01/17/2020 - 2020 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Dale continues to show as a prospect on the diamond. Behind the plate, pop times showed in the 2.28 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Feet are active, working in line to his target as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. He plays with a ton of energy and shows the ability to handle a pitching staff. Glove action is soft / sure and he sticks balls well in zone. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process and is a wall behind the plate. At the plate, hands works inside the baseball as he utilizes all fields. Barrel accuracy is a plus with baseball jumping off the bat when centered He has strength in his swing (84 mph exit velocity) with gap-to-gap pop. Dale has a ton of potential and is a sure player to follow.
08/18/2019 - College PREP - Dickinson, ND
Dale is a talented and athletic 2020 OF/C. In the OF Dale shows effective footwork with a +1st step as he works to the ball. Fielding, Dale gets square to the ball presenting a good glove and makes clean exchanges. His throws to the infield with carry getting rid of the ball quickly. Behind the plate, Dale shows quick footwork with agile range from an athletic fielding position. He presents the glove well receiving with a soft target. Throwing to 2B, his exchanges are quick and clean with a ball that is online to the bag. At the plate Dale shows an open set up and gets a short stride keeping a solid base. He rotates against a firm front side with explosive bat speed. His contact is hard and consistent with a gap to gap approach. Dale shows a lot of tools and the potential to be a player at the next level.
12/27/2017 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18)
Dale continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. In the OF, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind and plays through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At the plate, he shows a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard.
08/20/2017 - College PREP - Dickinson, ND
Dale is a talented outfield prospect who has a strong, athletic build and graduates in 2020. In the field, Dale plays hard and works to stay behind the baseball. He fields it in a low position and gives his glove a clean lane. Dale has an effective crow hop while he plays through the baseball with good momentum towards his target. He throws from a 3/4 arm slot with a long arm action producing online throws. As a right-handed hitter, Dale has a tall setup with his weight in the back of his stance. He gets good separation with his hands and is developing bat speed. He can deliver pop when his barrel finds the baseball. Dale shows the ability to drive the ball to the opposite field. Overall, Dale is a well-rounded prospect who plays the game athletically and has upside to get even better.