04/09/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Bartlett (Memphis), TN Dawson is a 1B/RHP who will graduate in 2021. Defensively at 1B, he shows efficient footwork as he takes solid angles on gb's. He gives accurate DP feeds firing throws with a loose arm action. On the mound, this RHP gathers over the rubber and has a repeatable delivery. He works in line towards home plate as he finishes square to his target. With the bat, Dawson displays a tall setup and gets back into a load. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone as he drives pitches with pop to his pull side. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Lateral range 2. Develop soft hands/glove 3. Quicker exchange to throw Pitching 1. Loose arm action 2. Lower 1/2 drive off rubber 3. Develop an off speed pitch Offense 1. Develop rhythm 2. Improve bat speed/hands 3. Explode lower 1/2