03/25/2012 - Interactive Video Program - Azusa, CA Kobe is a tall, 2-way player who plays 1B and RHP. Defensively, Kobe has sure hands, playable feet, and he covers ground well. He has some range, he has a good target, and he throws with a short / loose arm with accuracy to his target. On the mound, Kobe has a long arm action, a tall balance point, and good glove side lead. He keeps a still head, he has good direction toward home, and he drives off his back leg well. Offensively, Kobe has an athletic set-up, a short stride, and good balance. He makes hard contact, he has some pop in his bat, and he gets good extension through the ball. Overall abilities can improve if Kobe can work on the following.
Defense 1. Long toss 2. Finish throws 3. Field lower to ground Pitching 1. Loosen back arm action 2. Finish off pitches 3. Stay tall - back leg Offense 1. Loosen actions 2. Rhythm / Timing 3. Level off swing