Benny Hymes
Benny Hymes
Benny Hymes
Benny Hymes
Benny Hymes
Benny Hymes

CLASS OF 2020

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Benny
Hymes

Walsh University
Jackson (HS) • OH
5-11 • 185LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Manchester A's

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6/18/19

Body Type: 5-foot-11, 185-pound very physical frame.
Swing Mechanics: Leg kick timing trigger as barrel travels to a vertical launch.
Hit: Explosive swing with obvious natural tools. Took the top BP we saw in the two days. tool itself easily carries to the next level.
Power: 100.3 off the bat in BP. Drove the ball with authority to all fields, showing the ability to leave the park. Hit
Offensive Projection: Run Producer.
Run: 4.11 H-1st.
Field: In the outfield he plays under control too and through. Hands work well. Athletic enough to grow into a capable defender in the corners. Also worked out behind the dish where he showed some athleticism and big arm.
Throw: Arm plays at both positions.
Defensive Projection: Corner/C.
Additional Comments: Needs to continue developing as a defender but the bat is for real. Scholarship level hit tool.

6/18/19

Body Type: 5-foot-11, 185-pound very physical frame.
Swing Mechanics: Leg kick timing trigger as barrel travels to a vertical launch.
Hit: Explosive swing with obvious natural tools. Took the top BP we saw in the two days. tool itself easily carries to the next level.
Power: 100.3 off the bat in BP. Drove the ball with authority to all fields, showing the ability to leave the park. Hit
Offensive Projection: Run Producer.
Run: 4.11 H-1st.
Field: In the outfield he plays under control too and through. Hands work well. Athletic enough to grow into a capable defender in the corners. Also worked out behind the dish where he showed some athleticism and big arm.
Throw: Arm plays at both positions.
Defensive Projection: Corner/C.
Additional Comments: Needs to continue developing as a defender but the bat is for real. Scholarship level hit tool.

7/24/18

A right-handed hitter that starts in a balanced setup. Leg kick timing trigger with slight bat top to hands. Level path with obvious physicality through the zone. Nice path with natural lift to the middle of the field. Combines intent and control well through the zone. All field approach with jump to both side of the field with some emerging power to pull side. Some of the top raw power at the event.

Home to 1st: 4.34
Pop Times: 2.07-2.21
Catcher Velocity: 74
Exit Velocity: 87

6/22/17

A right-handed hitter that starts in a balanced setup. Uses a leg lift for timing and energy. Barrel stays fluid prior to launch. Path is level with obvious natural tools through the zone. Produces easy backspin to both sides of the field. Shoots his legs to get through quick, allowing hands more room to work and get to the baseball. Ball jumps off of bat, swing converted to live pitching as well. Shows all the signs of a middle of the lineup guy at the next level.  Behind the plate he has an ideal frame for the position. Uses clean, athletic footwork. Exchange skills are above average for his age. Arm strength is there, arm accuracy is developing. Smooth transfers.

Home to First: 4.34
Catcher Velocity: 72
Pop Time: 2.06-2.18
Exit Velocity: 86

1/22/17

5-foot-10, 160-pound prospect that looks the part.Possess confident approach at the plate. Stood out easily amongst his peers. Looks the part of a catcher. Good balance throughout his swing. Transfers weight through the baseball. Uses short, slight uphill path to the ball. Showed some pull power and the ability to hit to all fields. Top exit velocity of 62 mph off the tee. Ran an impressive 6.71 60. Looks natural behind the dish. Comfortable setup. Shows some quickness with his feet and maintains good direction through his throws. Top velocity of 68 mph from the crouch. Makes up for present arm strength with quick transfer and short arm action. Throws were consistently around the bag. Pop times sat in the low-2.3s.



6/28/16

A well built prospect at 5-foot-10, 160-pounds. Ran 7.45 60-yard dash. Has advanced physical tools across the board at the plate. A very strong kid with a lot of batspeed in there. Is somewhat raw mechanically but the ball jumped off his bat in batting practice. Showed gap to gap pop at this stage with power potential to come. Reached a top exit velocity of 78 mph. Behind the plate he has some quickness to both his footwork and transfer. Receiving skills are developing and blocking abilities are above average. Pop times ranged from 2.2-2.35, and he threw with 65 mph arm strength to second base. 

3/19/16

5-foot-9, 150-pound prospect. On the mound the right-hander showed good tempo to a delivery he was able to repeat. Has a three pitch mix, working through a high-¾ slot with his fastball sitting 66-70 mph. Curveball has gradual break with an 11/5 shape at 60-61 mph. Also flashed a 61-62 mph changeup near fastball armspeed. Was impressive in batting practice with advanced strength/batspeed with ability to drive the ball to both sides of the field. Reached a top exit velocity of 73 mph. Showed some athleticism in the infield. Short arm action through ¾ arm slot. Accurate throws with top velocity of 68 mph. Needs to quicken up his exchange. Average hands at this stage. Footwork is still developing. Needs to keep playing through the baseball. From the catching position, he showed advanced skills amongst his peers. Reached a top velocity of 68 mph from the crouch. Short arm action with some quickness to his transfer. Starts in a wide stance but feet work well. Pop times between 2.06 to 2.28.

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