08/15/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Uniondale (Long Island), NY Samuel is a tall, lean C/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. Quick lateral movements allow him to center/deaden pitches in the dirt off of a soft chest. Pop times showed in 2.20 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a tall setup. He is aggressive as he attacks balls through a level swing path. Hands are quick and stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. On the mound, he gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a loose arm and extends through on his release, staying inline towards the plate. He shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 72 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He can improve as a pitcher by long tossing to build up his arm strength. With 2 years to further develop, Samuel has potential with time and room to progress his game.