12/03/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Lynwood (Chicago), IL Antonio is a two way OF/LHP prospect who will graduate in 2024. In the field, Antonio shows active footwork and centers the ball in the middle of his body. He gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He has a clean exchange and gains momentum on his throws which allows them to be consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He is smooth getting back into his load and leads well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed which leads to square contact to all fields. On the mound, Antonio shows a clean delivery with loose arm action. He has a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 63mph. Changeup sits at 50-53mph with arm side run as he throws with fastball arm speed. Overall abilities will improve with work on the following.
Fielding 1. Arm strength 2. Body strength Hitting 1. Shorter load 2. Don't let the ball get too deep Pitching 1. Open later in motion 2. Long toss