08/12/2018 - College PREP - Wilmington, DE
Maxwell is a player you notice as he comes off the bus with a great baseball frame and the look of a stud player. He can absolutely fly around the field and his athleticism is immediately noticeable. He plays a smooth shortstop with natural actions to field with rhythm and get rid of the ball quickly. His hands are soft and quick to make all the plays look easy and he makes good feeds and throws with an accurate arm. At the dish, he profiles as a top of the order hitter with impressive bat to ball skills and the swing path to hit line drives to all fields. His hands are quick on a level oath and his barrel is in the zone for a long time to hit any pitch. Maxwell is a very exciting and talented player who looks destined for the next level.
07/04/2018 - Under Armour Firecracker Classic 18U, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One
Maxwell continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has the makings of a special type player at the next level. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 6.84 runner. At SS, defensive abilities are now outstanding as he displays smooth fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Hands / feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with accuracy on his throws. He will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine, now displaying well above average hitting abilities through an open setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. He is a tough out and controls the bat well, showing as a lead off type hitter. At the event, he was 5 for 9 with 4 RBI / 5 stolen bases and had several big hits. Mental makeup may be his best tool as he plays the game the right way. He runs everything out and gets after it on the field. Maxwell has the tools to play at the next level and will make some school a special type player.
05/20/2018 - College PREP - Gambrills, MD
Maxwell is a lean, athletic SS who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 60 time of 6.93. At SS, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays clean / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls up. Hands are soft and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws display accuracy but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. Barrel accuracy is a plus through a line drive approach. With 2 years to further develop, Maxwell has the makings of a special type player and is a sure player to follow.