01/17/2014 - Under Armour Pre-Season All-America Tournament Kopps showed at SS and on the mound at the event and has improved his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved, now showing outstanding as indicated by his 6.88 60 time. Defensive grades are solid as he displays quick/athletic actions. He utilizes his quick feet well in taking proper angles in working around balls and plays through well. Lateral movement is a plus potential in the MIF. Throws display accuracy but he needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a balanced/athletic setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path and show a feel for the barrel. Power numbers will continue to improve as he uses his lower half more. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date, topping out at 84 mph. Fastball showed a range of 81-84 mph with sinking action. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with late bite. Command/control are well above average as he throws strikes with all his pitches and works to get ahead of hitters and changes speeds well.