10/26/2011 - Arizona Fr/So Fall Classic - 2011 Chris is a strong catcher with a live arm behind the plate. Foot speed is solid as indicated by his 7.25 and he utilizes his quick, athletic feet in working in line to his target, gaining ground. He gets rid of the ball quickly through a clean transfer / exchange with pop times showing a range of 2.15-2.32. Receiving and blocking skills flash potential but needs to work to further develop tools. At the plate, Baird shows a square setup with balance. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed and display the ability to be a solid situational type hitter. He has strength in his swing with baseball jumping off his bat when centered. At the event, he was 1 for 5 with BB and 2 RBI. Chris has plus mental makeup and plays the game hard. With 3 years to further develop, he has potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve.