06/03/2020 - 2020 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National Florida
Irvin is an athletic two way player who shows as a top prospect on the diamond. In the field, Irvin shows efficient footwork and moves well laterally. He gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate and on-line to his target. At the plate, Irvin shows great raw power from the right side. He is smooth getting into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with explosive bat speed and good extension, driving the ball with authority. On the mound, this righty gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works inline toward the plate and finishes with a controlled landing. Irvin shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 85mph with sinking action. Breaking ball sits from 68-74mph with 11-5 break. Overall, Irvin is a talented prospect who has the skill set to contribute at the next level.
01/17/2020 - 2020 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Irvin is an athletic SS/RHP prospect who showed well at the Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament. In the field, Irvin shows efficient footwork and makes the routine plays. He makes a clean exchange and gains ground well on his throws, keeping them accurate with carry through his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He is fluid getting his hands activated in his load and remains centered in his lower half. He takes a smooth, level swing with fast bat speed, leading to loud contact and great gap to gap pop. On the mound, Irvin gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and accelerates through his release, finishing with his chest over his front knee. Irvin shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 84mph with cutting action. Breaking ball sits from 65-68mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 71-73mph with arm side run as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Overall, Irvin is a talented prospect who has the skill set to contribute at the next level.
11/03/2019 - College PREP - Tampa, FL
Irvin is an athletic and tall 2021 2-way prospect with broad shoulders. Irving choose not to pitch at the workout but continues to improve his skill set on the infield. At SS, Irvin is on time with his prep step, he presents a low/early glove, and fields the ball in an athletic position. He fields the ball with two hands and brings the ball into a proper throwing position. He has a low exchange and makes accurate throws. At the plate, Irvin starts in a squared stance, he has a fluid load, and gets to balance before contact. He creates backside drive with his lower half and looks to drive the ball to all fields. Irvin is a hard worker and we hope to see his progress in the future.
06/22/2019 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Irvin showed well out in Omaha at both SS and as an RHP. Irvin shows active and smooth footwork out in the field with good range to the glove and back hand side. His hands present firm and out front with quick, clean exchanges. He makes accurate throws around the diamond including DP feeds with some life on his throws. At the plate Irvin did show some ability to hit for power. He has a good set up and control through his swing to make consistent contact and show off gap to gap power. On the mound Irvin showed great command landing 40/65 pitches for strikes. His mechanics show good rhythm with a clean arm action working in line to his target. Irvin has a lot of upside as a 2021 graduate. As he continues to develop his arm strength and build his athleticism, Irvin is a player to watch over the next few years.
04/07/2019 - National Tryout Plus - Sanford (Orlando), FL
Irvin continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a tremendous future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.31 runner. At the plate, he continues to show as a switch hitter but has really improved his abilities from the right side where he projects the best. Hands are quick (87 mph exit velocity) generating bat speed through an aggressive swing path. Barrel accuracy is a plus and he has strength in his swing with gap-to-gap pop. At SS, he displays smooth / clean actions. Feet are active and aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / clean and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. On the mound, he continues to shine. Fastball showed in the high 70 range with tailing / cutting action. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
12/27/2018 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Irvin continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date, topping out at 81 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Control is solid as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Getting on a long toss program will help to increase arm strength which will aid in his development on the mound. At SS, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. At the plate, he continues to shine from the left side through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work 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. At the plate, he was a great tournament going 6 for 8 with a 2B, 3B, and HR. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
11/04/2018 - College PREP - Tampa, FL
Irvin is a tall and lanky 2021 2-way prospect. At SS, Irvin is on time with his prep step, presents a low/early glove, and has range on both side of the ball. He fields the ball in front of his body and makes accurate throws. At the plate, Irvin starts in a squared stance, he has a smooth load, and tracks the ball well. He consistently finds the barrel and keeps the barrel on plane through the zone. On the bump, Irvin gathers over the rubber, separates on time, and gets balanced in his delivery. He rides his back leg toward the plate and works north to south. His fastball has slight sink and his curveball has some depth. Irvin will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
08/01/2018 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Irvin is a tall, athletic SS who will graduate in 2021. Foot speed is solid as indicated by his 60 time of 7.34. At SS, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up. Glove action is clean but needs to present more out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a tall, squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable. With 3 years to further develop, Irvin has potential with time and room to progress his game.