Bennett Hitzelberger
Bennett Hitzelberger
Bennett Hitzelberger

CLASS OF 2022

LHP
1B

Bennett
Hitzelberger

Wayne State University (MI)
Richmond (HS) • MI
6-1 • 182LBS • L/L
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Pitching

Fastball

88.4
Velocity (max)
2/27/21
86.1 - 88
Velo Range
2/27/21
2219
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/21

Changeup

73.2 - 74.1
Velo Range
2/27/21
1995
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/21

Curveball

69 - 71
Velo Range
2/27/21
2246
Spin Rate (avg)
3/06/21
Power
98.9
Exit Velocity (max)
2/27/21
94.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
2/27/21
337
Distance (max)
6/22/21
100
Sweet Spot %
2/27/21
Hitting
26.2
Hand Speed (max)
2/27/21
79.4
Bat Speed (max)
2/27/21
36.2
Rot. Acc (max)
3/06/21
-
Hard Hit %
Run
6.96
60-yard
3/06/21
-
30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
86
OF Velo
2/27/21
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2021
2020
60 Yard Dash
6.96
Outfield Velocity
86.0
Power / Speed Score
14.2
Home to First
4.54
Outfield Velocity
81.0
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Position
6.96
60-yard
85
OF Velo
96
Exit Velo
Scout Day: D Backs Elite 2.27.21
Feb 27, 2021
Position
6.99
60-yard
86
OF Velo
99
Exit Velo
Scout Day: 5 Tool 2.29.20
Feb 29, 2020
Position
81
OF Velo
4.54
H-1st
88
Exit Velo

Hitting

2021
Exit Velocity Max
98.9
Exit Velocity Avg
85.8
Distance Max
337
Distance Avg
216
Launch Angle Avg
20.4
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
2021 Michigan Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
88.4
Exit Velocity (max)
80.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
286
Distance (avg)
337
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
95.9
Exit Velocity (max)
86.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
160
Distance (avg)
261
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Scout Day: D Backs Elite 2.27.21
Feb 27, 2021
Trackman - Hitting
98.9
Exit Velocity (max)
94.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
243
Distance (avg)
289
Distance (max)
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %

Hitting

2021
Hand Speed Max
26.2
Hand Speed Avg
24.1
Bat Speed Max
79.4
Bat Speed Avg
70.8
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
2021 Michigan Top Prospect Games (Invite Only)
Jun 22, 2021
Blast - Hitting
25.5
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
71.3
Bat Speed (max)
68.7
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Blast - Hitting
24.9
Hand Speed (max)
23.5
Hand Speed (avg)
73.5
Bat Speed (max)
69.6
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Scout Day: D Backs Elite 2.27.21
Feb 27, 2021
Blast - Hitting
26.2
Hand Speed (max)
25.6
Hand Speed (avg)
79.4
Bat Speed (max)
75.0
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2021
Fastball
Velocity Max
88.4
Fastball
Velocity Avg
86.4
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2194
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.4
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.6
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2136
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.7
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1845
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Splitter
Velocity Avg
74.0
Splitter
Spin Rate Avg
1995
Splitter
Total Movement Avg
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
88.3
Velocity (max)
84.7 - 87.2
Velo Range
84.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,280
Spin Rate (max)
2,219
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
69.4
Velocity (max)
69.2 - 69.4
Velo Range
67.7
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,314
Spin Rate (max)
2,246
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Splitter
74.0
Velocity (max)
72.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,995
Spin Rate (max)
1,995
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Scout Day: D Backs Elite 2.27.21
Feb 27, 2021
Trackman - Fastball
88.4
Velocity (max)
86.1 - 88.0
Velo Range
87.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,213
Spin Rate (max)
2,161
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
71.1
Velocity (max)
69.0 - 71.0
Velo Range
70.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,101
Spin Rate (max)
2,063
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
74.1
Velocity (max)
73.2 - 74.1
Velo Range
74.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,862
Spin Rate (max)
1,845
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %

