05/13/2012 - Interactive Video Program - Adrian (Detroit), MI Austin is an average sized, 2-way player who plays SS and RHP. Defensively, Austin has firm hands, okay footwork, and he takes proper angles to the ball. He makes the routine plays and throws with consistency to his target. On the mound, Austin has a short arm action, a tall balance point, and good glove tuck. He has level shoulders, good direction toward home, and he finishes in a complete position. At the plate, Austin has a tall / open stance, a short stride, and a still head. He swings at strikes and puts the ball in play. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Pre-pitch actions 2. Earlier glove 3. Play through ball Pitching 1. Balance 2. Lengthen arm action 3. Long toss Offense 1. Widen base 2. Level off swing 3. More lower 1/2