12/04/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Highland Park (DFW), TX Manuel is an OF prospect who will graduate in 2022. Medium frame athletic build with strength present. In the OF, he gets good reads off the bat, with fluid/active footwork, and ability to cover ground in all directions. Good 1st step reads enable him to create good angles. Ability to flip hips and go get balls with a 2-hand high catch. Picks out hops and quick transfer, with a loose arm action, and an arm velocity up to 83mph. Made accurate/on-line throws into the infield with good momentum towards target. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and even stance. Separates his hands, with knob to C, and has natural strength at contact. Showed explosive bat speed through the hitting zone. He gets on-plane early as he hit balls into both gaps with a bat exit velocity up to 82mph. With another year of development, we foresee Manuel making huge strides on the baseball field.