06/19/2017 - National Tryout - Katy (Houston), TX Austin is an athletic prospect who continues to improve on the diamond. On the mound, Austin gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. Arm action is clean as he extends through on his release. He strides directly towards the plate and finishes square to his target. Austin shows a three pitch mix with his fastball now topping out at 77mph with good arm side tail. Breaking ball ranges from 64-66mph with 11-4 break. His best pitch is his knuckleball which sits from 69-71mph with good sinking action. Austin can improve as a pitcher by quickening the tempo in his delivery. At the plate, this LHH sets up in a tall, open stance and is fluid getting back into his load. He takes a direct swing to the ball with explosive bat speed which leads to hard line drives and gap to gap power. Austin can improve as a hitter by striding square to the pitcher and by using his lower half more. Overall, Austin is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.