12/27/2017 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Kamdan continues to shine on the diamond. Behind the plate, he works in line to his target and works through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength. He shows a solid setup and soft glove action, sticking balls in the zone well. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process with skill improving as he improves flexibility. At the plate he shows an athletic / open setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a plus feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard.
05/14/2017 - College PREP - Madison, WI
Kamdan is a hardworking catching prospect who has an athletic build and graduates in 2018. As a left-handed hitter, Kamdan has an athletic stance with a centered balance. He takes a good load with a closed stride as his uses his lower half throughout his swing. He has an outward swing path and is developing bat speed. Kamdan is a contact hitter who does a nice job using the whole field. Behind the plate, Kamdan stays square and inline moving smoothly with light footwork. He receives the ball with a firm glove and sticks it while maintains quiet actions. Kamdan has a short arm action throwing from an over the top slot. He has good momentum through his release. His throws are accurate with good strength down to 2B. Overall, Kamdan is a well-rounded prospect who has good upside to get even better.
11/10/2016 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City
Kamdan is a coachable, left handed hitting catcher who showed the ability to make adjustments quickly in his time at Pirate City. Defensively, he showed quiet actions when receiving the ball along with good quickness to get down and block pitches in the dirt. Throws to 2nd were accurate and showed some zip, as he did a fine job of popping up quickly to make good throws. Offensively, his ability to find the barrel was his best asset, as he took a quick/short swing and showed impressive hand eye coordination. Getting his hands into a load position pre pitch will help with timing and power to all fields. Overall, Kamdan is a well rounded player who has a bright future in this game.
09/13/2015 - College PREP - Oak Creek (Milwaukee), WI
Kamdan is a thick catcher that will graduate in 2018 Behind the plate, feet are quick / active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times shows a range of 2.25-2.45 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program and works to get rid of the baseball quicker. Receiving / blocking skills show as playable tools as he continues to develop and get more reps. At the plate, he shows a squared setup with balance. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path as he attacks the baseball. He makes consistent contact as he works to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power numbers will increase as he works to utilize his lower half more, improves barrel accuracy, and adds overall body strength. With 3 years to further develop, Bloom has abilities with time and room to improve.