07/18/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Highland Park (DFW), TX Devon is a SS/OF who will graduate in 2022. Defensively at SS, he works into a square fielding position with solid footwork to his backhand side. He comes up with a clean exchange and fires throws on line to his target. In the OF, he takes athletic routes as he tracks down fly balls. He gets behind the fly ball and releases throws with loose arm action. With the bat, Devon shows an athletic setup with smooth rhythm to load. He explodes his lower 1/2 and swings on a direct path fast through the zone. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Lateral quickness 2. Stay low 3. Develop soft hands Outfield 1. Lateral range 2. Arm strength (long toss) 3. Accurate throws Offense 1. More separation 2. Get extension 3. Level out swing path