01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament (FL)
Aidan continues to show as a top prospect on the diamond. Delivery is sound / repeatable as he shows good tempo through a strong balance point, allowing his arm action to work quick and free to the plate. This righty has a 3 pitch arsenal in which to keep hitters guessing. Fastball shows a range of 79-81 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with late break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for pitch with arm side run. Control is excellent as he attacks hitters, throws strikes, and mixes his pitches well. He shows good mound presence and competes on the bump. Aidan has an upside on the bump and will get looks from the top collegiate coaches with abilities.
10/07/2020 - Arizona Senior Fall Classic
Aidan continues to show as a prospect on the diamond. In the OF, he takes good first steps in reading balls off the bat and covers a lot of ground. Feet are aggressive as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls, playing through with momentum to his target. Hands / feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with accuracy and on line zip (86 mph velocity) to his target. At the plate he continues shine through an athletic, open setup. Hands are quick (90 mph exit velocity) and work to and through a short / direct / level swing path, creating extension. He has strength in his swing and he works to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable as he shows good tempo through a strong balance point, allowing his arm action to work quick and free to the plate. Fastball shows a range of 85-86 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with late / sharp break. Slider is harder with tight spin and short break. Control is outstanding as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
05/28/2020 - 2020 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National South
Aidan had a strong performance in Georgia at the South Showcase. He struck out 4 of the 8 hitters he faced using a solid 3-pitch mix. His fastball had downhill plane and some late tail it, while his breaking ball had 3/4 tilt and his change had slight fade to it with good arm speed. His glove arm seems to hide the ball some in his delivery providing some deception and adding to the effectiveness of all of his pitches. This 6'5"/210-pound RHP is a prospect to watch.
01/17/2020 - 2020 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Aidan is a tall RHP prospect who showed well during the Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament. On the mound, Aidan gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a loose arm and accelerates through his release, staying inline towards the plate. Aidan shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 87mph with arm side run. Breaking ball sits from 72-74mph with sharp movement. Overall, Aidan is a talented prospect who has the skill set to contribute at the next level.
07/26/2019 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 14-18)
Aidan continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. At SS, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up, presenting hands as he makes the plays. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds of the double play. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, hitting / power potential has improved, now showing well above average through a tall setup. Hands are quick (83 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 82 mph. Fastball shows good arm side run. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with tight spin and gradual break, showing potential as being a quality pitch. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for pitch with arm side run. Control is well above average as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
03/31/2019 - College PREP - Greensboro, NC
Aidan is a tall OF prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. In the OF, Aidan shows active footwork and takes good angles to the ball. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a square stride. He is fluid getting into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with fast bat speed, leading to solid contact to all fields. Overall, Aidan is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
03/10/2019 - College PREP - Raleigh, NC
Aidan is a solid, athletic RHP who will graduate in 2021. On the mound, he gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a loose arm and extends through on his release, staying inline towards the plate. He shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 78 mph. Breaking ball sits from 65-66 mph with 11/5 shape with gradual break. Changeup sits from 64-66 mph but slows arm speed, tipping off pitch to hitters. He can improve as a pitcher by long tossing to build up his arm strength. At the plate, he shows an open / balanced setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. Working to get stride foot down sooner to be on time will aid in improving hitting abilities. Overall, Aidan is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.