12/04/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA
Jose is an OF/SS in the 2023 class. Jose is an athlete who has run as fast as a 6.99 in the 60 yard dash with Baseball Factory. In the OF, he has active feet and covers ground well. He has agile movements and works to get behind and work through the baseball. Has pocket feel and transitions into a short high ¾ arm slot. His feeds back to the dirt are accurate and on-line to his targets. Working to quicken his field to release and eliminate steps will increase his ability to erase extra-bases for runners. On the dirt, his hands and feet are in sync and he squares his body to the baseball. Has solid glove presentation and his exchanges are clean. Feeds are consistent from an over-the-top release. In the box, he is compact and works to keep his hands inside of the baseball. His eyes stay quiet and uses a direct path to the baseball for line drive production to both gaps. Overall, Jose is a solid two-way player and can make a contribution to a college program.
09/28/2022 - Arizona Senior Fall Classic (2023)
Jose is rounding out nicely as he heads into his last high school season this upcoming spring. At the Senior Fall Classic, he broke 7 seconds in the 60 yard dash by a hair coming in at 6.99 seconds. In the outfield he shows active footwork with quick-twitch movements. He has a quick, clean arm action culminating in consistent accuracy to his target. At the plate, he is quiet with his approach getting his hips and hands through the zone. Jose is an engaged and athletic ballplayer that has the potential to take his skills to the next level.
12/10/2021 - Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament
Jose ran his best 60 yard dash to date coming in at an even 7.00 seconds at the Baseball Factory Academic All-American. Defensively, Jose creates angles and works through the ball properly giving him additional carry on his throws (arm strength now up to 80mph). His exit velocity at the plate now up to 83mph from the right side and his left-handed swing has made strides since our last viewing. From both sides of the plate, he displays a level bat path and uses the whole field with late whip to the ball. Jose continues to impress with his improvements every time we see him.
07/21/2021 - Baseball Factory Southwest Championships 16U
Jose continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At SS, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Glove action is clean and presents out front. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. Feet are aggressive as he plays through ground balls. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to show as a switch hitter but projects best as a RHH. Hands are quick (84 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side.
02/12/2021 - Baseball Factory Opening Day Classic (HS - West)
Jose continues to shine on the diamond. In the OF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as 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 improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach.
07/22/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - San Bernardino, CA
Jose continues to shine on the diamond. At SS, defensive he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents out front. In the OF, he take proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He needs to work to get behind more to play through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side.
11/10/2019 - College PREP - Wildomar (Los Angeles), CA
Jose continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At SS, defensive abilities are now solid as he displays smooth / clean actions. Feet are active as attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate but he will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, hitting abilities are now well above average with solid power potential through a squared setup. Hands are quick and works through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. With 4 years to further develop, Jose has the makings of a special type player as he continues to progress his game.
04/14/2019 - National Tryout Plus - Costa Mesa (Los Angeles), CA
Jose raised arm strength (66 MPH), lowered 60 time (8.20 seconds), and showed defensive improvements during his last workout with The Factory. At 2nd base, Jose has efficient footwork, he centers the ball well, and fields out in front. He has good lateral range, a clean exchange, and makes the routine plays with consistency from a short arm action to his target. In the OF, Jose has an aggressive approach to the ball, he takes good angles, and covers ground. He gathers himself well, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency to his target. Offensively, Jose has loose actions, good balance, and he stands in the box athletically. He keeps his hands inside the ball, works it gap to gap, and he uses his lower body.
12/27/2018 - 2018 Inaugural West Coast Winter Classic - La Verne, CA
Jose is a coachable 2B/RHP prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the West Coast Winter Classic. In the field, Jose makes the routine plays and throws from a high 3/4 angle, keeping his throws accurate to his target. Increasing his lateral range can help Jose improve defensively. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance with comfortable hands. He works to barrel up the baseball and drives to all fields. Jose can improve as a hitter by activating his hands more in his load. On the mound, Jose gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He shows good confidence and works to keep his pitches around the zone. His fastball tops out at 54mph with tailing action. Loosening his arm action can help Jose improve as a pitcher. With four more years to develop, Jose has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
09/09/2018 - Interactive Video Program - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA
Jose is a thin, athletic, 2-way player who plays 2nd base and RHP. Defensively, Jose has active footwork, agile movements, and he fields the ball aggressively. He takes good angles, his hands are firm, and he throws with consistency and direction to his target. On the mound, Jose has a clean arm action, he separates on time, and he lands with a proper length stride toward his target. Offensively, Jose has a tall set-up, good balance, and a flat barrel. He makes contact and uses some lower body. Jose can get better with work on the following.
1. Smooth out actions
2. Arm strength
1. Long toss
2. Lower body
1. Swing path
3. Lower body