05/28/2019 - 2019 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National South
Wesley continues to show as a top prospect. Defensively at 1B, he shows active prep with fluid actions. He works around the GB and through it as he gains ground toward his target. Footwork around the bag is solid and he is a quality receiver. Exchange is clean with strong throws, displaying zip (90 mph velocity). Backhand is smooth with a quick release. At the plate, he has fluid rhythm while getting good hand separation. Barrel is whipped through the zone (90 mph exit velocity) as he connects with strength. The ball jumps off of his barrel as he crushes it to the gaps. On the bump, he had a solid showing at the event. He attacks hitters, throwing a lot of strikes as he works to get ahead of hitters through a quick tempo. Fast-ball showed a range of 79-83 mph with solid tailing action. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with late break. Control is outstanding as he throws strikes with all his pitches, locating to both sides of the plate.
01/18/2019 - 2019 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Wesley is a tall, solid and athletic LHP/1B who has a tremendous future on the diamond. Delivery is sound/repeatable as he shows good tempo through a strong balance point, allowing his arm action to work quick and free to the plate. Arm strength is outstanding. Fastball shows a range of 83-84 mph on a downhill plane with arm side run/sink. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with late/sharp break and shows as a quality pitch that will get outs at all levels. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for with arm side run. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are firm and presents well out front. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds of the double play. At the plate he continues to shine, displaying outstanding hitting abilities with near pro level power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (89 mph exit velocity) and work to and through a short/direct/level swing path, creating extension. He has strength in his swing and he works to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. Wesley has tremendous upside on the mound and we look forward to seeing what the future holds.