09/09/2018 - National Tryout Plus - Knoxville, TN
Creed continues to show as a prospect on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At the plate, hitting / power potential have improved through a crouched setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He shows a feel for the barrel through a line drive approach. Behind the plate, pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.28 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Glove action is clean with setup improving as he improves his softens hands. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls well out front. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 72 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Off speed stuff show potential as quality pitches. Control is well above average as he 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.
12/27/2017 - Baseball Factory Winter Classic - Session 2 (Ages 12-14)
Creed continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a bright future on the diamond. At the plate, hitting / power potential have improved through a tall setup. Hands are quick (and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At the event, he was 4 for 9. Behind the plate, pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.48 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength. He shows a solid setup and soft glove action, sticking balls in the zone well. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process with skill improving as he improves flexibility. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 65-70 mph. Breaking ball displays 3/9 shape with across break. Control is solid as he attacks hitters and 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. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard.
08/20/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Lebanon (Nashville), TN
Creed is a thick, athletic C/RHP. Defensively behind the dish, his eyes tracks as he receives pitches with soft hands. He has a clean exchange and makes accurate throws to his target. On the hill, this righty is a reliever type. He pounds the zone with strikes as he delivers from a hi 3/4 arm slot with loose/clean arm action. As a hitter, Creed shows an athletic setup with fluid rhythm to load. He rips his lower 1/2 and consistently hits line drives to all parts of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Low setup
2. Quicker release
3. Arm strength (long toss)
1. Need more rhythm
2. More lower 1/2 drive off rubber
3. Work in line
1. Improve bat speed
2. Extend more through contact