06/18/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (HS) Derek is an OF/RHP who graduated in 2021. Medium frame lean build with strength present and plenty of room to develop. In the OF, good reads off bat and efficient footwork enables him to take good routes to balls. Square fielding position as he fields ball out front with ability to make routine plays. Throws from a 3/4 arm slot with an arm velocity of 86mph into infield. On the mound, this right-handed pitcher works smart and with good tempo. Good direction towards plate and ability to throw strikes. Attacks hitters with a FB that was up to 78mph, a breaking ball 9/3 shape, and a changeup he throws with FB arm speed. A right-handed hitter, starts with an athletic and even stance. Quiet head/eyes enable him to track pitches well. Showed good awareness of the strike zone. Hit 2 singles and a 3B along with drawing 2 walks in live game action. Simple and balanced swing with ability to hit balls to all fields with a recorded bat exit velocity of 74mph. As he continues to develop and mature, we see him having a bright future on the baseball field.