07/18/2017 - National Tryout - Providence, RI James is an athletic OF prospect who will graduate in 2019. In the field, James shows active footwork and is very agile moving to track fly balls. He gets into a low, athletic position and fields ground balls with soft hands. He has a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws which allows them to remain accurate and on-line to his target. James can improve defensively by incorporating a long toss program to build up his arm strength. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He gets into his load well and leads with his lower half. He produces explosive bat speed through the zone which leads to square contact and line drives. James can improve as a hitter by taking a more direct swing to the ball. Overall, James is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.