12/27/2017 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18) Daniel is a wiry catcher who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.26. Behind the dish, pop times showed a range of 2.12-2.26 with accuracy on his throws. Feet work in line to his target through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Arm strength is well above average with times continues to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Receiving / blocking skills show as outstanding tools that will play well at the next level. He sits low and presents a soft / sure glove, sticking balls in the zone. Athletic abilities are shown off through the blocking process and is a wall behind dish. At the plate, he shows a crouched setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard. Daniel has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.