08/18/2013 - College PREP - Dickinson, ND Alex is a tall, lean 3B that will graduate in 2014. Foot speed is average as indicated by his 7.51 60 time. Defensive abilities are well above average as he utilizes his quick / athletic feet well in attacking ground balls and playing through well with his body. He moves well laterally, displaying range. Hands are soft / clean / sure as he presents his glove well out front. Throws are accurate as he gets rid of the baseball quickly but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, Weiand continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, generating bat speed through a level swing path, creating extension. He makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. For hitting grades to continue to improve, he needs to work to stay inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. Alex has a ton of potential and will gets looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.