11/10/2011 - Pirate City Select Training - 2011 (Pre HS) Matt is an athletic 2016 graduate who plays 1B. He has good arm strength and is accurate to his target. As a fielder Matt displayed soft/sure hands, active footwork, plays through well, takes good angles, has a controlled approach, athletic fielding position, good timing, fields out front, good agility, plus backhand and clean/sure feeds/pivots. Fairly polished player, he has a good feel for the game. At the plate Matt has a tall/athletic stance, short/square stride, stable balance, lower half gets through, good bat speed and he uses all fields. He does have a tendency to be early with his timing. Overall Matt is a very good player in all aspects (defensive, offense, knowledge of the game) and if he continues to work at his game he should have a bright future in baseball.