Benjamin Nelson

HS Grad 2014
Age 22 and 9 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) LHP  
Ht/Wt 5-10, 160 lb
School  Dowling Catholic
Hometown  Urbandale, IA USA
Summer Team  HS team
Fall Team  Grand Slam Fall League
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Central Region HM
National Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
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Position - LHP
IA State Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - LHP

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Central Arizona CC

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2013 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 16, 2013
PG Grade: 7.5
Benjamin Nelson is a 2014 LHP/ with a 5-10 160 lb. frame from Urbandale, IA who attends Dowling Catholic. Nelson has a medium sized frame with a lean build. He pitches from a low 3/4 arm slot with a long arm action. Nelson uses a high leg kick and maintains good balance through his delivery. He has some deception to his delivery and lands across his body some. Nelson has good run on his fastball and locates it well. He throws a 2/8 curveball with good shape to it. Nelson has a lot of confidence in his breaking ball and locates it well. He also throws a change up at 71 MPH with sink and run to it. Nelson throws 3 pitches for strikes and has good pitchability. Good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 7.50
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Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 81 mph
38.04% Rank
best 99  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 99  avg 80
 (2014 class)
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