07/23/2017 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 12-14) Eric is a lean, athletic C/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. Feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed in the 2.52 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he continues to increase foot quickness and builds more arm strength. Glove action is soft and sticks ball well through the receiving process. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process but needs to improve flexibility to improve grade. He is a leader behind the dish, communicating well. At the plate, he shows a balanced / athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 64-68 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with early break. Control is a plus as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, good instincts and plays with a lot of energy. With 4 years to further develop, Eric has potential with time and room to progress his game.