06/18/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (HS)
Caleb is an OF/RHP prospect in the class of 2024. He shows good athleticism and continues to improve all aspects of his game. In the field, he shows good range and the ability to get good reads off the bat. He does a good job fielding ground balls out front and with soft hands. He does a good job creating momentum to throw. He could benefit greatly from a structured throwing program to improve arm strength. At the plate, he hits from an athletic stance and has a square stride. He does a good job getting his hands and hips loaded. Uses his lower ½ well and that helps keep him balanced throughout the swing. He showed competitive at bats and got on base multiple times. On the mound, he did a good job repeating his mechanics. Worked out of the stretch only and competed with his fastball down in the zone. Showed competitiveness and got ahead of hitters often. Also showed feel for a secondary breaking ball. Caleb is a good young prospect who continues to show great development. We are excited to see him again in the future.
02/12/2021 - Baseball Factory Opening Day Classic (HS - West)
Caleb is a 2024 C/OF. Medium frame and athletic build who continues to develop. Primary OF who moves well and rounds the ball nicely. Clean footwork with simple actions and accurate throws. Secondary C with a balanced, flexible stance and gets out of it very quickly. Very quick exchange and gains ground properly with the lower half. Good arm strength recorded up to 75 mph with a best pop time of 2.1 seconds. Righthanded hitter with a comfortable hand set and open stance. Creates some torque on the lower half and flashes strength through the point of impact. Creates leverage and has some power to the pull side. High energy guy who plays the game fast. Four years of continued growth and development will bode well for his career at the next level.
01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament
Caleb is an athletic OF/C prospect who continues to progress. Defensively, he has active prep with a quick first step getting good reads off of the barrel. He works behind the GB and through it, gaining ground toward his target. With the bat, this righty shows an open stance with centered balance and smooth rhythm to load. He fires the barrel quickly and engages his lower 1/2 well, creating consistent/hard contact. This 2024 grad has a ton of upside and will only continue to improve.
01/08/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Pre-Season Prospects Tournament (HS)
Caleb continues to shine on the diamond with his baseball abilities. In the OF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he tracks proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. He moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground, displaying range. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At the event, he was 3 for 6 with a 2B.
12/27/2020 - Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic
Caleb is a coachable OF/RHP prospect who showcased his skills during the Recruiting Classic. In the field, Caleb shows quick footwork and fields in a low position. His exchange is clean and he gets rid of the ball quickly, making accurate throws to his target. Long tossing can help Caleb build up his arm strength. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and takes a square stride. He works to barrel up the baseball and produces solid contact Caleb can create more consistent contact by working through a more level swing path. On the mound, Caleb shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at at 67mph. Breaking ball sits at 54mph with 10-4 break. Changeup sits at 60mph with sinking action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Lengthening his arm action can help Caleb improve his pitch command. Overall, Caleb is a solid prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
11/06/2020 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona
Caleb is a coachable OF/C prospect who worked hard on his skills during the Select Training & Competition in Arizona. In the OF, Caleb shows active footwork with a quick first step. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. His exchange is clean and he gets rid of the ball quickly, making accurate throws through his target. Behind the plate, Caleb sits in an athletic stance and presents a good target to the pitcher. His exchange is clean and he gets rid of the ball quickly, making accurate throws through the 2B bag. He is quick to block and keeps the ball in front of him. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and takes a short stride. He gets his hands activated and shows plus barrel control, producing solid line drives. Overall, Caleb is a talented prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
10/14/2020 - Arizona Freshman Fall Classic
Caleb continues to show as a prospect on the diamond with improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.16 runner. In the OF, he takes good first steps in reading balls off the bat and covers a lot of ground. Feet are aggressive as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls, playing through with momentum to his target. Hands / feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with accuracy and carry to his target. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved through an athletic, open setup. Hands are quick and work to and through a short / direct / level swing path, creating extension. He works to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Once on base, he utilizes his quick feet well through an aggressive approach and will steal bases. 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.
09/16/2020 - Pathway AZ Underclass - 16U
Caleb continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking balls down. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 64-65 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
07/18/2020 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 12-14)
Caleb is an athletic OF/RHP who will graduate in 2024. In the OF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he tracks proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls, playing through well with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine through an aggressive approach. Hands are quick, and work through level swing path. He makes consistent contact, showing a line drive approach. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 63-65 mph with cutting action. Stock to the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength, works to throw more strikes, and develops better off speed stuff. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, plays hard, and is very coachable. With 4 years to further develop, Caleb has an upside on the diamond with time and room to continue to progress his game.
02/09/2020 - Interactive Video Program - Stockton (Sacramento), CA
Caleb is a young, athletic, 2-way player who plays OF and SS. In the OF, Caleb has agile range, fluid footwork, and he tracks the ball well. He has a good 1st step, uses 2 hands to catch, and his exchange is quick with a loose/accurate arm to his cut off man. At SS Caleb has good range, firm hands, and quick feet. He fields aggressively, makes plays consistently, and throws with an accurate arm across the diamond. At the plate, Caleb has a crouched stance, he loads well, and swings in good rhythm. He keeps his hands inside the ball well, makes square contact, and hits line drives consistently. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
1. Crow hop
2. Drop step
1. Pre-pitch actions
2. Play more through
1. Weight transfer
3. More lower 1/2