06/07/2019 - College Recruiting Day - Columbia, MD Ripken is a 2022 graduate who projects as a SS and a catcher. In the field, Ripken has proper arm mechanics to get the ball out of his hands quickly and accurately. Behind the dish, Ripken has great footwork and the knowledge to be a leader on the baseball diamond. With a pop time best of 2.17 seconds he has a great feel for the position and the ability to limit run game. At the plate, Ripken has an open stance from both the right and left sides of the plate. With quick and explosive hands and hip rotation, Ripken is poised to be an attribute offensively. Ripken will continue to improve with experience and we look forward to seeing his progress.