07/31/2019 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Samuel continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a bright future on the diamond. On the mound, he has a good overall delivery, a good arm action, and he rotates his hips through to his target. Arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 80 mph. Fastball shows good late arm side run. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with tight spin and late break. Control is outstanding as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a tall, open setup. He has strong/centered balance with fluid rhythm to load. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields, flashing gap-to-gap pop. At 1B, feet are active as he shows proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are clean but needs to present more out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.