07/06/2011 - College PREP - Minneapolis, MN Derek is a tall, athletic catcher that will graduate in 2012. Foot speed is solid average as indicated by 7.37 60 time. Feet are active in working in line as he gains ground through his target through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times shows a range of 2.08-2.28 with accuracy and carry into his target. Receiving and blocking skills show as quality tools that will be playable at the next level. Offensively, Rachel shows a square stance with balance. He loads well with hand working through the baseball at contact. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He tries to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields with power numbers improving as he learns to utilize his lower half more efficiently through the swing. Derek has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.