07/23/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Providence, RI Devante is a C/RHP prospect who will gradaute in 2022. Behind the plate, Devante tracks the ball into his glove well and makes a clean exchange to throw. He throws from a high 3/4 angle and keeps them accurate and on-line to 2B. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He is smooth getting back into his load and leads well with his lower half. He takes a direct swing to the ball, producing hard contact and line drives. On the mound, Devante keeps his eyes on target as he gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm action and extends through on his release, finishing with his chest over his front knee. Devante shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 65mph. Breaking ball sits from 54-57mph with 11-5 break. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Cover up when blocking 2. More athletic primary stance 3. Stay low when moving to throw Hitting 1. Bat speed 2. Barrel accuracy Pitching 1. Long toss 2. Develop changeup 3. Work down in the zone