Prep Baseball Report

Q&A with Underclass Invitational Participant Fabian Bernal

By Jeff Markle
Assistant State Director

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As we wrap up 2016, Prep Baseball Report Colorado is ready to hit the ground running for 2017 with two major events.  The Underclass Invitational event at Slammers South will take take place on January 29th. Over the coming weeks, PBR Colorado will introduce you to 2019 and 2020 players who have committed to this event.  Continuing  our look is 2019, 2B Fabian Bernal of John Paul Stevens High School.


PBR:  Describe yourself as a baseball player to those who have never seen you play:
Bernal:  I am a hard working, athletic, positive attitude, self disciplined and a team player 

PBR:  What would be your dream school to play baseball at?  If you have already committed to play at the next level, why did you choose that particular school? 
Bernal:  My dream school to play at is TCU and I chose it because they are a team and they all play as a whole and work well with each other and I would like to be a part of that 

PBR:  What are your best assets on and off the field at this point in your high school career?   
Bernal:  My best assets on the field are quick feet, athleticism, hard working, great hands, speed and hitting.  my off field assets are good grades, helping friends, volunteering, and working hard to do my best.

PBR:  What is the best baseball advice you have received and try to follow to this point in your career? 
Bernal:  The best baseball advice I have received is swing big miss big, there is an E on the board for a reason, and  hard work beats talent

PBR: What does your off-season routine look like to prepare for the upcoming season?
Bernal:  My off season routine consists of lifting, running ,long tossing, fielding, and hitting along with rest

PBR:  What are your superstitions or routines that go on during a season? 
Bernal:  My routine or superstitions are lifesavers before a game, say my prayer, look at my bat and breathe reminds me to relax and think about the next pitch,  spin my bat twice before I enter the batters box

PBR:  What are your goals for:
My goals for this season are to make varsity, hit above a .400, have no errors for the entire season, have the most stolen bases, throw harder and help my team win as far as we can go. 

My goals for two years are make all state team or regionals, win a state championship, graduate distinguished with honors, set a team record, throw harder than 85 mph and commit to a d1
My goals in four years are to play for a d1 school, have no regrets, and Complete my college degree