05/07/2017 - College PREP - College Station, TX
Landon continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate he has improved his power abilities. Hands are quick (85 mph exit velocity) and work to and through a level swing path, creating extension. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Barrel accuracy is a plus and he has strength in his swing, displaying gap-to-gap pop. At SS, feet are aggressive as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is soft/sure and he presents well out front. He shows off his athletic abilities on feeds/turns of the double play.
04/09/2017 - College PREP - Lake Charles, LA
Landon is an athletic, young 2018 SS prospect that displayed his speed with a 6.93 60 yard dash time. As a SS, Landon has aggressive lateral movements to the ball, he plays through the back hand well, has the ability to get the slow roller, and makes clean throws/flips on DP feeds. If he continues to work on presenting a low/early glove, exchange the ball further out in front of his body, funnel the ball to his arm slot, and get his feet in line to first, he will improve his overall ability in the INF. At the plate, Landon has a good approach; he tracks the ball deep, creates rhythm in his hands, and takes aggressive swings on strikes. If he continues to get his hands into the drive position, and drive his back knee down into the ball, he will create extension in the swing and hit the ball with authority from gap to gap.
01/13/2017 - Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Foot speed continues to improve as Landon ran his best 60 time to date at 6.80. At 2B, he displays clean/athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Hands are soft/clean and he presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground in the MIF. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, hands are quick and work through a level swing path, creating extension. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Barrel accuracy is a plus with power improving as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently through the swing.
10/19/2016 - Arizona Junior Fall Classic
Landon is an athletic built 2B prospect who has good potential. In the field, Landon plays with fluid footwork and moves very well laterally, looking especially smooth on his backhand. He gets around the baseball and presents his glove as he approaches. Landon has a quick exchange leading into a loose arm action from a 3/4 slot. He has a quick release with his throws that are accurate and online. Offensively, Landon is a contact hitter who utilizes a direct swing path. He does not over swing and shows solid contact to the opposite field. Landon consistently gets the barrel to the ball. Overall, Landon has a solid all-around skill set that can certainly develop even further as he continues to play the game.
05/01/2016 - National Tryout Plus - College Station, TX
Landon showed at 2B at the event and has really improved his baseball abilities since the last time we saw him. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now an outstanding runner at 6.89. At 2B, defensive abilities are now outstanding, displaying smooth/fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls with his feet, displaying clean hands. He moves well side to side, displaying range in the MIF. Glove action is soft/sure as he presents well out front. He shows off his athletic abilities on feeds/turns of the double play. At the plate, he shows an open/athletic setup. Hands are quick and work inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Swing path is level as he shows a solid line drive approach. Power will increase as he works to use his lower half more efficiently. With 2 years to further develop, Landon has the makings of a special type player as he continues to progress his game.
12/27/2013 - Baseball Factory Winter Classic
Landon is a good kid who plays hard each time out on the field. As an infielder, he showed a good ready position, fields the ball out front and he has a very good double play turn. He can improve defensively by long tossing for arm strength, being more aggressive to the ball, and increasing his lateral quickness. At the plate Landon displayed good balance, swing path, and hands. He will improve by striding straight at the pitcher, allowing the ball to travel into the proper hitting zone, and keeping hands inside the ball.
07/15/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Plano (DFW), TX
Landon is a young, 2nd baseman with a thin frame. Defensively, Landon has a quick 1st step, agile movements, and firm hands. He has good footwork to the backhand, works the double play well, and he delivers the ball with accuracy to his target. At the plate, Landon has an athletic set-up, good balance, and average bat speed. He makes square contact, he has a line drive approach, and he gets his lower 1/2 through. Abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Earlier glove
2. Soften hands
3. Long toss
1. Loosen grip
2. Let ball travel
3. Bat speed