07/22/2018 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 12-14) Howard is an athletic OF who has a promising future on the diamond. In the OF, he displays fluid / athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate but he will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields and has strength in his swing with gap-to-gap pop. At the event, he was 4 with 8 with a 2B and 2 3B. BB. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and is a great teammate. With 5 years to further develop, Howard has the makings of a special type player with time and room to continue to progress his game.