11/11/2018 - National Tryout Plus - Midland, TX
Uriel is an athletic and talented 2021 OF prospect. In the OF, Uriel is on time with his prep step, works behind the ball, and creates momentum in his lower half when throwing to the bases. He's aggressive on ground balls and has a quick release. At the plate, Uriel starts in an open stance, loads his hands back into the drive position, and stays balanced through contact. He has a quiet head, and makes hard contact gap to gap. Uriel will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
06/23/2018 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Uriel is a very talented and athletic 2021 OF prospect. In the OF, Uriel is on time with his pre-pitch movement and has a quick first step to the ball. He's aggressive on balls in the gap, he fields ground balls in an athletic position, and works behind fly balls well. Continuing to work on his crow hop and creating momentum to throw will help him get a quicker release. At the plate, Uriel starts in an open stance and loads his hands back into the drive position. He's aggressive in fastball counts, he barrels the ball consistently, and hits off a firm front side. Continuing to trust his lower half will allow him to get his hands inside the ball. Uriel had several quality at bats during the week and will continue to improve with experience. Uriel showed confidence in his abilities throughout the week and we hope to see his progress in the future.
03/04/2018 - College PREP - Plainview (Lubbock), TX
Uriel continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has the makings of a special type player at the next level. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a tremendous runner at 6.65. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking balls down. He works to get behind balls but needs to play through more with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he reads balls well off the bat and covers a lot of ground. Hands / feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with carry on his throws. At the plate, he shows a squared setup and tracks the ball well. Swing path is level and works through an aggressive path. He has strength in his swing with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.
12/27/2017 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Uriel is an athletic 2021 OF prospect with a strong build. In the OF, Uriel has active pre pitch movement, and creates angles to the ball. He has a clean exchange and makes accurate throws. Continuing to beat the ball to the spot and working behind the ball will allow him to keep runners from advancing bases. At the plate, Uriel starts in an athletic stance, and loads his hands back into the drive position. He stays balanced through contact, and uses his lower half. Attacking the inside part of the ball, and keeping his head down at contact will allow him to stay through the ball. Uriel is a high-energy player and has good instincts on the bases. Uriel will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.