12/09/2018 - College PREP - Thousand Oaks, CA Pearce continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a well above average runner at 7.10. In the OF, defensive abilities are now well above average. Feet are aggressive as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he reads balls well off the bat and covers a lot of ground. At 2B, he displays clean actions. Feet are aggressive as he takes proper angles and attacks balls plays through with his body. Glove action is soft and presents well out front. Throws are accurate with zip (81 mph velocity) to his target. At the plate, hitting abilities are now outstanding through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields and shows a feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap pop.