Athletic, projectable frame. Looks the part. Has room to
Hit: Starts open with
his hands high. Quiet pre-swing. Simple, short, direct swing
mechanics. Toe-tap timing device. Advanced approach for his age.
Very selective and knows the strike zone. Quick hands. Bat speed
should improve as he physically matures.
Fringe-average raw power. Swing is more geared for line
drives than over-the-fence power right now. Hits the ball hard.
As he adds strength, power potential could increase.
Run: Below-average speed. Not a major part of
Field: Moves well behind the
plate. Solid defensive profile for his age. Athletic enough that
he could move to third base if he outgrows catcher in the
Arm: Above-average arm strength. Could improve to
plus as he adds strength and physically matures.
Career Notes: Received the second-highest bonus of the Red Sox 2021 international free agent
Summation: High-variance catching
prospect with considerable upside. Has all the tools you look
for in a catching prospect of his age, but is a long way from
actualizing them. Lot of development remaining. Present value is
all about projecting what happens in the future as he physically
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