01/13/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Honolulu, HI La`akea is an athletic, 2-way player who pitches and plays 1B. On the mound, La`akea stands over the rubber well balanced, he separates on time, and gets good extension on his pitches. He has a loose/free arm action, lands with a proper length stride toward home, and he finishes in a complete position. In the INF, La`akea has good pre-pitch actions, he fields in a low/square position, and he works behind the ball well. He has soft hands, a quick exchange, and a short/accurate arm to his target. Offensively, La`akea has an open/athletic setup, a good load, and solid overall balance. He has fast bat speed, makes consistent/square contact, and he uses his lower body well. Solid overall skills can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. More lower leg drive 2. CH Infield 1. Use 2 hands 2. Play lower 3. Range Offense 1. Rhythm 2. Contact points 3. Stride