08/04/2013 - National Tryout - Council Bluffs (Omaha), IA
Brock continues to show as a 1B/LHP but currently, he projects at 1B for the next level where he has improved his abilities. At the plate, is where he has improved the most, now showing well above average hitting / power numbers through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, generating bat speed through a level swing. Barrel accuracy is a plus with the baseball, exploding off the bat when centered. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork around the bag and works to square balls up, displaying clean hands. Hands are soft / clean and he consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt, saving throws. On the mound, he shows an aggressive tempo with fastball showing a range of 74-78mph with arm side run / sink. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with late / sharp break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup showing a plus feel for with arm side run. Control is a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches, locating to both sides of the plate. Stock on mound will continue to rise as more arm strength is gained.
06/22/2013 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2
Brock worked out at both 1B and on the mound during his time in Omaha. Defensively, Brock has soft hands, playable footwork, and he shows good athleticism for his size. He keeps the ball in front, his exchange is quick, and he throws with carry and accuracy to his target. On the hill, Brock has good balance, he is around the plate with his pitches, and he lands in a good fielding position. At the plate, Brock has an athletic set-up, good balance, and a square stride. He has fast bat speed, he makes hard contact, and he swing sin good rhythm.
01/21/2013 - College PREP - Omaha, NE
Brock is thick 1B/LHP with a strong lower half that will graduate in 2014. Currently, he projects best at 1B for the next level. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork around the bag, displaying soft / clean hands. He is a quality receiver and consistently showed the ability to pick balls out of the dirt, saving throws. He gets rid of the baseball quickly with accuracy and on line carry on his throws. At the plate, Howery shows a solid setup with balance. Hands are loose / smooth and work through a level swing path and makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. He shows a feel for the barrel with baseball jumping off his bat when centered. For hitting grades to continue to improve, he needs to work to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 74-75 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a solid feel for with arm side run but needs to work on throwing more strikes with pitch. Brock has abilities with a lot of room to improve.