12/10/2021 - Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament Matthew is a 2023 OF who showcased his skills at the Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament. In the OF, he showed good body control, with fluid/active footwork, and ability to get rid of the baseball. Took good angles to the ball and fielded from an athletic fielding position with a clean gather off of his right foot. Has a loose arm stroke, with a high 3/4 release point, and arm velocity up to 80mph. He made accurate and on-line throws with good carry into infield. A switch hitter, from the right side he hits from an athletic and even stance. Shows good patience at plate and ability to keep his hands inside the baseball. A short/direct barrel path enables him to hit line drives consistently with a bat exit velocity up to 78mph. From the left side, he hits from an athletic and square stance. Smooth timing to swing as he hits into a firm front side. Has a level swing and a fast barrel through the hitting zone. Hit line drives into both gaps with a bat exit velocity up to 78mph. During the games, he reached base 3 times with 2 singles and a walk. With another year of growth and development, we foresee Matthew making huge strides on the baseball field.