Austin Allen was 1-3 in the game but had the game winning hit in the first inning. Allen hit a 2-Run Home Run to dead center to give the St. Louis Pirates a 3-0 they wouldn't give up. Allen generates good bat speed at the plate and has some pop in his bat. Allen has an aggressive approach at the plate, and is willing to go with the pitch with one of his outs being a line drive to the left fielder. Allen also looked good behind the plate working hard to block balls for the pitcher and back up plays on the infield.
Sky Overton was 3-3 in this afternoon's win the East Cobb Titans 16u. Overton had 2 doubles and a single in the game to go along with a stolen base, and 3 runs scored. Overton has a solid line drive hitting approach at the plate with a line drive swing plane.
Max Rosenbaum went 1-2 in the game for the East Cobb Reds. Rosenbaum had the Reds only hit of the game but it was a big one as it was a Solo Home Run. Rosenbaum has as aggressive approach at the plate with gap power.
Christopher Moates started the game for the east cobb patriots and got the win going 4 and 1/3 innings. Moates allowed 1 run on 3 hits while walking 1 and striking out 6. Moates's fastball topped out at 86 this afternoon sitting between 82-85. Moates uses a 3/4 arm slot, is around the plate with all his pitches and throws a good slider that sat at 75-78.