01/18/2019 - 2019 Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament
David is a 2B/OF prospect who showcased his skills at the All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament. In the field, David takes a good first step and displays active footwork. He gets into an atheltic position and fields the ball out in front of his body with sure hands. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them accurate to his target. At the plate, this switch hitter shows a solid swing from both sides. He sets up in an athletic stance and takes a controlled stride. He gets into his load on time and hits against a strong front side. He takes a smooth swing with plus barrel control, leading to solid contact to all fields. With four more years to develop, David has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
04/29/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Fort Myers, FL
David showed nice improvements in his game during his last workout with the Factory. This switching hitting 2-way player improved hitting and defensive grades at both positions. He is equally as good from both sides of the plate currently. From the left side, David has a balanced set-up, fast bat speed, and he stays inside the ball well. From the right, David has solid separation, a direct barrel to the ball, and he can work it to all fields. In the OF, David has an aggressive approach, soft hands, and a quick 1st step. He takes good routes, makes plays, and has an accurate arm to his target. At 2nd base, David has good pre-pitch actions, he fields the ball cleanly, and has an accurate arm to his target. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Short swing
1. Lower fielding position
2. Work behind fly balls
1. Long toss
08/03/2017 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training at Historic Dodgertown (Ages 12-14)
David is a coachable 2B/OF prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the Baseball Factory Pro Select Training at Historic Dodgertown. In the field, David fields the ball out in front of his body and funnels well to his chest. He has a clean exchange and gains momentum on his throws which allows them to remain accurate and on-line to his target. David can improve defensively by working on his foot quickness to improve his range. At the plate, this switch hitter shows well from both sides of the plate. He sets up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He is smooth getting into his load and finishes with a firm front side in his lower half. He takes a direct swing path with fast bat speed which leads to consistent contact and line drives. David can improve as a hitter by working to maintain center balance in the box. With six more years to develop, David has the time and potential to further progress his game.
04/30/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Fort Myers, FL
David is a 2B/OF who will graduate in 2023. Defensively at 2B, he's efficient on his feet as he gets into a square fielding position. He has a clean exchange and plays through the ball towards his target. In the OF, he makes good reads as he tracks down hard-hit fly balls. He hustles to get behind the ball and makes accurate throws to his target. With the stick, David displays smooth rhythm to load. He tracks and explodes his lower 1/2 spraying pitches to all parts of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Lateral quickness
2. Develop soft hands
3. Accurate throws
1. Lateral range
2. Get behind the fly ball
3. Quick exchange to throw
1. Improve bat speed/hands
2. Level bat path
3. More consistent contact