12/27/2017 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18) Justin is a stocky catcher who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, pop times showed a range of 2.28-2.45 with accuracy on his throws. Feet work in line to his target through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Times will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. He sits low and presents a soft / sure glove, sticking balls in the zone. Athletic abilities are shown off through the blocking process and is a wall behind dish. At the plate, he continues to shine through a tall setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At the event, he was 5 for 6 with 5 BB as he shows a patient approach and strong recognition of the strike zone. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard. With 3 years to further develop, Justin has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.