03/17/2019 - Accelerated Interactive Video Program - Tomball (Houston), TX Fernando is a RHP/SS prospect who will graduate in 2023. On the mound, Fernando gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and finishes with his chest over his front knee. Fernando shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 72mph. Breaking ball sits from 51-57mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 58-61mph. In the field, Fernando shows efficient footwork and takes good angles to the ball. He fields in an athletic position and makes a clean exchange. He gains momentum well on his throws, working to keep them accurate across the diamond. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a closed stance and takes a short stride. He is fluid getting back into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He makes consistent contact and drives to all fields. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Square stride 2. Lower half drive 3. More conviction SS 1. Lower hands 2. Stay low to throw 3. Long toss Hitting 1. Center balance 2. Level swing path 3. Add strength