04/14/2019 - Accelerated College PREP - Modesto, CA
Joshua is an athletic C/1B prospect who continues to make improvements on the diamond. Behind the plate, Joshua shows quick footwork and is agile moving to block. He sits in an athletic stance and presents a good target to the pitcher. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through the 2B bag. At 1B, Joshua shows active footwork and attacks the ball aggressively. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and keeps his throws consistent to his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in a square stance and is fluid getting into his load. He takes a direct swing with explosive bat speed, leading to loud contact and good gap to gap power. Overall, Joshua is a talented prospect who will be one to follow throughout his junior season.
04/29/2018 - College PREP - Fairfield (Sacramento), CA
Joshua is a talented C/1B prospect who has a strong, projectable build. As a left-handed hitter, Joshua has a tall setup with a centered balance. He has smooth rhythm with a good load and on-time stride as his lower half leads his swing. Joshua has explosive bat speed with a direct swing path producing hard contact. He gets good extension at contact does not get cheated on his swing. Joshua has above average power with the ability to drive the ball to each gap. Behind the plate, Joshua has an athletic setup and moves swiftly with smoothly with good footwork. He presents a low target and receives the ball well. Joshua has a clean exchange leading into a long arm action throwing from a 3/4 arm slot. He has a quick release and shows online throws down to 2B. He also does a nice job blocking the baseball as he is quick to his knees and keeps everything in front. In the field, Joshua plays with active footwork and takes effective angles. He presents his glove and fields the ball in an athletic position. He does a nice job fields the slow roller and can throw it accurate across the diamond. Joshua also does a nice job picking the baseball in the dirt. Overall, Joshua is a well-rounded prospect who has a versatile skill and can make an impact at the next level.