09/09/2018 - College PREP - La Verne, CA James is a strong 1B prospect who will graduate in 2019. In the field, James shows efficient footwork and centers the ball in the middle of his body. He fields the ball out in front and works to make accurate throws to his target. James can improve defensively by taking a quicker first step. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He is fluid getting into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He gets good extension through the ball with fast bat speed which leads to hard contact and gap to gap power. James can improve as a hitter by gaining more separation in his load. Overall, James is a talented prospect who has the skill set to contribute at the next level.