10/07/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Parker (Denver), CO Tripp is a thin, athletic, 2-way player who catches and plays SS. Behind the plate, Tripp has quick/fluid feet, soft hands, and he sits in well. He sticks the ball, centers when blocking, and has an accurate arm with direction to 2nd base. At SS, Tripp has quick/fluid feet, he fields low and smoothly, and has a quick release across the diamond. Offensively, Tripp has an athletic set-up, good balance, and he loads well. He swings in good rhythm, makes level/consistent contact, and he uses his lower body. Overall skills can get better if Tripp can work on the following.
Catching 1. Transfer 2. Arm strength Infield 1. Release 2. Arm strength Offense 1. Bat speed 2. Avoid lunging 3. Separation