04/23/2023 - National Showcase - Parker, CO
Gunner continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities, and he is a prospect on the diamond. continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.12 runner. At SS, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and works well out front. He utilizes his foot quickness in covering a lot of ground in the MIF. At the plate, hitting abilities are outstanding with well above average power potential through an open setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 74 mph. Fastball showed a range of 82-83 mph with life on a downhill plane. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sink. Off speed stuff show as quality pitches that will get outs. Control is solid as he works both sides of the plate and throws strikes with all his pitches.
11/08/2019 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona (Ages 12-14)
Gunner continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. He did show on the mound for the first time at the event. At SS, defensive abilities have improved as he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up, presenting hands as he makes the plays. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 48-53 mph. Getting on a long toss program to develop more arm strength will aid in improving abilities on the mound. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
10/06/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Parker (Denver), CO
Gunner is a thin, athletic, 2-way player who plays SS and RHP. Defensively, Gunner has playable hands and feet, he presents his glove well, and he fields in a square position. He moves well laterally, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency across the diamond. On the mound, Gunner has a repeatable delivery, he works in good tempo, and he separates his hands on time; competing in the zone. Offensively, Gunner has a tall/square stance, good balance, and he loads well. He has a simple swing, works the middle of the field, and he shows solid barrel accuracy. Gunner can continue to improve overall skills with work on the following.
2. Glove side lead
2. Bat speed