10/16/2011 - College PREP - Hoover (Birmingham), AL Taylor is a broad, thick catcher with active and efficient feet. He works in line to his target, gains ground through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times show a range of 2.12-2.27 with carry and accuracy on his throws. Receiving and blocking skills are outstanding displaying as quality and playable tools at the next level. Offensively, Poe shows a balanced approach with hands working through a level swing path. He works to stay inside the ball, flashing bat speed as he shows a feel for the barrel. Lower half works with baseball jumping off his bat when centered. Taylor has the makings to be a solid collegiate catcher and will get looks from the coaches.