12/27/2018 - 2018 Inaugural West Coast Winter Classic - La Verne, CA Austin is a coachable SS/OF prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the West Coast Winter Classic. In the field, Austin shows efficient footwork and flashes the ability to finish plays. He gets into and athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a two-handed exchange and keeps his throws accurate to his target. Austin can improve defensively by long tossing to build up his arm strength. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance with comfortable hands. He gets into a simple load and takes a short swing to the ball. He rotates his core and shows plus barrel control, driving the ball to all fields. Taking a square stride towards the pitcher can help Austin improve as a hitter. With five more years to develop, Austin has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.