01/16/2023 - National Showcase - Beverly Hills (Detroit), MI Mario continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.13 runner. At SS, defensive abilities are solid as he shows smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he attacks balls and plays through with his body, gaining ground. Hands are clean and presents out front. He utilizes his outstanding foot quickness in covering a lot of ground. Throws are accurate with carry (83 mph velocity) to his target. At the plate, hitting power potential has improved through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields, and has strength in his swing with gap-to-gap pop. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.