10/11/2017 - Arizona Senior Fall Classic Mario continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft / sure and he consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt, saving throws. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. At the plate, power potential has improved through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (89 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 82-86 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with sharp break. He throws a slider that resembles his breaking ball. He maintains good composure and competes on the bump. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great attitude and is very coachable as he works hard to be the best player he can be.