06/03/2017 - 2017 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National West Austin is an athletic, well-built shortstop prospect who has an above average skill set on both sides of the ball. In the field, Austin plays with fluid, active footwork giving him a good jump on the ball and the ability to cover ground in each direction laterally. He has an aggressive approach and presents his glove as he receives the ball with a firm glove. Austin has a quick exchange leading into a short, loose arm action throwing from multiple arm angles as the play deems necessary. He plays with momentum through the baseball and his throws are online with good strength across the diamond. Austin is also very smooth with his double play feeds and turns. As a right-handed hitter, Austin has an open stance with a centered balance. He has smooth rhythm with a good load and short stride. Austin shows fast bat speed with a direct swing path getting good extension at contact. He produces hard, consistent contact and shows power to the pull side. Overall, Austin has the right approach to the game with a talented raw skill set giving him a bright future on the diamond.