08/02/2017 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Austyn is a well-rounded catching prospect who has a broad, projectable build and graduates in 2018. As a right-handed hitter, Austyn has a closed setup with his weight in the back of his stance. He has smooth rhythm with a good load and maintains direction with his stride. He has good timing and is developing bat speed. Austyn has the ability to drive the ball to the pull side with power. Behind the plate, Austyn looks the bar and has an effective setup. He plays the position athletically and moves in each direction laterally when needing to block. Austyn presents a low and effective target. He has a long exchange and throws from an over the top arm slot. He does a nice job blocking the baseball and has a feel for his backhand. Overall, Austyn has a good approach to the game with skill on both sides of the ball giving him potential to get even better.