Omaha National World Series - Session 1 (Ages 14-18)
Kyle is a well-rounded SS/RHP prospect who is a team player and plays the game hard. In the field, Kyle plays with effective footwork and agile actions as he covers good ground. He presents his glove and fields the ball in an athletic, square position. Kyle has a quick, clean exchange leading into a short, quick arm action throwing from an over the top arm slot. He has quick release showing consistently strong, accurate throws across the diamond. Offensively, Kyle has a tall, closed stance with a centered balance. He has a closed, on-time stride as he partially uses his lower half throughout his swing. Kyle maintains a still head and shows a long swing path. He is a contact type hitter who has the ability to spray the ball to all fields. On the mound, Kyle keeps his eyes on his target and works downhill. He has a balanced, on-time delivery throwing from an over the top arm slot. Kyle has a loose, clean arm action and extends through his release. Kyle stays square to home plate with a controlled landing at the proper stride length. His fastball has tail movement and his curveball has late break. Overall, Kyle is a coachable prospect who has a bright future on the diamond.
07/25/2018 - National Tryout Plus - Cleveland, OH
Kyle continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a well above average runner at 7.00. In the MIF, he shows smooth / clean actions. He displays proper footwork in creating proper angles in attacking and playing through balls with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate, flashing carry but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a tall, closed setup. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed which leads to solid contact through a line drive approach. Hands are quick and work inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.
02/04/2018 - College PREP - Dayton, OH
Kyle is an athletic build SS who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.26. In the MIF, he displays quick / athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Glove action is soft / sure but will benefit by presenting more out front. Athletic abilities are present through his feeds / turn of the double play. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate with carry but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through a tall setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Kyle has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.