02/20/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Brentwood (Long Island), NY Matthew is a 3B/OF who will graduate in 2021. In the infield, he displays quick feet as he takes athletic routes to the baseball. He presents his hands out in front with a quick exchange to throw. In the OF, he moves well getting behind on fly balls. He fields GB's in a low/square position and makes accurate throws to his target. At the plate, Matthew sets up square in the box. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone as he looks to drive the ball back up through the middle of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Loose, athletic actions 2. Develop softer hands 3. Quicker exchange to throw Outfield 1. Lateral range 2. Smooth exchange 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Bat speed 3. Lower 1/2 drive