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Ben Harris

#37 | LHP
Glendale Desert Dogs
Ben Harris
Name: Ben Harris
Born: Feb 22, 2000 in
High School: Milton (Ga.) HS
College: Georgia Tech
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
Drafted in the 8th round (252nd overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2021 (signed for $197,500)
Harris attended Virginia in 2019 and appeared in just one game as a pitcher compared to six games as a hitter before transferring to Georgia after the season. He had to sit out during the shortened 2020 season, but this spring became an extremely reliable bullpen arm for the Bulldogs, eventually moving into the closer role. Harris posted a 2.33 ERA over 38.2 innings of work, with 66 strikeouts (15.4 K/9) and 28 walks (6.5 BB/9), while limiting opposing hitters to a .125 average. His fastball sits in the low 90s and touches 95 mph but has close to elite spin characteristics, with exceptional riding life that analytics departments should love. His fastball whiff rate stacks up with some of the more elite pitchers in the country and he gets plenty of swings and misses up in the zone. Harris also throws a slow 12-to-6 curveball. While his walk rate was well below-average this spring, scouts noted that he showed improvement in his control as the season progressed when he stopped nibbling around the zone.
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