01/20/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Kapolei, HI Aukai is a strong, athletic, 2-way player who catches and pitches. Behind the plate, Aukai has a good set-up, soft hands, and fluid footwork. He has strong wrists, a clean exchange, and throws with a loose arm action with consistency to his target. On the mound, Aukai works in good rhythm, he has a loose arm action, and he is around the plate with all of his pitches. Offensively Aukai has a tall set-up, a rhythmic swing, and he gets some extension through the ball. He makes consistent contact, hits hard to the pull side, and gets his lower body through. Aukai can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Looser hips 2. Block quicker 3. Quicken feet Pitching 1. Extension 2. Finish 3. CB Offense 1. Let ball travel 2. Stride 3. Balance