06/10/2013 - College PREP - Troy, MI Derek is a solid, 2-way player with broad shoulders. At SS, Derek has firm hands, playable footwork, and he presents his glove well. He makes the routine plays, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency to his target. Quicker actions, better flexibility, and added arm strength will help SS abilities improve. On the mound, Derek has a sound / easy arm action, a controlled balance point, and he finishes in a complete position. Mound effectiveness can improve with a quicker tempo, more momentum toward home. At the plate, Derek has an open stance, quiet actions, and average bat speed. He has a balanced approach and will need to improve hi load, timing, and barrel accuracy in order to improve hitting.