Future Games Follow Up: Austin Primm

Future Games 2016

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By Jerry Shank
Maryland Scouting Director

The Prep Baseball Report Future Games is the premier summer scouting event for rising junior and select rising sophomore prospects. This year close to 200 college and professional scouts from all over the country were in attendance. The Prep Baseball Report services are subscribed by more than 700 colleges and professional scouts.

2016 was the second year PBR Maryland and Virginia were part of the Future Games, this year forming Team Mid-Atlantic, who also included North Carolina.

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Team Mid-Atlantic Follow Up

picAustin Primm
Pos: RHP/1B
HT/WT: 6-foot-5, 235-pounds
School: North Gaston (NC)
Grad: 2018


08.04.16: Primm has a big 6-5 frame with a strong lower half. Throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a smooth drop and drive delivery. Loose, quick arm action that generates velocity with easier effort. Shoulders are slightly uphill and closed, in line stride to a square landing with an athletic finish. Fastball sat 86-87 in the windup, touching 89. Fell to 84-85 in the stretch. Late run and good command. 10/4 slider with sharp, late break and good armspeed, running 72-77...Hits from an athletic set up at the plate. Longer swing path with some bat speed and barreled up the ball well. Sound actions at first and could improve footwork around be quicker around the bag. Very strong at the plate with an exit velocity of 95 mph. Ran a 7.67 60-yard dash and had an infield velocity of 83 mph.

Follow Up

Please describe your Future Games Experience
+ Futures game experience was my first experience at a true showcase event, I loved every second of it... Meeting new people and playing in front of hundreds of scouts was amazing.

 Would you recommend to 2019 & 2020 grads to play in the Future Games? 
+ Yes, there are a ton of college scouts. It is the showcase to play in if you want maximum exposure.

What is your timeline for making a decision? 
+ I don't really have a timeline, I will probably take all the time I am allowed so I can weigh my options.

What are you looking for in your college choice?
 + I would like to play for a school with a tough conference, travels a lot, and has a good reputation for sending players into professional ball.
What do you feel are your strengths as a player? 
+ My strengths as a player are my size,power, and my arm.
Are there any areas of your game you would like to improve?
+ I would like to improve my speed and quickness, and my ability to hit a changup.
What travel organization do you play for and/or what have you learned this summer?
+ I play for Team Rawlings Charlotte, I have learned plenty of things over the summer, but the most important thing is to just keep having fun.

Team Mid-Atlantic
Brooks Bengtson MD Georgetown Prep 2018 OF
Cameron Blankenship MD North East 2018 C
Brandon Cook MD St. Mary's 2018 OF
John Dempsey MD Georgetown Prep 2018 3B
Cole Dunn MD Middletown (DE) 2018 RHP Radford
Trent Gast-Woodard MD Archbishop Curley 2018 C
Will Glock MD Loyola Blakefield 2018 RHP
Don Goodes VA Greenbrier Christian 2018 OF
Camden Grimes VA Hanover 2018 3B
Nick Hopkins MD St. Mary's 2018 SS
Jeremy Lapp-Barger MD Century 2018 OF
Kevin Madden MD St. Pauls 2018 SS
Hunter McGarvey PA La Salle 2018 C
JP Murphy MD Calvert Hall 2018 OF
Bennett Nance NC Morehead 2018 LHP North Carolina
Kyle Novak VA James Madison 2018 SS
Austin Primm NC North Gaston 2018 RHP
Luke Rettig MD Wilmington Christian (DE) 2018 LHP
Joe Seidler MD Chesapeake 2018 RHP
Joey Silan MD Caravel Academy (DE) 2018 RHP
Tevin Tucker VA Prince George 2018 SS
David Willis MD Red Lion Christian 2018 OF  

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