07/08/2013 - Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's Team One West
Chazz continues to show solid / steady play at 1B. Feet are active / aggressive as he works to square balls up and displays clean hands. He displays proper footwork around the bag but needs to increase foot quickness and present hands more out front to continue to improve defensive grade. Throws are accurate but needs to build arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate is where he shows best through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. At the event, he was 1 for 5 with a 2B.
10/17/2012 - Arizona Junior Fall Classic
Ishikawa continues to show a ton of potential at the plate and at 1B. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver, displaying clean hands. He needs to attack ground balls, play through, and present hands more out front to continue to improve defensive grade. Throws are accurate, flashing carry but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate is where Chazz shows best through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, generating bat speed through a level swing path. He makes consistent / hard contact, displaying outstanding power, mainly to the pull side. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
08/25/2012 - College PREP - Maui, HI
Chazz is a strong young player whom excels at the plate. At first base, Chazz has sure hands with active feet. With work loosing up his arm, through the use of long toss or a throwing program, Chazz will increase his ability to throw the ball harder and with more consistency. At the dish, Chazz proved to have an above average ability to hit the ball and hit for power. His athletic setup, his rhythm, his balance, and his fast bat speed allow him to strike the ball gap-to-gap with nearly above average power. Working on general footspeed will enable Chazz to be a better player especially considering his intangibles which are excellent in both presentation and body language.