10/15/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Birmingham, AL Elijah is a R/R (2023-grad) as a 1B/RHP. Defensively at 1B, he attacks the GB with aggressive footwork. He fields the ball in a low/athletic position and has a clean transfer to throw. On the hill, this righty gathers over the rubber with a 3-pitch mix. He delivers with loose arm action as he works in line and finishes strong towards home plate. With the stick, Elijah has fluid rhythm to load. He explodes his lower 1/2, swings on a short path through the zone and drives pitches on a line. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Quick footwork 2. Work around the GB 3. Arm strength (long toss) Pitching 1. Strong frontside 2. Release out in front 3. Develop CH Offense 1. Stay loose 2. Improve bat speed 3. More lower 1/2 drive