09/08/2019 - Interactive Video Program - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA Nikolas is a young, 2-way player with a strong frame. At 3rd base, Nikolas has a presentable glove, efficient footwork, and he centers the ball well. He fields low and athletically, his exchange is clean, and he delivers the ball with momentum and accuracy across the diamond. Behind the plate, Nikolas has fluid footwork, he sticks the ball well, and his chest is soft when blocking. He gains some ground and throws with momentum to 2nd base. At the plate, Nikolas has a tall/open stance, a square stride, and he loads well. He swings aggressively, his barrel is direct, and he has solid pop to the pull side. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
Infield 1. Widen base 2. Footwork Catching 1. Accuracy 2. Fielding position Offense 1. Let ball travel 2. Rhythm 3. Balance