10/06/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Parker (Denver), CO Josiah is a young 2-way player who plays OF and catcher. In the OF, Josiah has playable hands and feet, and he takes good angles to the ball. He surrounds it well, keeps the ball in front, and he throws with accuracy to his target. Behind the plate, Josiah has firm hands, he sticks the ball well, and he has solid flexion. He has good direction, and a long arm action with accuracy to 2nd base. At the plate, Josiah has an upright stance, a square stride, and a solid stroke. He has solid leverage, a flat finish, and he gets good extension through the ball. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Outfield 1. Play through ball 2. Better glove angle on fly balls 3. Quicken feet Catching 1. Lower set-up 2. Gain ground to throw 3. Lower target Hitting 1. Load 2. Avoid spinning off 3. Lower 1/2