Liam Bender
Liam Bender
Liam Bender

CLASS OF 2024

SS
RHP

Liam
Bender

Iowa City Liberty (HS) • IA
5-10 • 160LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Sticks

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
3/06/22
73.9
Bat Speed (max)
3/06/22
19.9
Rot. Acc (max)
3/06/22
-
Hard Hit %
Power
88.1
Exit Velocity (max)
3/06/22
79.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
3/06/22
291
Distance (max)
3/06/22
43
Sweet Spot %
3/06/22
Run
7.5
60-yard
3/06/22
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
79
INF Velo
2/27/22
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

78
Velocity (max)
2/27/22
77 - 78
Velo Range
2/27/22
2180
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/22

Changeup

71.2 - 73
Velo Range
3/06/22
1535
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/22

Curveball

67.3 - 68.3
Velo Range
3/06/22
1900
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/22

Positional Tools

2022
2021
60 Yard Dash
7.50
Infield Velocity
79.0
Power / Speed Score
11.7
Home to First
4.57
Infield Velocity
76.0
PBR IA Scout Day- Eastern Iowa Sticks
Sep 8, 2021
Position
74
INF Velo
4.57
H-1st
80
Exit Velo
PBR IA Summer Launch- Eastern Iowa
May 2, 2021
Position
76
INF Velo
4.71
H-1st
78
Exit Velo

Hitting

2022
Exit Velocity Max
88.1
Exit Velocity Avg
79.8
Distance Max
291
Distance Avg
126
Launch Angle Avg
7.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 6, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
88.1
Exit Velocity (max)
79.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
126
Distance (avg)
291
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2022
Hand Speed Max
21.6
Hand Speed Avg
20.8
Bat Speed Max
73.9
Bat Speed Avg
71.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 6, 2022
Blast - Hitting
21.6
Hand Speed (max)
20.8
Hand Speed (avg)
73.9
Bat Speed (max)
71.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.9
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2180
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
28.3
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
67.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1900
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.1
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1535
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
PBR IA Preseason All-State (Invite Only)
Mar 6, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
77.9
Velocity (max)
76.6 - 77.7
Velo Range
74.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,255
Spin Rate (max)
2,180
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
68.5
Velocity (max)
67.3 - 68.3
Velo Range
64.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,034
Spin Rate (max)
1,900
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
73.2
Velocity (max)
71.2 - 73.0
Velo Range
70.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,678
Spin Rate (max)
1,535
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

Pitching Velos

2022
2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
78.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
65.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
77.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
74.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
64.2
Changeup
Velocity Avg
70.2
PBR IA Preseason ID- Iowa City
Feb 27, 2022
Pitching
78
Max FB
77 - 78
FB
64 - 67
CB
70 - 73
CH
PBR IA Scout Day- Eastern Iowa Sticks
Sep 8, 2021
Pitching
77
Max FB
75 - 77
FB
64 - 65
CB
70 - 73
CH
PBR IA Summer Launch- Eastern Iowa
May 2, 2021
Pitching
74
Max FB
71 - 74
FB
63 - 65
CB
68 - 70
CH

Game Performance

Visual Edge

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

3/06/22

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds.
Hit: RHH. Easy load, strides linear to pitcher, line drive hitter, impacts ball well, consistently works middle of field.
Power: 88.1 max exit velocity, averaged 79.8 mph. 290’ max distance.
Arm: RH. INF - 78 mph.
Defense: Has actions in field, above avg. mechanics and moves with fluidity, arm is accurate across the infield.
Run: 7.50 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Short rocker into medium balance point, lands inline and closed to plate.
Arm Action: RH. High ¾ slot; slight shoulder stiffness.
FB: T77.9, 76.6-77.7 mph. T2254, 2179 average rpm. Straight with solid/avg. command.
CB: 67.3-68.3 mph. T2034, 1899 average rpm. Lands well, 11/5 shape with early break.
CH: 71.2-73.0 mph. T1678, 1534 average rpm. Tends to push, slows arm, avg. action.

2/27/22

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 160-pounds.
Defense: INF - 79 mph. Above avg. hands and feet, fields in rhythm with projectable athleticism in field.
Hit: RHH. Square stance, easy load and stride, line drive swing plane, drives ball well with sneaky pop in bat to middle of field.
Power: 83.00 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 3.94 runner in the 30-yard dash. 

Delivery: Shows tempo and athleticism, works inline to catcher, has finish to plate.
Arm Action: Clean out of glove, clean compact arm circle.
FB: T78.00, 77-78 mph. Varying action on FB; mostly elevated.
CB: 64-67 mph. 11/5 shape with flashes of sharp break in bottom of zone.
CH: 70-73 mph. Firm with varying action to arm side of plate.

5/02/21

Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 150-pounds.
Defense: INF - 76 mph. Active in field with softer hands and light on his feet, tends to field ball deep into body at times, has accuracy and carry on throws to target.
Hit: RHH. Square stance, toe tap trigger, fluid swing, uphill path, tends to pull off balls down in zone, line drive contact to middle of field.
Power: 78 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 4.71 Home-First Time. 

Delivery: Athletic on mound, has tempo and rhythm, lands inline to catcher.
Arm Action: RH. Longer clean arm path through high ¾ slot.
FB: T74, 71-74 mph. Varying action, mostly run to arm-side of plate.
CB: 63-65 mph. Solid 12/6 shape with avg. depth.
CH: 68-70 mph. Heavy fading action.

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