12/27/2017 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18) Ray is an athletic 1B who has a strong lower half and a promising future on the diamond. At 1B, defensive abilities are solid as he shows clean / smooth actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft sure and presents out front. He displays proper footwork around the bag and he is a quality receiver. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate, flashing carry but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate he continues to shine through a tall, open setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity) and work through a compact swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap pop. At the event, he was 4 for 7 with 2 3B. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard. Ray has potential with time and room to progress his game.