02/23/2014 - Interactive Video Program - Dayton, OH Sam is a 2-way player as a 1B/OF. Offensively with the stick, this LH swinger displays a closed setup with a solid base. Barrel delivery is quick with bat speed, as he drives to and through the zone. Defensively at 1B, Stieby is aggressive and gets into a square fielding position. He fields the ball cleanly and gathers well, making the plays. In the OF, Sam maintains good body control and comes to get the ball. He has a clean exchange and fires accurate throws into his target. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Offense 1. Swing path 2. Rhythm/timing Infield 1. Glove presentation 2. Backhand Outfield 1. Arm strength 2. Throwing mechanics 3. Play through