07/24/2019 - Under Armour Southwest Championships 17U, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One
Alex is a wiry OF/RHP that will graduate in 2020. In the OF Alex shows athletic actions with strong range to the glove side. He fields the ball low and square getting a 2-hand exchange. A short and loose arm action allows him to deliver accurate throws to the infield. At the plate Alex sets up in a tall and open stance with comfortable hands. His stride is small and square getting the foot down on time as he gets the barrel on plane. He shows a solid gap to gap approach with +barrel control. On the mound Alex shows a FB/CB mix with the potential to add a CH. He works out of the stretch separating his hands on time with a clean arm action and gets a full finish keeping his body in line with the target. Working on a long toss program can improve Alex's arm strength. Alex shows the ability to make adjustments and is a hard worker which is necessary for a two-way player.
12/27/2018 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18)
Alex is a coachable OF/RHP prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the Under Armour Recruiting Classic. In the field, Alex takes a good first step and displays active footwork. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He gets rid fo the ball quickly and gets good carry on his throws. Making a cleaner exchange can help Alex improve defensively. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance with his hands held low. He gets into a simple load and works to barrel up the baseball, spraying to all fields. Alex can improve as a hitter by driving his lower half more. On the mound, Alex starts with a simple rock step and is relaxed getting to his balance point. He separates his hands on time and works with a clean arm, finishing with a controlled landing. Alex shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 75mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 59-62mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 58-61mph with arm side run. Alex can improve as a pitcher by long tossing to build up his arm strength. Overall, Alex is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.
07/09/2018 - California Select Training & Competition - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Alex continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. In the OF, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / fluid actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He shows good game awareness and does a nice job of backing up bases. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, hitting / power abilities have improved through a tall setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 70-72 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Getting on a long toss program will help to increase arm strength which will aid in his development on the mound. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
01/21/2018 - College PREP - Kapolei (Honolulu), HI
Alex is an athletic, strong OF/RHP who will graduate in 2020. In the OF, he displays smooth / clean actions. He utilizes his feet well in tracking down balls through proper routes / angles. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he shows an open setup. Hands are loose and work through an aggressive approach. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 71-73 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He slows his arm speed on his changeup, tipping off pitch to hitters. Slider resembles breaking ball. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Alex has abilities with time and room to progress his game.