10/01/2023 - National Showcase - Sonoma, CA Lionel is an athletic OF who is a prospect on the diamond. At the plate is where he shows best, displaying outstanding hitting / power potential through an open setup. Hands are quick (84 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. Lower half works well through the swing as he transfers weight into a firm front side. In the OF, defensive abilities are solid as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. He utilizes his foot quickness (7.25 60 time) in covering a lot of ground. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. Lionel has a lot of potential and will be looks from the collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his game.