Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2026

SS
2B

Ben
Graves

Lawrence Free State (HS) • KS
5' 10" • 165LBS
L/R • 16yr 8mo
Travel Team: Royals Scout Team

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2026 National

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Best Of Stats

Hitting
21
Hand Speed (max)
2/12/23
69
Bat Speed (max)
6/04/24
12.2
Rot. Acc (max)
2/11/24
-
Hard Hit %
Power
93.3
Exit Velocity (max)
6/04/24
84.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
6/04/24
289
Distance (max)
6/04/24
60
Sweet Spot %
6/04/24
Run
7.24
60
6/04/24
3.93
30-yd
2/11/24
1.67
10-yd
2/11/24
19.1
Run speed (max)
6/04/24
Defense
81
INF Velo
2/11/24
-
OF Velo
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

83
Velocity (max)
7/06/23
81 - 83
Velo Range
7/06/23
2049
Spin Rate (avg)
2/12/23

Changeup

76 - 80
Velo Range
7/06/23
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

70 - 75
Velo Range
7/06/23
2391
Spin Rate (avg)
2/12/23

Slider

-
Velo Range
2344
Spin Rate (avg)
2/12/23

Positional Tools

2024
2021
Infield Velocity
81.0
60 Yard Dash
7.91
Infield Velocity
78.0
Power / Speed Score
9.5

Hitting

2024
2023
Exit Velocity Max
93.3
Exit Velocity Avg
81.0
Distance Max
289
Distance Avg
186
Launch Angle Avg
18.1
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
87.9
Exit Velocity Avg
77.4
Distance Max
188
Distance Avg
87
Launch Angle Avg
6.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Royals Scout Team Scout Day
Jun 4, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
93.3
Exit Velocity (max)
84.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
212
Distance (avg)
289
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
85.1
Exit Velocity (max)
77.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
152
Distance (avg)
237
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
87.9
Exit Velocity (max)
77.4
Exit Velocity (avg)
87
Distance (avg)
188
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2024
2023
Hand Speed Max
20.5
Hand Speed Avg
19.7
Bat Speed Max
69.0
Bat Speed Avg
66.6
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
21.0
Hand Speed Avg
20.3
Bat Speed Max
66.4
Bat Speed Avg
64.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Royals Scout Team Scout Day
Jun 4, 2024
Blast - Hitting
20.1
Hand Speed (max)
19.4
Hand Speed (avg)
69.0
Bat Speed (max)
67.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Blast - Hitting
20.5
Hand Speed (max)
20.1
Hand Speed (avg)
67.6
Bat Speed (max)
66.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Blast - Hitting
21.0
Hand Speed (max)
20.3
Hand Speed (avg)
66.4
Bat Speed (max)
64.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.7
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.1
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2049
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
26.2
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.3
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2391
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
69.8
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2344
Slider
Total Movement Avg
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Trackman - Fastball
79.7
Velocity (max)
76.3 - 79.7
Velo Range
77.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,267
Spin Rate (max)
2,049
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
72.9
Velocity (max)
71.6 - 72.9
Velo Range
71.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,396
Spin Rate (max)
2,391
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
69.8
Velocity (max)
68.4
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,344
Spin Rate (max)
2,344
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2023
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+

Pitching Velos

2024
2023
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
72.5
15U National Championship
Jul 6, 2023
Pitching
83
Max FB
81 - 83
FB
70 - 75
CB
76 - 80
CH

Game Performance

2024
2023
10 Yard Dash
1.67
30 Yard Dash
3.93
60 Yard Dash
7.24
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
10 Yard Dash
1.70
30 Yard Dash
4.05
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Royals Scout Team Scout Day
Jun 4, 2024
Swift
1.75
10-yd
4.03
30-yd
7.24
60-yd
19.1
Run speed (max)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Swift
1.67
10-yd
3.93
30-yd
18.1
Run speed (max)
2.45
RSi (max)
28.7
Jump Height (max)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 12, 2023
Swift
1.70
10-yd
4.05
30-yd
17.5
Run speed (max)
1.40
RSi (max)
1.41
RSi (avg)
1,158
Jump Power (max)
24.2
Jump Height (max)
23.5
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2024
2023
Edge Score
77.88
Edge Score
69.78

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/11/24
Ben Graves, Free State (KS), 2026
Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-10, 165-pounds. Lean, developing build.
Hit: LHH. Even to slightly open stance with weight balanced. Hands start in line with shoulders, slight bat wrap with load. Low leg kick to minimal stride. Long, level swing plane. Swing works inside-out, drives balls middle/left center. 66.1 mph bat speed with 11 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 85 max exit velocity, averaged 77.6 mph. 237' max distance.
Arm: RH. INF-81 mph. Quick arm action from a 3/4 window.
Defense: Active, athletic mover. Works around the ball with glove out front in middle of the body. Smooth gather to transfer. Double taps before release.
ATH: 1.67 and 3.93 in the 10 and 30 yard splits. 28.60 max vertical.
2/12/23

Positional Profile: SS/RHP Follow in the KS 2026 class.
Body: 5-9, 150-pounds. Younger, developing frame with present athleticism.
Delivery: Quick side-step delivery. Deliberate tempo, working from the 1B side of the mound. Gets to a high balance point before driving down the mound and landing inline with home. Strong front side at landing.
Arm Action: RH. Short high-3/4 arm action with solid arm speed.
FB: T80, 76-80 mph. Straight action with some ride through the zone. T2267, 2049 average rpm.
CB: 72-73 mph. Sharp 11/5 break. Tight spin with good depth. T2396, 2391 average rpm.
SL: 70-70 mph. 10/4 cut action with developing feel. T2344, 2344 average rpm.

2/12/23

Positional Profile: SS/RHP Follow in the KS 2026 class.
Body: 5-9, 150-pounds. Younger, developing frame with present athleticism.
Hits: LHH. Open stance with his weight shifted onto his back leg. Hands set high. Controlled leg kick and hand load back into a medium stride. Balanced finish. Level swing plane, generating rotational speed through the zone. Mid/pull approach making hard line-drive contact.
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 77.4 MPH. 188' max distance. Flashes pull-side power.
Arm: RH.
Defense:
Vizual Edge: 69.78 Edge Score

7/11/22

Athletic build. Toed the rubber for Team KC on Friday afternoon and punched out 10 batters in five innings of work, earning himself a spot on the 14U all-tournament team. Advanced feel to pitch for his age and consistently spun a breaking ball for strikes.

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Physical

2024
Grip Strgth (LH)
Grip Strgth (RH)
MOKAN Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 11, 2024
Physical - Athlete
5' 10"
Ht
165.0
Wt
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)