07/04/2018 - Under Armour Firecracker Classic 18U, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One Billy continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has the makings of a special type player at the next level. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 6.89 runner. At 1B, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he and displays proper footwork around the bag. Glove action is soft, presents well out front and consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Hands/feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with accuracy and on line carry (87 mph velocity) to his throws. At the plate, he continues to shine, now displaying outstanding hitting/power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing with power showing best to the pull side. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable, and plays the game hard. Billy has the tools to play at the next level and will bring some school a special type player.