04/14/2019 - College PREP - Costa Mesa (Los Angeles), CA Samuel is a tall RHP/SS prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. On the mound, Samuel gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and stays inline towards the plate, finishing square to his target. Samuel shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 75mph with arm side run. Breaking ball sits from 60-62mph with 10-4 break. Changeup sits from 66-69mph with sinking action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Extending through his release can help Samuel improve as a pitcher. In the field, Samuel shows active footwork and flashes good range to his glove side. He gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistent with carry through his target. Samuel can improve defensively by staying low on backhand plays. At the plate, this RHH set up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He gets back into his load and takes a direct swing to the ball, producing solid line drives. Working a smoother rhythm into his load can help Samuel improve as a hitter. With three more years to develop, Samuel has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.