12/16/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Madison (NYC), NJ Michael is a thin, 2-way player who plays OF and catcher. In the OF, Michael has playable hands and feet and he makes the routine plays consistently. He keeps the ball in front, his exchange is clean, and he throws with some carry to his cut off man. Behind the plate, Michael has raw abilities, he sits in well, and tracks some. He has a long arm action and pop times as low as 3.7 seconds to 2nd base. Offensively, Michael has a tall/square set-up, he loads well, and can spray to all fields. He has a short/direct barrel, makes hard contact, and stays through the ball well. Overall skills can get better with work on the following.
Outfield 1. Footwork 2. Range 3. Release Catcher 1. Blocking 2. Set-up 3. Receiving Offense 1. Balance 2. Lower body 3. Rhythm/timing