03/05/2017 - College PREP - Plainview (Lubbock), TX Derek is a switch-hitting 1B prospect that graduates in 2021. In the field, Derek plays with efficient footwork applying a quick first step. He does a nice job getting around the baseball to field it squarely. Derek throws from a low 3/4 arm slot with a restricted arm action. Offensively, Derek has a crouched, square stance with patience. He has a relaxed grip and lets the ball travel into the hitting zone. He connects and creates extension through contact. Derek is a contact type hitter who has the ability to use all fields. Only a 2021 grad - Derek still has a ton of time to develop to get to where he wants to be.