10/15/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Birmingham, AL Sam is a C who will graduate in 2025. Defensively behind the plate, he tracks pitches into his mitt and tries to earn strikes. He tries to center the ball when blocking and makes consistent throws down to 2B. With the stick, this righty shows an athletic setup and gets back into a solid load. He swings on a direct path through the zone and drives pitches on a line. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Quick footwork 2. Develop soft hands 3. Quick exchange to throw Offense 1. Develop rhythm 2. Improve bat speed 3. Contact points