06/23/2018 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Cody continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. In the OF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. He shows good game awareness and does a nice job of backing up bases. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick (86 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through ha line drive approach. On the mound, Arm strength has improved as threw his top velocity at 75 mph. Fastball showed a range of 73-75 mph with sinking action. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Control is tremendous as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Getting on a long toss program will help to increase arm strength which will aid in his development on the mound. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
03/18/2018 - College PREP - Greenville, SC
Cody is a tall, solid RHP/OF who has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate is where he shows best through a squared setup. Hands are quick (84 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive approach. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel, displaying gap-to-gap pop. In the OF, he displays smooth / clean actions. He utilizes his feet well in tracking down balls through proper routes / angles. He works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable allowing his arm action to work free to the plate. Fastball showed a range of 72-74 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with slight arm side run. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Cody has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.