08/03/2021 - All-In Membership - Irvine (Los Angeles), CA Nate is an athletic C/1B who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body through the blocking process, centering balls out front. Pop times showed in 2.02 range with accuracy / carry (91 mph velocity) on his throws. At 1B, defensive abilities are well above average as he shows smooth / fluid actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft /sure and presents well out front. He moves well laterally and utilizes his quick feet (7.18 60 time) in covering ground. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying excellent hitting abilities with outstanding power potential through a crouched, athletic setup. Hands are quick (97 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. With 2 years to further develop, Nate has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.