03/05/2017 - College PREP - Indianapolis, IN Dawson is a very talented, athletic/strong (6'2"/170) 3B who can make things happen. With the bat, this righty stands in well with centered balance and fluid rhythm to load. He jumps on pitches in the zone and fires the barrel with quick hands. The ball explodes when centered (exit velocity = 90 mph) as he drives the gaps. He is a threat once on base with his lightning quick speed - 60 yard dash of 6.62. At 3B, Read works fluidly from right to left making the plays with soft hands. He gains ground toward his target and fires strong throws with zip. Dawson is a skill 3B prospect who has the tools that will translate well into the next level.