04/28/2019 - Accelerated Interactive Video Program - Manalapan, NJ Steven is a RHP/3B prospect who will graduate in 2024. On the mound, Steven gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a loose arm and extends through his release, finishing square to the plate. Steven shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 62mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 51-52mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits at 54mph with cutting action. In the field, Steven shows active footwork and covers ground well. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and keeps his throws consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and gets back into his load. He takes a direct swing and hits against a strong front side, leading to solid contact to all fields. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Square stride 2. Lower half drive 3. Long toss Infield 1. Play through the ball 2. Get out in front of release Hitting 1. Square stride 2. Smoother load 3. More hand load