01/10/2016 - Interactive Video Program - San Antonio, TX Xander is a R/R 2-way player as a SS/RHP. With the bat, this RHH shows a patient approach, waiting for his pitch. He swings on a level path and is a contact type hitter, using the middle of the field. At SS, Xander hustles into a square fielding position. He gathers well and has a clean exchange to throw. On the mound, Xander has a 3-pitch mix (FB, CB, SPL) coming from a 3/4 arm slot and loose/free arm action. He has smooth separation and repeats his delivery well. FB ranges from 61-64 mph while showing some sink. Breaking ball shows 10/4 shape - 54-58 mph. Splitter has good drop which will result in GB outs. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Backhand footwork 2. Picking out the hops 3. Turning the DP Offense 1. Shorten stride 2. Engage more lower 1/2 3. Swing path Pitching 1. Arm strength (long toss) 2. More lower 1/2 drive 3. CB release point