04/29/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Plymouth Meeting (Philadelphia), PA Michael is a big, athletic, 2-way player who plays SS and RHP. Defensively, Michael has active feet, agile movements, and soft/sure hands. He fields cleanly, his exchange is quick, and he throws with accuracy and carry from a loose arm action across the diamond. On the mound, Michael works on a downhill plane, he has a loose/free arm action, and a controlled landing toward home plate. Offensively, Michael can switch hit and is currently a bit better from the right side. He has a simple/aggressive stroke, a middle of the field approach, and he uses his lower body. From the left side, Michael swings in good rhythm, he stays connected throughout his swing, and he flashes pop in his bat. Michael can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Defense 1. Pre-pitch actions 2. Release 3. Play more through Pitching 1. Glove side lead 2. Lower body 3. Off-speed Offense 1. Avoid lunging 2. Keep head still