08/02/2015 - National Tryout Plus - Council Bluffs (Omaha), IA Austin is a tall, lanky OF that will graduate in 2016. Foot speed is above average as indicated by 7.25 60 time. In the OF, he plays hard and takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls as he reads balls well off the bat. He is aggressive in attacking and playing through ground balls. Defensive grade will continue to improve as he works to get behind balls more to play through with momentum to his target. At the plate, he shows a squared / balanced approach. Hands are loose and work to and through a level swing path, creating extension. He makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. Hitting grade will continue to improve as he works to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power number will increase as he works to use his lower half more efficiently. Austin has abilities with a lot of room to improve.