01/17/2020 - 2020 Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament
Cole continues to shine 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 3B, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft /sure and he presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Barrel accuracy is a plus with the baseball jumping off the bat when centered.
12/27/2019 - Baseball Factory West Coast Winter Classic (Ages 12-14)
Cole continues to show the makings of a special type player. He did show on the mound for the first time at the event. At 3B, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Hands / feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with accuracy and carry on his throws across the diamond. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (81 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields and has strength in his swing with gap-to-gap pop. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 67-79 mph. Control is well above average as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches.Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
09/08/2019 - Accelerated Interactive Video Program - Fresno, CA
Cole is a lean 3B/OF prospect who will graduate in 2024. At 3B, Cole shows active footwork and covers ground well. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistently on-line to his target. In the OF, Cole shows active footwork and displays good lateral range. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistent to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance with center balance. He is smooth getting into his load and hits against a strong front side. He takes a level swing with explosive bat speed, leading to loud contact and gap to gap pop. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Prep step
2. Quicker first step
1. Attack more aggressively
2. Long toss
1. Shorter stride
2. Earlier load