02/04/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Mobile, AL Jim is a young, thin, 2-way player who catches and pitches. Behind the plate, Jim has efficient footwork, he lets the ball travel, and he keeps his eyes to the ball. He fields in a square position, has a clean exchange, and an accurate arm to his target. On the mound, Jim stands over the rubber well balanced, he works to his balance point well, and has a controlled landing toward home. At the plate, Jim has a square set-up, good balance, and a level swing path. He has average bat speed and a line drive approach. Jim can further improve skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Set-up 2. Blocking 3. Arm strength Pitching 1. Finish 2. Arm action 3. Extension Offense 1. Lower body 2. Load/stride 3. Rhythm/timing