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Colin is a physical 2023 catching prospect out of the Northeast who combines strong receiving skills behind the plate with arm strength and accuracy on his throws to be a defensive weapon. While adding a balanced RH swing with bat speed and the ability to hit for power with exit velocities coming in the low 90 MPH range consistently and a feel for using the backside of the field with authority. His combination of defensive skills combined with offensive impact and physicality make him a solid catching prospect with high potential in college.
02/27/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - North Branford, CT
Colin is a C out of Mansfield Center, CT in the class of 2023. Behind the dish, he showed the ability to receive the ball well by keeping his thumb under the baseball while tracking it into his pocket with little to no body movement. He moves well around the plate especially when blocking. He tucks his chin and can cover the entire plate to deaden the ball in front of him. His throws were accurate with carry to the bag with an impressive pop time of 2.09. As a hitter, he uses an athletic set up with a controlled load and quick hands to deliver the barrel to the ball. He stays on plane with the pitch which enables him to make square contact while accomplishing a line drive approach. Colin is a good player who will certainly find his way to the next level and we are excited to see what his future holds.
09/03/2021 - Baseball Factory's All-Region Tournament (HS)
Colin continues to shine with his baseball abilities at the All Region tournament. Behind the plate, feet are aggressive and active as he works in line to his target, through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed in the 2.10 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength. He shows a squared setup, tracks well, and sticks balls in the zone. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls out front. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach.
08/21/2021 - Summer Pro Training Experience - MD (HS)
Colin continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate is where he has improved the most, now displaying excellent hitting / power potential through an athletic setup. Colin's exit velocity has jumped 8 mph over a 5 month period and his hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. Behind the dish, he continues to shine showing solid receiving / blocking skills and works to deaden the ball out front. Pop times showed in the 2.01 range with accuracy and carry on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he gains size and builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
03/20/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - East Hampton (Hartford), CT
Colin is a Catcher in the class of 2023. He shows a quality frame that fits the position. At the plate, he shows a good setup and load. Has good rhythm and timing allowing him to consistently be on time. Shows the ability to swing with intent. Has power potential with exit velos in the 80mph range. Behind the plate, he uses quick feet on throw downs. Has a quick arm action and good transfer. Throws are accurate and have carry. Pop times as low as 2.09. Shows lots of confidence behind the plate. Receives well and does a good job getting his thumb underneath the low pitch. Blocks well with good blocking mechanics. Colin is a good prospect with a bright future in this game. We expect to see more of him in the future.
12/12/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - East Hampton (Hartford), CT
Colin is an athletic C prospect who will graduate in 2023. Behind the plate, Colin shows active footwork and is agile moving to block. He sits in an athletic stance and receives with soft hands. His exchange is clean and he makes accurate, on-line throws to the 2B bag. Long tossing can help Colin build up his arm strength. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He stays short through the ball with fast bat speed and hits against a strong front side, leading to strong line drives to all fields. Colin can barrel up more baseballs by working a smoother load into his swing. Overall, Colin is a solid prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.