09/04/2020 - HS All-Region Tournament
Alex continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate, hitting / power potential is now outstanding through a crouched setup. Hands are strong and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing with power showing best to the pull side. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, but needs to work to get body down sooner. Pop times showed in the 2.50 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
10/23/2019 - Under Armour SoCal Classic, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One
Alex is a coachable C prospect who worked hard on his skills during the SoCal Classic. Behind the plate, Alex tracks the ball into his glove and replaces his feet to throw. He makes a clean exchange and keeps his throws accurate to the 2B bag. He tucks his chin well when blocking and works to keep the ball in front of him. Sitting in a more athletic stance can help Alex improve defensively. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance with comfortable hands. He gets into a simple load and rotates his core well, leading to solid gap to gap pop. Alex can improve as a hitter by taking a square stride towards the pitcher. Overall, Alex is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.
06/22/2019 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Alex is a coachable C/1B prospect who worked hard on his skills during the Omaha National World Series. Behind the plate, Alex sits in an athletic stance and presents a good target to his pitcher. He replaces his feet and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them on the 2B bag. He is efficient moving to block and creates a good spine angle. Receiving with soft hands can help Alex improve defensively. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He takes a level swing with good extension through the ball, driving to the opposite field. Alex can improve as a hitter by working a smoother rhythm into his load. With two more years to develop, Alex has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
12/27/2018 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18)
Alex is a strong, athletic built C/1B prospect who has a talented skill set. Offensively, Alex has a square, athletic setup with a firm front side. He has a short, square stride with controlled rhythm as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Alex can benefit from added bat speed and a shorter swing path. He has the ability to spray the ball to all fields. Alex also shows that he can go with the ball to the opposite field. Behind the plate, Alex is a big target and stays square to the pitcher. He has a stiff, high presentation. Alex receives the ball with a firm glove. He has a clean exchange leading into a short arm action. Alex has good momentum through his release throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He gains ground and shows accurate throws to 2B. Alex does a nice job blocking the baseball with quick, smooth footwork. Overall, Alex has skill on both sides of the ball giving him a bright future on the diamond.
12/02/2018 - College PREP - Sacramento, CA
Alex is an athletic C/1B prospect who will graduate in 2021. Behind the plate, Alex is quick to block and centers the ball in the middle of his body. He sits in a square setup and receives with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and works to make accurate throws to 2B. Getting rid of the ball quicker can help Alex improve as a C. At 1B, Alex shows active footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He fields in a square position and makes a clean exchange to throw, keeping his throws accurate and on-line to his target. Alex can improve as a 1B by staying low when moving to throw. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He gets good extension through the ball and makes consistent contact. Working a smoother load into his swing can help Alex improve as a hitter. Overall, Alex is a developing prospect who has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.