01/07/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Jacksonville, FL Avanti is a young, 2-way player who plays 2nd base and catcher. In the INF, Avanti has playable hands and feet, he keeps the ball in front of his body, and his exchange is clean. He has a long arm action, and throws with accuracy and good direction to his target. Behind the plate, Avanti holds a big target, he looks the ball into his glove, and works hard to throws with accuracy to 2nd base. Offensively, Avanti has an athletic set-up, a balanced stance, and he swings in good rhythm. He is an aggressive hitter who can spray to all fields and gets his lower 1/2 through. Avanti can improve abilities with work on the following.
Infield 1. Pre-pitch actions 2. Fielding position 3. Hands Catching 1. Lower set-up 2. Blocking 3. Accuracy/arm strength Offense 1. Shorten swing 2. Level swing 3. Bat speed