12/09/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Nyack (NYC), NY Mateo is a young, 2-way player with a solid/strong frame. At 3B, Mateo has soft hands, he moves well to the ball, and fields in a square position. He attacks aggressively, picks the ball well, and throws with carry and strength across the diamond. In the OF, Mateo has agile movements, he reads the ball off the bat well, and tracks properly. He tries hard to get behind, he has a clean exchange, and throws with a short/loose arm to his cut off man. At the plate, Mateo has a square set-up, good balance, and he loads well. He has a simple swing, his barrel is short and direct, and he uses his lower body. Mateo can continue to improve skills with work on the following.
Infield 1. Quicken/lighten feet 2. Pre-pitch 3. Arm slot Outfield 1. Footwork 2. Hands 3. Release Offense 1. Contact points 2. Timing