08/13/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Spokane, WA
Connor showed a spike in radar velocity to 84 MPH during his last workout in Spokane. He is a good young player at both positions. Behind the plate, Connor has quick feet, he sits in squarely, and he receives the ball well. He blocks softly, his exchange is clean, and he throws with accuracy and direction to 2nd base. On the mound, Connor has a clean arm action and he works on a downhill plane. He has good glove side lead, solid control of his FB, and has a controlled landing toward home plate. At the plate, Connor has an open stance, good balance, and he makes hard/consistent contact. He hits hard to the pull side and finishes his swing well.
07/16/2022 - Baseball Factory National World Series at IMG Academy - (MS)
Connor is a 2026 C prospect who worked hard to improve his skillsets at the National World Series. Behind the plate, he has an easy sit, with an easy sway, and tracks pitches well. He works to center the baseball and presents a low target. He has a clean exchange as he gains ground to second base. Made throws to the first base side of bag from an over-the-top arm slot with an arm velocity up to 72mph and a best pop time of 2.59 seconds. Works to center the ball and tucks his chin. At the plate, Connor rotates his lower half well and showed good pitch recognition. Sprayed balls to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 72mph during his round of BP. During the event, he proved to be a tough out as he reached base 7 times with a triple, 2 singles, and 4 walks. With 4 years of continued growth and development, we see Connor having a bright future on the baseball field.
01/14/2022 - 2022 Baseball Factory Pre-Season Prospects Tournament (MS)
Connor is a tall/lean C/RHP in the class of 2026 out of Colbert, WA. At C, he showed active footwork by moving his body well to get in front of balls in the dirt. He receives the ball with strong hands and presents a target to his pitchers early. His throws were strong to 2B but could improve his arm action to be quicker at the catcher position. At the plate, this LHH swings the bat with intent. He had quick hands with an on plane bat path with allows him to make hard consistent contact. On the mound, Connor operates with a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 71mph. Breaking ball sits from 65-67mph with sharp 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 59-62mph. Allowing his arm to get up above shoulder at foot strike could help him improve his pitch command. Connor is a projectable player who has a very bright future on the diamond.
12/27/2021 - Baseball Factory West Coast Winter Classic
Connor is a projectable C/RHP in the class of 2026 out of Colbert, WA. Behind the dish, he showed quick feet by adjusting to dirt balls and soft hands when receiving pitches. He kept quiet eyes and movement when tracking the ball to the mitt. His throws to 2B had carry and were consistent. At the plate, he used a square stance with a short on time stride to work directly to the baseball with explosive hands. He makes hard consistent contact with a line drive approach and power potential to the pull side. On the hill, he displayed decent mechanics by separating on time with a loose arm action. He competes and attacks every hitter with a two pitch mix of fastball and change up. His fastball had some cut which topped out at 82 mph while his changeup sat around 59 mph. Connor could benefit from programs/drills such as strength training, arm path, long toss, speed & agility.