03/13/2016 - College PREP - Monterey Park (Los Angeles), CA Taishi is a lean, athletic SS who will graduate in 2017 with a promising future on the diamond. Defensive abilities are outstanding, displaying smooth / fluid actions. He moves well laterally, displaying range in the MIF. Glove action is soft / sure as he presents well out front. Hands / feet work well together through the fielding process as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with life / carry / accuracy on his throws. At the plate, hands are quick and work to and through a level swing path. He makes consistent hard contact with power showing best to the pull side. Taishi has a lot of potential and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.