05/19/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Lebanon (Nashville), TN RJ is a young, average sized, 2-way player who Catches and plays 2nd base. Behind the plate, RJ has soft hands, fluid / active footwork, and he fields out front of his body. He tracks and blocks well, his hips are flexible, and he throws with accuracy from a long arm action to his target. At 2nd base, RJ has firm hands, active feet, and he fields in a square position. He presents his glove well, his exchange is clean, and he throws with accuracy from a short arm action. Offensively, RJ has good balance, he makes hard contact, and his swing is level. He has quick hands and can hit to all fields. Abilities can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Shorten arm action 2. Work around ball 3. Long toss Infield 1. Play more through 2. Lateral movements Offense 1. Widen base 2. Stay short 3. Let ball travel