10/13/2019 - Accelerated College PREP - Springfield, MA Gerard is a RHP/C prospect who will graduate in 2021. On the mound, Gerard gathers over the rubber and works with a clean arm. He stays inline towards the plate and finishes with a controlled landing. Gerard shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 74mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 60-63mph with 10-4 break. Changeup sits from 70-71mph with tailing action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Separating his hands later in his motion can help Gerard improve as a pitcher. Behind the plate, Gerard shows efficient footwork and covers up well when blocking. He tracks the ball well and makes consistent throws to the 2B bag. Gerard can improve as a C by sitting in a square stance. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and takes a square stride. He gets back into his load and hits against a strong front side. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid contact to his pull side. Working a smoother rhythm into his load can help Gerard improve as a hitter. Overall, Gerard is a developing prospect who has the potential to further progress his skills on the field.