09/13/2015 - College PREP - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA Erick is a lean, athletic OF/RHP that will graduate in 2016 with a promising future on the diamond. Currently, he projects best in the OF for the next level. In the OF, defensive abilities are solid, displaying smooth / fluid actions. He utilizes his quick feet well in taking proper routes / angles in tracking down balls as he reads balls well off the bat and works to get behind balls, playing through with momentum to his target. At the plate he continues to shine displaying solid hitting abilities with outstanding power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a short / level swing path. He has strength in his swing with barrel accuracy with baseball exploding off the bat when centered. Hands work to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields and displaying gap to gap pop. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 71-76 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 3/9 shape as he needs to work to stay on top of pitch more. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for with sinking action. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program and works to throw more strikes. Erick has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.