04/15/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Hattiesburg, MS Mateo is an OF/RHP who will graduate in 2022. Defensively in the OF, he shows efficient footwork as he takes solid glove side angles to the GB. He tries to work behind the fly ball as he comes up firing with a loose arm action. On the mound, this righty gathers over the rubber and delivers from a 3/4 arm slot. He separates on time and works in line towards home plate. On offense, Mateo displays a tall setup. He looks to do damage as he creates solid contact with each pitch. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Lateral range 2. Develop soft hands/glove 3. Quicker exchange to throw Pitching 1. Pound the zone with strikes 2. Lower 1/2 drive off of rubber 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Stay balanced 3. Level bat path