06/30/2023 - National Showcase - Trenton, NJ
Robert is a tremendous SS in the 2024 class. Scouts were impressed with his actions and graded him out at a high level. His test numerous jumped off the page at 87 arm velo, 6.95 runner and 88 mph barrel speed. He was equally impressive with his style of play. In the field, he showed excellent pre-pitch movements and moved fluidly and his feet and hands were on-time with his hop. Hands worked out in front and his exchanges were quick and clean. Used a loose high ¾ slot to make feeds across the diamond. Accuracy is an area of improvement and scouts feel when he stays in his legs, he has pin point accuracy. At the plate, he begins with a tall stance and stays square to the dish with an on-time stride. Shows smooth actions and advanced balance through his swing. Bats speed is explosive and he has strong hands to control the barrel. Demonstrates line drive production and as his game grows, he can mature into a gap/power type hitter. Overall, Robert is an advanced player and a bright future.
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Robert is an intriguing 2024 prospect out of New Jersey who is an advanced offensive performer and the potential to stick at SS or play any IF spot. A lean athletic frame with good actions Robert moves smoothly on the IF with good feet and shows rhythm, his hands are soft with a quick transfer and the arm strength to handle SS. At the plate he stands out with a compact RH swing with bat speed a feel for the barrel. His approach is geared to drive the baseball to the middle of the field and there is power on the pull side with more to come as he adds strength to his frame. The actions, performance, and projection make Robert a very strong 2024 prospect at the collegiate level.
09/12/2021 - All-In Membership - Trenton, NJ
Robert is an athletic SS/RHP who is a prospect on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth/fluid actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls up and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft/sure and presents well out front. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increases foot quickness. Throws are accurate with carry (84 mph velocity) across the diamond. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, he works through a controlled balance point, has smooth separation and fires from a clean/loose arm action. He gets strong glove-side lead and stays directional toward the dish. FB ranges from 71-73 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball shows 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup and shows a feel for pitch with arm side run. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. With 3 years to further develop, Robert has upside and will get looks from collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his game.