08/25/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Lebanon (Nashville), TN Eli is a young, 2-way player with a lean frame. Behind the plate, Eli sits in squarely and has playable footwork. He looks the ball into his glove, uses his body to block, and recovers quickly. He has a long arm action with pop times as low as 3.01 seconds to 2nd base. At 2nd base, Eli has active feet, he makes the routine plays on balls hit his way, and he throws with accuracy to his target. Offensively, Eli has a square set-up, good balance, and a short stride. He hits line drives and has some strength to the pull side. Overall skills can get better with work on the following.
Catching 1. Widen base 2. Work through ball 3. Arm strength Infield 1. Range 2. Hands 3. Release Offense 1. Lower body 2. Rhythm 3. Barrel accuracy