12/02/2018 - College PREP - Sacramento, CA
Mitchell is an athletic OF/RHP prospect who will graduate in 2020. In the field, Mitchell shows efficient footwork and takes good angles to the ball. He gets into a square position and fields with firm hands. He throws from a 3/4 angle and works to keep his throws accurate to his target. Making a quicker exchange can help Mitchell improve defensively. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He is fluid getting into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He works to barrel up the baseball and drives to all fields. Mitchell can improve as a hitter by taking a shorter swing to the ball. On the mound, Mitchell gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a quick arm and stays inline towards the plate. Mitchell shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 77mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 57-62mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 65-68mph. Extending through on his release can help Mitchell improve as a pitcher. Overall, Mitchell is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.
08/02/2018 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training & Tournament at Historic Dodgertown (Ages 14-18)
Mitchell continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate is where he has improved the most through a closed setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. In the OF, defensive abilities have improved as well he displays smooth / fluid actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. Feet are active as he works to get behind balls but needs to play through more with momentum to his target. He shows good game awareness and does a nice job of backing up bases. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 69-72 mph Stock on the mound will continue to develop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
04/29/2018 - College PREP - Fairfield (Sacramento), CA
Mitchell is a versatile OF/RHP prospect who has a hard working, scrappy attitude. In the outfield, Mitchell plays with effective footwork as he gets a good jump on the ball and shows above average range. He presents his glove and gives himself a lane to field the baseball. Mitchell has a clean exchange leading into a loose arm action throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He plays with good momentum through the baseball showing consistently online throws. Offensively, Mitchell has a square setup with a centered balance. He has a square stride and uses his lower half throughout his swing. Mitchell shows fast bat speed with a direct swing path. He consistently lands the barrel to the baseball. Mitchell is a line drive type hitter who has the ability to hit the ball to the opposite field. On the mound, Mitchell has a compact motion and keeps his eyes on his target. He has a balanced, on-time delivery throwing from a 3/4 arm slot. Mitchell has a loose arm action and extends through his release. He has a controlled landing and is closed to home plate. He does a nice job rotating with his core as he finishes. Mitchell commands his fastball with tail movement. He also locates his medium breaking curveball and deceptive changeup. Overall, Mitchell is a well-rounded prospect who has skill in multiple areas of the game.