12/13/2020 - All-In Membership - Fresno, CA
Anthony is a solid, athletic C/OF who as a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body through the blocking process, centering balls out front. Receiving / blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well. Pop times showed in 1.99 range with accuracy / carry (82 mph velocity) on his throws as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. In the OF, defensive abilities are outstanding as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind, but needs to play through with momentum to his target. He moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying outstanding hitting / power potential through an athletic, open setup. Hands are quick (86 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. With 2 years to further develop, Anthony has a lot of potential and will get looks from the collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his game.
01/17/2020 - 2020 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Anthony is a C/3B prospect who showcased his skills at the Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament. Behind the plate, Anthony tacks the ball into his glove well and throws with a clean arm. He tucks his chin when blocking and keeps the ball in front of him. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an open stance and takes a square stride. He is controlled getting into his load and hits against a strong front side. He takes a smooth swing with fast bat speed, leading to consistent contact and line drives to all fields. Overall, Anthony is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.
07/26/2019 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 14-18)
Anthony is a hard-working C/RHP that will graduate in 2022. At catcher, Anthony presents a good target and receives the ball well. Down to second, he replaces his feet making an exchange with 2-hands making good throws to the 1B side of the bag. Blocking he works hard to center the ball but could improve by getting down sooner. Hitting, Anthony sets up slightly open with loose hands getting a small and soft load. He lands controlled delivering a short swing making consistent contact. Pitching, he shows a 2-pitch mix with a FB/CB. He drives down the mound well with a strong front side and a clean arm action. He lands soft and finishes his rotation well. Anthony shows he's not afraid to be aggressive and it pays off for him in his performance.