11/05/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Hillsboro, OR Austin is a 3B/RHP who will graduate in 2022. Defensively at 3B, he hustles hard laterally and tries to get into a square fielding position on GB's. He tries to stay low and gives accurate double play feeds. On the mound, this righty delivers a 3-pitch mix from a 3/4 arm slot. He separates on time with a glove tuck and looks to fill up the zone with strikes. With the bat, Austin shows a square setup. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone and drives pitches with pop to his pull side. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Quick footwork 2. Develop soft hands 3. Clean exchange to throw Pitching 1. Stay direct 2. Lower 1/2 drive off rubber 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Improve bat speed 3. Level out swing path