Baseball Factory D.C. All Star Experience (Ages 12-14)
Dominic is a coachable RHP/OF prospect who continued to work hard on his skills during his time at the D.C. All Star Experience. On the mound, Dominic gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a quick arm and stays inline towards the plate. He has a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 69mph with arm side run. Breaking ball sits from 56-57mph with 11-5 break. Dominic can improve as a pitcher by extending his arm through on his release. In the field, Dominic shows fluid footwork and flashes good range to his glove side. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He has a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He shows a fluid rhythm and maintains center balance. He takes a short stride with fast bat speed which leads to consistent line drives. Dominic can improve as a hitter by working a load into his swing. With five more years to develop, Dominic has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
11/08/2018 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona (Ages 12-14)
Dominic is a talented C/2B prospect who plays the game hard. As a right-handed hitter, Dominic has a crouched, open setup with a centered balance. He has fluid rhythm with a good load and short, square stride as he partially uses his lower half throughout his swing. Dominic has an aggressive approach with an on-plane swing path. He lands the barrel to the baseball producing square contact. Dominic attacks pitches in the zone and can drive the ball to each gap. Behind the plate, Dominic shows leadership qualities and plays the position athletically. He stays square to the pitcher and presents a good target. Dominic receives the ball well and does a nice job of framing. He has a clean exchange leading into a short arm action throwing from a 3/4 arm slot. He has momentum through his release showing consistently strong throws to 2B. Dominic is also quick to knees blocking the baseball and recovers well. Overall, Dominic is a versatile prospect who has skill on both sides of the ball.
07/17/2018 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 12-14)
Dominic continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. In the OF, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / fluid actions. He utilizes his feet well in covering a lot of ground and makes the routine plays. He shows good game awareness and does a nice job of backing up bases. At the plate, he shows a crouched setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 70 mph. Fastball shows a range of 67-70 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with loose spin and gradual break. Stock on the mound will continue to develop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
12/27/2017 - Baseball Factory Winter Classic - Session 2 (Ages 12-14)
Dominic continues to show as a prospect on the diamond with improvements in his baseball abilities. In the OF, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / athletic abilities. He takes proper first steps in taking proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Lower half works well through the swing and shows a feel for the barrel. At the event, he was 2 for 8 with a 2B. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 67 mph. Fastball showed a range of 62-67 with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
11/09/2017 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona (Ages 12-14)
Dominic is a lean, wiry two-way player with quick twitch ability to make him a force all over the field. He flashes game changing defensive ability in the outfield with the range and arm that can be used at any of the three positions. He shows athletic actions and quick feet to cover plenty of ground after getting good jumps and reads on the ball. He moves well laterally to field in an athletic position, working through the ball to make strong, accurate throws. At the plate, he takes big hacks as his hands work aggressively through the one and to the ball. His lower half generates bat speed and power on a level, direct path to make consistent, square contact to all fields. On the bump, this right hander showcases a simple, repeatable delivery to get to a consistent release point and finish out front. He has a loose, clean arm stroke and commands his fastball to both sides of the plate. Developing his secondary pitches will allow him to get through lineups easier. Dominic is an exciting prospect who we look forward to seeing continue to develop.
09/10/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Fresno, CA
Dominic is a stud, OF/RHP who can swing the bat. Defensively in the OF, he takes active routes/angles as he tracks down fly balls. He takes an athletic crow hop and makes consistent, on-line throws to his target. On the mound, this righty gathers over the rubber with a 3-pitch mix. He delivers from a 3/4 arm slot with loose arm action and works in line towards home plate. With the bat, Dominic shows an athletic setup with smooth rhythm to load. His lower 1/2 is firm as he whips his barrel fast through the zone and sprays pitches to all parts of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Quick 1st step
2. Better reads off the bat
3. Arm strength (long toss)
1. Work downhill
2. More lower 1/2 drive off rubber
3. Finish strong
1. Lengthen stride
2. More lower 1/2 drive
3. Contact points