07/22/2018 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 12-14)
Adrion is a hard working C/3B prospect who hustled all over the field during his time at the National World Series at Pirate City. Behind the plate, Adrion shows efficient footwork and covers up well when blocking balls in the dirt. He presents a good target to the pitcher and makes a clean exchange to throw. He gains momentum well on his throws to 2B and keeps them on-line to the bag. Adrion can improve defensively by setting up in a lower stance. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He is fluid getting back into his load and leads well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with fast bat speed which leads to consistent contact. Adrion can improve as a hitter by consistently keeping his head down on the ball. With four more years to develop, Adrion has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
12/27/2017 - Baseball Factory Winter Classic - Session 2 (Ages 12-14)
Adrion continues to show a promising future on the diamond. Behind the plate, pop times showed in the 2.66 range with accuracy on his throws. Feet are active working in line through a clean transfer / exchange. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program and works to get rid of the baseball quicker. Glove action is soft as he sticks balls well in the zone but needs to present a lower target. He uses his body well through the blocking process but needs to work to get down sooner and improve his lateral movements. At the plate, he shows an open setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball and shows plus barrel accuracy through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At the event, he was 2 for 3 with a 2B and 7 BB as he displays a patient approach and strong recognition of the strike zone. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 60 mph. Fastball showed a range of 57-60 mph. He slows arm speed on his changeup, tipping off pitch to hitters. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
08/03/2017 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training at Historic Dodgertown (Ages 12-14)
Adrion is a talented C/OF prospect who has a versatile skill set and graduates in 2022. As a right-handed hitter, Adrion has a tall setup with his weight on his heels. He tracks the ball well and takes a load with an open stride. Adrion shows fast bat speed with a downward swing path. His barrel consistently find the ball producing consistent contact. He has the ability to spray the ball to all fields. Behind the plate, Adrion has an effective setup and stays active with his footwork. Adrion presents a low target and plays the position athletically. He tracks the ball well and receives it with soft hands. Adrion has good momentum through his release throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot showing strong, accurate throws down to 2B. Overall, Adrion is a well-rounded prospect who has skill on both sides of the ball giving him a bright future on the diamond.
11/17/2016 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City
Adrion is a C/RHP who will graduate in 2022. Behind the plate, Adrion presents a low target and shows soft hands when receiving the ball. He shows a short arm action to throw from a high 3/4 angle which allows his throws to carry through his target. Adrion can improve defensively by quickening his exchange to throw. At the plate, Adrion sets up in a tall stance from the right side. He gets back into his load well and produces hard contact. Adrion can improve as a hitter by taking a more direct route to the ball. On the mound, Adrion shows a three pitch mix with his fastball sitting from 51-54mph. Breaking ball sits from 46-47mph with 11-5 break. Changeup tops out at 48mph as he throws with fastball arm speed. Adrion can improve as a pitcher by using his lower half more throughout his motion. Mental makeup is a plus as Adrion displayed a great attitude during the event. Overall, Adrion has the time and potential to further develop his skills.
08/07/2016 - Interactive Video Program - Council Bluffs (Omaha), IA
Adrion is a tall C/RHP who will graduate in 2022. Behind the plate, he quickly collapses as he blocks balls thrown in the dirt. He gains ground as he throws with a quick/fluid exchange. On the mound, this RHP works in line as he deliveries each pitch. He displays a good 3-pitch mix and rotates to his target as he finishes. With the bat, this righty gets into a balanced setup. He drives balls with solid contact and sprays to all parts of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Quick footwork
2. Soft hands when receiving
3. Rhythm on the mound
1. Load in hands
2. Bat speed
3. Lower 1/2 drive