04/28/2019 - Accelerated College PREP - Plymouth Meeting (Philadelphia), PA James is a tall C/RHP prospect who will graduate in 2021. Behind the plate, James shows efficient footwork and gains ground when blocking. He sits in a low stance and presents a good target. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through the 2B bag. Making a quicker exchange can help James improve defensively. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He gets into his load and barrels up the baseball well, leading to solid line drives. James can improve as a hitter by working a smoother rhythm into his load. On the mound, James separates his hands on time and works with a clean arm. He stays inline towards the plate and finishes with his chest over his front knee. James shows a four pitch mix with his fastball topping out a 72mph with tailing action. Curveball sits from 57-59mph. Slider sits from 62-64mph. Changeup sits from 60-62mph. Gathering to a balance point over the rubber can help James improve as a pitcher. With two more years to develop, James has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.