06/18/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (HS)
William is an OF who graduated in 2021. Large frame athletic build Ran a 6.99 60-yard dash. In the OF, showed ability to cover ground with active/efficient feet. Good reads off the bat enable him to take proper routes to balls. Fields from a low and athletic fielding position. Attacks balls and works behind with a clean transfer into a high 3/4 release point. Good carry on his throws and an arm velocity of 83mph into the infield. Hits from the left side with a solid stance. Solid base with a controlled load who makes hard contact. Rotates hips into a firm front side with a fast bat through the zone. Direct bat path with strength at contact. Attacks the baseball with ability to backspin balls into both gaps. In live game action, William reached base 4 times with 2 doubles and 2 triples and a bat exit velocity of 94mph. With continued development, he should have opportunities to play at the next level.
11/08/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Midland, TX
William is a strong, LHH OF who continues to shine and excel at the plate. Offensively, this lefty displays an athletic setup with good balance and active hands to load. He whips the barrel with + bat speed, engages his lower 1/2 and send the ball flying to the gaps (exit velocity = 90 mph). In the OF, he has active prep and works lightly on the balls of his feet. He has a quick exchange and plays through the ball well gaining ground toward his target. Throws show zip and accuracy. Rauch has a ton of upside and will be a run producer with the bat.
05/31/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Frisco (DFW), TX
William is an athletic OF prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. In the OF, William shows fluid footwork and moves well laterally. He fields the ball out in front of his body and makes a clean exchange, keeping his throws accurate with carry through his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an athletic stance with center balance. He is smooth getting into his load and gets good extension through the ball, leading to solid pull side pop. Overall, William is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
National Tryout Plus - Plainview (Lubbock), TX
William ran his best 60 to date at 7.14 seconds and raised arm strength to 83 MPH during his last workout with The Factory. Defensively, William has quick/fluid footwork, a presentable glove, and a good 1st step to the ball. He reads well off the bat, makes plays cleanly, and he plays through; delivering the ball with strength and carry to his cut off man. At the plate, William has an open/athletic set-up, a good stride and load, and solid balance. He is a strong hitter with a direct barrel and he hits hard to the pull side.
12/27/2019 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
William is an athletic and strong OF that will graduate in 2021. In the OF, William shows an athletic ready position and takes good angles to the ball. He could improve by working on his speed. His fielding position is athletic, and exchanges are clean as he works to throw getting rid of the ball with a loose arm action. His throws to the infield are accurate with good backspin. At the plate, William sets up in a slight crouch and an open stance with low hands. He starts his load and works to get his lower half through working hard to get the barrel on plane. He rotates his core to finish and shows the ability to hit to all fields. Improving mobility will allow William to become more powerful at the plate. Overall, William shows good hustle and works hard. We look forward to seeing his progress.
11/10/2019 - College PREP - Midland, TX
William is a solid, OF who will graduate in 2021. Defensively, William has active feet, soft hands, and he tracks the ball well. He makes plays, fields athletically, and throws with momentum and carry through to his cut off man. A quicker exchange and not winding up to throw can help abilities in the OF get better. Offensively, William is a strong hitter with good balance and an athletic stance. He has explosive bat speed, a direct barrel through, and he works the ball to gap to gap. William is a nice all around player with a high ceiling.