Ben Shank

CLASS OF 2019

RHP
OF

Ben
Shank

Rootstown (HS) • OH
6-0 • 165LBS • R/R

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2019 National

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Pitching

Fastball

80
Velocity (max)
6/19/18
77 - 80
Velo Range
6/19/18
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Changeup

74 - 75
Velo Range
6/19/18
-
Spin Rate (avg)

Curveball

67 - 70
Velo Range
6/19/18
-
Spin Rate (avg)
Defense
-
INF Velo
78
OF Velo
6/19/18
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2018
Home to First
4.43
Outfield Velocity
78.0

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Pitching Velos

2018
Fastball
Velocity Max
80.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
78.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
68.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
74.5
2018 Northern Ohio Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 19, 2018
Pitching
80
Max FB
77 - 80
FB
67 - 70
CB
74 - 75
CH

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8/12/18
Plays under control in his approach in the outfield. Too and through quickly. Transfer is clean and timely. Ball comes out well showing carry and accuracy to home plate. A right-handed hitter at the plate that starts in a tall stance. Uses a back load with hands during double tap timing trigger. Launches from a balanced position before taking a downhill path to contact. Balanced offering of strength/speed through the zone. Line drive guy currently with a chance for more as he fills out his projectable frame. Two-way prospect. On the mound the right-hander uses a slower paced tempo that speeds up at the top of his leg lift. Drop and drive type guy who gets down the mound with direction and energy. Arm works through a high-¾ slot with slinging action. Fastball has occasional run and sink sitting 76-81 mph. Will use both sides of the plate with the offering. Compliments fastball with a tight, 11/5 shaped breaking ball that has enough velo change/action to create inconsistent contact. Spun it consistently at 66-68 mph.
Outfield Velocity: 81
Exit Velocity: 83
H-1st: 4.4


6/19/18
The 6-foot, 165-pound right hander with an athletic build. Delivery requires a little more than average effort. Hands move in synchronization with the leg lift before separation into a long, loose arm action through a near ¾ slot. Fastball comes out of the hand well at 77-80 mph. Ability to locate to both arm and glove side. Slider is a plus pitch with sharp, late 10/4 movement at 67-70 mph. Was able to generate multiple swing and misses during gameplay. Pitch stays in the zone for a long time before a left-hand turn ending out of the zone. Changeup showed potential with downward fade at 74-75 mph.  A right-handed hitter that starts in an athletic stance. Offers a slight back load with hands during his double tap timing trigger. Balanced launch with a level path through the zone. Long lever type with more present strength than speed to hands. Swing is intent driven and he can do damage when he gets the head out. More to come as he fills out projectable frame. In the outfield he is mechanically sound, showing adequate ball skills. Plays through cleanly before showing slightly above average arm strength with accuracy to home plate.
Home to 1st: 4.43
Outfield Velocity: 78
Exit Velocity: 74

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