stronger, thick athlete frame. A well proportioned athlete, put together well for a younger kid, should be physical at some point. A right-handed hitting two-way player, who plays the corners. At the plate, has natural lift to the swing. The stance is balanced throughout, wider even feet, hands are loose and relaxed at shoulder height, has some pre-pitch movement to them. The swing is level to up, creates a ton of backspin, pounding it to the pull side. The tee exit velocity was 76 mph, with a ton more in there. Showed hard contact in batting practice, chance to hit at the some point. Defensively, threw 64 mph from the outfield, arm working out of a high 3/4 slot. Clean footwork during transfer. Threw 63 mph from 3rd base, arm worked from a lower slot, tick below 3/4. The hands are soft, needs to clean up prep steps, with footwork, easy fix with reps. Off the mound, simple delivery, easy lift, direction is inline. The fastball touched 61 mph, bigger break to curve ball clocked at 51 mph. Showed feel for the change up at 63-54 mph. Threw a bit before he reached the mound, fastball is tick better than the readings. Regimented throwing program will aid in arm velocity increase, look for him to hit, projects for me to play one of the infield corner spots.

Tee Exit Velocity: 76 mph
Arm Velocity: 64 mph
Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.65

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