Michael Benson

HS Grad 2015
Age 20 and 10 mos
Age on 2015 Draft 18 and 2 mos
Position(s) C  3B, IF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 185 lb
School  Rancho Buena Vista
Hometown  Vista, CA USA
Summer Team  RBV/SB Cardinals
Fall Team  Yankees Scout/RBV/SB Cardinals
MLB Draft 
Round 34 by Rockies in 2015
All Americans/All Regions
2015 Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American
California - All Region 1st Team
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2014 Underclass 3rd Team
National Rank - Class of 2015
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Position - C
Impressed at WWBA WC
CA State Rank - Class of 2015
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Position - C

Scout Level

Juco Commitment
Palomar College

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2014 National Showcase   Jun 12, 2014
PG Grade: 9.5
Michael Benson is a 2015 C/IF with a 6-1 185 lb. frame from Vista, CA who attends Rancho Buena Vista HS. Medium athletic build, some present strength. Low flexible set defensively, has good quickness shifting and blocking, sound polished footwork, quick release with good arm strength and carry, 1.82 best pop time, very good overall defensive tools. Right handed hitter, short quick swing, hands/upper body swing with limited lower body, has strength in his hands but could develop better bat speed with lower half use, tends to start his swing late, mid field line drive contact, tools to develop as a hitter. Good student, verbal commitment to UCLA.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.40 sec
34.50% Rank
best 6.17  avg 7.26
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 6.17  avg 7.33
 (2015 class)
C 79 mph
87.00% Rank
best 89  avg 74
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 89  avg 73
 (2015 class)
Pop 1.76 sec
99.07% Rank
best 1.75  avg 2.01
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 1.75  avg 2.03
 (2015 class)
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