01/17/2014 - Under Armour Pre-Season All-America Tournament
Urban is a talented 2-way player who can swing it. At the plate, this righty shows a balanced approach with a solid base. Barrel delivery is quick through a level path, resulting is hard hit line-drives. He hits the ball where it's pitched and uses the whole field. In the OF, he is aggressive and plays through the ball well while maintaining good body control. He fires the ball into his target with throws that shows carry/life. On the bump, Landon maintains smooth tempo and works at his pace. FB gets on hitters as he works both sides of the plate (83 mph). CH compliments FB well as it runs in on RH hitters. Overall - a skilled prospect who will find success on the diamond.
07/29/2013 - Under Armour Southwest Championships, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One
Urban continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities both on the mound and in the OF. Arm strength has improved, now showing as outstanding as he threw his best velocity to date, topping out at 85 mph. Fastball showed a range of 80-82 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. He utilizes his quick, feet well in tracking down balls in the OF through proper routes / angles. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup with balance and rhythm. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed and work through a short / level swing path. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Barrel accuracy is a plus with the baseball jumping off the bat when centered. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. At the event, he was 3 for 9 with a 2B. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great attitude and is a hard worker.
05/05/2013 - College PREP - Lakewood (Denver), CO
Landon is a tall 2-way player as an OF/RHP. He is a solid all-around player who has a strong arm. Defensively, he displays good range with the ability to track down balls in the OF. He has a quick and clean exchange, he works to square up his shoulders, and plays through toward his target. At the plate, Landon shows an open stance and good bat angle, as he gets into a solid load position. He delivers the barrel quickly and hits line-drives, showing some pull-side pop. On the bump, this RHP has a 3-pitch mix coming from a loose arm action. He reaches a tall and controlled balance point, working downhill toward the plate. FB ranges from 77-79 mph and shows heavy action. CH is best off-speed pitch, showing arm-side rub and some sink. Landon is a talented player and as only a 2015 grad, has a couple of years to continue to work on his game.