02/12/2021 - Baseball Factory Opening Day Classic (HS - West)
Joseph is an athletic (6'2"/190) two-way prospect (3B/RHP) in the class of 2023. From the mound, this righty works using a two-pitch mix, working ahead in counts with signs of an aggressive mindset. FB ranges 80-84, CB has solid shape with a high volume of strikes. He has simple/repeatable pitching mechanics with good body control through landing. At the plate, this righty takes the box with a good approach and comfortable hands. He has fluid actions and swings the bat with conviction, creating line-drive type contact (exit velo = 81 mph). At 3B, he uses soft hands and works through the ball to create strong throws from across the diamond. Joseph is a solid all-around athlete, and with time to grow he has the potential to play the game at a high level.
12/27/2020 - Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic
Joseph is a talented RHP/3B prospect who showed well during the Recruiting Classic. On the mound, Joseph gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a quick arm and stays inline toward the plate. Joseph shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 85mph with sinking action. Breaking ball sits from 62-69mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits at 76mph with sinking action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. In the field, Joseph shows active footwork with a quick first step. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. His exchange is clean and he gets rid of the ball quickly, making accurate throws with carry through his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a square stride. He gets his hands activated on time and works through a smooth swing. He generates fast bat speed through the zone and produces strong line drives and gap to gap power. Overall, Joseph is a talented prospect who has a ton of upside and the skill set that will make an immediate impact.
11/21/2020 - All-In Membership - Irvine (Los Angeles), CA
Joseph continues to shine on the diamond with improvements in his baseball abilities. He did show at 3B for the first time at the event. At 3B, defensive abilities are solid as he displays smooth/athletic actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate with carry (84 mph velocity) across the diamond. At the plate, hitting/power potential has improved through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (84 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, delivery is sound/repeatable as he shows good tempo through a strong balance point, allowing his arm action to work quick and free to the plate. Fastball shows a range of 77-79 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. 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 through a long toss program.
01/17/2020 - 2020 Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament
Joseph is a talented RHP/C that attended the Rookie Pre-Season All-American. On the mound Joseph showed a solid 2-pitch mix with a FB/CB combo. The FB showed good AS run and the CB showed 11-5 shape. Pitching, Joseph shows a good presence with simple movements as he gathers over the rubber. He separates his hands on time with a clean arm action finishing with good extension to the plate. At the plate, Joseph showed good pop with an 80 MPH exit velo with a gap to gap approach. He set up in a square stance with controlled movements and created bat speed with good hip/hand separation. Catching, Joseph shows a relaxed set up receiving the ball with a quiet and firm glove. Throwing to 2B, he gets rid of the ball quickly with a good arm action. Blocking, he shows effective footwork to keep the ball in front. Joseph showed great upside in Florida and we look forward to seeing his progress.