11/05/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Vinton (Roanoke), VA Nathanael is a C who will graduate in 2023. Defensively behind the plate, he shows a square setup/stance and tracks the ball well with his eyes. He has a clean transfer and makes aggressive throws down to 2B. With the stick, this RHH is a solid contact hitter. He swings on-plane aggressively through the zone and looks to drive pitches back up through the middle of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Quick footwork 2. Develop soft hands 3. More accurate throws Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Develop rhythm 3. Lower 1/2 drive