03/18/2018 - College PREP - Ashburn (DC), VA Gabriel is a lean, athletic C/SS who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.12. At the plate is where he shows best through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. Behind the plate, pop times showed in the 2.19 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. He tracks balls well and sticks balls in the zone and utilizes his body well through the blocking process. Receiving / blocking skills are outstanding tools that will play at the next level. At SS, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Hands are soft / sure and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. With 3 years to further develop, Gabriel has the makings of a special type player with time and room to progress his game.