Pitch Scores

2021
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Pitching Velos

2021
2020
Fastball
Velocity Max
88.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
86.0
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.8
Changeup
Velocity Avg
73.5
Fastball
Velocity Max
85.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.2
Curveball
Velocity Avg
69.5
Changeup
Velocity Avg
71.5
2021 Michigan ProCase - SOLD OUT
Mar 6, 2021
Pitching
88
Max FB
85 - 87
FB
69 - 70
CB
73 - 74
SPL
Scout Day: D Backs Elite 2.27.21
Feb 27, 2021
Pitching
88
Max FB
85 - 87
FB
69 - 71
CB
73 - 74
CH
2020 Michigan Limited Series
Jul 16, 2020
Pitching
82
Max FB
80 - 82
FB
74 - 0
CB
Scout Day: 5 Tool 2.29.20
Feb 29, 2020
Pitching
85
Max FB
83 - 84
FB
69 - 70
CB
71 - 72
CH

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6/22/21

Player Spotlight 

Bennett Hitzelberger: LHP/1B, (2022) Richmond, MI. 6-foot-1, 182-pound. Solid in the box, Hitzelberger recorded an exit velocity of 88 mph. (68.71 mph bat speed average). (23.53 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then uses a leg kick. Short simple swing plane. Pull side approach. Established speed as one of his strengths with an efficient 60 time of 6.97.  (Max spin ; Avg ). 

Scout Evaluation 

Bennett Hitzelberger, Richmond, 2022, MI

Position: LHP/1B

Body: 6-foot-1, 182-pound.

Hit: (LHH) Solid. Begins in a balanced stance with a controlled load, then uses a leg kick. Pull side approach. 

Power: 88 mph exit velocity, average 80.60 mph. 68.71 mph bat speed average. 23.53 mph hand speed average.

Speed: 6.97 (60-yard).


3/06/21

Player Spotlight 

Bennett Hitzelberger: LHP/OF, (2022) Richmond, MI. 6-foot-1, 182-pound. Fluid at the plate, the left-handed hitter's best exit velocity was 96 mph. Begins in a balanced tall stance with a big load, then uses a big leg kick. Had a long upward swing plane, explosive bat speed and good extension on his finish. He found multiple barrels with loud contact. Pull side approach. From the outfield, he made throws to the infield at velocities up to 85 mph. The athletic recruit showcased his speed with a sub-seven 60 time of 6.96. Smooth on the mound, showed good arm speed, he had a long arm action with a high ¾ arm angle. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who uses decent effort. Tall balance point with uphill shoulders. Has a clean finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 85-87 mph and topped out at 88 mph; showed some command and cutting action with tight movement. Had gradual action and decent command on his 11/5 curveball (69-70). Threw a flat splitter (73-74) that showed sinking action and arm side command. 

Scout Evaluation 

Bennett Hitzelberger, Richmond, 2022, MI

Position: LHP/OF

Body: 6-foot-1, 182-pound .

Hit: (LHH) Starts in a balanced tall stance with a big load, then uses a big leg kick. Explosive bat speed. Good extension on his finish, long upward swing. Pull side approach. 

Power: 96 mph exit velocity, average 86.47 mph. 69.62 mph bat speed average. 23.54 mph hand speed average.

Arm: 85 mph outfield velocity. 

Speed: 6.96 (60-yard).

Pitching: Smooth. Drop-and-drive delivery, decent effort. High ¾ arm angle, good arm speed, long arm action. Athletic balance point, uphill shoulders, a clean finish.

FB: T88. 85-87 mph. (Max spin 2279;  Avg 2219). Some accuracy, cutting action, tight movement. 

CB: 69-70 mph. Decent command, gradual action, 11/5 shape. 

SP: 73-74 mph. Arm side control, sinking action, flat movement.

2/29/20

Hitting - At the plate had an impressive round of BP keeps his hands lower and a strong loaded position ball absolutely flew off of his barrel showcasing a positive launch angle. Very impressive round at the plate left-handed hitter that understands how to use his barrel. 

Fielding : In the outfield uses choppy feet as he approaches the ball, fielding out front  taking a vertical crow hop and throwing.

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