07/08/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Trenton, NJ
Christopher is a strong 2-way player (1B/RHP) who continues to progress. On the mound, this righty has a 3-pitch mix in which he fills up the zone and throws strikes consistently with. He maintains fluid tempo and works at his pace. FB ranges from 68-71 mph as he works it in and out. Breaking ball has 10/4 shape with good action while changeup has good sink and will get GB outs. As a hitter, this righty has a balanced setup with rhythm to load. Quick hands whip the barrel with some speed as he connects and drives the ball from gap-to-gap. At 1B, he shows active prep and comes to get the GB. He tracks the ball into a soft mitt and gathers well. He moves well around the 1B bag and adjusts his footwork accordingly. Tobia (2022 grad) has a solid all-around skill-set that should provide success as he approaches his junior year.
07/09/2019 - College PREP - Trenton, NJ
Christopher continues to shine with improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At 1B, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth/fluid actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork around the bag and he is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft/sure and presents well out front. Throws are accurate to his target. At the plate, hitting/power potential has improved through a tall, squared setup. Hands are quick and works through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 71 mph. Fastball showed a range of 68-71 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual shape. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as more arm strength through a long toss program.
11/16/2017 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City (Ages 12-14)
Christopher continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate, power potential has improved through an athletic setup. Hands are loose and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Barrel accuracy is a plus and he has strength in his swing with baseball jumping off the bat when centered. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At the event, he was 3 for 5 with a 2B and HR. At 1B, he shows clean actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are clean and presents well out front. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through with his body. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 56 mph. Fastball showed a range of 55-56 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing sinking action but throws too hard to fastball velocity. Control is a plus as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
10/01/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Trenton, NJ
Christopher is a 1B/RHP with an athletic build. Defensively at 1B, he has fluid footwork with (+) lateral range and works into a low fielding position on GB's. He has a quick exchange and makes strong throws to his target. On the mound, this righty delivers a 3-pitch mix from a 3/4 arm slot. He works in line and throws a CH that sinks down in the zone. With the bat, Christopher uses a middle of the field approach. He swings on a direct path through the zone and drives pitches from gap to gap. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Prep step
2. Work from ground up
3. Arm strength (long toss)
1. Strong frontside
2. Loose arm action
3. Finish strong
1. Improve bat speed
2. Lower 1/2 drive
3. Contact points