12/09/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Nyack (NYC), NY Denali is an athletic, 2-way player who plays 2nd base and catcher. At 2nd base, Denali has fluid footwork, soft hands, and he fields in an athletic position. He fields smoothly, has a quick/clean exchange, and throws with carry and accuracy across the diamond. Behind the plate, Denali has fluid/active feet, he sits in low, and presents his glove well. He holds a low target, moves well laterally, and has a quick release with accuracy to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.52 seconds. Offensively, Denali has an athletic set-up, good balance, and he swings on plane. He loads well, makes hard contact, and he uses his lower body. Denali can improve already solid skills with work on the following.
Infield 1. Backhand 2. Follow throws more Catching 1. Set-up 2. Arm slot Offense 1. Grip 2. Contact points