10/01/2017 - College PREP - Austin, TX Eric is a talented catching prospect who is well-built with an athletic frame. Behind the plate, Eric plays the position athletically moving with active footwork and agile movements. He presents an effective target and receives the ball with soft hands. Eric has a quick exchange leading into a loose arm action throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He has good momentum through his release showing strong throws to 2B. Eric does a nice job blocking showing good range in each direction laterally. Offensively, Eric has an athletic, open stance with a centered balance. He has a load with a short stride as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Eric is selective and shows an effective bat angle through the zone. He is a contact type hitter who shows solid contact to the pull side. Overall, Eric is an above average defensive catcher who can hit giving him the potential to be a difference maker.