01/12/2018 - 2018 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Zac continues to show as a tremendous upside on the bump. This lefty has a 4 pitch arsenal in which to keep hitters guessing. Arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 90 mph. FB jumps out of his hand and shows with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with late break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. He works tall and drives downhill, repeating well. Control is outstanding as he throws strikes with all his pitches. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are soft / sure and he showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt, saving throws. Feet / hands work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. At the plate he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick (87 mph exit velocity) generating bat speed through an aggressive swing path. Barrel accuracy is a plus and he has strength in his swing with power showing best to the pull side. Zac is a prospect on the diamond and will get looks from the top collegiate coaches and pro scouts. He has the makings of a solid draft guy in 2018.
07/26/2017 - Under Armour Southwest Championships 17U, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One
Zac continues to show a tremendous future on the diamond and will get looks from the collegiate coaches, possibly as a 2-way guy. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft / sure and he consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt, saving throws. He moves well laterally, showing plus range on the corner. At the plate, he shows a tall / athletic setup. Hands are quick (89 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, arm fastball showed a range of 83-84 mph with sinking action. He throws a slider with tight spin and sharp / short break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Control is tremendous as he attacks hitters and he throws strikes with all his pitches. Zac is a competitor with plus mental makeup as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
05/27/2017 - College PREP - Salt Lake City, UT
Zac is a tall, solid RHP/1B who has a promising future on the diamond. At 1B, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth / clean actions. Feet are active and he displays proper footwork around the bag. Glove action is soft /sure and he presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine showing well above average hitting abilities with solid power potential through a tall, open setup. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing and stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable allowing his arm action to work free to the plate. Fastball showed a range of 79-82 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with late / sharp break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Off speed stuff shows as quality pitches that will get outs at the next level. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Zac has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities, possibly as a two-way guy.