07/09/2013 - College PREP - Minnetonka (Minneapolis), MN Dan is an athletic OF/RHP that will graduate in 2014. Currently, he projects better in the OF for the next level but has an upside on the mound. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 6.91 60 time. Feet are quick / aggressive as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls and works to get behind balls well, playing through with momentum to his target. Throws are accurate with life and on line carry as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. At the plate, Loats continues to shine as he shows an athletic setup with balance. Hands are quick, generating plus bat speed through a level swing path. He works to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Barrel accuracy is a plus as he shows a plus feel for with the baseball exploding off the bat when centered. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 81-84 mph with sinking action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with sharp break. He maintains his arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for with arm side run. Off speed stuff show as quality pitches that will get outs at the next level. Control is a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Dan has the makings of a special type player and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities, possibly as a two-way guy.