10/08/2023 - National Showcase - Visalia, CA Mateo is an athletic SS in the 2024 class. In the field, he has pre-pitch movements that allows him to create agility and solid footwork. Gains an athletic fielding position with pocket feel. Likes to work through the baseball and can redirect with quick actions. Shows versatility by using numerous arm slots based upon his defensive zones. Shows above average actions on his feeds and turns and is accurate to his targets with carry (80 velo). At the plate, he begins with an open stance and gains a short stride. Gets into his load well and stays inside his feet. Hands are fast (83 exit velo and creates consistent line drive contact. Overall, Mateo is a next level player with a bright future.