04/21/2013 - College PREP - Plymouth Meeting (Philadelphia), PA Matt is a RHP/2B that will graduate in 2014. Foot speed is average as indicated by his 7.51 60 time. Feet are active as he moves well laterally, flashing range in the MIF. Hands are soft / clean and presents well out front. He needs to attack balls more and play through to continue to improve defensive grade. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, Lafterty shows a balanced approach with rhythm. He tracks the ball well and makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. For hitting grades to continue to improve, he needs to work to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 74-76 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with loose spin and gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing an outstanding feel for with arm side run and displays as a quality pitch that will get outs at the next level. Command / control are outstanding as he throws strikes with all his pitches and changes speeds well. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as more arm strength is gained.