Ben Krosschell

HS Grad 2004
Age 32 and 2 mos
Age on 2004 Draft 18 and 8 mos
Position(s) RHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-1, 170 lb
B/T R/R
School  Highlands Ranch
Hometown  Highlands Ranch, CO USA
Summer Team  HS team
Fall Team  CO Slammers
MLB Draft 
Round 16 by Padres in 2004
National Rank - Class of 2004
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2004
Overall
269
Position - RHP
NA
CO State Rank - Class of 2004
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 05, 2004
Overall
NA
Position - RHP
NA
GPA
3.2
SAT
--
ACT
20

4 yr Commitment
New Mexico State

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Best PG Grade
9
1/10/2004
Latest Showcase Report
2004 World Showcase   Jan 10, 2004
PG Grade: 9
We’ve seen Krosschell pitch a number of times as a member of the Colorado Slammers and at other events. He has a very loose, whippy arm action with a low elbow and a mid ¾’s release point. Krosschell has a very quick arm and threw 87-89 mph in Fort Myers and we’ve seen him at 90-91 mph in the past. His fastball tends to be a bit on the straight side at times, which is unexpected from his release point and could probably be helped by some adjustments in his grip. Krosschell’s breaking ball is a 77-79 mph slider that gets pretty tight spin and rotation but tends to be a little flat at other times. Krosschell does a very good job of throwing strikes and keeping the ball down and appears to have a durable arm. He’s also a solid student who has signed to attend New Mexico State. This kid really competes and he has a MLB arm. Scary to think he will get bigger and stronger in the future.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 89 mph
1/10/2004
87.42% Rank
best 95  avg 83
 (2004 class in 2004)

best 95  avg 83
 (2004 class)
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