11/19/2011 - Interactive Video Program - Houston, TX Patrick is an athletic 1st baseman with a thin frame. Defensively, Patrick has a quick 1st step, firm hands, and he attacks the ball aggressively. He fields out in front, moves well to the backhand, and his exchange is clean. Patrick has a long / loose arm action, and he throws with accuracy and life to his target. Offensively, Patrick has a square / athletic set-up, a proper load, and a short / square stride. He has good balance, proper separation, and he makes consistent contact. Patrick swings in good rhythm, he has a line drive approach, and he has pop potential. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Backhand 2. Play more through 3. Soften glove Offense 1. More lower 1/2 2. Loosen actions