01/16/2023 - National Showcase - Beverly Hills (Detroit), MI
Xavier continues to show as a prospect on the diamond with his baseball abilities. In the OF, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth fluid actions. He takes proper routes/angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls plays through with momentum to his target. He utilizes his outstanding foot quickness in covering a lot of ground. At the plate, he continues to shine through a crouched setup. Hands are quick and work through a level 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.
12/18/2022 - National Showcase - Beverly Hills (Detroit), MI
Xavier is an OF in the 2024 class. In the field, he has active feet and can cover his area well (7.12 runner). He has a squared fielding position and strong pocket feel. His exchanges are clean and gains a high ¾ release point. Uses his legs on his throws and by working to throw the top of the baseball, he can add further carry. In the box, he begins with a squared stance and uses a short stride to help him stay inside the baseball. Keeps his weight inside his feet and uses a direct barrel path. He is consistently on the barrel and shows production to the pull side. Overall, Xavier has solid starting points and scouts are eager to see his adjustments at future events.
12/02/2022 - Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament
Xavier is a talented OF in the 2024 class. In the field, he has active feet and covers his defensive area well. Shows solid angles in his attack routes and creates a proper glove lane. Uses a high ¾ release and his feeds back the dirt are accurate. Working to play lower to the ground in his fielding position will benefit his exchange and work through the ball more. At the plate, he has an athletic set-up and is on-time with his stride. Shows smooth actions and balance. Path is short and direct to the baseball. Overall, Xavier is a solid 2024 player and looks to have a strong HS season.
09/25/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Beverly Hills (Detroit), MI
Xavier is an athletic OF prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the diamond. In the field, Xavier shows active footwork and covers ground well. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front of his body. His exchange is clean and he gains ground well on his throws, keeping them consistent to his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He works through a direct swing and produces solid contact. Overall, Xavier is a talented prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
07/17/2022 - Baseball Factory Los Angeles All Star Experience (Ages 14-18)
Xavier continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities at the All-Star Experience. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.19 runner. In the OF, 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. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive swing path. Lower half works well through an aggressive hip turn. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
01/17/2022 - All-In Membership - Beverly Hills (Detroit), MI
Xavier is an OF prospect who will graduate in 2024. Medium frame athletic build with some strength present and plenty of room to add throughout. In the OF, starts with a good pre-pitch routine and takes good routes to baseball. A clean exchange off his right foot as he throws from a high 3/4 arm slot with throws into infield up to 78mph. A left-handed hitter, starts with a tall and closed stance. Starts with an on-time stride, with weight between his knees, and has good feel for the barrel. Made contact to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 81mph. With 2 years of continued growth and development, we foresee this 2-way prospect making huge strides on the baseball field.