01/13/2017 - Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Dylan continues to show as a prospect on the diamond. Behind the plate, feet are active as he gains ground and works through a clean/transfer exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times showed in the 2.01 range. Throws display accuracy and on line carry through his target. Hands are soft as he lets the ball travel and tracks well, sticking in the zone. He shows off his athletic abilities through the blocking process and is a wall behind the dish. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows great barrel accuracy with gap to gap pop.
10/12/2016 - Arizona Senior Fall Classic
Dylan continues to show a promising future on the diamond. At the plate, hands are quick (86 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive approach. He has strength in his swing with plus barrel accuracy. The baseball explodes off the bat when centered with power showing best to the pull side. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more aggressively. Behind the plate, hands/feet work well together through a clean transfer/exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. He has arm strength with throws displaying accuracy/carry through his target. Receiving/blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well at the next level.
06/14/2016 - 2016 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National Florida
This powerful backstop continues to shine. With flexion and good sway, he pockets pitches with a soft/sure mitt. Pop times remains in the 1.83 range. At the plate, Dylan has fluid rhythm while getting good hand separation. Barrel is whipped through the zone as he connects with strength. The ball jumps off of his barrel as he crushes it to the gaps. A talented prospect - he will make things happen both behind the dish as well as with the bat.
01/15/2016 - Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Moon combined standout catch and throw skills with a very good right-handed stroke in Arizona. He posted workout pop times between 1.84 and 1.91, with a time of 2.07 coming live in game action, and was also aggressive to throw behind runners live. His exchange was clean and his throws carried through the bag. His overall actions behind the plate were athletic and nimble. At the plate, he made a loose and easy move through the zone with very good feel for the barrel. With a steady head and advanced hand-eye coordination, his stroke is seemingly built for line drives to the big part of the ballpark. Overall, a talented all-around player that brings a potential high level hit tool to a premium position.
10/28/2015 - Under Armour SoCal Classic, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One
Moon continues to show consistency in his game as he enters his junior season. Defensively, his times remain mostly under 2s and defensive skill set projects at the next level. Framing comes with ease and footwork is fluid to second as he puts the ball on the bag. At the plate, he continues to flash super quick hands with explosive hips and lower 1/2 drive. Working on extension to the middle of the field will allow his offensive stock to rise. Overall, Dylan's abilities will impress coaches all over the country.
03/15/2015 - College PREP - Plainview (Lubbock), TX
Moon continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities with a promising future on the diamond. At the plate, he has improved his abilities from the right side, now showing well above average potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, generating plus bat speed through a level swing path. He works to keep hands inside the ball and utilizes all fields, displaying gap to gap pop. Barrel accuracy is a plus with baseball jumping off the bat when centered. Behind the plate, pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 1.94 with accuracy, life, and on line carry, displaying outstanding arm strength. He will control the running game with his feet and arm. Receiving/blocking skills show as outstanding tools that will play well at the next level. Instincts behind the plate are outstanding as he displays outstanding leadership abilities.
05/11/2014 - National Tryout - College Station, TX
Moon only showed as a catcher at the event but has improved his abilities behind the plate. Arm strength has improved, now displaying outstanding arm strength with life, accuracy, and on line carry through his target. Pop times were in the low 2.0 range as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Receiving/blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well at the next level. Foot speed has improved as well as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 7.50 runner. At the plate, he continues to show as a switch hitter but projects best from the right side. Hands are quick and work inside the ball, utilizing all fields. He shows a feel for the barrel and drives the baseball, displaying gap to gap power.
01/17/2014 - Baseball Factory Spring Training in Arizona (Ages 14-18)
Moon continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date at 7.56. Feet are active and work in line through a clean transfer/exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date. Times showed a range of 2.0-2.16 with accuracy/carry on his throws, displaying solid arm strength. Receiving/blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well at the next level as he continues to improve. At the plate, he shows a squared/athletic setup and displays an aggressive approach. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He shows a feel for the barrel with baseball jumping off the bat when centered, displaying gap to gap pop. At the event, he was 5 for 10. Mental makes up is a plus as he has a positive attitude and works hard, showing a desire to be the best player he can be.
07/26/2013 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City
Dylan Moon is an athletic catcher who also pitched during the tournament. Behind the plate Dylan has a good setup, soft hands, and gains ground when blocking. He has a quick exchange and makes accurate throws to 2nd base. At the plate he has a tall setup, good load, short stride, and centered balance. He uses his lower half well and has quick bat speed. He has good barrel accuracy and he drives the ball from gap to gap. On the mound Dylan has an easy arm action with lots of life on his fastball. His fastball is explosive and gets on the hitters quick. With polished mechanics and developing a secondary pitch, Dylan could be a viable option on the mound at the next level.
12/02/2012 - College PREP - Cedar Hill (DFW), TX
Dylan is a solid, young C/3B that will graduate in 2017. Behind the plate, Feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times show a range of 2.28-2.43 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he continues to build more arm strength through a long toss program. Receiving / blocking skills show as quality tools that will play well at the next level. At 3B, he moves well laterally, flashing range and works to square balls up. Hands are soft, clean but needs to present more out front to continue to improve defensive grade. At the plate, Moon is a switch hitter with slightly above average hitting and power grades from both sides. He displays a balanced setup and approach and displays quick hands that work through a short / direct path. Barrel accuracy is a plus with baseball jumping off his bat when centered. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. With 4 years to further develop, Dylan has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve.