10/06/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Trenton, NJ Matt is a young, solid, 2-way player who catches and plays 1B. Behind the plate, Matt sits in squarely, his footwork is playable, and he tracks to his glove. He stays down when blocking, shows a clean exchange, and a short/3/4 arm slot to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 3.5 seconds. At 3B, Matt makes plays on balls hit his way, he fields squarely, and his exchange is clean. At the plate, Matt has an open stance, he takes a square stride toward the pitcher, and he gets the bat through the zone. He makes contact and taps into some lower body. Overall skills can get better with work on the following.
Catching 1. Range 2. Exchange 3. Release/arm strength Infield 1. Range 2. Release 3. Hands Offense 1. Swing path 2. Barrel accuracy 3. Load/stride