02/09/2020 - National Tryout Plus - Gainesville, FL
Christopher worked out behind the plate and in the OF during his last workout. He increased arm strength and exit velocity to 65 MPH. Behind the dish, Christopher covers ground, he keeps the ball in front, and works around it well. He looks the ball in, deadens it softly, and throws with a quick/accurate arm to 2nd base. Pop times also lowered to 2.66 seconds at the workout. In the OF, Christopher has active feet, he attacks the ball aggressively, and his hands are sure. He has good footwork to the ball, and an accurate arm to the cut off man. Offensively, this RHH has an athletic stance, quick hands, and he loads well. He has a short/consistent barrel and he uses his lower body well.
11/08/2019 - Baseball Factory's Fall Classic Tournament at Pirate City (Ages 12-14)
Christopher is a coachable 2B/C prospect who worked hard on his skills during the Fall Classic at Pirate City. At 2B, Christopher takes a good first step and fields in a low position. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, working to keep his throws accurate to his target. Long tossing to build up his arm strength can help Christopher improve as a 2B. Behind the plate, Christopher presents a good target to the pitcher and receives with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them accurate to the 2B bag. He is smooth moving to block and covers up well. Christopher can improve as a C by getting into his secondary stance sooner. At the pale, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He is fluid getting his hands activated in his load and remains centered in his lower half. He takes a smooth swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid line drives. Continuing to add strength can help Christopher improve as a hitter. Overall, Christopher is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.
08/18/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Fayetteville (Atlanta), GA
Christopher is a young, athletic, 2-way player who plays 2nd base and catcher. In the INF, Christopher has active feet, he fields aggressively, and he keeps the ball in front of his body. His exchange is clean, and Christopher throws with accuracy and direction from a long arm action to his target. Behind the plate, Christopher has active feet, he tracks well to his glove, and he is quick to recover. He has an accurate arm with direction to 2nd base. Offensively, Christopher has a square stance, an aggressive swing, and he works the middle of the field. He stays balanced and is able to makes square contact gap to gap. Christopher can continue to improve skills with work on the following.
2. Fielding position
1. Swing path
3. Lower body