08/03/2013 - National Tryout - Council Bluffs (Omaha), IA
Declan worked out at both SS and on the mound during his last workout in Council Bluffs. At SS, Declan showed sure hands, active footwork, and he ability to field the ball out front. He has good range, he plays through the ball, and he throws with accuracy from a short arm action to his target. On the mound, Declan has solid mechanics, a loose arm, and he fills the zone with strikes. Offensively, Declan tracks the ball well, he makes contact, and he gets his lower body through.
03/09/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Kenosha, WI
Declan is an average sized, 2-way player who plays 3B and RHP. Defensively, Declan has sure hands, playable feet, and he presents his glove well. His hands work well, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency to his target. On the mound, Declan has an easy arm action, good direction toward home, and he competes in the zone. At the plate, Declan shows an open stance, good balance, and a short stride. He has good barrel accuracy and swings in good rhythm. Overall abilities can improve if Declan can work on the following.
1. Quicken feet
2. Throw downhill
1. Glove side lead
2. Keep head still
1. Widen base
2. Let ball travel