06/02/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Waleska (Atlanta), GA James is a thin, athletic, 2-way player with good skills. Behind the plate, James has quick/fluid footwork, agile movements, and soft hands. He tracks well, uses his chest to block, and has a quick arm action with accuracy to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.46 seconds. On the mound, James has good balance and he is aggressive in the zone. He lands with good direction toward the plate, works down in the zone, and he throws strikes. Offensively, James has a square set-up and stride, and fast bat speed. He hits with strength to the pull side, has pop in his bat, and he uses his lower body. Solid overall skills can further improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Widen base 2. Accuracy 3. Release Pitching 1. Separation 2. Arm action 3. Finish Offense 1. Swing path 2. Rhythm 3. Barrel accuracy