09/18/2016 - Interactive Video Program - Hattiesburg, MS John Robert is a solid C/3B who will graduate in 2023. Behind the plate, John Robert tracks the ball in to his glove well and works to cover the outer half of the plate. He is quick to block balls in the dirt and throws from a 3/4 arm angle. At, 3B John Robert looks the ball into his glove and is quick on his double play feeds. He throws from a high 3/4 angle and keeps his throws consistently accurate to his target. At the plate, John Robert sets up in a square stance and takes a square stride to the ball. He comes through the zone well with his lower half and makes consistant contact with the ball. Overall abilities will improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Keep knees together in stance 2. Tuck chin when blocking Fielding 1. Present glove out front to field 2. Attack ground balls Hitting 1. Incorporate a load to improve timing 2. More direct swing path