01/13/2017 - Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament Pierson is a tall, athletic SS/RHP and is a prospect on the diamond. Delivery is sound / repeatable as he shows good tempo through a strong balance point, allowing his arm action to work quick and free to the plate. Arm strength is outstanding as indicated by his top velocity of 85 mph. Fastball has good tailing action. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with late break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for with arm side run. Off speed stuff show as outstanding pitches that will get outs at the next level. Command / control is tremendous as well as he locates well to both sides of the plate, pounding the zone. At SS, he displays solid defensive abilities as he utilizes his quick feet in his lateral movements, displaying range in the MIF. Hands / feet work well together as he displays smooth / fluid actions with big play potential. At the plate, he continues to shine displaying solid hitting / power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing with power showing best to the pull side. At the event, he was 2 for 4 with a 2B. Pierson has an upside on the mound and will get looks from the top collegiate coaches with his abilities, possibly as a two-way guy.