08/20/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Kannapolis (Charlotte), NC Ray is a strong (2021 grad) at C/3B. Defensively behind the dish, he displays a square setup with a quiet head and sticks pitches in the zone. He tries to center wild pitches off his chest and comes up with a clean exchange to throw. At 3B, he shows active footwork and tries to stay low on GB's. He fields the ball, gathers well and fires the ball on-line to his target. As a hitter, Ray presents a balanced approach. He swings on a direct/level path through the zone and drives pitches on a line. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Prep step 2. Play low 3. Develop soft hands Catching 1. Lateral range 2. Quick to block 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Develop rhythm 3. Lower 1/2 drive