01/19/2009 - College PREP - Tucson, AZ Alexis is a 2B with an average body that shows projection as it continues to physically mature. He has a ton of athletic ability and shows it off in his play. Foot speed is near average but moves smooth and light on his feet. He shows easy actions in his defensive abilities. Glove action is presented down and out in front of his body. His feet do stop on routine ground balls causing his to stop and have to restart his momentum to throw. As he learns to play through ground balls with his feet and hands will enable a fluid transition from fielding to throw. He shows above average defensive abilities. Arm strength is solid average and needs to get on a strict long toss program to aid in developing more arm strength and carry on throws. At the plate, Batista has near above average ability and power. He shows a quiet approach with balance maintained throughout his swing. He takes his hands directly to the baseball and stays through with his hands at contact. He shows a solid feel for the barrel and keep hands inside, utilizing all fields. Power numbers will increase as he learns to utilize his lower half more efficiently through the swing. Alexis has potential and will catch the eyes of some college coaches with his baseball abilities.