07/07/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Trenton, NJ
Adrien is a skilled R/R catcher who graduates in 2021. With the bat, this RHH shows an athletic setup with centered balance. He takes a level hack on a short/direct path and hits line drives. He hits the ball where it's pitched spraying it to all parts of the field. Behind the dish, he sits in well with athletic actions tracking pitches into a soft mitt. Transfer/exchange is quick/clean with accuracy on his throws down to 2B - pop times at 2.38. McCrary is a talented catcher who has upside as he approaches his senior year.
12/08/2019 - National Tryout Plus - Nyack (NYC), NY
Adrien continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. He did show as a catcher for the first time at the event. At 3B, defensive abilities are now well above average. Feet are active / aggressive as he moves well in attacking balls and play through with his body. Glove action is soft / sure but he will benefit by presenting more out front. Hands / feet work well together as he gets rid of the baseball quickly with accuracy on his throws. Behind the plate, pop times showed in the 2.31 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Hands are soft / sure and he sticks balls in the zone. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process but needs to get his body down sooner. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.
01/18/2019 - Baseball Factory National Spring Training at Pirate City
Adrien is a coachable OF/3B prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the Spring Training at Pirate City. In the field, Adrien fields in a low position and works to make accurate throws. Increasing his lateral range can help Adrien improve defensively. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and gets into a small load. He gets good extension through the ball and makes consistent contact. Adrien can improve as a hitter by driving his lower half more. With two more years to develop, Adrien has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.
12/16/2018 - College PREP - Madison (NYC), NJ
Adrien is a solid, athletic OF/3B who will graduate in 2021. In the OF, he displays smooth / clean actions. He utilizes his aggressive feet well in tracking down balls through proper routes / angles. He needs to work to get behind balls and play through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. At 3B, he displays clean actions. Feet are aggressive as he takes proper angles but needs to play through more with his body. Glove action is soft / sure and presents out front. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate he shows an athletic setup. Hands are loose and work through an aggressive approach. He stays inside the ball and utilizes all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he loads more and utilizes his lower half more efficiently through the swing. With 3 years to further develop, Adrien has abilities with time and room to progress his game.