07/18/2011 - Interactive Video Program - Sanford (Orlando), FL J.Cole is a thick, athletic player who catches and plays SS. Behind the plate, J.Cole has soft hands, active feet, and he catches the ball cleanly. He catches in a low / athletic position, he has an athletic set-up, and his hands are strong. J.Cole has a short arm action, and he throws with average strength and okay accuracy to his target. At SS, J.Cole shows soft / sure hands, fluid footwork, and good lateral movements. He fields in low position, he has a quick / clean exchange, and he follows his throws. J.Cole has a loose arm action, and he throws accurately with carry to his target. Offensively, J.Cole has a square set-up, a short / square stride, and good balance. He has average bat speed, he makes square contact, and he can spray to all fields. J.Cole swings in good rhythm and he makes good use of his lower 1/2. Overall abilities can improve if J.Cole can work on the following.
Catching 1. Lower target 2. Blocking Defense 1. Fields further out in front 2. Play on balls of feet 3. Long toss Offense 1. More direct hands to ball 2. Level off swing