09/20/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Boise, ID
Liam continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate, hitting / power potential have improved through an open setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. In the OF, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. At 2B, feet are active but needs to attack balls and play through more with his body. Glove action is clean but needs to present more out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program.
11/08/2019 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona (Ages 14-18)
Liam is a 2B/RHP that will graduate in 2021. In the field Liam plays with high energy on the field. Working to the ball he works hard to create good angles and gets into a good square position. As he fields, he works hard to field the ball out in front and makes clean exchanges as he works to throw from the 3/4 slot. He makes clean throws around the diamond as well as making + DP feeds. At the plate, Liam sets up in a slightly open stance with comfortable hands and loads back to start his swing. He keeps his balance centered as he rotates against a firm front side and gets the barrel on plane. His approach is solid showing the ability to hit to all fields. Getting more hip/hand separation will allow him to generate more power. On the mound, Liam shows a 2-pitch mix with a FB/CB. The FB has some tail and thrown with a high volume of strikes as well as a 11-5 CB with gradual break. Pitching, he shows a good presence on the mound with simple movements and keeps good direction to the plate. Liam shows strong foundations on both sides of the field and we look forward to seeing his progress.
08/02/2018 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training & Tournament at Historic Dodgertown (Ages 14-18)
Liam continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. He did show on the mound for the first time at the event. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved though a tall setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will continue to improve as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At 2B, he displays proper footwork around as he works around and squares balls up. Glove action is clean but needs to present more out front. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls through a low approach. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. On the mound, delivery is sound and repeatable allowing his arm action to work well to the plate. Fastball shows a range of 56-59 mph. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength. Mental makeup is a plus as he is a team player that works hard and is very coachable.
11/09/2017 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona (Ages 14-18)
Liam is a young, raw player with positional versatility and a great attitude on the field. He showed nice improvements all over the field with noticeably increased arm strength and more pop at the plate. He has a strong base in the field to push off quickly and move well to the ball. He uses two hands to field the ball cleanly and make all the plays to him. At the plate, he shows a simple setup with sound mechanics to launch through the zone. He keeps his head down on contact and delivers the barrel to put the ball in play to all fields. Keeping his backside strong will allow his bat to stay through the zone longer for more hard contact. Liam is a young prospect we look forward to watching as he develops.
09/17/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Boise, ID
Liam is a 2B/OF who will graduate in 2021. Defensively at 2B, he hustles well laterally and tries to work into an athletic fielding position on GB's. He comes up with a clean exchange and makes strong throws to his target. In the OF, he takes aggressive routes as he tracks down fly balls. He tries to work behind the ball and makes throws with loose arm action. As a hitter, Liam shows a solid setup. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone and looks to drive pitches back up through the middle of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
1. Quick footwork
2. Develop soft hands
3. Field out in front
1. Lateral quickness
2. Secure catch with 2 hands
3. Accurate throws
1. Develop a load
2. Lower 1/2 drive
3. Level out swing path