08/11/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Waipahu, HI Kanoa is a young, thin, 2-way player who catches and plays 2nd base. Behind the plate, Kanoa sits in a square position, he covers some ground, and shows quick feet. He keeps the ball in front when blocking, his exchange is clean, and he throws with a short arm action to 2nd base. In the INF, Kanoa has efficient footwork, good pre-pitch actions, and he fields squarely. He has a presentable glove and a consistent arm to his target. At the plate, Kanoa has a square/athletic stance, good balance, and he loads his hands well. He has a short swing path, he can spray the ball to all fields, and he uses his lower body. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
Catching 1. Release 2. Footwork 3. Accuracy Infield 1. Release 2. Arm strength Offense 1. Load 2. Bat seed 3. Set-up