12/19/2020 - Winter Pro Training Experience - Nor Cal (HS - Dec)
Austin is a very talented/athletic OF who continues to shine. He uses quick footwork with a + first step in the outfield allowing him to cover ground and work behind the ball. He presents his glove well using a clean exchange to create momentum into his throws. At the plate, he starts in a square/athletic setup with loose hands. Austin has an active load and square stride, engaging his lower 1/2 well. His fast hands help create hard/consistent contact producing line-drive results, favoring his pull side. He is a very coachable, hard working, and talented player that can make an impact at the next level.
08/23/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Stockton (Sacramento), CA
Austin continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.41 runner. In the OF, he displays smooth / clean actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls works behind balls to play through with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, power potential is now well above average through a squared setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity_ and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will continue to increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.
03/01/2020 - Accelerated College PREP - Santa Rosa, CA
Austin is an athletic SS/OF prospect who will graduate in 2021. At SS, Austin shows efficient footwork and centers the ball in the middle of his body. He gets into a square position and fields with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gains ground well on his throws, keeping them accurate and on-line to his target. In the OF, Austin shows active footwork and attacks the ball aggressively. He gets into a square position and fields with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and keeps his throws consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He gets into his load and works to barrel up the baseball, spraying to all fields. Overall, Austin is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.