07/31/2013 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training at Vero Beach (Ages 12-14)
Cole is a young 2nd baseman who also plays outfield. In the infield, Cole has firm hands, active feet, and playable range. He has a controlled approach and makes accurate throws. In the outfield, he shows good instincts. He gets good reads off the bat and takes proper angles. He is aggressive to the ball and hits the cut off man well. At the plate, he has a squared setup, hands back with his load, and takes a short stride. He has good balance and uses his lower half well. He is a contact hitter, but with better timing could develop more power and start driving the ball in the gaps. With more strength, Cole will become a nice option at the next level in the infield or the outfield.
04/14/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Plano (DFW), TX
Cole is a young, player who plays OF and 2nd base. In the OF, Cole has fluid footwork, he takes good angles to the ball, and he reads the ball off the bat well. He makes plays, his exchange is clean, and he throws with a short arm action with some carry to his target. In the INF, Cole is aggressive to the ball, his hands are soft, and he throws with accuracy across the diamond. Offensively, Cole has an open stance, a short stride, and a direct barrel to the ball. He stays inside the ball and has a line drive swing. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Follow throws
2. Throwing accuracy
2. Long toss
3. Play through ball
1. Level off swing
2. More lower 1/2
3. Direct hands to ball