Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2025

1B
3B

Ryker
Benz

Vianney (HS) • MO
6' 0" • 205LBS
R/R • 17yr 10mo
Travel Team: US Nationals

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Physical
Positional Tools Velos / Pop
TrackMan Hitting
Blast
TrackMan Pitching
Pitch Scores
Pitching Velos
Swift
Visual Edge
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Best Of Stats

Hitting
24.8
Hand Speed (max)
2/04/23
80.3
Bat Speed (max)
2/03/24
27.4
Rot. Acc (max)
2/04/23
-
Hard Hit %
Power
103.2
Exit Velocity (max)
2/04/23
97.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
1/21/24
365
Distance (max)
6/07/22
80
Sweet Spot %
2/04/23
Run
7.3
60
2/03/24
-
30-yd
1.75
10-yd
2/03/24
18.4
Run speed (max)
2/03/24
Defense
87
INF Velo
2/03/24
82
OF Velo
2/21/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time
Pitching

Fastball

86.4
Velocity (max)
2/03/24
81 - 86
Velo Range
2/03/24
1982
Spin Rate (avg)
2/03/24

Changeup

69 - 75
Velo Range
2/21/21
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

69.9 - 72.2
Velo Range
2/03/24
1898
Spin Rate (avg)
2/03/24

Slider

71.2 - 74.2
Velo Range
2/03/24
1934
Spin Rate (avg)
2/03/24

Positional Tools

2024
2023
2022
2021
2020
Home to First
4.21
Infield Velocity
87.0
60 Yard Dash
7.34
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
14.1
60 Yard Dash
7.93
Home to First
4.2
Infield Velocity
82.0
Power / Speed Score
12.2
Home to First
4.16
Infield Velocity
81.0
Outfield Velocity
82.0
60 Yard Dash
8.08
Infield Velocity
74.0
Power / Speed Score
10.3
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 3, 2024
Position
87
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Position
7.34
60-yard
82
INF Velo
103
Exit Velo
Power Speed Score
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 7, 2022
Position
7.93
60-yard
80
INF Velo
Power Speed Score
STL Force Scout Day
Feb 21, 2021
Position
81
INF Velo
82
OF Velo
86
Exit Velo
4.16
H-1st
PBR Junior Future Games
Jul 29, 2020
Position
8.08
60-yard
74
INF Velo
83
Exit Velo
MO/IL Jr. Future Games Trials
Jun 8, 2020
Position
8.40
60-yard
69
INF Velo
81
Exit Velo

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
Exit Velocity Max
101.6
Exit Velocity Avg
96.0
Distance Max
335
Distance Avg
140
Launch Angle Avg
8.6
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
103.2
Exit Velocity Avg
94.0
Distance Max
363
Distance Avg
243
Launch Angle Avg
18.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Exit Velocity Max
96.5
Exit Velocity Avg
91.1
Distance Max
365
Distance Avg
270
Launch Angle Avg
21.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 3, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
99.2
Exit Velocity (max)
93.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
239
Distance (avg)
335
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
US Nationals & Affiliates
Jan 21, 2024
Trackman - Hitting
101.6
Exit Velocity (max)
97.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
75
Distance (avg)
318
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Trackman - Hitting
103.2
Exit Velocity (max)
94.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
243
Distance (avg)
363
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Barrel %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 7, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
96.5
Exit Velocity (max)
91.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
270
Distance (avg)
365
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2024
2023
2022
Hand Speed Max
24.0
Hand Speed Avg
22.8
Bat Speed Max
80.3
Bat Speed Avg
74.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.8
Hand Speed Avg
23.8
Bat Speed Max
79.3
Bat Speed Avg
76.3
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Hand Speed Max
24.2
Hand Speed Avg
22.1
Bat Speed Max
74.6
Bat Speed Avg
71.1
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 3, 2024
Blast - Hitting
24.0
Hand Speed (max)
22.8
Hand Speed (avg)
80.3
Bat Speed (max)
74.8
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Blast - Hitting
24.8
Hand Speed (max)
23.8
Hand Speed (avg)
79.3
Bat Speed (max)
76.3
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Top Prospect Games: Underclass (Invite-Only)
Jun 7, 2022
Blast - Hitting
24.2
Hand Speed (max)
22.1
Hand Speed (avg)
74.6
Bat Speed (max)
71.1
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2024
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.3
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
1982
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
23.8
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.1
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
1898
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
72.7
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
1934
Slider
Total Movement Avg
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 3, 2024
Trackman - Fastball
86.4
Velocity (max)
80.9 - 85.7
Velo Range
80.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,061
Spin Rate (max)
1,982
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)
Trackman - Curveball
72.2
Velocity (max)
69.9 - 72.2
Velo Range
68.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,953
Spin Rate (max)
1,898
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
75.0
Velocity (max)
71.2 - 74.2
Velo Range
69.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,964
Spin Rate (max)
1,934
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Spin Efficiency % (avg)

