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Benjamin Sullivan

Benjamin Sullivan C/1B

  • Hobart, IN
  • Hobart High School
  • Travel Team: 2025 5 Star Great Lakes Gold 16u
  • Grad 2025
  • Ht 6'2''
  • Wt 170 lbs
  • Throws Right
  • Bats Right
  • Arm 85 mph
  • 60 YD 7.29 Sec
  • Class

Running

  • 1.70 sec 10 Yds
  • 5.00 sec 40 Yds
  • 7.29 sec 60 Yds
  • 4.48 sec H > 1B (RHH)
  • 4.76 sec Shuttle (L)
  • 4.82 sec Shuttle (R)

Strength

  • 8'11'' Broad Jump
  • 6'11'' Lateral Jump (L)
  • 6'5'' Lateral Jump (R)
  • 93 psi Grip (L)
  • 115 psi Grip (R)

Throwing

  • 85 mph mph Velocity
  • 55 Arm Grade

Position - 1B

  • 48 Fielding Grade

Hitting

  • 48 Hitting Grade (R)
  • 52 Power Grade (R)
  • 85 mph mph Exit Velocity

Catching

  • 55 Receiving Grade
  • 55 Blocking Grade
  • 2.04 sec Release Time

ADVANCED SWING METRICS BY SWINGTRACKER

Official Scouting Report

  • Class Rating
  • CPosition Projection

02/26/2023 - National Showcase - Lake Zurich (Chicago), IL Ben improved in nearly every statistical category since we last saw him two months ago at the Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic. Lower half strength has improved resulting in 3 additional MPH on his throws now sitting at 85mph. Know-how and confidence behind the dish are evident. Flexibility is a plus resulting in active footwork and quickness in his ability to deaden and get to balls in the dirt. Exit velocities have improved now up to 85mph at the plate with a middle approach and a decent rhythm. With three high school seasons in front of him, Sullivan will definitely catch the eyes of the collegiate ranks in the coming years.

12/27/2022 - Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic Benjamin is a solid catching prospect in the 2025 class. Scouts loved his energy and leadership behind the plate. He begins in an athletic and relaxed stance. He is quiet in his receiving and sits under the baseball. He replaces his feet well on his throws and gains a high slot. His feeds have life (2.20 pop) and carry to the bag. Blocks well and positions his body to defend the ball. At the plate he is disciplined and uses the middle of the field well. He has an athletic base and controllable actions. His swing is simple and repeatable. Shows line drive production and can drive balls to the gap. Had competitive game at-bats (4 hits) and showed strong barrel feel. Overall, Benjamin is a player to watch in the 2025 class.

10/30/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Indianapolis, IN Benjamin is a tall and athletic catcher in the 2025 class. Behind the plate, he has active feet and a strong base. Moves well from side to side and sinks his hip into an athletic position. Works from the ground up and receives the bottom of the baseball with a soft hand. His exchanges are clean and uses long and loose arm action from a high slot. His feeds are accurate and online (2.10) to the target. At the plate, he generates hard contact (84 exit velo) with gap-to-gap production. Maintains solid body control and keeps his weight inside his feet. Gaining more separation in his load can supply additional power to his swing. Overall, Benjamin is a solid backstop with a plus bat. He has a very bright future and a player to keep an eye on.

Profile

Benjamin Sullivan Hobart, IN info@factoryathletics.com 800-641-4487 @baseballfactory
Primary Position C
Grad Year 2025 Secondary Position 1B
High School Hobart High School Bats Right
Height 6'2'' Throws Right
Weight 170 LBS Arm 85 mph
60 YD 7.29

The chart below shows the levels of college baseball, along with the range of players with potential to be recruited at that level.

Division I Class 1 – 4
Division II Class 1 – 5
Division III Class 1 – 8
NAIA Class 1 – 6
JUCO Class 1 – 8

Tool Grade Scale

Our main goals with the BF "10-70" Scouting Scale are to provide the player with a realistic evaluation of his "PRESENT" abilities (what he can do today), and to provide college coaches with information they can use to identify and/or compare potential recruits.

Tools are graded for all players and pitchers, regardless of age or graduation year. However, for High School players we use only grades 20-70 (grades 10-18 do not apply), while for Middle School players we use only grades 10-52 (grades 55-70 do not apply).

