Ben Wright
Ben Wright
Ben Wright

CLASS OF 2020

C
OF

Ben
Wright

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Benet (HS) • IL
6-1 • 195LBS • R/R
Travel Team: 29ers

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6/18/19

Positional Profile: C/1B 
Body: 6-foot-1, 195-pounds. Athletically fit and defined build. 
Hit: RHH. Balanced setup with crouch, bar load, short stride. Quick hands, path works uphill with some length, gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 88 mph exit velocity from the tee. 
Arm: RH. C - 73 mph. Short, loose arm action, over-the-top slot, accurate on throws.  
Defense: 2.19- 2.26 pop times. Aggressive out the chute, rhythm in hands, clean exchange, solid receiver, cushioned blocks.
Run: 6.89 runner in the 60. Fluid runner.

4/03/19

Currently ranked No. 164 in the Illinois’ 2020 class. 6-foot-1, 195-pound, strong, durable, right-handed hitting catcher. Hits in the three-hole and caught for Benet. Finished 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Strong hands, works on top of the baseball, ability to backspin the ball. Doubled hard down  the left field line, 4.53 on the turn. Also, lined out sharply to center field. Ran a 4.44 on a groundout to the second baseman. Steady defender, strong wrists, clean release and arm works over-the-top. Pop time of 2.15 in between innings. 

3/15/19

6-foot-1, 195-pound catcher with strength in upper body. Right-handed hitter, balanced setup, late trigger but bat speed helps him get to the ball on time. Above-average bat strength. Solid receiver; picked off a runner at second caught leaning too far after failed sac bunt attempt. Finished 1-for-3 at the plate with an RBI single, found the barrel twice.

2/10/19 - 6-foot-1, 195-pound catcher, strong build. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, loads hands back, slight late bat wrap, minimal stride. Path has length, contact jumped off the bat at times, flashed above average pop. 93 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm action is long loose and over the top, played at 75 mph out of the crouch. Squares up well to block, clean exchange, 2.10-2.30 pop times. 6.95 runner in the 60.

6.7.17 - 6-foot-1, 180-pound catcher, strong physical build, strong lower half. Right-handed hitter, open stance, short stride back to even. Has bat strength, sprayed hard contact, path has some length on uphill path. 84 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm played short and over the top, 68 mph out of the crouch. 2.36-2.47 pop times. 7.90 runner in the 60.

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