Corner Infielder/Relief Pitcher Player/Coach with Overseas experience in Australia and available March 2023
Name: Liam Dillinger
DOB: December 1, 1998
Date Available: March 24, 2023Will Pay Flight
Positions: 1B, 3B
Positions (alt): Coach, Youth Coach, RP
College: Florida State College at Jacksonville
Liam is a first baseman, third baseman and relief pitcher, which makes him a versatile addition to any club’s roster.
He has good power at the plate to all fields, with an exit velocity off the tee in the low 90s (mph). The velocity on his throws across the infield ranges in the mid-80s. As a pitcher, he features a fastball, curve, sinker and change-up. The velocity on his fast ball sits in the low 80s.
Liam is a vocal leader with a lot of energy and a very positive attitude. He keeps a strong focus on the game, while also helping to keep teammates loose in tight situations. He is a very supportive teammate and brings a strong work ethic to the clubhouse, practice field and games.
He also has a good amount of coaching experience he could led to a club. He has been Head Pitching/Hitting/Player Relations Coach at the high-school level, as well as a pitching instructor at the collegiate level.
All-county and all-conference selection
Batted .330 in conference with 10 RBIs
Collegiate experience in the U.S.
Experience in the Victoria State League (Australia)
Liam wants to continue his playing career, while also gaining “a more well-rounded coaching resume – to learn how to be a better coach while helping grow the game around the world.” Liam is playing in Australia for the 2022-23 season.
|2019-22||Head Pitching/Hitting/Player Relations Coach||Saint Augustine High School||High School||Scheduled and oversaw bullpens, wrote velocity gaining programs, pitch designing using slow motion video, mechanical improvements using video. Hitting drills to help with timing and mechanics, went over approaches at the plate for at-bats. Helped the players stay in the game while having fun, would listen to the players and how they felt about things and helped them better understand the game plan while instilling confidence.|
|2020-22||Pitching Instructor||Private||College||Mechanical breakdowns and pitch designing during the off-season for collegiate pitchers.|