02/13/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Orange (Los Angeles), CA Joaquin is a C/RHP prospect in the 2022 class. Behind the plate, he begins in a squared stance and does a good job keeping his eyes behind the baseball while receiving. Gets to a high ¾ arm slot with accurate arm strength (82 velo). Leads with his glove while centering his body on dirt balls. Working to shorten his take away from catch to release will cut down on his current pop 2.25. This get him into the sub 2.0 range and utilize his great arm strength. On the mound, he operates with a 3-pitch mix that pounds the zone with great frequency. His cutting FB has life and topped at 78. His CB sat 63-66 and displayed 11/5 shape. His CH has FB arm speed for deception and cutting action and sat 70-72. At the plate, he has a simple athletic set up with a short stride. His rhythm is smooth and engages his lower half well. Utilizes the middle of the field and shows pull side power. Incorporating more of a hand load will provide additional power. Overall, Joaquin is a solid two-way player and will make a great addition to a college roster soon.