08/19/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Kapolei (Honolulu), HI Mathew is a young, strong, 2-way player who catches and plays 3B. Behind the plate, Matthew has active feet, presentable hands, and he fields in a low/athletic position. He blocks the ball well, has a clean exchange, and throws with consistency to 2nd base with pop times as low as 2.68 seconds. At 3B, Matthew has efficient footwork, clean hands, and he keeps his eyes to the ball. He makes adjustments well, has a clean exchange, and throws with consistency from a short arm action to his target. Offensively, Matthew has an open/athletic set-up, he loads well, and swings in good rhythm. He has decent bat speed and can hit to all fields. Matthew can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Quicken actions 2. Long toss Infield 1. Release 2. Pre-pitch 3. Fielding position Offense 1. Lower body 2. Barrel accuracy 3. Keep head still