03/17/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Ashburn (DC), VA
AJ ran his fastest 60 to date (7.67 seconds), raised velocity (79 MPH), and showed solid all around skills during his last workout with The Factory. In the OF, AJ has athletic actions, active feet, and soft hands. He works behind the ball well, makes plays consistently, and throws with momentum from a loose arm action to his target. On the mound, AJ has a balanced delivery, he works in good rhythm, and he keeps his eyes on target. He separates on time, has good glove side lead, and finishes in a complete position. Offensively, AJ stands in the box athletically with good balance. He has fast bat speed, swings on plane, and can spray the ball to all fields. AJ is a very solid player with a high ceiling. Skills can continue to improve with work on the following.
1. Long toss
2. Field further out front (GB's)
1. Long toss
2. Avoid flying open
1. Drive away
2. More lower body
01/18/2019 - 2019 Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament
AJ is a tall OF/RHP prospect who showcased his skills at the All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament. In the field, AJ fields the ball with sure hands and makes a clean exchange. He throws with a clean arm and keeps his throws accurate with life through his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a square stride. He gets his hands activated on time and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with fast bat speed, leading to consistent contact and line drives. On the mound, AJ starts with a small rock step and gathers over the rubber. He stays inline towards the plate and shows a controlled landing. AJ shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 74mph with cutting action. Breaking ball sits at 68mph. With four more years to develop, AJ has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
03/11/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Bel Air (Baltimore), MD
AJ showed well in all areas of his game during his last workout in Bel Air. Hitting spiked to a 50 and power to a 45. AJ showed an aggressive/level swing, solid balance, and a rhythmic swing. He has fast bat speed, makes square contact, and can drive the ball to all fields. In the OF, AJ has a quick 1st step, he reads the ball off the bat well, and has soft hands. He has a clean exchange, and throws with accuracy and carry to his target. On the mound, AJ has a loose/free arm action, he gets solid extension on his pitches, and shows a ton of upside on the hill. Overall abilities will improve with work on the following.
1. Let ball travel
2. Bat speed
1. Get around ball
2. Field out in front
1. Lower 1/2
2. More finish
02/24/2018 - Mid Atlantic Regional Accelerated Pitching & Catching Weekend (Ages 12-14)
A.J. is a hard working and talented 2022 RHP prospect that made several adjustments during the catching and pitching accelerated training weekend. On the bump, A.J. gathers over the rubber, separates on time, and stays squared toward his target. He keeps his eyes on his target and uses his lower half. Continuing to throw north to south and finishing over the front side will allow him to work the bottom half of the zone. A.J. will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
07/16/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Washington, DC
Andrew is an OF/RHP who will graduate in 2022. In the OF, he hustles laterally and works behind on fly balls. He comes up with a clean exchange and fires throws with loose arm action. On the hill, this righty gathers over the rubber with a 3-pitch mix. He hides his pitches well as he delivers a FB that runs and a CB with an 11-5 break. With the bat, Andrew shows an athletic setup with smooth rhythm to load. He swings on a direct path fast through the zone and drives pitches with power to his pull side. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Quicker 1st step
2. Develop soft hands
3. Arm strength (long toss)
1. Strong frontside
2. Work in line
3. Finish strong
1. Level out swing path
2. More lower 1/2 drive
3. Extend through contact