08/27/2023 - National Showcase - Kansas City, KS Deacon is a talented C/3B in the 2026 class. Behind the plate, he has active feet that work well with his body. Presents a soft glove and wrist and tracks the baseball well. His exchanges are clean and gains a short and quick high 3qtr slot. Registered a 2.25 pop with accuracy to the bag. Shows advanced blocking style and keeps the ball in front. Working to sit lower in his stance will allow him to control the bottom of the zone. At 3rd, he centers his body to the baseball and moves well to the glove side. Creates accurate feeds with carry. Working to sink his hips will allow proper hop adjustments. At the plate, he does a great job of keeping his hands inside the baseball with strong hands through the zone. Maintains a quiet head and is balanced in his swing. Shows pull side power with an exit velo of 74. Overall solid 2026 prospect.