09/01/2019 - Interactive Video Program - San Francisco, CA Mason is an athletic, 2-way player who catches and plays 1st base. Behind the plate, Mason has a presentable glove, he blocks quickly, and keeps his chin down properly. He has playable footwork behind the dish, he looks the ball into his glove, and he throws with pop times as low as 3.4 seconds to 2nd base. In the INF, Mason moves well around the bag, he field squarely, and throws with direction to his target. At the plate, Mason has a tall stance, he loads well, and stands in with good balance. He has fast bat speed, power in his bat, and he can drive the ball the other way. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
Catching 1. Lower set-up 2. Footwork 3. Release Infield 1. Fielding position 2. Arm strength/accuracy Offense 1. Lower body 2. Avoid lunging 3. Swing path