Ben Johnson

HS Grad 2012
Age 24 and 1 mos
Age on 2012 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) OF  C
Ht/Wt 6-1, 185 lb
School  Westwood
Hometown  Austin, TX USA
Summer Team  Austin Wings
Fall Team 
MLB Draft 
Round 11 by Royals in 2015
Round 34 by Braves in 2012
All Americans/All Regions
2012 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Texas - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Position - OF
Super fast and very projectable all around tools
TX State Rank - Class of 2012
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2012
Position - OF

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4 yr Commitment

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2012 PG National Pre-Draft Showcase   May 14, 2012
PG Grade: 10
Ben Johnson is a 2012 OF with a 6-1 185 lb. frame from Austin, TX who attends Westwood HS. Medium frame, strong and athletic, good baseball body. Good strength to swing, flashes good quick twitch actions, leg kick trigger, keeps hands back, fluid swing. Projectable power, low effort swing, short path, contact approach but has tools to develop power. Good in-game ABs, battled well with two strikes, made good adjustments. Good body control through throwing motion, accurate throws, made very nice throw to 3B form CF during the game, hit 90 on the radar gun during the workout. Runs well, 6.46 60 yard dash, moves well defensively. Signed with Texas Longhorns. Good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
0.50 improvement beginning on Jun 16, 2011
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.46 sec
98.24% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.19
 (2012 class in 2012)

best 6.24  avg 7.37
 (2012 class)
OF 90 mph
73.39% Rank
best 96  avg 85
 (2012 class in 2012)

best 98  avg 81
 (2012 class)
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