03/06/2021 - All-In Membership - Lynwood (Chicago), IL Ashton is a tall, athletic LHP/1B who has a promising future on the diamond. 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. He shows a solid mound presence on the bump. Fastball shows a range of 80-83 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with late / sharp break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with cutting action. Control is well above average as he throws strikes with all his pitches. At 1B, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth, athletic actions. Feet are active as he displays proper foot work around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft / sure and he consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying outstanding hitting abilities with well above average power potential through an athletic setup. He stands in with a solid/strong base and has fluid rhythm to load. Barrel delivery is short/quick with aggression (82 mph exit velocity) as he connects with power driving to all parts of the field. Ashton has an upside and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.