11/11/2018 - Interactive Video Program - North Charleston, SC Samuel is an athletic, 2-way player with broad shoulders. Behind the plate, Samuel has fluid/active feet, agile movements, and his hands are firm. He centers the ball well, deaden softly when blocking, and throws with carry from a quick release to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.56 seconds. In the OF, Samuel has efficient footwork, presentable hands, and he works behind the ball well; throwing with carry and accuracy to his cut off man. Offensively, Samuel has a square/athletic set-up, a short/square stride, and good balance. He swings aggressively, he can spray to all fields, and he uses some lower body. Samuel can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Set-up 2. Long toss 3. Avoid stabbing Outfield 1. Release 2. Exchange Offense 1. Shorten swing 2. Finish 3. Barrel accuracy