01/18/2019 - Baseball Factory Spring Training in Arizona (Ages 14-18) Mason continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date, topping out at 65 mph. Arm action is loose / easy and works well to the plate. Fastball showed a range of 64-65 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with slight sink. Getting on a long toss program will help to increase arm strength which will aid in his development on the mound. In the OF, defensive abilities have improved as he displays smooth actions. Feet are aggressive as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls more and play through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved through a square setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At the event, he was 4 for 6 with 2 BB. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.