09/08/2019 - College PREP - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA Giovanni is a solid, strong C/SS who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the plate, feet are aggressive and active as he works in line to his target, through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times show in the range of 1.92 with accuracy on his throws as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program and works to get rid of the baseball quicker. Glove action is soft and he sticks in the zone through a low squared setup. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls out front. Receiving / blocking skills show as outstanding tools that will play well at the next level. At SS, he displays clean / athletic actions. Feet are active but needs to attack balls more and play through with his body. Glove action is soft, sure and presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate he shows a crouched setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. With 4 years to further develop, Giovanni has the makings of a special type player with time and room to progress his game.