01/18/2019 - 2019 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Andre is an athletic SS prospect who continued to showcase his skills at the Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament. In the field, Andre shows an athletic ready position and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front of his body with sure hands. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate and strong across the diamond. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and takes a square stride. He drives his lower half though and takes a level swing path. He rotates his core well, producing consistent contact and line drives. Overall, Andrew is a talented prospect who should find success in this, his senior season.
02/19/2018 - College PREP - Beverly Hills (Detroit), MI
Andre is a talented shortstop prospect who has a talented skill set. In the field, Andre plays with fluid, active footwork and agile actions allowing him to cover a wide range. He presents his glove and fields the ball in an athletic position with soft hands. Andre has a quick, clean exchange leading into a loose, quick arm action throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He plays with good momentum through the ball showing consistently strong, online throws across the diamond. As a right-handed hitter, Andre has an open, athletic stance with a centered balance. He has fluid rhythm with a smooth load and short, square stride as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Andre has a long swing path with a good feel for the barrel. He does a nice job getting backspin and can drive the ball to the pull side with power. Overall, Andre has skill with the right approach on both sides of the ball giving him a bright future on the diamond.
08/02/2017 - College PREP - Detroit, MI
Andre continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.32 runner. At the plate, he has improved his hitting / power potential through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He shows a feel for the barrel and has strength in his swing with gap-to-gap guy. At SS, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / clean actions. Hands are clean and he presents well out front. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls but will benefit by playing through with his body. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate, flashing carry across the diamond but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program.
07/31/2016 - College PREP - Detroit, MI
Andre is a solid SS who will graduate in 2019. In the field, Andre has good body control and uses his feet efficiently. He posses sure hands and he presents them on time to field the ball. He uses the proper footwork to throw and has a clean exchange as he keeps his throws on line to his target. Andre can improve defensively by throwing more downhill and by building up his body strength. At the plate, Andre shows good balance in the box and has a square stride to the ball. He actives his hands well in his load and he comes through with a compact, direct swing extending through the zone. Andre can improve as a hitter by using his lower half more in his swing and by separating his hands more while getting into his load. Overall, Andre is a solid player and with three more years to develop he has the potential to contribute at the next level.
07/16/2015 - College PREP - Auburn Hills, MI
Andre is a wiry/athletic infielder that will graduate in 2019. Defensively, he prepped his feet to get ready to make plays and was efficient with his feet to get to his fielding position, on-time. He was sure with his hands and had good body control to make plays and throw with momentum. Offensively, he had good balance and athleticism in the box. He had a quiet head, stayed inside at contact and worked in the middle of the field with his approach. In all - Andre is an intriguing athlete that has a promising future as he enters his freshman year this fall.