11/28/2021 - All-In Membership - Sanford (Orlando), FL Derek is a C/3B prospect who will graduate in 2024. Medium frame thick build with room to fill throughout moving forward. Behind the dish, has an easy sit, with flexible hips, and has quiet actions. Works around the baseball and gains ground towards second base with good direction. He works thumb under baseball and keeps balls in strike zone. Creates good blocking angles and gets his chest over ball with his chin tucked. Made accurate/on-line throws from an over the top release point, with a quick release, and an arm velocity up to 81mph and a best pop time of 2.01 seconds. In the infield, he works from right to left, with fluid/active feet, and creates good fielding angles. Fields from an athletic/low fielding position, with soft hands out front, and gets rid of the baseball. Made accurate and on-line throws with good direction across diamond. A switch hitter, from the right side he hits from an athletic and open stance. Hits into a firm front side, with a small hand load, and ability to stay long through the baseball. A flat barrel path as he squared up balls to the pull side with a bat exit velocity up to 81mph. From the left side, he hits from an athletic and open stance. Quiet head and level eyes enable him to track pitches well. Gets knob to C, with weight between his knees, and has a high finish. He hit balls to the pull side with a bat exit velocity up to 81mph. With 3 years of continued growth and development, we foresee this 2-way prospect making huge strides on the baseball field.