Landon Young
Landon Young
Landon Young
Landon Young
Landon Young
Landon Young
Landon Young

CLASS OF 2021

1B
3B

Landon
Young

University of Cincinnati - Clermont
Batavia (HS) • OH
6-3 • 212LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Midland Arrowheads 18u

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2/23/20

2/23/20 Position Player
Hit: An open stance with a simple load prior to launch. Does damage to the ball...Swings with an uphill path to the ball creating line drives and good lift on the ball.
Power: Gap abilities.
Top BP Exit Velocity: 91 mph.
Top BP Distance: 262 ft.
Offensive Projection: Middle.
Field: Athletic at 1B able to make plays to his left and his right, with accurate throws.
Throw: 76 mph across the infield.
Defensive Projection: Corner.

2/22/20

2/22/20 Position Player
Hit: High leg kick approach with a quick twitch swing.
Power: 89mph exit velo with a max distance of 230 feet.
Offensive Projection: Gap to gap power hitter potential.
Field: Fluid footwork and transition into throwing. Shows solid glovework when fielding.
Throw: 71mph infield velo.
Defensive Projection: 1B.

2/17/20

2/17/20 Position Player
Hit: Balanced setup from the right side of the plate. Short and simple swing. Incorporates his lower half well with good hip rotation. Uphill bat path with some carry.
Power: Gap pop with occasional pull side power. High upside bat.
Offensive Projection: Middle of the lineup type.
Field: Looks comfortable at first. Gets off the bag well and plays with a low center of gravity.
Throw: Multiple arm angles with average arm strength.
Defensive Projection: 1B.

1/20/20

1/20/20 Position Player
Hit: Physical presence in the box from the right side. Doesn’t get cheated up there and his above average strength shows at contact. Ball comes off well. Drove the ball with authority to pull side more than once. Middle frame/ skill set.
Power: Gap abilities.
Offensive Projection: Run Producer.
Top Rapsodo BP Exit Velocity: 87.2
Top Rapsodo BP Distance: 308
Field: At 1B he shows average feet and feel around the bag.
Defensive Projection: 1B

6/25/19

Body Type:  6-foot-3, 230-pound physical frame.

Swing Mechanics:  Open stance with a smooth load into his back leg.  Big bat tip.

Hit:  Uphill bat path with a pull side approach.  Natural ball flight to the middle part of the field.

Power:  Pop to the pull side with natural ball flight to the middle part of the field.

Offensive Projection:  TBD.
Field: Frame and skill set play at the first base position. Plays with feel with his feet and above average ball skills. Looks well versed at the position.
Throw: Loose arm that will easily add strength with maturity. Already more than enough arm for the position.
Defensive Projection: 1B.

5/28/19

Body Type: 6-foot-3, 230-pound average build.
Swing Mechanics:
A lot of moving parts in effort to create energy into the swing.
Hit:
Bat path works uphill, creates some loft on the ball. Balanced approach using the middle of the field.
Power:
Shows developing gap to gap power. 81 mph exit velocity.
Offensive Projection:
TBD. Likely to find a spot in the second third of the order.
Run:
4.99 H to 1st
Field:
Solid footwork off the bag. Fields the ball cleanly, needs to improve on the transfer.  
Throw:
Uses a short arm action. Throws were accurate at 70 mph across the diamond.
Defensive Projection:
Likely to remain at first base.
Additional Comments:
Shows signs that more power is likely to come in the future. 

2/17/19

2/17/19

Body Type: 6-foot-2 210-pound prospect.

Swing Mechanics: Starts with high hands and uses a leg kick load. Has a somewhat long swing with an uphill path. Barrel stays through the zone well.

Hit: Strong hands and good barrel control.

Power: 91 mph exit velocity.
Offensive Projection:
Already should be some sort of gap to gap threat. Shows power upside with the natural lift to his swing.

Field: At 1B he shows good feet and feel around the bag. Could improve his angles through balls.

Throw: 70 mph across the diamond.

Run: 5.19 home to first.

Defensive Projection: Shows the aptitude to play 1B at the next level if the bat can carry him there. 

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