10/29/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Santa Rosa, CA Nate is a (2023 grad) OF/SS who can swing the bat. Defensively in the OF, he makes good reads and creates solid angles on fly balls. He secures the catch with two hands and comes up with a clean exchange to throw. At SS, he moves well with active footwork and tries to work around the GB. He has a good feel around the 2B bag and makes accurate throws across the infield. With the bat, Nate is a line drive hitter with pop in his bat. He engages his lower 1/2, swings quickly through the zone and creates hard contact with each pitch. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Stay low 2. Develop soft hands 3. Arm strength (long toss) Outfield 1. Pre pitch 2. Work behind the fly ball 3. Play through Offense 1. Develop rhythm 2. Shorten stride 3. More level swing path