03/18/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Ashburn, VA
Nathaniel worked out at both 3B and RHP during his last workout in Ashburn. Defensively, Nathaniel presents his glove well, he gains ground, and keeps the ball in front of his body. He has a clean exchange and some accuracy to his target. On the mound, Nathaniel has a repeatable delivery, he keeps his eyes on target, and works in good tempo. He separates on time, lands in a square position, and keeps his eyes on target. At the plate, Nathaniel swings in good rhythm, he stands in athletically, and gets his hands in a good hitting position.
10/07/2017 - FDI Pitching and Catching Accelerated Training Weekend (12-14)
Nathaniel is a RHP prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the FDI Pitching and Catching Accelerated Training Weekend. On the mound, this righty works to control his pitches in the zone and competes. He shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 58mph with good cutting movement. Breaking ball sits at 54mph. Changeup sits from 51-55mph. Nathaniel can improve as a pitcher by working directly in line to the plate and by separating his hands later in his motion. With six more years to develop, Nathaniel has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the mound.
09/23/2017 - FDI Hitting Accelerated Training Weekend (12-14)
Nathaniel is a coachable player who worked hard on his skills during his time at the Hitting Accelerated Training Weekend. At the plate, this switch hitter sets up in a crouched stance and works to barrel up the baseball. Nathaniel can improve as a hitter by taking a square stride to the pitcher and by working a smoother load into his swing. With six more years to develop, Nathaniel has the time and potential to further progress his skills at the plate.
07/16/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Washington, DC
Nathaniel is a 2-way player at 3B/RHP. Defensively at 3B, he hustles from right to left as he gets into a square fielding position. He comes up with a clean exchange and makes accurate throws to his target. On the mound, this righty keeps his eyes on target and delivers from a hi 3/4 arm slot. He separates on time and works in line towards home plate. With the bat, Nathaniel hits from both sides of the plate. He swings on a direct bat path through the zone and creates consistent contact with each pitch. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Quicker footwork
2. Develop soft hands
3. Play through
1. Be a strike thrower
2. Strong frontside
3. Lower 1/2 drive off rubber
1. Develop rhythm
2. Improve bat speed
3. Lower 1/2 drive