10/29/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Peachtree City (Atlanta), GA Markell is a 2B/RHP who will graduate in 2022. Defensively at 2B, he's aggressive on his feet as he comes and gets the GB. He has a clean exchange and makes accurate throws to his target. On the hill, this righty keeps his eyes locked in and gets to a strong balance point. He delivers a (FB, CB) from a hi 3/4 arm slot and works in line towards home plate. With the stick, Markell is a contact-type hitter. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone and looks to drive pitches back up through the middle of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Quick footwork 2. Stay low 3. Loose actions Pitching 1. Strong front side 2. Loose arm action 3. Deliver more strikes Offense 1. Develop rhythm 2. Improve bat speed 3. Lower 1/2 drive