06/10/2018 - College PREP - Hoover (Birmingham), AL Stephen is a strong, athletic 2B who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 60 time of 6.97. At 2B, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth/clean actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft/sure and presents well out front. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds/turns of the double play. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying outstanding hitting abilities with solid power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. Stephen has a bright future ahead of himself and will get looks from collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.