06/02/2018 - 2018 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National West
Emilio continues to show as a prospect on the diamond. On the bump, he had a solid showing at the event. He attacks hitters, throwing a lot of strikes as he works to get ahead of hitters through a quick tempo. Fastball showed range of 84-85 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with late break. Control is solid as he attacks hitters and works to get ahead, utilizing both sides of the plate. Defensively at 1B, he shows active prep with fluid actions. He works around the GB and through it as he gains ground toward his target. Exchange is clean with strong throws. Backhand is smooth with a quick release. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. He has fluid rhythm while getting good hand separation. Barrel is whipped through the zone (86 mph exit velocity) as he connects with strength. The ball jumps off of his barrel as he crushes it to the gaps. Emilio has big upside and will get looks from top collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.
01/12/2018 - 2018 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Emilio is a big, strong RHP/3B with a bright future on the diamond. On the mound, arm action is loose, free, and quick. Arm strength is well above average as indicated by his top velocity of 85 mph. Fastball shows a range of 83-85 mph on a downhill plane with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with sharp break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a plus feel for the pitch with arm side run. Off speed stuff show as outstanding pitches that will get outs at the next level. Control is outstanding as he works fast, attacking hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. At 3B, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth/athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Hands/feet work well together through the fielding process. He moves well laterally, displaying range and soft/sure hands. At the plate he continues to shine, displaying tremendous hitting abilities with outstanding power potential through a squared setup. Hands are quick/explosive generating bat speed through a direct/level swing path. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. With his baseball tools Emilio will get looks from collegiate coaches, possibly as a two-way guy.