07/25/2018 - Under Armour Southwest Championships 17U, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One Samuel continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 6.99 runner. In the OF, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth/fluid actions. Range is a plus as reads balls well off the bat and covers a lot of ground. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap pop. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable, and plays the game hard.