08/12/2012 - College PREP - Raleigh, NC Thomas is a thick C/RHP with a strong lower half that will graduate in 2013. Feet are active as he works in line to his target through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times show a range of 2.24-2.30 with accuracy on his throws. He needs to work on getting rid of the ball quicker to continue to lower times. Receiving / blocking skills show as playable tools at the next level as he continues to improve. At the plate, Gromko shows a balanced setup with rhythm. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. For hitting grades to continue to improve, he needs to work to stay inside the ball and utilize all fields. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 78-81 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He shows a feel for his changeup as he maintains arm speed with fading action. Stock on the mound will rise quickly as more arm strength is developed.