07/21/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Bowie, MD
AJ continues to show as a prospect with improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate, hitting abilities are outstanding with excellent power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (92 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. Lower half works well through the swing with an aggressive hip turn. At 1B, defensive abilities are outstanding as he shows smooth / fluid actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are clean and presents out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate with on line carry (90 mph velocity) to his target. AJ has a big upside and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.
07/25/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Frederick, MD
Andrew is an OF/RHP prospect who will graduate in 2023. Tall frame athletic build with strength present and plenty of room to develop. In the OF, he starts with active/efficient feet and ability to cover ground in all directions. Creates good fielding angles as he works behind/through the ball. High catch on flyballs with active throughout process. Good gather off the left foot with a clean transfer and long/loose arm action. Throws from a high 3/4 arm slot with accurate/on-line throws into infield. On the mound, this right-handed pitcher has long levers and a projectible frame. He gathers over rubber and coils into his rear hip. Works with good direction and separates his hands on time. Repeatable delivery with good life to his pitches. Attacks hitters with his FB that sits 82-85mph with some movement in the zone, an 11/5 shaped breaking ball with tight spin, and a changeup he throws with FB arm speed. FB was best pitch during his bullpen. A right-handed hitter, starts with an athletic and square stance. Simple and balanced swing, with intent in swing, and good extension out front. Flat barrel path as he made hard contact to the pull side with a bat exit velocity of 85mph during BP. As he continues to develop and mature, we see this 2-way prospect having opportunities to play at the next level.
03/17/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Ashburn (DC), VA
AJ ran his fastest 60 to date (7.67 seconds), raised velocity (79 MPH), and showed solid all around skills during his last workout with The Factory. In the OF, AJ has athletic actions, active feet, and soft hands. He works behind the ball well, makes plays consistently, and throws with momentum from a loose arm action to his target. On the mound, AJ has a balanced delivery, he works in good rhythm, and he keeps his eyes on target. He separates on time, has good glove side lead, and finishes in a complete position. Offensively, AJ stands in the box athletically with good balance. He has fast bat speed, swings on plane, and can spray the ball to all fields. AJ is a very solid player with a high ceiling. Skills can continue to improve with work on the following.
1. Long toss
2. Field further out front (GB's)
1. Long toss
2. Avoid flying open
1. Drive away
2. More lower body
01/18/2019 - 2019 Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament
AJ is a tall OF/RHP prospect who showcased his skills at the All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament. In the field, AJ fields the ball with sure hands and makes a clean exchange. He throws with a clean arm and keeps his throws accurate with life through his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a square stride. He gets his hands activated on time and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with fast bat speed, leading to consistent contact and line drives. On the mound, AJ starts with a small rock step and gathers over the rubber. He stays inline towards the plate and shows a controlled landing. AJ shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 74mph with cutting action. Breaking ball sits at 68mph. With four more years to develop, AJ has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
03/11/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Bel Air (Baltimore), MD
AJ showed well in all areas of his game during his last workout in Bel Air. Hitting spiked to a 50 and power to a 45. AJ showed an aggressive/level swing, solid balance, and a rhythmic swing. He has fast bat speed, makes square contact, and can drive the ball to all fields. In the OF, AJ has a quick 1st step, he reads the ball off the bat well, and has soft hands. He has a clean exchange, and throws with accuracy and carry to his target. On the mound, AJ has a loose/free arm action, he gets solid extension on his pitches, and shows a ton of upside on the hill. Overall abilities will improve with work on the following.
1. Let ball travel
2. Bat speed
1. Get around ball
2. Field out in front
1. Lower 1/2
2. More finish
02/24/2018 - Mid Atlantic Regional Accelerated Pitching & Catching Weekend (Ages 12-14)
A.J. is a hard working and talented 2022 RHP prospect that made several adjustments during the catching and pitching accelerated training weekend. On the bump, A.J. gathers over the rubber, separates on time, and stays squared toward his target. He keeps his eyes on his target and uses his lower half. Continuing to throw north to south and finishing over the front side will allow him to work the bottom half of the zone. A.J. will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
07/16/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Washington, DC
Andrew is an OF/RHP who will graduate in 2022. In the OF, he hustles laterally and works behind on fly balls. He comes up with a clean exchange and fires throws with loose arm action. On the hill, this righty gathers over the rubber with a 3-pitch mix. He hides his pitches well as he delivers a FB that runs and a CB with an 11-5 break. With the bat, Andrew shows an athletic setup with smooth rhythm to load. He swings on a direct path fast through the zone and drives pitches with power to his pull side. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Quicker 1st step
2. Develop soft hands
3. Arm strength (long toss)
1. Strong frontside
2. Work in line
3. Finish strong
1. Level out swing path
2. More lower 1/2 drive
3. Extend through contact