11/05/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Hillsboro, OR Isamu is a solid, athletic catcher. Behind the plate, he shows quick footwork and presents a low target. He sticks pitches in the zone and has a quick release on his throws. As a hitter, this righty shows an athletic setup with fluid rhythm. His lower 1/2 stays firm as he swings on-plane through the zone and drives pitches with pop to his pull side. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Blocking technique 2. Develop soft hands 3. Quick exchange to throw Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Improve bat speed 3. Level out swing path