09/20/2020 - All-In Membership - Boise, ID
Chris continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.27 runner. At the plate, power potential is well above average through a squared setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap pop. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. In the OF, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate with carry (82 mph velocity) to his target. On the mound fastball showed a range of 75-76 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with loose spin. H slows his arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
12/27/2019 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18)
Chris is an OF/RHP that has good feel for the game and will graduate in 2022. In the OF, Chris shows relaxed and smooth movements taking a +1st step to the ball. He works behind and through the ball well fielding with a relaxed glove, making clean exchanges to throw. He gets rid of the ball with a loose arm action making accurate throws to the infield with carry. At the plate, Chris sets up in a relaxed stance with high hands as he takes a short and soft stride getting his foot down on time. He gets his balance centered showing a smooth swing with fast bat speed making consistent contact. Chris shows a good feel for hitting with a solid line drive approach. On the bump, Chris shows a 3-pitch mix with a FB, CB, and CH. the FB is 74-77 with some sink, the CB is 58-62 with 11-5 gradual break, and the CH shows good run with FB arm speed. Pitching, his mechanics have simple movements as he gathers over the rubber showing a loose arm action as he works down the mound. As he works to the plate keeping his stride more even and getting better extension will allow Chris to be more consistent. Overall, Chris shows a solid foundation as a young prospect and will continue to improve.
09/15/2019 - College PREP - Boise, ID
Christopher is an athletic and talented 2022 2-way prospect. In the OF, Christopher is on time with his prep step, he’s aggressive to the ball, and has good range. He works behind the ball and makes strong throws to the plate. At the plate, Christopher starts in an open stance, he loads his hands back, and rotates his back hip into the ball. He’s a line drive hitter that looks to hit the ball to all fields, and has a clean finish. On the bump, Christopher gathers over the rubber, he separates on time, and has a clean arm action. He has a clean glove tuck and works north to south in his delivery. He gets movement on his fastball, he throws his knuckle ball for strikes, and creates downward run on his sinker. Christopher will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.