07/27/2021 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (HS)
Chase is a coachable SS/RHP prospect who worked hard on his skills during the National World Series at Pirate City. In the field, Chase shows active footwork with a quick first step. He fields in a square position and has a clean exchange, making strong throws across the diamond. Working to soften his hands can help Chase field ground balls more efficiently. At the plate, this switch hitter sets up in an athletic stance with loose hands. He works to barrel up the baseball and drives the ball to his pull side. Chase can create more consistent contact by working through a shorter swing path. On the mound, Chase gathers over the rubber and works with a loose arm. He stays inline toward the plate and extends through his release, finishing with his chest over his front knee. Chase operates with a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 72mph with sinking action. Breaking ball sits from 60-62mph with 11-5 break. Splitter sits from 60-62mph with good downward movement. Finishing square to the plate can help Chase improve his pitch command. Overall, Chase is a solid prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
03/20/2021 - Spring Pro Training Experience - NJ (HS)
Chase continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At the plate, he continues to show as a switch hitter with similar abilities from both sides. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with power showing best to the pull side. At SS, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean but needs to present more out front. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increases foot quickness. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 68-71 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sink. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
03/14/2021 - National Evaluation and Tryout - Manalapan, NJ
Chase is a 2024 SS/RHP. Medium frame athletic build with some present strength and room to add more strength. Primary SS, efficient footwork and aggressive angles. Fields low to high and square fielding position. Works through the ball and shows dependable hands. Good actions on DP feed and pivot. Quick transfer and makes accurate throws with good carry across the diamond. Secondary right-handed pitcher throws from a high 3/4 arm slot. Good rhythm and direction to his delivery. Locates his fastball well with some arm side sink. Throws a curveball and slider from the same window. Mixes in a developing changeup with occasional movement. Right-handed hitter who starts with an open and upright stance. Flat bat through with zone with uphill tilt. Rotates well to the ball with extension though the zone. Hit line drives into both gaps during his BP round. Has a bright future at the next level with continued development and growth.
12/13/2020 - All-In Membership - Manalapan, NJ
Chase is an athletic SS/OF who has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he attacks ball and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. In the OF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. Feet are active as he works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows as a switch hitter with similar abilities from both sides. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. With 4 years to further develop, Chase has potential with time and room to progress his game.