02/28/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Davie, FL Sam is a tall, solid 1B/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate is where he shows best, displaying outstanding hitting / power potential through an open setup. He stands in with a solid/strong base and has fluid rhythm to load. Barrel delivery is short/quick with aggression (88 mph exit velocity) as he connects with power driving to all parts of the field. At 1B, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth, athletic actions. Feet are active as he displays proper foot work around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft / sure and he consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt. Transfer exchange is smooth as he zips throws (83 mph velocity) on a line through his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. On the mound, fastball showed range of 79-80 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Sam has an upside and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.