04/07/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Pittsburgh, PA Austin is a thick, 2-way player with a strong lower 1/2. At 2nd base, Austin has playable hands and feet, and he keeps the ball in front of his body. He has a clean exchange, and throws with accuracy from a long arm action. In the OF, Austin reads the ball off the bat well, he catches everything, and has accuracy to his target. At the plate, Austin has a square set-up, a square stride, and a level swing path. He has average bat speed, makes contact, and uses his lower 1/2 well. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Field out front 2. Soften glove 3. Body control Outfield 1. Lateral movements 2. Long toss 3. Quick feet Offense 1. Finish swing 2. Rhythm / Timing 3. Load / Stride