09/15/2013 - College PREP - Oklahoma City, OK Gavin is a tall, solid, and athletic corner infielder that will graduate in 2014. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 7.03. Defensively, he utilizes his quick / athletic feet well in attacking ground balls displaying soft / sure hands. He moves well laterally, displaying range but needs to play through balls more to continue to improve defensive grade. Throws are accurate with carry as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. At the plate, Lavalley shows an athletic setup with rhythm. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing with the baseball exploding off the bat when centered as he displays outstanding power, mainly to the pull side. For hitting grades to continue to improve, he needs to work to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Gavin has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his abilities as he continues to improve.