09/29/2019 - Accelerated Interactive Video Program - Sanford (Orlando), FL Tanielu is a RHP/3B prospect who will graduate in 2026. On the mound, Tanielu gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and extends through his release, staying inline towards the plate. Tanielu shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 60mph with arm side run. Breaking ball sits at 54mph with 10-4 break. Changeup sits from 59-60mph. In the field, Tanielu shows active footwork and covers ground well. He makes the routine plays and works to keep his throws accurate to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He is smooth getting into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to consistent contact and gap to gap pop. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Keep eyes on target 2. Long toss Fielding 1. Lower fielding position 2. Present hands out front Hitting 1. Center balance 2. Add strength