10/18/2015 - Interactive Video Program - Santa Rosa, CA Kacen is a RHH 2-way player as a C/SS. Behind the dish, he sits in well while presenting a soft target. He is quick to his right and left, working to body up pitches in the dirt and keep them in front. Exchange is clean as he gains ground toward 2B on his throws down - pop times of 2.30. At SS, Kacen shows active footwork and is aggressive to come and get the ball. He secures the GB with 2-hands, gathers well and works in-line toward his target at 1B. As a hitter - this righty stands in well with an athletic/balanced setup and a strong base. He takes a hack and works to engage his lower 1/2 - driving the ball with pop. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Setup 2. Blocking 3. Receiving Infield 1. Footwork/agility 2. Lateral quickness 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Contact points 2. Extension through contact 3. Timing