07/22/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - San Bernardino, CA Manuel is an athletic 1B who will graduate in 2022. At the plate, this lefty stands in with centered balance and a solid base. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and engages his lower ½. He has pop with power showing best to the pull side. At 1B, he has active prep with athleticism showing footwork. Hands are soft with the ability to pick it. Range will increase as he improves his foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Manuel has abilities with time and room to improve his game.