Samuel Benedict
Samuel Benedict

CLASS OF 2022

SS
2B

Samuel
Benedict

Salisbury (HS) • CT
5-8 • 152LBS • L/R
Travel Team: Blue Jays

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2022 National

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7/13/21

5-foot-8, 152-pound athletic proportional frame. Advanced during batting practice, the left-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 89 mph. (67.82 mph bat speed average). (20.05 mph hand speed average). Started in a balanced quiet stance with a smooth rhythmic load, then used a controlled small leg kick. Bat speed was quick, used a simple upward swing plane and good extension on his high finish. Found lots of barrels with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap line drive approach.Athletic above average in the infield, recorded a position velocity of 83 mph; had quick fluid footwork, soft next level hands, and a clean natural exchange. Movements laterally were quick and he fields the ball out front. Used a short loose arm action and a high ¾ slot while showing consistent accuracy to the base. During the event, recorded a 60 time of 7.0. One of the better infielders in the area.

Exit Velocity: 89 mph

Arm Velocity: 83 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash: 7.0

3/14/21

5-foot-10, 164-pound lean and athletic', body works with easy, minimal effort, twitchy actions at times. Above average during batting practice, Benedict had an exit velocity of 92 mph. Began in a tall open stance with a smooth controlled load, then used a small leg kick. Bat speed is explosive, uses a short upward swing plane and high finish. He found multiple barrels with tons of loud contact. Gap to gap approach. In the outfield, he used momentum and arm strength to record throws up to 88 mph. Above average In the infield, has athletic feet, a twitchy exchange, and next level hands. Movements laterally were quick and he fields the ball out front. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a high ¾ slot and a short arm action. Clocked a 60 time of 7.14 at the event.

Exit Velocity: 92 mph

Arm Velocity: 84 mph

Sixty-Yard Dash:  7.21

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