10/14/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Pasadena (Los Angeles), CA Derek is a thin, 2-way player who pitches and plays 1B. On the mound, Derek stands over the rubber well balanced, he has a loose arm circle, and separates on time. He lands with good direction, has proper extension, and competes in the zone. At 1B, Derek has good pre-pitch actions, he uses 2 hands to field, and aligns his shoulders properly when throwing; delivering the ball with some accuracy to his target. At the plate, Derek has a tall set-up, he loads well, and stands in with good balance. He gets good extension through the ball and can spray to all fields. Derek can further improve skills by working on the following.
Pitching 1. Avoid falling off 2. CB 3. Release Infield 1. Quicken feet 2. Hands 3. Release Offense 1. Lower body 2. Bat speed 3. Rhythm