04/14/2019 - College PREP - Costa Mesa (Los Angeles), CA
Matt is a strong C/OF prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. Behind the plate, Matt shows fluid footwork and centers the ball when blocking. He sits in an athletic stance and receives with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws consistent with carry through the 2B bag. In the OF, Matt shows active footwork and takes good angles to the ball. He fields the ball out in front of his body and makes a clean exchange, keeping his throws consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a crouched stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth getting back into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He gets good extension through the ball with fast bat speed, leading to consistent contact and line drives. Overall, Matt is a talented prospect who will be one to follow throughout his junior season.
10/06/2018 - 2018 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's Futures West
Matthew is an athletic C/1B prospect who showed well at the Baseball Factory Future's West. Behind the plate, Matthew shows active footwork and moves well to block. He sits in an athletic stance and receives with soft hands. He makes a quick exchange and gains momentum well on his throws to 2B, keeping them accurate and on-line to the bag. At 1B, Matthew shows efficient footwork and centers the ball in the middle of his body. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He gets back into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with fast bat speed and good extension, leading to hard contact and line drives into the gaps. Overall, Matthew is a talented prospect who should find success in this, his junior season.