01/14/2011 - Under Armour Pre-Season All-America - 2011 Carmine is a catcher with a solid, athletic frame that is well suited for his position. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 7.14 60 time. He utilizes his quick, athletic feet well in working in line to his target, showing proper direction but takes an extra step through the throwing process. His transfer and exchange are clean and efficient with pop times showing a range of 2.00-2.11 with a mean of 2.07. Throws are accurate with carry through his target. Receiving and blocking skills are quality tools that will play well at the next level. Offensively, Palummo shows a balanced approach. His hands are quick, generating bat speed to and through the ball at contact, displaying extension. He shows a feel for the barrel, making hard contact and the ball jumps off of his bat when centered. At the event, he was 3 for 6. Carmine has lot of abilities behind and at the plate as he will get a lot of attention from the collegiate coaches in need of a solid catcher.