06/06/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Clinton, IA James is a SS/RHP in the class of 2023. He shows very good athletic abilities along with good foot speed running his 60-yard dash in 6.93 seconds. In the field, he shows active feet and good pre-pitch actions. Does a good job gaining ground on the baseball and fields from a low/square fielding position. Creates momentum to throw and shows off a clean/fluid arm action. At the plate, he starts in a tall/open stance and strides to a square position. Shows smoothness and balance throughout his swing. Does a good job getting his hands extended out front and through the baseball. On the mound, he delivers all pitches from a high ¾ arm slot. Shows a clean arm action and repeatable mechanics. Fastball has tailing action and works up to 75 MPH. Breaking ball is a 10-4 shape that is thrown with good arm speed. His changeup is his best pitch with good downhill sinking action and thrown with the same arm speed of his fastball. James is a good player that has 2 more years of high school to continue to develop.