01/12/2014 - National Tryout - San Antonio, TX
Dylan showed improvements to his velocity, infield play, and power ability - in his most recent Factory outing. Defensively, he had pick ability, sound backhand footwork, and showed some good slow roller mechanics. Offensively, he showed good balance and was aggressive to the ball in the zone. On the mound, he threw three pitches, topping out at 63 MPH and throwing a CB effectively - with 10/4 shape. In all - Pool will continue to see grade bumps as he strengthens overall and works on his speed and agility.
07/31/2013 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training at Vero Beach (Ages 12-14)
Dylan is a solid, young player with good size and strength who 1B/RHP. Defensively, he sets up athletically and makes all the routine plays at 1B, possesses sure hands and is a smart first basemen who understands all situations. As a pitcher, Dylan has a strong body, works with good tempo, is very accurate and can command both his fastball and slider well. He continues to improve his athleticism with his pitching mechanics, his ability to finish his pitches, and his release. At the plate, he flashes pop and has a very good, consistent approach and attacks hittable pitches. Dylan improved his lower 1/2 and can improve offensively if he keeps letting the ball travel and makes good adjustments.
05/19/2013 - Interactive Video Program - San Antonio, TX
Dylan is a solid, 2-way player with a tall frame. At 1st base, Dylan has sure hands, playable footwork, and he squares up well to the ball. He fields in a square position, gets rid of the ball quickly, and he throws with decent accuracy across the diamond. On the mound, Dylan has a short arm action, level shoulders, and good direction toward home. Offensively, Dylan has a square set-up, good balance, and fast bat speed. He makes consistent contact, swings in good rhythm, and he gets his lower 1/2 through. Abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Loosen arm
2. Quicken feet
3. Long toss
2. Balance point
3. Arm action
1. Level off swing
2. Load / Stride
3. Narrow base