07/18/2020 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 12-14)
Cody continues to show as a prospect on the diamond with improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At SS, defensive abilities have improved as he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate with zip across the diamond. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel through a line drive approach. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 76 mph. Fastball shows good cutting action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with tight spin and good depth. Control is solid as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Getting on a long toss program to develop more arm strength will aid in improving abilities on the mound. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
06/15/2020 - Official Player Development Membership - Sugar Land (Houston), TX
Cody continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At SS, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws show good accuracy with carry but will benefit by building more arm strength through a lone toss program. At the plate, he shows a closed setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach.
07/16/2019 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 12-14)
Cody is a 2025 2B/RHP that was a grinder at Pirate City. In the Infield Cody shows athletic and active footwork with agile range to the glove and back hand sides. Getting the glove down sooner will improve Cody's fielding. As he makes exchanges, he creates momentum to his targets and makes accurate throws around the diamond. At the plate Cody sets up in a square stance with loose hands and takes a short, square stride. He fires his lower half through getting the barrel on plane and works a line drive approach. On the mound Cody shows a 2-pitch mix with a FB/CB. He shows a balanced mechanics with good rhythm and tempo. Overall, Cody will continue to grow into his body and athleticism.
01/27/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Houston, TX
Cody is a thin, 2-way player who plays SS and RHP. Defensively, Cody covers ground well through efficient footwork. He has firm hands, fields in a low position, and throws with a consistent arm across the diamond. On the mound, Cody has a loose arm circle, he separates on time, and gets good extension on his pitches. He lands with a proper length stride toward home and competes in the zone. Offensively, this RHH has a square set-up, good balance, and quick hands. He has a short/direct barrel, swings a level stick, and he uses his lower body. Cody can continue to get better with work on the following.
1. Arm slot
3. Keep head still
1. Let ball travel
2. Back elbow