01/14/2011 - Pirate City Spring Training - 2011 Patrick is an athletic and coachable young player that plays 2nd base. Defensively, Patrick keeps the ball in front of his body and he makes routine plays on balls hit to him. He has a loose / high 3/4 arm slot and he throws with good accuracy to his target. At the plate, Patrick shows a square set-up, short stride, and a level swing path. He has good bat speed, makes consistent contact, and hits line drives. Below are some things Patrick needs to work on in order to get better.
Defense 1. Keep feet moving 2. Field further out in front of body Offense 1. Use more lower 1/2 2. Added strength