08/05/2009 - Pirate City World Series - Session 2 Michael continues to show a lot of improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has really improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now an outstanding runner at 6.81. He utilizes his foot speed well in running down balls, displaying range. He is a solid defender and has an idea in his defensive play. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved to near above average as he shows an aggressive approach. Hands are quick and direct to the ball, generating bat speed. He shows a feel for the barrel with baseball jumping off his bat when centered. He was 3 for 8 with a 2B at the event.