08/20/2023 - National Showcase - Lebanon (Nashville), TN
Brooks continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. In the OF, he displays smooth fluid actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls but needs to play through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are loose and work through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 57-58 mph. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Control is outstanding as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Getting on a long toss program to develop more arm strength will aid in improving stock on the mound.
11/07/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Lebanon (Nashville), TN
Brooks worked out in the OF and on the hill during his last workout with The Factory. He showed defensive and arm strength improvements in the OF. Defensively, Brooks makes plays on balls hit his way through playable footwork and he good reads off the bat. He reacts well, keeps the ball in front of his body, and throws with direction toward the cut off man. On the mound, Brooks works all from the strength, he has a clean arm circle and good balance over the rubber. He keeps his eyes on target, lands with a good length stride toward the plate, and rotates through toward his target. At the plate, Brooks stands in the box well balanced, he has a square stance, and hits with some strength to the pull side. He gets the bat through the zone and taps into some lower body.
10/25/2020 - All-In Membership - Nashville, TN
Harmon continues to work hard and progress on the diamond. On the mound, this lefty works from the stretch, gets tall, has smooth separation and stays directional toward the dish. He has a long arm action, reaches back and fires. FB now tops out at 56 mph and he works the ball to both sides of the plate. Breaking ball shows 2/8 shape with gradual action - 40-41 mph. Working to drive off of the rubber with his lower 1/2 and finish with extension on his follow through will aid in his development on the mound. In the OF, he hustles to fly-balls hit to his right and left. He secures the ball with 2-hands and works in-line toward his target. Gaining more ground through the ball and utilizing his full body will help to get more into his throws. As a hitter, this righty shows a balanced setup with smooth rhythm to load. Swing is level as he connects and looks to drive the middle of the field. Only a 2025 grad - Brooks has skills with still a ton of time to develop.
08/25/2019 - Accelerated Interactive Video Program - Lebanon (Nashville), TN
Brooks is a lean LHP/OF prospect who will graduate in 2025. On the mound, Brooks shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 54mph. Changeup sits from 51-53mph. In the field, Brooks shows efficient footwork and fields the ball out in front of his body. He throws from a 3/4 angle and work to keep his throws accurate to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a square stride. He gets back into his load and hits against a strong front side. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid contact to all fields. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Balance point
2. Looser arm action
3. Lower half drive
1. Lateral range
2. Cleaner exchange
3. Long toss
1. Smoother rhythm
2. Shorter swing
3. Add strength
08/26/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Lebanon (Nashville), TN
Brooks is a lean, 2-way player who pitches and plays OF. On the mound, Brooks stands over the rubber well balanced, he has good glove tuck, and a square direction toward home plate. He is around the zone with his pitches and his FB touched 51 MPH. In the OF, Brooks shows good hustle to the ball, he fields in a square position, and throws with a long arm action across the diamond. Offensively, Brooks has a square set-up, good balance, and he gets his lower body through. He makes contact and can spray to all fields. Brooks can further improve with work on the following.
1. Arm action
1. Follow throws
2. Quicken feet
3. Arm strength
3. Bat speed