07/17/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Highland Park (DFW), TX Michael is a young, catcher with a solid frame and good skills. Defensively, Michael has active feet, he sits in athletically, and his hands are soft. He takes good angles to block, smothers it softly, and has a clean exchange with momentum and accuracy to his target. Michael displayed pop times as low as 2.15 during the workout. Offensively, Michael has a tall/open stance, good balance, and he swings in good rhythm. He has fast bat speed, makes hard/consistent contact, and can work the ball gap to gap with power. Michael can improve already solid skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Blocking sooner 2. Tuck chin Offense 1. Set-up 2. Swing path