01/14/2022 - 2022 Baseball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament
Makale is a 2025 prospect that continues to improve. His bat has potential to become a plus bat. For a young player he features an exit velocity of 88 mph, which is impressive. On the mound he has a 3 pitch arsenal and shows the potential to have a solid secondary option. The CB shows good shape and he keeps good arm speed on the CH. On the field he has athletic actions and works well around the bag.
12/10/2021 - Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament
Makale continues to shine in his baseball abilities at the Academic All-American showcase. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 73 mph. Delivery is sound and repeatable allowing his arm action to work well to the plate. Fastball shows a range of 71-72 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with gradual break. Control is solid as he attacks hitters and 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. He shows good mound presence and competes on the bump. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. At the plate, he shows an open setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Lower half works well through the swing and he maintains balance.
09/24/2021 - MS All-Region Tournament
Makale is a 2025 1B/LHP prospect who showcased his skills during the All Region Tournament. In the field, he shows good agility, with active feet, and ability to keep ball in front of him. He works to center the baseball and fields the ball out front. Shows glove early and tracks ball into glove. His exchange is clean and he throws from a 3/4 arm slot. Accurate throws to second base with an arm velocity of 72mph. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and square stance. Hits into a firm front side, with a fast bat through hitting zone, and ability to make hard contact. In live game action, Makale had a double, 2 singles, and 3 base on balls with a bat exit velocity up to 86mph. On the mound, he gathers over the rubber and works with good arm speed. Has a simple/repeatable delivery and holds runners well. 2 pitch mix with a FB that topped out at 72mph with some arm side run and a 1/7 shaped breaking ball with medium break. In 3 innings of live game action, he struck out 2 batters and only allowed 2 base hits. With 4 more years of growth and development, we foresee him having a bright future on the baseball field.