01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament (FL) Yadiel is a tall, athletic catcher who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the plate he shows a squared setup and tracks the ball well with soft glove. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls well out front. Receiving / blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well at the next level. Pop times showed a range of 2.31-2.40 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying solid hitting / power potential through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive approach. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Yadiel has a big upside and will get looks from the collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his game.