03/17/2019 - Interactive Video Program - San Francisco, CA Michael is a tall, athletic, 2-way player who catches and pitches. Behind the plate, Michael has athletic actions, good footwork, and firm hands. He sticks the ball well, keeps it in front when blocking, and has a quick/clean exchange with carry and accuracy to his target. On the mound, Michael has a balanced delivery, a loose arm circle, and he gets good extension on his pitches. He tucks his glove properly, rotates his hips, and competes in the zone. At the plate, Michael has a square set-up, good balance, and a rhythmic swing. He has fast bat speed, a direct barrel to the ball, and he makes hard/consistent contact. Solid overall skills can get even better with work on the following.
Catching 1. Throwing 2. Blocking Pitching 1. Landing 2. Finish Offense 1. Avoid wrapping bat 2. Barrel accuracy