Pitch Scores

2024
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
Curveball
Hammer+
Curveball
Sweep+
Slider
Hammer+
Slider
Sweep+
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 3, 2024
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+
Pitch Scores - Slider
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2024
2022
2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
86.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
83.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
72.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
79.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
79.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
77.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
72.0
Slider
Velocity Avg
66.0
Fastball
Velocity Max
72.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
70.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
61.5
Slider
Velocity Avg
60.5
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 3, 2024
Pitching
86
Max FB
81 - 86
FB
70 - 72
CB
71 - 74
SL
STL Force Scout Day
Feb 21, 2021
Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 78
FB
69 - 75
CH
65 - 67
SL
MO/IL Jr. Future Games Trials
Jun 8, 2020
Pitching
72
Max FB
69 - 71
FB
61 - 62
CH
59 - 62
SL

Game Performance

2024
10 Yard Dash
1.75
60 Yard Dash
7.30
Top Speed (MPH)
RSi
Vertical Jump
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 3, 2024
Swift
1.75
10-yd
7.30
60-yd
18.4
Run speed (max)
2.42
RSi (max)
23.8
Jump Height (max)
Preseason All-State (Invite-Only)
Feb 4, 2023
Swift
1.72
10-yd
4.06
30-yd
7.34
60-yd
18.7
Run speed (max)
1.53
RSi (max)
1.53
RSi (avg)
1,469
Jump Power (max)
23.1
Jump Height (max)
23.1
Jump Height (avg)

Visual Edge

2024
Edge Score
70.41

Pitch Ai

Notes

Comments

2/03/24
Ryker Benz, Vianney (MO), 2025 Oklahoma
Positional Profile: 3B/1B Follow in the MO 2025 class.
Body: 6-0, 205-pounds. Physically advanced with a strong lower half.
Delivery: Uptempo side-step windup. Tall/fall delivery, working quickly downhill and landing square to home.
Arm Action: RH. Short high-3/4 arm action.
FB: T86, 81-86 mph. Slight arm-side run. Consistent strikes. T2061, 1982 average rpm.
CB: 70-72 mph. Small slurve action. T1953, 1898 average rpm.
SL: 71-74 mph. Cut action around the zone. T1964, 1934 average rpm.
ATH: 7.30 runner in the 60. 1.75 in the 10 yard split. 23.80 max vertical.
2/03/24
Ryker Benz, Vianney (MO), 2025 Oklahoma
Positional Profile: 3B/1B Follow in the MO 2025 class.
Body: 6-0, 205-pounds. Physically advanced with a strong lower half.
Hit: RHH. Wide setup with high hands. Full body load and hand coil. Short stride. Level swing path with bat speed and extension through the zone. Line-drive contact. 74.8 mph bat speed with 17 G's of rotational acceleration.
Power: 99 max exit velocity, averaged 93.5 mph. 335' max distance. Above-average bat speed.
Arm: RH. INF-87 mph. Short high-3/4 arm action.
Defense: Works around and through the ball, fielding out front. Clean gather, developing release.
ATH: 7.30 runner in the 60. 1.75 in the 10 yard split. 23.80 max vertical.
6/07/22

Body: 6-0, 185-pounds.
Hit: Wide base. Smooth, lean load into back hip. Short stride. Hits with rhythm and balance throughout. Smooth, level swing. Easy power.
Power: 96.5 max exit velocity, averaged 91.1 mph. 
Arm: INF - 80 mph. Short arm action, high 3/4 slot. Some length to release.
Defense:Waits back on the ball. Clean exchange.
Run: 7.93 runner in the 60.

6/07/22

Committed to Oklahoma, 3B Ryker Benz (Vianney, 2025) also strung together an impressive BP round at this event. Benz blasted a ball that traveled 365 feet at 96.5 mph, averaging 270 feet per batted ball and 91.1 mph off the barrel. He generated hard contact at a 77% clip, finding the sweet-spot 77% of the time at well. Benz’s knack for contact in the air, 55% line drive rate and 33.3% fly ball rate, is noteworthy given the thump he possesses.

6/08/20

Ryker Benz: 3B/RHP, (2025) Vianney, MO. 5-foot-10, 160-pound slim frame. During batting practice, Benz had an exit velocity of 81 mph. Starts in an active stance with a big load, then uses a toe tap. Bat speed was above average, used flat swing plane and level finish. Barreled up some balls throughout his round. Line drive approach. Solid while in the infield, registered his best throw across the diamond at 69 mph; shows a lengthy exchange, sure hands and developing feet. Showed a long arm action with decent accuracy to the bag. Clocked a time of 8.4 in the 60-yard dash. Average on the mound, showed some arm speed with a ¾ arm angle and a short arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and shows some effort. In his delivery his balance point is tall with downhill shoulders. Lands closed with an athletic finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 69-71 mph with a max of 72 mph; had arm side command and running action. He had gradual action on his slider (59-62). He shows low in the zone accuracy on changeup (61-62).

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Physical

2024
Grip Strgth (LH)
Grip Strgth (RH)
US Nationals & Affiliates
Jan 21, 2024
Physical - Athlete
Grip Strgth (RH)
Grip Strgth (LH)