04/03/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Charlottesville, VA Eli is a good looking (6’2/155) 1B/P in the 2023 class. In the field, he has a squared fielding position and presents his glove well. Releases the baseball from a ¾ slot and is accurate to his targets. Moves well around the bag and creates a wingspan that makes infielders look better. Working on his transfers will help him make the difficult plays as the game speeds up. On the mound, he operates with a 3-pitch mix from an high ¾ slot. His FB topped at 72 and filled up the zone. His CB sat 58-9 with 11/5 shape and was in the zone with consistency. His CH sat 62-3 with FB arm speed deception. At the plate, he begins in a tall stance and gets squared on his stride. Has solid balance and hits off a firm front side. Proves to have gap-to-gap production with an on-plane barrel path. Overall ,Eli has two years to continue to improve his game. Scouts feel he is close to making that happen.