Grade Middle School (Ages 11-13) Description High School (Ages 14-18) Description 10 Yard Dash (seconds) 40 Yard Dash (seconds) 60 Yard Dash (seconds) Home-1B LHH (seconds) Home-1B RHH (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [LEFT] (seconds) 5-10-5Shuttle [RIGHT] (seconds) Broad Jump (inches) Lateral Broad [LEFT] (inches) Lateral Broad [RIGHT] (inches) Grip Strength [LEFT] (psi) Grip Strength [RIGHT] (psi) FB & Raw Velocity (mph) Bat Exit Velocity (mph) Catcher Release (seconds)
10 Poor -----N/A----- 2.50+ 7.50+ 10.50+ 6.70+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 6.80+ 35- 35- 35- 30- 30- 40- 30- 3.70+
12 Well Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.40 7.40 10.00 6.40 6.50 6.60 6.60 40 38 38 35 35 42 35 3.50
15   -----N/A----- 2.35 7.30 9.75 6.10 6.20 6.40 6.40 45 42 42 40 40 45 38 3.25
18 Below Avg -----N/A----- 2.30 7.20 9.50 6.00 6.10 6.20 6.20 50 46 46 45 45 48 40 3.15
20   Poor 2.25 7.00 9.25 5.90 6.00 6.00 6.00 55 50 50 50 50 51 45 3.10
22 Near Avg   2.15 6.50 9.00 5.80 5.90 5.85 5.85 60 54 54 55 55 54 50 3.00
25   Well Below Avg 2.10 6.25 8.75 5.70 5.80 5.75 5.75 64 58 58 60 60 58 55 2.90
28 MS Average   2.05 6.15 8.50 5.45 5.55 5.50 5.50 68 62 62 65 65 62 60 2.80
30   Below Avg 2.00 5.95 8.25 5.40 5.50 5.25 5.25 74 64 64 70 70 63 62 2.70
32 Solid Avg   1.95 5.80 8.00 5.20 5.30 5.10 5.10 78 68 68 80 80 67 65 2.60
35   Near Avg 1.90 5.65 7.75 4.90 5.00 5.00 5.00 82 72 72 90 90 71 70 2.50
38 Above Avg   1.88 5.45 7.50 4.80 4.90 4.95 4.95 86 74 74 100 100 75 75 2.40
40   HS Average 1.85 5.25 7.40 4.70 4.80 4.90 4.90 93 76 76 110 112 79 80 2.25
42 Well Above Avg   1.82 5.20 7.30 4.60 4.70 4.80 4.80 98 80 80 115 115 81 82 2.15
45   Solid Avg 1.80 5.18 7.20 4.50 4.60 4.70 4.70 103 84 84 118 118 83 84 2.10
48 Excellent   1.78 5.16 7.10 4.45 4.55 4.60 4.60 108 88 88 120 120 85 86 2.05
50   Above Avg 1.76 5.14 7.05 4.40 4.50 4.50 4.50 113 92 92 125 125 86 88 2.00
52 Outstanding   1.74 5.12 7.00 4.35 4.45 4.40 4.40 118 96 96 128 128 87 90 1.98
55 -----N/A----- Well Above Avg 1.72 5.10 6.95 4.30 4.40 4.30 4.30 123 100 100 130 130 88 92 1.95
58 -----N/A-----   1.70 5.05 6.90 4.25 4.35 4.25 4.25 128 104 104 135 135 89 94 1.93
60 -----N/A----- Excellent 1.68 5.00 6.85 4.20 4.30 4.20 4.20 133 106 106 138 138 90 95 1.90
62 -----N/A-----   1.66 4.95 6.80 4.15 4.25 4.15 4.15 138 108 108 140 140 91 96 1.88
65 -----N/A----- Outstanding 1.64 4.90 6.70 4.10 4.20 4.10 4.10 143 110 110 145 145 93 97 1.85
68 -----N/A-----   1.62 4.85 6.60 4.05 4.15 4.05 4.05 148 112 112 150 150 94 98 1.82
70 -----N/A----- Superior 1.60- 4.80- 6.50- 4.00- 4.10- 4.00- 4.00- 150+ 115+ 115+ 155+ 155+ 95+ 99+ 1.80-
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