08/14/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Parker (Denver), CO
Tanner continues to shine and impress on the diamond. Defensively, he works lightly on the balls of his feet and covers ground laterally making the tough plays to his right and left. Hands are soft as he funnels to a quick/clean transfer to strong throws across the diamond. At the plate, he has fluid rhythm to load and waits for a pitch he likes. Hands are quick generating + bat speed as he connect with pop. Roberts is an athletic MIF prospect who will make an impact in this his junior year.
05/16/2020 - All-In Membership - Parker (Denver), CO
Tanner is an athletic SS who continues to impress on the diamond. At the plate, this switch hitter steps into the box with a purpose and is looking to swing it. Swing is short/compact to and through the zone as he connects and drives the ball on a line. At SS, he shows quick/active prep with fluid/athletic actions. Hands are soft as he funnels to the quick transfer, firing strong/accurate throws across the diamond. Roberts is definitely a player to keep an eye on.
12/27/2019 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18)
Tanner is a 2022 SS/RHP that shows good feel for the game. At SS, Tanner shows effective and smooth footwork with +1st step to the ball. He fields the ball athletic and square with a strong glove out in front of his body. His exchanges are quick and clean as he gets rid of the ball and deliver strong throws across the diamond. Working on better DP feeds and getting faster will help Tanner improve as an infielder. At the plate, Tanner starts in a tall stance with low hands. As he gets his load, he gets his foot down on time and under control rotating against a firm front side. Tanner can swing it from both sides of the plate showing repeatable mechanics from both sides. He shows a solid line drive approach and will continue to get better as he gets stronger. On the mound he has a confident presence and has a FB/CB combo. He starts slightly staggered as he gets to his balance point keeping his head over his back leg. He separates on time with a clean arm action getting good extension as he finishes out over his front foot. Being more aggressive in the zone will allow Tanner to compete more on the mound and save pitches. Overall as a young 2022, Tanner has a solid foundation and we are excited to see his progress.
10/06/2019 - National Tryout Plus - Parker (Denver), CO
Tanner is an athletic SS/RHP that will graduate in 2022. At SS, Tanner shows effective footwork as he works to the ball and gets into a low fielding position. He presents his glove well and makes clean exchanges to get rid of the ball with a short arm action. His throws are consistent and online around the diamond. At the plate, Tanner shows the ability to be a serviceable switch hitter. He sets up in a square and tall stance getting a short, square stride. His rhythm is fluid as he keeps his balance centered and fires his lower half through. He gets the barrel on plane with a short path and the ability to hit to all fields. On the mound, he shows a 3-pitch mix with a FB, CB, and CH. Tanner gathers over the rubber well as he separates on time showing a quick and clean arm action. He keeps a square stride and gets good extension through release. Tanner continues to show improvement and has several years to develop.
06/14/2019 - Baseball Factory Select Training at the College World Series (Ages 14-18)
Tanner hustled and showed the ability to play multiple positions out in Omaha. At SS Tanner showed active feet with a + 1st step and agile range. He fielded the ball low and out front with clean exchanges. He gets rid of the ball quick with a clean arm action. Long tossing and getting stronger will help Tanner become a higher-level SS. At the plate Tanner showed he could swing it from both sides. Both setups were square with loose hands. He strides square and was able to extend through the pitch to make contact. On the mound tanner showed exceptional command throwing 10/11 pitches for strikes. He showed a 2-pitch mix with a FB/CB. He was square on the rubber, gathered well, and separated on time to stride in line to the target. He landed controlled and rotated through to finish his delivery. Tanner is young and shows potential to be a solid two-way player on the diamond.
05/12/2019 - College PREP - Lakewood (Denver), CO
Tanner is an athletic SS/RHP prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. In the field, Tanner shows active footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into a low position and fields the ball with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate and on-line to his target. Consistently fielding with his hands out in front of his body can help Tanner improve defensively. At the plate, this switch hitter shows a solid swing from both sides. He sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He gets into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid contact to all fields. Working a smoother rhythm into his load can help Tanner improve as a hitter. On the mound, Tanner gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He stays inline towards the plate and finishes with his chest over his front knee. Tanner shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 75mph with cutting action. Breaking ball sits from 60-63mph with 10-4 break. Loosening his arm action can help Tanner improve as a pitcher. With three more years to develop, Tanner has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
09/16/2018 - College PREP - Parkville (Kansas City), MO
Tanner is a lean SS/RHP who will graduate in 2022. At SS, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks ground balls but needs to play through more with his body. Glove action is clean but needs to present more out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he shows as a switch hitter but currently projects best as a RHH. Hands are loose and work through level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 65-67 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with slight cutting action. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength. With 4 years to further develop, Tanner has potential with time and room to progress his game.