01/13/2023 - 2023 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament
Mark continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities at the Preseason All American event. At the plate, hitting abilities are solid with well above average power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with power showing best to the pull side. Lower half works well through the swing with an aggressive hip turn. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are firm but needs to present earlier and more out front. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program.
10/05/2022 - Arizona Sophomore Fall Classic (2025)
Mark is a big and strong (6ft three/196) corner INF in the 2025 class. Scouts feel he is a hardworking and coachable player who will keep improving as he continues to dedicate himself on the field and increases flexibility. In the field, his biggest tool is his accurate arm. He uses a high ¾ slot and gathers his body well to create on-line feeds to his targets. Working to play low to the ground will assist with his ability to read hops and give his glove freedom to adjust. At the plate, he demonstrates solid gap-to-gap power. He sees the baseball well and uses a short attack angle with extension to stay on the baseball. His hands are fast (80 exit velo) and generates load contact. Has advanced hand-eye coordination and rarely produces swing and misses. As Mark continues to become stronger, he has the potential to become an elite force on the diamond.
07/10/2022 - Cape Cod Select Training & Competition (HS)
Mark is a 2025 1B who worked hard on his skills during the Cape Cod Training and Competition. At 1B, he shows athletic actions and is a big target at first base. Starts with active footwork who creates good fielding angles and is aggressive to the ball. He fields the ball out front from a square fielding position with a sure glove. He creates momentum to his target and his throws are accurate with an arm velocity up to 74mph. At the plate, this right handed hitter sets up in a tall and even stance with high hands. Has a controlled load as he hits into a firm front side. A short barrel path enables him to hit line drives to the pull side with a bat exit velocity up to 80mph. During the games, he showed good patience at the plate as he walked 3 times. Overall, Mark is a solid player who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
06/20/2022 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (HS)
Mark continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.15 runner. At 1B, defensive abilities have improved as he shows smooth / fluid actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action and presents out front. He moves well laterally and covers ground with his foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved through an open setup. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields and flashing gap to gap pop. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
05/22/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Madison (NYC), NJ
Mark raised arm strength and showed a spike in hitting during his last workout in Madison. He is a strong corner INF with an athletic frame. Defensively, Mark has good size, a presentable glove, and he fields squarely. He flashes a nice backhand, he makes plays, and shows an accurate arm to his target. Offensively, Mark has a tall stance, he loads well, and has a direct barrel to contact. He swings aggressively, makes consistent contact, and he uses his lower body well.
12/27/2021 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2
Mark is a CIF prospect who showcased his skills during the Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City. In the field, Mark moves well laterally and makes the routine plays. His exchange is clean and he works to keep his throws accurate to his target. Getting into a lower fielding position can help Mark field ground balls more efficiently. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a crouched stance and shows an aggressive approach. He works through a level swing and drives the ball from gap to gap. Mark can barrel up more baseballs by keeping his head on the ball throughout his swing. Overall, Mark is a developing prospect who has the time and potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
09/12/2021 - All-In Membership - Trenton, NJ
Mark is a tall, solid 1B who will graduate in 2025. At 1B, he shows smooth / fluid actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are clean but needs to present more out front. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increases foot quickness. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a crouched setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Working to get stride foot down sooner will aid in improving hitting abilities. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. With 4 years to further develop, Mark has potential with time and room to progress his game.