03/18/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Monterey Park (Los Angeles), CA Merle is an athletic, 2-way player who plays 2nd base and OF. In the INF, Merle has playable hands and feet, and he centers the ball well on his body. He fields in a square position, his exchange is clean, and he throws with accuracy from a short arm action to his target. In the OF, Merle works behind the ball well, he takes proper angles, and his exchange is clean with accuracy to his target. At the plate, Merle has a tall set-up, a square stride, and a proper load. He swings in good rhythm, has solid balance, and makes square contact into the gaps. Merle can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Infield 1. Lighten feet 2. Play more through 3. Fielding position Outfield 1. Gain ground 2. Lateral movements 3. Play lower Offense 1. Lower body 2. Timing 3. Bat speed