04/02/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Sanford (Orlando), FL Xavier is a 1B/OF who will graduate in 2022. At 1B, he hustles and works hard to get into a square fielding position. He barehands slow rollers well as he tries to get rid of the ball quickly. In the OF, he makes good effort tracking down hard-hit fly balls. He works to play through the ball and fires throws with a short arm action. Offensively at the plate, Xavier takes aggressive hacks through the zone. He looks to do damage as he drives pitches with pull side pop. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Quick footwork 2. Develop soft hands 3. Play through the ball Outfield 1. Stay behind on fly balls 2. Quick exchange to throw 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Improve bat speed 3. Lower 1/2 drive