11/12/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Midland, TX Elian is a SS/OF who will graduate in 2022. Defensively at SS, he hustles with athletic actions and works into an athletic fielding position on GB's. He works around the ball and comes up with a clean exchange to throw. In the OF, he attacks the GB with aggressive footwork. He has a clean transfer and makes aggressive throws to his target. With the stick, Elian gets back into a solid load. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone and looks to drive pitches back up through the middle of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Lateral range 2. Smooth backhand 3. Arm strength (long toss) Outfield 1. Prep step 2. Work low 3. Develop soft hands Offense 1. Develop rhythm 2. Let the ball travel 3. Contact points