02/04/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Mobile, AL Sam is a thin, 2-way player who pitches and plays SS. On the mound, Sam stands over the rubber well, he keep his eyes on target, and works well to his balance point. He has a clean arm circle, lands in a square position, and competes in the zone. At SS, Sam has active footwork to the ball, his hands are soft, and he uses his legs when throwing. At the plate, Sam has a square/athletic set-up, a short stride, and a good load. He creates some leverage, makes contact, and uses some lower body. Sam can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Stride 2. Separation 3. Extension Defense 1. Pre-pitch actions 2. Release 3. Play lower Offense 1. Swing path 2. Avoid lunging 3. Bat angle