09/08/2019 - College PREP - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA Michael is an athletic catcher who will graduate in 2021. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 60 time of 6.88. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works in line to his target through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times showed in the 2.26 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program and works to get rid of the baseball quicker. He shows a squared setup and sticks ball in zone. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process but needs to work to get body down sooner. At the plate he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick (83 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. With 2 years to further develop, Michael has potential with time and room to progress his game.