07/17/2018 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 12-14) Austin is a lean, athletic built SS/RHP prospect who has a versatile skill set. Offensively, Austin has an athletic, open setup with his weight in the front of his stance. He has a short stride and uses his lower half throughout his swing. He shows fast bat speed with a direct swing path. Austin consistently lands the barrel to the baseball producing hard contact. He is a line drive type hitter who hustles on the base paths. In the field, Austin plays with effective footwork and smooth actions. He presents his glove and fields the ball in an athletic position. He shows a nice backhand when needed. Austin has a clean exchange leading into a loose arm action throwing from a 3/4 arm slot. He plays with good momentum through the baseball showing strong, accurate throws across the diamond. On the mound, Austin works with a quick tempo and mixes pitches well. He has balanced, on-time mechanics throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. Austin has a clean arm action and extends through his release. He stays tall on his backside and shows good hip engagement to the plate. Austin has a controlled landing the proper stride length. He shows a strong front side glove. Austin works off his fastball and has a curveball with tight spin and good depth. Overall, Austin has knowledge and skill for the game giving him a bright future on the diamond.