07/13/2016 - College PREP - Washington, DC Derek is an athletic RHP/SS who has a bright future on the diamond. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 7.21 60 time. At SS, his defensive abilities are well above average, displaying smooth, fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through well with his body. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds of the double play. Glove action is soft and sure as he presents well out front. At the plate, he displays well above average hitting abilities with solid power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level, aggressive swing path. He shows a feel for the barrel and works to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. On the mound, FB ranges from 72-74 mph with late life. Breaking ball has 11/5 shape with late break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Control is tremendous as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Getting on a long toss program to develop more arm strength will aid in improving abilities on the mound. With 2 years to further develop, Derek has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball tools.