06/18/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (HS) James continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities with a bright future on the diamond. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer/exchange. Pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.02 with carry (81 mph velocity) on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. He shows a squared setup and presents a soft mitt out front and utilizes his body through the blocking process, centering balls well out front. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (88 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent hard contact and drives the ball to all gaps. At the event, he was 4 for 8 with 3 2B.