05/05/2019 - Interactive Video Program - College Station, TX Ryder is a young, 2-way player who catches and plays SS. Behind the plate, Ryder has presentable hands, efficient footwork, and he uses his chest to block. He fields squarely, has a clean exchange, and throws with momentum and direction to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 4.5 seconds. At SS, Ryder active feet, he covers ground, and he fields in a low position. He plays through properly, and throws with momentum and accuracy from a short arm action to his target. Offensively, Ryder has a tall stance, a short/square stride, and he loads well. He has a good bat angle, makes consistent contact, and works the middle of the field. Overall skills can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Widen base 2. Accuracy 3. Receiving Infield 1. Exchange 2. Arm strength 3. Backhand Offense 1. Lower body 2. Rhythm 3. Swing path