06/22/2019 - Omaha National World Series - Session 2 (Ages 14-18)
Griffin continues to show as a prospect on the diamond with improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date In the MIF, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / clean actions. Feet are active as attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Glove action is soft / sure but needs to present more out front. Throws are accurate with zip across the diamond as he gets rid of the baseball quickly but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and works through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
11/08/2018 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City (Ages 14-18)
Griffin continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At SS, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / clean actions. Hands are clean and present well out front. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls but will benefit by playing through with his body. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds/ turn of the double play. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, hitting / power potential has increased through an open setup. Hands are quick (80 mph exit velocity) and work inside the baseball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. At the event, he was 3 for 4 with 2 3B. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and a very hard worker.
07/30/2018 - College PREP - York, PA
Griffin is a compact, athletic SS prospect who shows a high baseball IQ and flashes solid tools all over the diamond. He has feel for the barrel at the plate with an efficient swing path that allows him to cover all quadrants of the strike zone. His actions are smooth in the box to load and launch with good balance throughout his swing. He gets on plane early and extends through contact, making consistent contact to all fields. At short, he shows athletic actions with the range to make plays in the hole and up the middle. He fields in a low, athletic position to make all the plays and get rid of the ball quickly and accurately. Attacking the ball and fielding the big hop will make him a complete defender. Griffin is an intriguing, young prospect with plenty of potential on the field.