03/03/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Newbury Park, CA Hayden is a fit, athletic, catcher with nice overall skills. Behind the plate, Hayden has firm hands, efficient footwork, and athletic actions. He lets the ball travel, centers when blocking, and has momentum toward his target with a short arm action to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.5 seconds. Offensively, Hayden has a tall set-up, a short/square stride, and good balance. He has a simple/consistent stroke, he tracks well, and uses his lower body. Overall skills can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Widen base 2. Accuracy 3. Arm strength Offense 1. Grip 2. Swing path 3. Finish