01/07/2022 - 2022 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament (AZ) Derek is a 2023 OF/RHP who showcased his skills at the Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-American Tournament. In the OF, he tries to work behind/through the baseball with ability to make routine plays. Throws are accurate and has good carry into the infield with an arm velocity up to 82mph. A right-handed pitcher, he has simple delivery with ability to repeat it. He stride in-line to target and gets his back leg through. Attacks hitters with a FB that sat 77-79mph with plus command, an 11/5 shaped breaking ball, and a knuckle ball with good action. In 3 innings of work, he showed ability to pitch to contact and threw over 50% of his pitches for strikes. A right-handed hitter, he begins with a tall and open stance. Quiet head and level eyes enable him to track pitches well. Gets a high finish as he sprayed balls to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 85mph. In live game action, he had a single and reached on an error. With another year of growth and development, we foresee Derek making huge strides on the baseball field.