12/11/2011 - College PREP - Corpus Christi, TX Amado is a tall / solid / athletic 1B that will graduate in 2012. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork around the bag with soft / clean hands. He shows off his athletic abilities on the slow roller players. To improve defensive grades, he needs to present hands more down and out front and play through groundballs with his body. Throws are accurate with carry as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. At the plate, Arechandieta shows a balance approach and short, direct path to the baseball. He works to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields. For hitting grades to continue to improve, he needs to let the ball travel while keeping hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. Amado has potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve.