12/27/2022 - Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic Joaquin is a talented 2B/RHP in the 2025 class. Scouts were impressed with his athletic ability and how engaged he was in games. In the field, he displays an impressive arm (86 velo) that is accurate. He plays on the balls of his feet and his feet are active. He gains a low and athletic fielding position and his exchanges are quick and clean. Shows athleticism by using numerous arm slots based upon his defensive zone. One the mound, he has a feel for pitching and shows poise. He gets ahead in the count and can put hitters away. Has clean mechanics and a repeatable delivery. Likes to pound the zone and let his defense work. Struck out 5 batters in 4 innings of work. His FB topped at 79 with run. His CB had 11-5 shape and sat 62-4. His CH was 66 and needs additional development as he sees advanced hitters. At the plate, he begins in a crouched stance and stays inside his feet well. Shows line drive production and solid plate discipline with 3 in game BB’s. Overall, Joaquin is a player to watch in the 2025 class.