01/12/2018 - Baseball Factory Spring Training in Arizona (Ages 14-18) Alonso continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and he has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved, now showing well above average through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. At the event, he was 4 for 7 with a 2B. At 3B, he displays smooth / clean actions. Hands are clean and present well out front. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls but will benefit by playing through with his body. He moves well laterally with range improving as he improves quickness. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 72-74 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. Control is well above average as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.