12/07/2014 - Interactive Video Program - Sacramento, CA Matthew is a young, 2-way player as a RHP/3B. On the mound, this RHP has a 3-pitch mix (FB, CB, KN) coming from a low 3/4 arm slot. He repeats he delivery well and works the ball to both sides of the dish. FB tops out at 70 mph while breaking ball has 10/4 shape. He works to stay on top and drive downhill toward the dish. At 3B, Carrier shows active footwork as he hustles around the ground ball. He fields the ball cleanly, he gathers well, and he works in-line toward his target. With the bat, this RHH shows a balanced approach with rhythm in his hands. He connects and drives the ball with the ability to use the whole field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Arm strength (long toss) 2. Lower 1/2 drive 3. Finish with extension Defense 1. Play though ball 2. Exchange to throw Offense 1. Level out swing path 2. Contact points 3. Load/separation