01/12/2020 - Interactive Video Program - Kaneohe (Honolulu), HI Kainalu is a long/thin, 2-way player who pitches and plays 1B. On the mound, this LHP has good balance and a free arm circle. He separates his hands on time, he gets good extension on his pitches, and lands in a square position toward the plate. He keeps his eyes on target, and works on a downhill plane. At 1B, Kainalu has efficient footwork, he fields athletically, and he is a good target at the bag. He takes good angles to field, and throws with momentum and a loose arm circle to his target. Offensively, Kainalu has a good set-up, a square stride toward the pitcher, and he swings a level stick. He will need to work on the following in order for skills to improve.
Pitching 1. Finish 2. Control Infield 1. Arm strength 2. Footwork Offense 1. Avoid reaching 2. Let ball travel 3. Bat speed