06/20/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Charleston, WV James is a young, 2-way player who plays 3B and catcher. At 3B, James has good direction to the ball, hands and feet are playable, and he makes plays on balls hit his way. He keeps the ball in front of his body and plays through with accuracy to his target. Behind the plate, James sits in well, he has good direction, and he tucks his chin properly when blocking. He has firm hands, a clean exchange, and throws with some accuracy to 2nd base. Offensively, James has an athletic set-up, he loads well, and swings in good rhythm. He makes consistent contact, gets good extension through, and he hits with power. James can improve skills with work on the following.
Infield 1. Fielding position 2. Hands 3. Play more through Catching 1. Blocking 2. Set-up 3. Arm action Offense 1. Lower body 2. Finish 3. Shorten swing