03/03/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Indianapolis, IN Benjamin is an athletic, 2-way player who plays 2nd base and catcher. In the INF, Benjamin has quick/active feet, a low approach, and he takes good angles to the ball. He presents his glove well, fields cleanly, and has a quick exchange with consistency and momentum toward his target. Behind the plate, Benjamin has active feet, soft hands, and he sits in well. He has good flexion, tries hard to block, and throws with with a quick release to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 3.45 seconds. Offensively, Benjamin has a square/athletic set-up, good balance, and fast bat speed. He has a direct/consistent barrel, a level swing, and he uses his lower body. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
Infield 1. Arm strength 2. Strength Catching 1. Blocking 2. Lateral range 3. Arm strength Offense 1. Strength 2. Let ball travel