08/02/2018 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training & Tournament at Historic Dodgertown (Ages 14-18)
Mark continues to show improvements in his baseball tools. Pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.32 as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. He shows a solid setup and presents a low target. He uses his body through the blocking process but needs to work on getting down quicker. At the plate, he shows an open setup. He has fluid rhythm while getting good hand separation. Hands are quick and he makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and is a solid team player.
06/24/2018 - College PREP - Columbia, MD
Mark is an athletic C/RHP who will graduate in 2019. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works in line to his target through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed a range of 2.50-2.61 with accuracy / carry on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Hands are soft / sure and he tracks balls well through the receiving process. He uses his body well through the blocking process but needs to get down sooner. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 66-69 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mark has abilities with time and room to progress his game.