02/08/2009 - College PREP - Houston, TX Corey is a young catcher with a tall, thin body that shows future projection as he continues to physically mature. Foot speed is below average and needs to get on a speed / agility program to aid in improving foot speed for the next level. He utilizes his feet well in the blocking process in getting down quickly, centering, and smothering the baseball. He shows off his athletic ability through the blocking process displaying above average ability. Receiving skills are solid average showing firm hands. Arm strength is solid average displaying life and accuracy through a quick release. He needs to get on a strict long toss program to aid in further developing more arm strength and carry on throws. At the plate, Bentke has slightly above average ability with average power. He shows a square stance and flashes bat speed. He has some mechanical flaws that are hindering him from reaching his full potential. Hitting grades will improve with instruction and adjustments at the plate. Power numbers will increase as more overall body strength is developed. With two years to further develop, Corey has potential with a lot of room to improve.