11/08/2018 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City (Ages 14-18)
Casper continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable allowing his arm action to work loose / free to the plate. Arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 71 mph. Fastball showed a range of 67-71 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Control is outstanding as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Getting on a long toss program to develop more arm strength will aid in improving abilities on the mound. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
07/10/2018 - Cape Cod Select Training & Competition - Session 1 (Ages 14-18)
Casper is a strong built RHP/OF prospect who has a versatile skill set. On the mound, Casper has a balanced, on-time delivery throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He has a clean arm action and extends through his release. Casper stays square to home plate with the proper stride length. He does a nice job rotating with his core towards his target as he finishes. Casper has late, sharp break on his curveball and is developing his changeup. Offensively, Casper has a square setup with a centered balance. He has a load with a square stride as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Casper has a long swing path and is developing bat speed. He shows good discipline and an understanding of the strike zone. Casper is a contact type hitter who looks to put the ball in play. In the field, Casper plays with active footwork and shows good range. He has an aggressive approach and attacks the baseball. He is working to play through the baseball and is developing arm strength. Overall, Casper is a versatile prospect who has a well-rounded game.