07/19/2011 - Interactive Video Program - Carrollton (DFW), TX Eli is a tall, solid 3B / catcher with a tall frame. Defensively, Eli has active feet, playable hands, and he attacks the ball aggressively. He fields in a low position, keeps the ball in front of his body, and his exchange is clean. Eli has a short arm action with average strength and good accuracy to his target. Behind the plate, Eli has quick feet, sure hands, and he looks the ball into his glove. He catches athletically, plays on the balls of his feet, and his exchange is quick and clean. Eli has a short / quick arm with accuracy and strength to his target. Offensively, Eli has a square / athletic set-up, a proper load, and a short / square stride. He has good balance, fast bat speed, and he makes hard contact. Eli swings in good rhythm, he has a line drive approach, and he puts the ball in play. Overall abilities can improve if Eli can work on the following.
Defense 1. Backhand 2. Soften glove 3. Long toss Catching 1. Lower target 2. Blocking Offense 1. Loosen grip 2. More lower 1/2