You are making progress
I've also had occasional bouts of "lateral" shots...especially if he ball is below my feet. A golfing buddy/instructor told me to keep more weight on my heels in those situations.
I have dabbled with just about all the SA swings and Blake. For the last few days I've been using Moe's grip and SA setup. I'm trying to look like this at address, with the club shaft in line with the trail forearm.