07/18/2016 - Interactive Video Program - Plano (DFW), TX Joey is a young, 2-way player as a SS/C. Defensively at SS, he shows active prep footwork and moves into a square fielding position, tracking pitches into a soft mitt. He picks out the hops, gathers well and has a clean exchange to throw. Behind the dish, he sits in athletically and tracks pitches into a soft mitt. He blocks the ball off of his chest and is quick to his feet. With the bat, Joey has a balanced setup with rhythm to load. He takes an aggressive hack and drives the ball. Continuing to work on the following will help to improve skills on the diamond.
Infield 1. Backhand 2. Play through ball Catching 1. Transfer/exchange 2. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Stride square 2. Contact points 3. Extension through finish