08/30/2020 - Official Player Development Membership - Bradenton (Tampa), FL
Ethan is a SS prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. At SS, Ethan shows efficient footwork and covers ground well. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He has a clean exchange and gains ground well on his throws, keeping them accurate and on-line to his target. Following his throws can help Ethan produce more arm velocity. At the plate, Ethan sets up in an open stance and takes a square stride. He is fluid getting into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a direct swing with fast bat speed, leading to solid line drives. Ethan can produce more pop off the barrel by consistently getting more extension through the ball. With six more years to develop, Ethan has the time and potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
09/29/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Sanford (Orlando), FL
Ethan showed solid overall skills during his last workout in Sanford. In the OF, Ethan has quick feet, agile movements, and he fields athletically. He has a presentable glove, he makes plays, and throws with momentum and carry to his cut off man. At SS, Ethan has quick/fluid feet, a presentable glove, and he fields athletically. He works through the ball and has an accurate arm across the diamond. Offensively, Ethan is equally as good from both sides of the plate. From the right, Ethan loads well, swings in good rhythm, and hits hard to the pull side. From the left, Ethan tracks well, swings on plane, and he finds the barrel. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
1. Lengthen AA
2. Avoid drifting
2. Barrel accuracy
3. Let ball travel
01/21/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Bradenton (Tampa), FL
Ethan is an atheltic SS/OF prospect who will graduate in 2026. At SS, Ethan shows active footwork and flashes great lateral range. He fields the ball out in front of his body and makes a clean exchange, keeping his throws accurate and on-line to his target. In the OF, Ethan shows efficient footwork and fields in an athletic position. He throws from over top and works to keep his throws accurate to his target. At the plate, this switch hitter shows a good swing from both sides. He sets up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He gets back into his load and drives his lower half through well. He tracks the ball well and makes solid contact. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Lower fielding position
2. Quicker exchange
3. Long toss
1. Increased range
2. Less steps to throw
1. Smoother load
2. Level swing path
3. Increase bat speed