02/12/2021 - Baseball Factory Opening Day Classic (HS - East)
Damian is a C prospect who showcased his skills during the Opening Day Classic. Behind the plate, Damian tracks the ball into his glove and has a clean exchange. He gains ground well on his throws and keeps them accurate/strong through the 2B bag. He is efficient moving to block and tucks his chin when blocking, keeping dirt balls in front of him. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He gets his hands activated on time and hits against a strong front side. He works through a level swing and produces gap to gap power. Overall, Damian is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
11/21/2020 - New England Regional Offensive Skills and Pitching/Catching Combined Weekend
Damian continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body through the blocking process, centering balls out front. Pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.16 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, hitting abilities are now well above average through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (83 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 power showing best to the pull side.
09/27/2020 - National Evaluation and Tryout - Brockton (Boston), MA
Damian continues to show a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls well out front. Pop times showed in the 2.40 range with accuracy/carry on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying solid hitting abilities with well above average power potential a squared setup. Hands are quick (83 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel power showing best to the pull side.
07/12/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Manchester, NH
Damian is an athletic/strong (6'1"/175) catcher who has a solid all-around skill-set. Behind the dish, he sits in well with athletic/quiet actions and tracks pitches into a soft mitt. He hustles laterally around pitches in the dirt, working to center/deaden them off of his chest. Throws to 2B are on the bag with accuracy - pop times at 2.20. Times will continue to drop as he works to quicken his transfer and footwork to throw. As a hitter, this righty displays a balanced setup with smooth rhythm to load. He takes a hack on a level path, connects and drives the ball from gap-to-gap. This 2022 grad has tools with still time to progress.