11/17/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Middletown (Hartford), CT Pat is a big, athletic, 2-way player who plays 3B and catcher. In the INF, Pat gets in a good ready position, he fields low, and his hands are soft and sure. He works around the ball well, his exchange is clean, and he throws with accuracy and carry to his target. Behind the plate, Pat has a square set-up, he blocks and receives well, and his glove is sure. He sticks the ball, his exchange is quick, and he throws with a short arm action with carry through to 2nd base. Offensively, Pat has an athletic set-up, a square stride, and a quick / level swing. He makes solid contact, he can spray to all fields, and he uses his lower 1/2 well. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Quicken feet Catching 1. Avoid kickback - blocking 2. Gain more ground Offense 1. Stay short 2. Let ball travel