12/27/2018 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Aiden continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date, topping out at 74 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Control is solid as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Getting on a long toss program will help to increase arm strength which will aid in his development on the mound. At 3B, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
09/09/2018 - College PREP - Knoxville, TN
Aiden is a lean, athletic 3B/RHP/LHP who has a promising future on the diamond. At 3B, he displays smooth / clean actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork but needs to play through more with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds of the double play. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through al line drive approach. On the mound, as a RHP, fastball shows a range of 70-73 mph. Breaking ball displays 12/6 shape with late / sharp break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Control is outstanding as he throws strikes with all his pitches. As a LHP, fastball shows a range of 66-70 mph. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with slight run but throws too hard, resembling fastball. Stock on the mound will continue to develop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 3 years to further develop, Aiden has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.