11/14/2013 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City
Dalton is an athletic kid who showed well at Pirate City. Defensively, he displayed plus angles to the ball with active footwork and a stable fielding position. He can work on having better body control setting up in his fielding position by breaking down his feet. On the mound, Dalton shows excellent mound presence. He works quick and keeps hitters off balance. His arm action is fluid with on time separation and good balance. Dalton can work on letting his backside follow through when he finishes and develop off speed pitches. At the plate, Dalton showed good athleticism to his swing displaying barrel accuracy and quickness. He will need to work on finishing his lower half to improve power. Overall, Dalton is a solid player who shows a lot of potential for the future.
08/03/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Council Bluffs (Omaha, NE), IA
Dalton is a thin, athletic, 2-way player who plays 3B and RHP. Defensively, Dalton has soft / sure hands, quick feet, and he fields the ball in a solid / athletic position. He has good body control, he plays through the ball, and he throws with accuracy from a short arm action to his target. On the mound, Dalton has a long / loose arm, good direction toward home, and he finishes in a complete position. Offensively, Dalton has an athletic set-up, good balance, and he makes square contact. He swings in good rhythm and gets good extension through the ball. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Play lower
2. Long toss
3. Slow roller
1. Keep head on target
2. Don't throw across body
1. More lower 1/2
2. Let ball travel
3. Load / stride