09/27/2015 - Interactive Video Program - Bowie, MD Erik is a projectable 2-way player who has an athletic frame. On the mound, this righty works to a tall balance point and maintains level shoulders. He stays directional toward he dish and repeats well. FB & CB come from a 3/4 arm slot. FB ranges from 58-61 mph and he works the zone. Breaking ball ranges from 44-47 mph with 'slider' like spin. At 3B, Erik has active footwork and hustles to GB's to his right and left. He makes the plays with soft/sure hands and gathers well. With the bat, this RHH has a tall setup with rhythm in his hands. He squares the ball up with it jumping off of his barrel when centered. Thomas has upside with still a lot of time to develop. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Arm strength (long toss) 2. Lengthen stride 3. Finish with extension Defense 1. Work from the ground-up 2. Transfer/exchange 3. Play through ball Offense 1. Improved balance 2. More lower 1/2 drive 3. Level out swing path