CJ DiBenedetto
CJ DiBenedetto
CJ DiBenedetto
CJ DiBenedetto
CJ DiBenedetto

CLASS OF 2024

RHP
1B

CJ
DiBenedetto

Southington (HS) • CT
6-1 • 190LBS • R/R
Travel Team: All Access Black Knights 18u

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3/05/22

6-foot, 185-pound athletic strong build. Raw projectable during batting practice, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 93 mph. (67.2 mph bat speed average). (19.7 mph hand speed average). Begins in an athletic wide stance with a small load, then uses a short stride. Bat speed is explosive, exhibits a flat swing plane and good extension on his finish. Created tons of loud contact and found multiple barrels. Gap to gap approach. Solid in the infield, recorded a position velocity of 76 mph; had a natural exchange, smooth footwork, and soft hands. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were average. Consistent accuracy to the bases, used a long quick arm action and a high ¾ slot. During the event, clocked a 60 time of 8.26. Advanced on the mound, showed a long arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with quick arm speed Stretch only up-tempo type pitcher who uses some effort. Displays in line shoulders and a strong balance point. Lands square with an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 78-79 mph; has sinking action and arm side control with heavy movement. (Max spin 1943; Avg 1884). His changeup (73-74) showed fading action and arm side command. Has glove side control and sweeping action on his 2/8 slider (70-71). (Max spin 2203; Avg 2173). 

Exit Velocity: 93 mph

Arm Velocity: 76 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 8.26

8/11/21

CJ DiBenedetto: RHP/3B, (2024) out of Southington, CT. is a 6-foot, 175-pound prospect. At the plate, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 89 MPH, with a (67.24 MPH bat speed average) and (18.90 MPH hand speed average). He begins in a balanced, athletic stance with the hands set just off the back shoulder. The bat takes a simple, flat swing path through the hitting zone, utilizing a gap to gap approach. In the infield, he was up to 78 MPH on his throws across the diamond, while showing consistent, rhythmic feet, sure hands, and a clean exchange. In the 60-yard dash, his time was 8.12. On the mound, DiBenedetto uses a long, high ¾ arm slot to produce a fastball that sits 76-80 MPH (Max spin ; Avg ) with arm side run. The delivery is simple. He gets to a balanced position at the top before heading down the mound in line with home plate. DiBendetto also features a 12/6 curveball (64-68 MPH) (Max spin ; Avg ).

 

6/29/21

CJ DiBenedetto: RHP/3B, (2024) Southington, CT. 6-foot, 175-pound projectable build. Solid at the plate, Dibenedetto had a max exit velocity of 86 mph. (62.05 mph bat speed average). (18.32 mph hand speed average). Started in a wide stance with a small load, then used a small leg kick. Had average bat speed, long swing plane and high finish. He barreled up some balls with loud contact. Gap to gap approach. While in the infield, made throws up to 78 mph. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a high ¾ slot and a loose arm action. Clocked a 60 time of 8.65 at the event. Projectable on the mound, used a ¾ arm angle with a loose arm action while showing developing arm speed. Feel type pitcher who uses decent effort. Showed consistent balance point and falling off shoulders. Lands hard with a recoil finish. Threw his fastball 77-80 mph; shows control around the zone and running action with flat movement. (Max spin 1995; Avg 1919). His 11/5 curveball (65-66) showed glove side command and sweeping action. (Max spin 2120; Avg 2120). Shows occasional control and fading action on his changeup. Threw a 10/4 slider (66-67) that showed glove side control and some action. (Max spin 2143; Avg 2078). 

Scout Evaluation 

CJ DiBenedetto, Southington, 2024, CT

Position: RHP/3B

Body: 6-foot, 175-pound projectable build.

Hit: (RHH) Solid. Begins in a wide stance with a small load, then uses a small leg kick. Average bat speed. High finish, long swing. Gap to gap approach. 

Power: 86 mph exit velocity, average 79.51 mph. 62.05 mph bat speed average. 18.32 mph hand speed average.

Arm: 78 mph infield velocity. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, consistent accuracy. 

Speed: 8.65 (60-yard).

Pitching:  Projectable. feel delivery, decent effort. ¾ arm angle, developing arm speed, loose arm action. Consistent balance point, falling off shoulders, lands hard, a recoil finish.

FB: T80. 77-80 mph. (Max spin 1995;  Avg 1919). Around the zone accuracy, running action, flat movement. 

CB: 65-66 mph. Glove side command, sweeping action, 11/5 shape. (Max spin 2120; Avg 2120). 

CH: Occasional command, fading action. 

SL: 66-67 mph. Glove side command, some action, 10/4 movement. (Max spin 2143; Avg 2078). 


 

6/24/21

 6-foot, 175-pound athletic mature build. Above average at the plate, the right-handed hitter recorded an exit velocity of 90 mph. (63.13 mph bat speed average). (18.32 mph hand speed average). Starts in an open tall stance with a smooth controlled load, then uses a long stride. Had a short upward swing plane, explosive bat speed and high finish. Was able to create tons of loud contact and found multiple barrels. Gap to gap approach. Projectable while in the infield, recorded position velocities up to 78 mph; showed sure hands, a clean exchange, and average fluid feet. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Used a high ¾ slot and a long arm action while showing consistent accuracy to the bag. Recorded a time of 8.26 in the 60-yard dash. Above average on the mound, used a high ¾ arm angle and a long arm action while showing quick arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and shows some effort. Displays in line shoulders with an strong balance point. Lands square with an athletic finish. Sat with his fastball at 77-79 mph; has a heavy fastball that shows control low in the zone and hard action. (Max spin 2063; Avg 2019). Showed arm side command and fading action on his changeup (76-77). He showed consistent control and slurvey action on his 2/8 slider (69-70). (Max spin 2168; Avg 2168)

Exit Velocity: 90 mph

Arm Velocity: 78 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 8.26

3/20/21

6-foot, 175-pound athletic, mature, put together well for a 2024. Solid in the box, the right-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 85 mph. Begins in a tall open stance with a quick load, then uses a short stride. Bat speed was explosive, showed an uphill swing plane and high finish. Through the round he found some barrels with loud contact. Opposite field approach. Projectable while in the infield, made throws at velocities up to 79 mph; showed a clean exchange, soft hands, and quick fluid feet. Fielded the ball out front with average movement laterally. Used a high ¾ slot and a short arm action while showing consistent accuracy to the base.During the event, recorded a 60 time of 8.47. Above average on the mound, showed a loose arm action and a high ¾ arm angle with quick arm speed Drop-and-drive type pitcher and shows some effort. Balance point is tall with even shoulders during delivery. Lands soft with a falling off finish. Slider (69-70 mph). Threw his fastball 73-77 mph; showed hard action and command low in the zone. Good looking 2024.

Exit Velocity:  85 mph

Arm Velocity: 79 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 8.47

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