12/27/2010 - UA 15U Winter Classic - 2010 Michael is a young, big, strong, 2-way player that Pitches and plays 1st base. On the mound, Michael has a quiet head, good balance, and he works over his front side well. He works on a slight downhill plane, he is aggressive in the zone, and he pitches to contact. Mound effectiveness can get better with a quicker arm action, more firm front side, and added command. At 1st base, Michael makes plays on balls hit his way and he is a big target at 1st base. He keeps the ball in front of him and throws with accuracy to his target. Defensive skills can get better if Michael can widen and quicken his feet, sure up his glove, and field further out in front of his body. Offensive, Michael is a strong hitter with good bat speed. He has power to the pull side with more pop to come. If Michael can become more aggressive, load sooner, and shorten his swing, offensive numbers can further improve.