Kristen Ortiz

Catcher
McMinnville, OR
Headshot
Grad:2016
HT:4'8''
WT:90 LBS
Throws:Right
Bats:Right
Arm:47 MPH
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
05/11/2014College PREP - Portland, WA Play in this window
05/12/2013College PREP - Portland, WA Play in this window
Kristen Ortiz McMinnville, OR info@factoryathletics.com 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2016Height:4'8''Weight: 90 LBS
Primary Pos:C Secondary Pos:Bats:RightThrows: Right
High School: Summer Team:Oregon Thunder
Exit Velo n/a Hand Size n/a Barrel Accuracy n/a Broad Jump n/a
Grip Strength Left:   0 Right:   0   5-10-5 Shuttle Left:   0 Right:   0  
RUNNING Home to 1B:    4.10 THROWING Velocity:   47 Arm Strength:   38
CATCHING Receiving:   40 Blocking:   42 Release Time:   2.2
RH HITTINGHitting:   35 Power:   32  
OVERALL Position Projection: 2B Evaluations Are Reviewed By CJ Browder
05/11/2014 - College PREP - Portland, WA Kristin is a sophomore catcher / second baseman with a developing skill set. Behind the plate, Kristen has a good athletic setup. She receives the ball with soft and sure hands. Kristen does a good job of replacing her feet with her knees when blocking and getting around the ball. When fielding a bunt, Kristen has agile range and gets rid of the ball quickly, By working on her arm strength, Kristen will be able to become more of a threat behind the plate. At second base, Kristen receives the ball with smooth, soft hands. She stays low to field and has an accurate arm when throwing to the bags. Offensively, Kristen has the ability to hit from both sides of the plate. She uses a square setup with centered balance before making a positive move to the ball. Kristen has a slightly uphill swing, and makes consistent contact with the ball. By working to keep her hands high through the hitting zone, Kristen will be able to stay inside the ball better and work top half. Overall, Kristen is a developing athlete that will continue to grow.
05/12/2013 - College PREP - Portland, WA Kristen is a developing athlete. As a C, she has a decent stance, frames and blocks well, as well as gets around ball on bunts. Focusing on arm strength, extending target, and quicker feet when retrieving the bunt will increase footwork and range. As a hitter, she has a square set up with a level swing and tracks well. Focusing on a consistent stride and load, utilizing her lower half, driving the hands through the hitting zone, and finishing each swing will increase power and efficiency. With implementation of the above recommendations, Kristen will be on track for collegiate attention.