Name: Dylan Mauldin
High School: Ashbrook
Years with Dirtbags: 1
College Commitment: Uncommitted
What’s the strength of the 2018 Ashbrook baseball team?
The strength of the 2018 Ashbrook baseball team is experience. We have many guys who have played the game for a long time and they know what to do, how to do it, and when to do it.
What’s one part of your game you have improved since last year?
One part of my game that I have improved on since last year is my leadership on the field.
What’s your approach at the plate?
My approach at the plate is to be aggressive early. Hop on a fastball, hit it hard and drive it somewhere.
Do you have any pregame routines? Superstitions?
One of my pregame rituals is when I warm up I always go to the fence, tap on it with a baseball and then throw it to my partner as our last warm up throw.
Describe Dylan Mauldin off the field?
I would describe myself as a hard worker when I’m not on the field. I do whatever I that can will help improve my game but also better me as a person.
Playing for the Dirtbags, what’s one thing you have learned?
I have learned that you hustle no matter what. You never know who, but there is always someone who is watching you.
How was your first year with the Dirtbags last year? Who did you play for?
My first year with the Dirtbags couldn’t have been anymore successful. I instantly fell in love with the organization when I put that jersey on. I played for Coach Morton.
When you hear the word Dirtbag, what comes to mind?
When I hear the word Dirtbag, I instantly think of someone who gives it their all and is confident in their abilities to get the job done.
Why did you decide to play for the Dirtbags?
I heard about the Dirtbags from Bradley Keller (2015 Dirtbag/ Drafted by the Atlanta Braves) and he said you play the elite of the elite. I love to play the competition that brings out the best in me. He said I wouldn’t regret it if I played for the Dirtbags.
What are you looking forward to the most about the 2018 Dirtbags season?
I am looking forward to every game and improving my game so I can play to my full potential.
Stay tuned or another “Under The Gun” interview coming up on Monday..