09/24/2023 - National Showcase - Cleveland, OH Austin is a gifted 6ft 2/193 3B/RHP in the 2026 class. In the field, he shows quick and athletic feet. Gains ground to the baseball and displays an athletic and square fielding position. Has pocket feel and his exchanges are clean. Arm plays at 81 velo and his feeds from an over-the-top slot are accurate. Scouts feel he is a plus defender. On the mound, he gathers over the rubber well and is in the zone with his FB and SL. FB sat 76-7 with both cut and sinking actions. His SL shows sudden break at 74 and can produce swing and miss action with CB at 70. His CH/split combo sits around 71 and with more development can become very effective pitches. At the plate, he has athletic feel and smooth timing. Likes to be aggressive and his hips are violent. Hits off a firm front side and demonstrates pull side power. Can overswing at times and working to stay balanced and stay in the middle of the field will help as he advances to higher levels of pitching. Overall, Austin is a can’t miss prospect in the 2026 class.