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Derek Bender
2021 GRAD
 |  C/1B
 |  Murrells Inlet, SC
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
9
ABOUT PG GRADES
Saint James
6-1
  210
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
17 and 10 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE
PG EVENT RESULTS
77
FB VELO
8.02
60 YARD DASH
1.99
10 YARD SPLIT
75
C VELO
2.01
C POP
82
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2019 Jr. National Showcase  
Derek Bender is a 2021 C/1B, 3B, OF with a 6-1 190 lb. frame from Latham, NY who attends The Albany Academy. Large, athletic frame with square shoulders and present strength to frame with additional room to fill. Primary catcher, begins with a lower set behind the plate, receives the ball out front, quick transfer and release out of glove, gains ground with lower half but will stride open, repeats actions, shows carry on throws down to second base. Righthanded hitter, begins with a narrow base and a high hand set and back elbow at the plate; utilizes a big leg lift trigger for timing at the plate. Shows looseness to hands and generates solid bat speed through the zone, uncoils well moving into contact. Keeps hands inside the ball and can get additional extension out front, gets inconsistent with timing occasionally but generates big leverage and ball jumps when squared. Very good student. Verbal commitment to Coastal Carolina.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+3 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 08/11/2017
+8 MPH
C VELO SINCE 08/11/2017
-.25 SEC
POP TIME SINCE 08/11/2017
+5.78 Gs
DK MA SINCE 08/11/2017
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2021 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 77 mph 76
56.11%
60 8.02 sec 7.73
24.45%
10 SPL 1.99 sec 1.77
4.77%
C 75 mph 73
68.64%
Pop 2.01 sec 2.06
61.31%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 82 mph 75
88.59%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 68.820 mph 65.02
78.08%
Impact Momentum 26.043 24.11
82.23%
Max Acceleration 32.565 g’s 32.18
58.63%
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 4 Oct 10, 2020 vs. Premier Baseball Scout Team
Runs: 3 Jun 28, 2020 vs. Nelson Baseball School 17u Black
Hits: 3 Jul 13, 2020 vs. East Coast Sox 17U Founders Club
RBI's: 5 Sep 21, 2019 vs. Westside Hawks
Doubles: 2 Jul 13, 2020 vs. East Coast Sox 17U Founders Club
Home runs: 1 Oct 10, 2019 vs. Tri-State Arsenal 2020 National
Total bases: 6 Oct 10, 2019 vs. Tri-State Arsenal 2020 National
Walks: 4 Oct 12, 2018 vs. SBO Florida Sophomore
SAC flies: 2 Jul 21, 2020 vs. GBSA Rays 17U
Stolen bases: 2 Jun 28, 2020 vs. East Coast Sox 17U HTG
Hit by pitch: 1 Jun 28, 2020 vs. Nelson Baseball School 17u Black
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 1.0 Jul 16, 2018 vs. Charlotte Megastars 2021
Runs allowed: 1 Jul 16, 2018 vs. Charlotte Megastars 2021
Earned runs: 1 Jul 16, 2018 vs. Charlotte Megastars 2021
Hits allowed: 2 Jul 16, 2018 vs. Charlotte Megastars 2021
Strikeouts: 1 Jul 16, 2018 vs. Charlotte Megastars 2021
Walks allowed: 0 Jul 16, 2018 vs. Charlotte Megastars 2021
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