09/01/2019 - National Tryout Plus - Evansville, IN
Bobby is a tall RHP/3B prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. On the mound, Bobby shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 81mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 56-57mph with 9-3 break. Splitter sits from 64-67mph with good movement. In the field, Bobby shows efficient footwork and takes good angles to the ball. He fields in an athletic position and makes a clean exchange, working to keep his throws accurate to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and is smooth getting into his load. He takes a level swing and hits against a strong front side, leading to loud contact to his pull side. Overall, Bobby is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
06/16/2019 - Omaha National World Series - Session 1 (Ages 14-18)
Bobby showed on the mound and at 3B for the first time at the event, showing as a prospect at both positions. At 3B, feet are active as attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. Throws are accurate with on line zip (90 mph velocity) across the diamond. At the plate, he shows a balanced / squared setup. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and works through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields and has strength in his swing. The baseball jumping off the bat when centered. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 78-84 mph with arm side run and sink. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual shape. Split finger is a quality pitch as he maintains arm speed with solid sinking action. Control is well above average as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
04/14/2019 - College PREP - Louisville, KY
Bobby is a solid, athletic RHP prospect who will graduate in 2019. On the mound, Bobby gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and extends through his release, staying inline towards the plate. He shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 77 mph. Slider sits from 75-77 mph with 11/5 sharp break. Split finger sits from 70-71 mph with late sinking action. Off speed stuff show as quality pitches that will get outs. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Overall, Bobby is a talented prospect who should find success throughout his senior season.