03/24/2013 - College PREP - Bay Area, CA Austin is an athletic OF/SS that will graduate in 2015. Currently, he projects best defensively in the OF for the next level. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 7.05 60 time. Feet are active as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls and works to get behind balls, playing through well. He displays clean / smooth actions in the OF. At SS, he works to square balls up, displaying clean hands as he makes the routine plays. He needs to attack ground balls more, playing through while presenting hands more out front to continue to improve defensive grade. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, Johnson shows an athletic setup with balance. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side as he needs to work to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields and improve hitting grades. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to stay through the ball more at contact. With 2 years to further develop, Austin has potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve.