06/02/2019 - Interactive Video Program - River Forest (Chicago), IL Matteo is a thin, 2-way player with good skills. Behind the plate, Matteo tracks well, footwork is efficient, and he sits in low. He takes good angles to block, his chest is soft, and he throws with momentum to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.62 seconds. At 3B, Matteo has active feet, good pre-pitch actions, and he fields aggressively. He plays with good energy, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency across the diamond. At the plate, Matteo has a tall/square set-up, good balance, and he swings aggressively. He has a still head, a level/direct barrel, and he can hit to all fields. Overall skills can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Arm action 2. Accuracy 3. Body control Infield 1. Play more through 2. Release 3. Hands Offense 1. Lower body 2. Load 3. Let ball travel