07/11/2016 - College PREP - Anchorage, AK Derek is an athletic, smooth fielding second basemen that is fundamentally sound with excellent body control to make every play in the field. He has a quick first step and very impressive footwork overall. Derek presents his soft glove receiving and gains momentum to his target on his release. He plays with a strong arm that plays well with his smooth double play exchange. Offensively, Derek displays above average bat speed and consistently barreled up the baseball. He starts square with good balance and is consistently on time taking a direct path through the zone gaining extension at contact. Derek will fit nicely into a program at the next level with his strength at the plate and athleticism in the field.