11/02/2013 - Hitting Accelerated Training Weekend (Ages 12-14)
Tristen is a long bodied kid that shows potential with the bat. He hits the pull side well, and can pull it with power. He needs to focus on using his body on outside pitches the way he does on the inside pitch. Also he needs to work on his contact points, if he lets the baseball travel on the outer half he will be able to drive the baseball hard to all fields. And, to get the barrel moving he needs to focus on driving the barrel with the top hand through the baseball and not to the baseball.
10/13/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Gambrills, MD
Tristen is a 1st baseman who can also pitch. Defensively, Tristen has playable hands and feet, and he moves with some agility to the ball. He tries to keep it in front, his exchange is clean, and he throws with a long arm action to his target. On the mound, Tristen keeps his eyes on target, he gets some extension on his pitches, and he throws his FB in the zone. Offensively, Tristen puts the bat on the ball, he keeps his head still, and he can hit hard to the pull side. Abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Loosen actions
2. Play through ball
3. Play soften glove
1. Loosen arm action
3. Glove side lead
1. Barrel accuracy
2. Lower 1/2