10/07/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Trenton, NJ Matthew is a young RHP/OF prospect who will graduate in 2024. On the mound, Matthew shows good direction as he separates his hands on time and finishes square to the plate. He works with a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 60mph. Breaking ball sits from 51-53mph with 9-3 break. Changeup sits from 49-52mph. In the field, Matthew shows active footwork and fields out in front in an athletic position. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them accurate to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and in smooth getting into his load. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed which leads to solid contact to all fields. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Balance point 2. Extend arm release 3. Eyes on target Fielding 1. Lateral range 2. Quicker exchange 3. Long toss Hitting 1. Square stride 2. Balance 3. Lower half drive