07/25/2009 - Team One North 2009 - Scouting Report Evan is a young 1B with a solid, strong body that shows projection as he continues to firm and polish up body. Foot speed is near average and he will benefit by getting on a speed / agility program to improve foot quickness for the next level. Feet are active and aggressive in coming to get the baseball but needs to play through with momentum to target. He shows solid footwork around the bag displaying slightly above average defensive abilities. Arm strength is solid average showing life and carry on his throws. He needs to get on a strict long toss program to aid in further developing more arm strength. At the plate, Marling has average abilities and power through a balanced approach. He lets the ball travel and works to keep hands inside the baseball, but has some mechanical flaws that are hindering him from reaching his full potential at the plate with grades improving quickly with instruction and adjustments. With 2 years to further develop, Evan has abilities with a lot of room to improve.