09/15/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Indianapolis, IN
Ian increased radar velocity to 65 MPH, exit velocity to 67 MPH, and ran his best 60 to date at 8.56 seconds during his last workout. At SS, Ian shows quick/fluid feet, a low/athletic fielding position, and a presentable glove. He takes good angles, makes plays, and has a quick release with consistency across the diamond. On the mound, Ian has good balance and a clean arm circle. He hides the ball well, gets good extension, and finishes completely. At the plate, Ian has an athletic/open stance, he loads well, and swings in good rhythm. He works the middle of the field and makes hard contact.
11/09/2017 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona (Ages 12-14)
Ian is a coachable SS/RHP prospect who loves to play the game. Offensively, Ian has a square setup with simple actions. He has a good load with a short stride as he partially uses his lower half throughout his swing. Ian has a long swing path and is building bat speed. He is a contact type hitter who looks to put the ball in play. At SS, Ian works hard and makes the routine plays. He presents his glove and fields the ball in a square position with two hands. He has a long exchange and throws from a 3/4 arm slot. His throws are consistent and developing carry across the diamond. On the mound, Ian has an on-time delivery throwing from an over the top arm slot. He has a loose arm action and extends through his release. Ian stays square to home plate with the proper stride length. He does a nice job working downhill and finishing with his chest over his front knee. Ian commands his fastball and shows depth on his curveball. Overall, Ian is a versatile prospect who continually hustles giving him potential to advance his game to the next level.
09/17/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Indianapolis, IN
Ian is an athletic SS/RHP who will graduate it 2024. Defensively at SS, he attacks GB's with active footwork. He fields the ball with soft hands and has a quick exchange to throw. On the hill, this RHP delivers from an over the top arm slot. He has a 3-pitch arsenal (FB, CB, CH) that he delivers with loose/quick arm action and has good rotation on all pitches. FB tops out at 56 mph while breaking ball has 11/5 shape. With the bat, Ian shows an athletic setup with smooth rhythm to load. He explodes his lower 1/2, swings on a direct path through the zone and drives pitches on a line. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Prep step
2. Work around GB
3. Arm strength (long toss)
1. Strong frontside
2. Lower 1/2 drive off rubber
3. Fill up zone with strikes
2. Improve bat speed
3. Contact points