05/02/2021 - All-In Membership - Rosemont (Chicago), IL
Evan is a 2023 C/3B. Tall frame, broad shoulders, athletic build with strength present and room to add more. A primary catcher, who shows flexible hips and efficient footwork. Creates good blocking angles and has a soft chest. Beats ball to spot and presents nice target for pitchers to throw to. Clean transfer, who gains ground with good direction to second base. Arm velocity of 77mph and a pop time of 2.14. Secondary 3B starts with a good prep step into a square fielding position. Creates good fielding angles with clean transfers. Throws from a high 3/4 arm slot with on-line throws across the diamond at 77mph. Showed good touch on DP feeds. A right-handed hitter, starts with a tall and open stance. Quiet setup allows him to track pitches well. Strength in swing with some pull side power and a bat exit velocity of 88mph. With continued growth and development, we foresee him having the opportunity to play at the next level.
12/27/2020 - Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic
Evan continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body through the blocking process and is a wall behind plate. Pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.17 with accuracy and carry (84 mph velocity) to his target. At 3B, defensive abilities are well above average as he attacks balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft and presents well out front. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increase foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick (87 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. Lower half work well through the swing and has strength with the baseball jumping off the bat when centered. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
10/18/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Windsor (Madison), WI
Evan is an athletic catcher who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body during the blocking process centering balls out front. Pop times showed in the 2.35 range with accuracy/carry (83 mph velocity) on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he works to get rid of the baseball quicker. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying well above average hitting /power potential through an open setup. He is aggressive as he attacks balls through a level swing path. Hands are quick (87 mph exit velocity) and stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. With 2 years to further develop, Evan has potential and will get looks from college coaches as he continues to progress his game.