Prep Baseball Report:
2/14/15 - 6-foot-4, 185-pound, highly projectable RHP with ideal frame, continues to show increase in velocity at each event he attends, uses long arm action and works through a high-3/4 slot, repeats delivery well with minimal effort, fastball was mostly straight at 82-84 mph, shows good command of 70-71 mph curveball that varied between sharp 11/5 and 12/6 action with good depth, also throws a 72-74 mph slider with short/late break, 74-76 mph changeup shows good fade when he stays behind it, expect to see more velocity to come for the projectable right-hander. As a position player, has added 10 pounds to frame, right-handed hitter hits from a balanced stance with a short stride, smooth load, creates some lift with swing, ball jumps when he squares it up, shows occasional power to the gaps, showed a jump in exit velocity at 88 mph, ran a 7.32 60-yard dash. Defensively, shows soft hands, solid footwork around the bag, good arm strength across the infield at 80 mph, continues to show improvements as a hitter at each event.
10/4/14 - 6-foot-4, 175-pound prospect with long and lanky frame that projects well, uses long arm action through a high-3/4 slot, repeats delivery with minimal effort, good lower half direction, showed a significant increase in velocity since last winter as fastball sat 78-80 mph and topped at 81, fastball shows some arm-side run, curveball showed mostly 12/6 action at 64-69 mph with some depth, pounds the strike zone and can throw the curveball for strikes on any count, struck out three in two perfect innings of work, expect additional velocity gains as he continues to fill out his frame. As a position player, right-handed hitter starts with a balanced stance, short stride, hands start high, has made some adjustments in shortening swing, took a good round of batting practice showing the ability to hit line drives to all fields, showed much improved foot speed running 4.57 down the line, big increase in exit velocity at 84 mph, went 0-for-3 in game play. Shows good glove work defensively, ideal size for the first base position, 78 mph arm strength across the infield.
1/19/14 - 6-foot-3, 165-pound prospect with lanky build and projectable frame, uses long arm action through a ¾ arm slot, fastball sat 73-75 mph touching 76 with some slight arm-side run, curveball shows gradual 11/5 action at 65-66 mph, throws a solid changeup at 68 mph that shows good sink and fade, young prospect with good frame, would expect to see additional velocity gains as he progresses. As a position player, shows average hands, fields ball deep and on heels, exchange is quick, uses short arm action across the infield, top velocity at 72 mph. At the plate, hits from a balanced setup with a short stride, arm bar load, long swing path, registered 70 mph tee exit velocity, ran 4.95 down the first base line.
2017 Player Summer Statistics: No Stats
Commitment: Murray State University
High School: South Oldham, KY
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PBR State Rank: 6th
PBR State Position Rank: 3rd
PBR National Rank: 141st
PBR National Position Rank: 63rd