10/20/2013 - College PREP - Marlborough (Boston), MA Patrick is a strong/athletic power hitting catcher. Offensively, Patrick displays an athletic setup, good rhythm to hit with high loose hands and gets back into a solid load while tracking every pitch. When he utilizes his lower half on time, his swing path is short and direct for pop off barrel. He is a run producer with his ability to drive balls to all fields. Behind the plate, Patrick displays a strong arm with pop times as low as 2.18 and velocity registered at 84mph. Vartanian has a wide setup, and at times elbow a bit stiff when receiving. He has a clean exchange works in line with 2nd base. Quickening his footwork will assist in his transfer/exchange helping to lower pop times. Patrick has good body language and is focused on developing into a dominant player behind the plate and in the batters box.