05/27/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Salem, OR Kurtis is a young, 2-way player who catches and plays 1B. Behind the plate, Kurtis has efficient footwork, he holds a low target, and moves well laterally. He centers well on his body, deadens softly, and has good direction throwing to 2nd base. In the INF, Kurtis has active feet, soft hands, and he fields in a low position. He has good instincts, a clean exchange, and he throws with accuracy from a loose arm circle to his target. Offensively, Kurtis has an athletic set-up, he loads well, and hits off a firm front side. He has decent bat speed, makes solid contact, and can spray to all fields. Kurtis can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Exchange 2. AA 3. Quicken feet Infield 1. Fielding position 2. Bat awareness Offense 1. Loosen grip 2. Load 3. Rhythm