07/28/2019 - National Tryout Plus - Washington, DC
Xavier showed solid defensive skills and improved radar velocity during his last workout with The Factory. Velocity increased to 79 MPH. In the OF, Xavier has active feet, a presentable glove, and he works behind fly balls well. He fields squarely, plays through ground balls well, and has a clean exchange with accuracy and momentum to his target. Offensively, Xavier has a square set-up, he loads well, and swings in good rhythm. He has fast bat speed, a direct/consistent barrel, and he taps into his lower body.
04/07/2019 - College PREP - Bowie, MD
Xavier continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a well above average runner at 7.04. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind but needs to play through more with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a crouched setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path, creating extension. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach.
12/27/2018 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Xavier is a hardworking OF/2B prospect who has a versatile skill set. In the field, Xavier has an athletic ready position and is prepared every play. He moves with quick, active footwork and an effective first step. He presents his glove and fields the ball in a low, square position. Xavier has a clean exchange and plays through the baseball with good momentum towards his target. He gets rid of it quickly throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. His throws are accurate and his arm strength fits the position. Offensively, Xavier has an athletic setup with comfortable hands. He has a smooth load with a square stride. Xavier has a long swing path and he can benefit from quicker bat speed. He is a contact type hitter who looks to put the ball in play. Overall, Xavier plays with an aggressive approach and has upside to improve with development.
11/08/2018 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City (Ages 14-18)
Xavier is a lean, athletic OF who will graduate in 2021. Foot speed is above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.20. In the OF, he utilizes his athletic feet well in tracking down balls through proper routes / angles and utilizes two hands well through the fielding process. He works to get behind balls playing through with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he reads balls well off the bat and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through an open setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be. With 3 years to further develop, Xavier has abilities with time and room to progress his game.