11/05/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Tampa, FL Michael is a SS/C who will graduate in 2023. Defensively behind the plate, he shows active feet and tracks pitches well into his mitt. He tries to center to block and fires the ball down to 2B with loose arm action. At SS, he takes efficient routes/angles to the GB. He tries to work around the ball and makes accurate throws to his target. With the bat, Michael displays an athletic/square setup. He whips his barrel on a direct path fast through the zone and consistently drives pitches on a line. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Quick footwork 2. Stay low 3. Develop soft hands Catching 1. Present low target 2. Stick pitches 3. Quick exchange to throw Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Develop rhythm 3. More lower 1/2 drive