10/06/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Grapevine (DFW), TX Ridge is a young, thin, 2-way player who plays 2nd base and catcher. In the INF, Ridge has active feet, a presentable glove, and he fields in a low/square position. He has a good glove angle to the ball, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency and direction to his target. Behind the plate, Ridge sits in well, he tracks to his glove, and works hard to block in front. He has a clean exchange and throws with a long arm action to 2nd base. At the plate, Ridge has a square stance, he tracks the ball well, and he shows some bat speed. He has a good eye for the zone, makes contact, and uses his lower 1/2. Overall skills can further improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Play lower 2. Throwing Catching 1. Blocking 2. Release 3. Hands Offense 1. Swing path 2. Rhythm 3. Barrel accuracy