5 - Good athlete. Player excels in all phases of the game. Player can effectively and easily throw and catch a baseball, makes good decisions at the plate and has a strong grasp on the subtleties of the game.
4 - Better than average, solid at any position. Player is on the way to being a solid pitcher, makes good decisions at the plate and consistently puts the ball in play. Has a good understanding of the rules of the game.
3 - Average. Player can make routine plays and occasionally makes difficult plays. Player can make contact at the plate. Player has an understanding of the rules of the game and can make good decisions.
2 - Below average. Player can make routine plays in the field but rarely will make more difficult plays. player occasionally puts the ball in play but is not confident at the plate. Player has a general understanding of the game but does not consistently make good decisions.
1 - Appears lost. Player is still learning the game and is inconsistent in the field. Player does not have confidence at the plate and is unsure of the rules of the game.