05/07/2017 - College PREP - Bowie, MD Ben continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate is where he has improved the most, now displaying well above average hitting abilities with solid power potential. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He uses his lower half well and has strength in his swing with power showing best to the pull side. In the OF, defensive abilities are solid as he displays smooth / fluid actions. He takes proper routes / angles in working to get behind balls and play through with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he reads balls well off the bat and covers a lot of ground with his foot speed. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 73 mph. Fastball showed tailing action. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with early break. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.