11/01/2015 - College PREP - Wilsonville (Portland), OR Ben is a young, lean catcher that will graduate in 2019. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works through a solid base and shows a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times showed range of 2.19-2.31 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop and he works in line and builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Receiving / blocking skills show as playable tools as he continues to develop and get more reps. At the plate, he shows a squared setup with balance. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path, He tracks ball well and makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. Hitting grade will continue to improve as he works to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power numbers will increase as he works to utilize his lower half more efficiently. With 4 years to further develop, Ben has abilities with time and room to improve.