07/15/2013 - College PREP - Trenton, NJ Gavin is a lean, athletic RHP/3B that will graduate in 2014. Currently, he projects best at 3B for the next level where he displays outstanding defensive abilities. Feet are athletic / aggressive as he attacks ground balls and plays through well. Hands are soft, sure, and presents well out front through a low approach. He shows big play potential at 3B. Throws are accurate, flashing carry as he gets rid of the baseball quickly but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, Salazar shows a balanced / athletic setup. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact but needs to work to stay inside the ball to utilize all fields and improve hitting grades from both sides. Power numbers will improve as he learns to use his lower half more. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 78-81 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with loose spin and gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a plus feel for with arm side run. Control is a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as more arm strength is gained. Gavin has potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve.