02/22/2009 - College PREP - Rocky Mount, NC Robert is an OF with a small, athletic looking body that shows projection as it continues to physically mature. Foot speed is above average as indicated by his 7.03 60 time and he utilizes his quick, athletic feet in tracking down balls in the outfield, taking proper routes / angles. He needs to work on using 2 hands in the catch and throw process to speed up transfer. Defensive abilities are near above average. Arm strength is solid average showing some carry. He needs to get on a strict long toss program to aid in further developing more arm strength and carry on throws. Also, needs to raise arm slot to stay on top of the baseball to provide carry on throws. At the plate, Pearce has solid average abilities and power. Stance is square and sets in well. Hands are quick and direct to the ball, generating bat speed. Swing path is level and shows a solid feel for the barrel through a line drive approach. Robert has potential and with further development, he will catch the eyes of the college coaches.