05/19/2013 - College PREP - Salem, OR Connor is a lanky catcher with a strong lower half that will graduate in 2014. Foot speed is solid as indicated by his 7.25 60 time. Feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times show a range of 2.25-2.35 with accuracy and carry on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Receiving / blocking skills are playable tools that will play well at the next level as he continues to improve. At the plate, Shride shows a balanced / athletic setup with rhythm. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a short / compact swing path. He makes consistent contact with power numbers improving as he learns to use his lower half more. Connor has abilities with a lot of room to improve.