11/03/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Plano (DFW), TX Ethan is a 2-way player who catches and plays SS. Behind the plate, Ethan has active feet, agile movements, and soft hands. He sits in easy, holds a good target, and has a quick arm with momentum when throwing to 2nd base. At SS, Ethan has good pre-pitch actions, fluid footwork to the ball, and he fields in a low/athletic position. He fields cleanly, his exchange is quick, and he throws with accuracy from a quick arm action across the diamond. Offensively, Ethan has a tall/open stance, a short/square stride, and good balance. He has a quiet approach, keeps his hands inside the ball, and he makes level contact gap to gap. Ethan can improve already solid skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Set-up 2. Blocking Infield 1. Aggressiveness 2. Arm strength Offense 1. Shorten swing 2. Loosen grip