06/24/2017 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Joseph is a lanky, athletic OF who will graduate in 2017 with a promising future on the diamond. In the OF, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth clean actions. He utilizes his quick/athletic feet well in taking proper routes/angles in tracking down balls. Range is a plus as he reads balls well off the bat and works to get behind balls to play through with momentum to his target. Throws are accurate with carry (85 mph velocity) into his target as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.00. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 75-78 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 12/6 shape with downward break. Slider shows sweeping action. He maintains arm speed on his changeup but needs to develop a better feel for the pitch. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength. Mental makeup is a plus as he is great team player and carries himself in a positive manner with high energy. He is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be. Joseph has the makings of a special type player and has a bright future ahead of himself.