08/11/2019 - College PREP - Kaneohe (Honolulu), HI
Ryson is a RHP/3B that will graduate in 2022. On the mound, Ryson shows a 3-pitch mix with a FB/CB/SL. FB shows some tail, the CB is 11-5 with medium break, and the SL has 10-4 action. Pitching, Ryson gathers over the rubber well and shows a free arm action going back. He keeps his stride square and rotates to the target getting good extension as he throws to the plate. At 3B, Ryson shows effective footwork and fields the ball with confidence. His exchanges are clean as he makes throws with consistent accuracy. At the plate he sets up tall and square getting loaded with smooth rhythm. He gets his lower half through delivering a fast bat that is direct to the ball. Ryson makes hard and consistent contact with a line drive approach. Ryson shows solid raw tools that will serve him well as he continues to grow and mature.
11/08/2018 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition in Arizona (Ages 14-18)
Ryson continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate, hitting/power potential has improved through a tall setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He works to keep hands 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 3B, he displays smooth/fluid actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls up but needs to attack, playing through more with his body. Glove action is soft/clean but needs to present more out front. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 68 mph. Fastball shows a range of 67-68 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard.
01/20/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Kapolei (Honolulu), HI
Ryson is an athletic, 2-way player who pitches and plays 3B. On the mound, Ryson has a clean arm action, he stands over the rubber well, and he gets good extension on his pitches. He lands with a proper stride, finishes in a square position, and competes in the zone. At 3B, Ryson has a good fielding base, he use 2 hands to field, and he throws with a short arm action to his target. At the plate, Ryson has a square set-up, good balance, and he can spray to all fields. He flashes some bat speed and uses his lower body. Ryson can improve skills with work on the following.
1. Quicken pace
3. Long toss
1. Pre-pitch actions
3. Play more through
1. Shorten swing