09/03/2021 - Baseball Factory's All-Region Tournament (HS)
Gage continues to show as a prospect on the diamond with improvements in his baseball abilities. Behind the plate, feet are aggressive and active as he works in line to his target, through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.15. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength. He shows a squared setup, tracks well, and sticks balls in the zone. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls out front. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.
12/27/2020 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2
Gage is a young and energetic C/OF that will graduate in 2024. Behind the dish he shows a low and confident target. As the pitch is thrown, he tracks the ball in well. As he works to throw, he replaces his feet making a clean 2-hand exchange. He delivers the throw to 2B on time with a clean arm action. Blocking, he gets to the ground on time with agile range keeping the ball in front of his body. At the dish, he shows a square setup with loose hands. As Gage loads he keeps his weight centered and fires his flower half. He works hard to make consistent contact showing the most power to the pull side. Gage shows great athletic foundations to build on and will continue to grow and develop.
12/27/2019 - Baseball Factory Winter Classic (Ages 12-14)
Gage continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times showed in the 2.50 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Hands are soft / sure and he sticks balls in the zone. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls well out front. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work to and through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is a team player, coachable, and plays the game hard.
06/19/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Charleston, WV
Gage is a tall, athletic, 2-way player who catches and pitches. Behind the plate, Gage has active feet, a presentable glove, and he sits in low. He has a solid base, centers when blocking, and throws with accuracy and a loose arm action to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.47 seconds. On the mound, Gage has good balance and he keeps his eyes on target. He separates his hands on time, lands with good direction toward home, and is around the zone with his pitches. Offensively, Gage has a square/athletic set-up, good balance, and he works the ball gap to gap. He makes consistent contact and taps into his lower body. Gage can further improve skills with work on the following.
1. Widen base
2. Lower target
1. Stay tall
1. Swing path
3. Loosen actions