Mike Malatesta
Mike Malatesta




King Philip (HS) • MA
5-11 • 185LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Mass Hurricanes


2021 National

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5-foot-11, 185-pound right-handed hitting outfielder and catcher. He ran a 6.99 sixty at the event. The skill set behind the dish is solid as he is a physical athlete. He threw 68 mph down to second base with a pop time of 2.26. The receiving can continue to soften and improve as he matures in age. The feet can improve as well during the transfer to throw down to second base. The bat has an exit velocity of 87 mph. The setup is even in base and he steps into the swing as the ball approaches the hitting zone. The path is long and strong to contact as he shows power potential down the road. 

Exit Velocity- 87 mph

Catching Velocity- 68 mph

Pop Time 2.26


Malatesta is a 5-foot-10, 180 pound prospect. The right-handed hitting catcher had an exit velocity of 76 mph off the tee. He hits out of a square stance, with his hands in a good position.  The load is short and gets him into a good launch position. The swing is flat to and through the hitting zone. He extends well through contact, staying on plane.

Behind the plate, he was 69 mph at this event with his throws. His stance is square and balanced, with the glove in the center of his chest.  As he transfers to throw, the feet create a good line with the target. The hips and shoulder follow the feet, allowing the arm to swing in line with the target. He finishes over his front leg and continues in line with second base.

Tee Exit Velocity- 76 mph

Catching Velocity- 69 mph

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