01/17/2020 - 2020 Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament
Gabriel is a coachable SS/OF prospect who showed well during the All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament. In the field, Gabriel shows smooth footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. He gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them accurate to his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an open stance and takes a controlled stride. He gets into a smooth load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a smooth swing with fast bat speed, leading to solid gap to gap pop. Overall, Gabriel is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.
10/18/2019 - 2019 UA SoCal Classic Underclass Participant
Offensively, has a smooth left-handed swing and an aggressive approach at the plate. Defensively, has smooth fielding mechanics, with good footwork, and a high baseball IQ.
09/15/2019 - National Tryout Plus - Boise, ID
Gabriel is an athletic and lean 2023 utility prospect. At SS, Gabriel is on time with his prep step, he presents a low/early glove, and has quick first step to the ball. He plays through his back hand and shows range on both sides of the ball. He has solid feeds on double plays and can throw from multiple arm angles. In the OF, Gabriel is on time with his prep step, he creates good angles to the ball, and plays through the ball. He works behind fly balls and puts himself into a strong position to throw the ball. At the plate, Gabriel starts in a crouched stance, he loads his hands back into the drive position, and gets to balance with his lower half. He attacks the inside part of the ball, he creates backside drive with his lower half, and drives the ball to the middle part of the field. Gabriel will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
12/27/2018 - 2018 Inaugural West Coast Winter Classic - La Verne, CA
Gabriel is a coachable SS prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the West Coast Winter Classic. In the field, Gabriel takes a good first step and displays active footwork. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body with sure hands. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid fo the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate to his target. Taking more reps at SS can help Gabriel improve defensively. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an open stance and takes a soft stride. He is controlled getting his hands activated and remains centered with his lower half. His hips and hands work well together as he drives the ball to all fields. Gabriel can improve as a hitter by working a smoother load into his swing. With four more years to develop, Gabriel has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.