04/12/2015 - National Tryout - Chattanooga, TN Stafford continues to show as a 1B/LHP and continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At 1B, defensive grade has improved as he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. He works to square balls up, displaying clean hands with grade continuing to improve as he attacks balls more, plays through, and increases foot quickness. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program and work to get rid of the baseball quicker to improve arm grade. At the plate he shows a balanced / athletic setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. Hitting grade will continue to improve as he works to stay inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power numbers will continue to improve as he adds overall body strength and utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 62-65 mph. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for but needs to develop more movement on pitch. Stock on the mound will continue to increase as he builds more arm strength and work to throw more strikes.