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Austin Martin

| SS
High School: Trinity Christian Academy, Jacksonville
State: Fla.

Ht.: 6'0"
Wt.: 170 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
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Scouting Report

Martin has been scouted quite a bit in his prep career, having played in heavily scouted events as a junior and as a senior. The Vanderbilt recruit does a little bit of everything, but his most exciting attributes are on defense. Martin shows flashes of above-average range and body control. He makes highlight-reel caliber plays out of his area, ranging to the opposite side of the second base bag or down the third base line. The game can sometimes speed up on Martin and he'll have some adjustments to make for his defensive tools to play at the next level. Martin has battled past arm injuries and his throws have been inconsistent throughout the spring. Some scouts see him having a 40-grade arm on the 20-to-80 scale, while others have seen him show a 55. He's an above-average runner and shows some feel for hitting. Martin has near-average bat speed and works the gaps with below-average power. Scouts would like to see him focus on getting stronger and maturing both physically and mentally so that he can the most out of his tools.

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