10/24/2020 - Fall Pro Training Experience - So Cal (HS)
Ethan is a coachable SS prospect who worked hard on his skills during the Fall Pro Training Experience. In the field, Ethan shows efficient footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front of his body. His exchange is smooth and he makes accurate throws across the diamond. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a relaxed stance and takes a soft stride. He is smooth to load and drives through well with his lower half, spraying the ball to all fields. Overall, Ethan is a talented prospect who has the time and potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
09/13/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Fresno, CA
Ethan is a lean, athletic SS/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities are solid as he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he attacks and plays through balls with his body. Glove action soft / sure as he presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball well utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. On the mound, fastball showed range of 70-71 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 4 years to further develop, Ethan has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.
03/08/2020 - Interactive Video Program - Fresno, CA
Ethan is an athletic 2-way player who plays SS and RHP. At SS, he shows active feet, good range, and quick exchange. He throws with momentum which creates accurate, on-line ball flight. On the mound, this RHP keeps his eyes on target, he separates his hands on time, and has good glove tuck. In addition, he has a free, clean arm stroke with a controlled landing. Offensively, Salazar has a square stance with a short/square stride. He is centered through his swing and creates lots of line drives with consistent contact. In addition, Ethan has a direct path to the ball with good bat speed, and nice combination. He can improve with work on the following.
1. Two hands on DP's
2. Eliminate "rushed" mistakes
3. Simplify release
1. Stay direct
2. Stride to balance
3. Extend through the pitch
1. Late stride at times
2. Stay directional back at pitcher