01/17/2020 - Baseball Factory's Spring Training at Pirate City (Ages 12-14)
Josiah showed a spike in radar velocity to 60 MPH, exit velocity to 71 MPH, and in hitting grades during his time in Pirate City. Defensively, Josiah has good size, playable footwork, and he keeps the ball in front of his body. He fields squarely, his hands are sure, and he throws with accuracy to his target. Offensively, Josiah is a strong hitter, he keeps his hands inside the ball well, and he swings athletically. He swings in good rhythm, makes hard contact, and he hits line drives. Josiah is a hard working, coachable player that shows good teamwork.
09/29/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Greensboro, NC
Josiah is a young, corner INF with a solid frame. Defensively, Josiah has a soft/presentable glove, efficient footwork, and a good 1st step to the baseball. He fields in a low/square position, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency and accuracy from a short arm action to his target. Offensively, Josiah has a square/athletic stance, good balance, and he loads his hands well. He has fast bat speed, a direct barrel through the baseball, and he hits line drives gap to gap. Overall skills can get better with work on the following.
1. Quicken feet
3. Play more through
1. Lower body