03/17/2019 - College PREP - Tomball (Houston), TX Matthew is a C/1B prospect who will graduate in 2021. Behind the plate, Matthew sits in a low stance and tracks the ball into his glove. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, getting good carry through the 2B bag. Increasing his range to block can help Matthew improve as a C. At 1B, Matthew makes the routine plays and makes a clean exchange. He gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through his target. Fielding the ball out in front of his body can help Matthew improve as a 1B. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He shows a smooth rhythm and drives his lower half through well. He takes a direct swing with fast bat speed, leading to loud contact and gap to gap pop. Matthew can improve as a hitter by working more of a load into his swing. With two more years to develop, Matthew has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.