03/21/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Dayton, OH Eli is an athletic 1B/C who has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate, he displays solid hitting / power potential through a crouched setup. He stands in with a solid/strong base and has fluid rhythm to load. Barrel delivery is short/quick with as he connects with power showing best to the pull side. At 1B, defensive abilities are solid as he displays smooth, athletic actions. Feet are active as he displays proper foot work around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft / sure and he consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body through the blocking process, centering balls out front. Pop times showed in the 2.28 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Eli has potential with time and room to progress his game.