09/04/2020 - MS All-Region Tournament
Colton is a SS/RHP prospect who showcased his skills during the All-Region Tournament. In the field, Colton shows efficient footwork and takes good angles to the ball. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front of his body. His exchange is clean and he gains ground well on his throws, keeping them consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes his stride on time. He gets into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with good extension through the ball, producing solid line drives and gap to gap pop. On the mound, Colton gathers over the rubber and works inline toward the plate, finishing with his chest over his front knee. He shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 63mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits at 56mph with 10-4 break. With five more years to develop, Colton has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
01/17/2020 - Baseball Factory Spring Training in Arizona (Ages 12-14)
Colton showed well at both SS and on the mound during his time in Arizona. He is an athletic SS with active feet, a soft/presentable glove, and he moves with agility to the baseball. Colton makes plays consistently, he has some range, and throws with accuracy from a quick release across the diamond. On the mound, Colton has good confidence, a loose arm action, and he finishes completely. He competes well in the zone and finishes in a complete position. Offensively, Colton has a tall/open stance, an activated load, and he swings on plane. He makes hard/consistent contact, he uses his lower body, and he hits with some strength to the pull side. Colton is a coachable young player with a bright future.
10/19/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Salt Lake City, UT
Colton is an athletic RHP/SS prospect who will graduate in 2025. On the mound, Colton works with a loose arm and finishes with his chest over his front knee. He shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 66mph with cutting action. Breaking ball sits from 55-56mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 58-59mph with sinking action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. In the field, Colton shows fluid footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into a low position and fields with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth getting back into his load and hits against a strong front side. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid contact and gap to gap pop. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Lower half drive
1. Quicker double play exchange
1. Contact points