10/13/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Hoover (Birmingham), AL Roper is a young, solid, 2-way player who pitches and plays 3B. On the mound, Roper has good balance, a clean arm circle, and he keeps his eyes on target. He separates his hands on time, lands with good direction toward home, and finishes completely. In the INF, Roper has active feet and he fields low and athletically. He has a presentable glove, works through the backhand well, and throws with some accuracy to his target. At the plate, this LHH has a square/athletic stance, and good balance. He swings on plane, works the ball gap to gap, and he uses his lower body. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
Pitching 1. More lower 2. Off-speed Defense 1. Fielding position 2. Accuracy 3. Exchange Offense 1. Barrel accuracy 2. Bat speed