09/14/2014 - College PREP - Azusa, CA Giovanni is a strong catcher with broad shoulders and good skills. Behind the plate, Giovanni has a solid base, quiet actions, and he moves well laterally. He has sure hands, efficient footwork, and a strong, accurate arm with carry to 2nd base. Pop times are as low as 1.94. Catching can improve if Giovanni can avoid stabbing, and gain more ground when play through to throw. Offensively, Giovanni has a balanced / square set-up, an activated load, and he swings in good rhythm. He rotates his base through the ball well, makes square contact, and the ball jumps off his bat. Staying level through the ball will only help offensive numbers spike.