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Wes Benjamin

LHP
Texas Rangers Texas Rangers
Wes Benjamin
Name: Wesley Scott Benjamin
Born: Jul 26, 1993 in Winfield, IL
College: Kansas
High School: St. Charles (Ill.) East HS
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
20215.24.761.769.537.94
Career284.821.464.188.36
Drafted in the 5th round (156th overall) by the Texas Rangers in 2014 (signed for $125,000)
A rotation stalwart since the day he stepped on campus in Lawrence, Benjamin was moving up draft boards as a potential fifth-to-seventh rounder before coming down with an elbow injury in March and was diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament. He had Tommy John surgery in late March but still could be drafted in that round range. When healthy, Benjamin showed an 89-92 mph fastball with natural life that helped him keep the ball in the ballpark. He throws too many strikes and has just fringe-average secondary stuff in his slider and changeup, lacking a put-away pitch that would move him up boards even more.
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Split TypeAVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOOBPSLGOPS
Split TypeWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOAVGOBPSLGWHIP
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