09/23/2020 - Arizona Sophomore Fall Classic
Cory is a coachable SS/RHP prospect who showed very well during the Arizona Fall Classic. In the field, Cory shows smooth footwork with great first step quickness. He gets into a low position and fields with soft hands. His exchange is clean and he gets rid of the ball quickly, making strong throws across the diamond. At the plate, this RHH shows an advanced approach through an open setup. He is controlled getting into a small load and drives through well with his lower half. He gets great extension through the zone with plus bat speed, leading to loud contact and gap to gap pop. On the mound, Cory gathers over the rubber and shows fluid hand separation. He works with a loose arm and extends through his release, staying inline toward the plate. Cory operates with a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 79mph with arm side run. Breaking ball sits from 66-67mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits at 68mph with arm side run as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Overall, Cory is a talented prospect who has a ton of upside and is a player to keep an eye on.
09/04/2020 - HS All-Region Tournament
Cory continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At SS, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. At the plate, he shows an open setup. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and work 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 77 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with short break. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
12/27/2019 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18)
Cory is a tall and lean 2B RHP that graduates in 2023. At 2B, Cory shows athletic movements taking a +1st step to the ball. He fields the ball athletically with his hands out in front of his body allowing him to make clean exchanges to throw. He creates momentum towards his target and gets rid of the ball with a clean arm action delivering the ball with accuracy and carry. At the plate, Cory sets up in a square stance with loose hands showing good rhythm as he takes a short stride. He keeps his balance centered as he delivers a smooth swing making consistent contact to all fields. We look forward to seeing his progress. On the mound, Cory uses a 3-pitch mix with a FB, CB, and CH. Pitching, he starts square on the rubber as he works to get to a good balance point. Working on creating better direction will help Cory be more consistent with his pitches. Cory can improve his overall game by getting a speed program and getting stronger. Overall, Cory is young and has several years to develop.
08/04/2019 - College PREP - Gillette, WY
Cory is a 2B/C prospect who will graduate in 2023. In the field, Cory shows active footwork and shows good range to his backhand side. He fields with a firm glove and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistent to his target. Behind the plate, Cory blocks well to his glove side and sticks the ball well when receiving. He throws from a high 3/4 angle and keeps his throws accurate and on-line to the 2B bag. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth getting into his load and leads well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with fast bat speed, leading to consistent line drives. Overall, Cory is a talented prospect who should find success going into his freshman season.