11/15/2015 - Interactive Video Program - Marlborough (Boston), MA Ben is a young, R/R catcher who has a solid build. Behind the dish, he sits in well with flexion and quiet actions. He tracks pitches into his mitt and sticks the ball with a firm wrist, framing well. He moves well laterally with athletic actions, centering pitches in the dirt off of his chest. Exchange is clean with accurate throws to 2B - pop times of 2.67. As a hitter - Ben has a strong base with rhythm to load. Swing path is level as he connects and engages his lower 1/2 well, generating some pop off of his barrel. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Arm strength (long toss) 2. Gain ground toward 2B 3. Blocking Offense 1. Balance throughout swing 2. Contact points 3. Extension through finish