02/16/2014 - College PREP - Beaufort, SC Blake is a lean, solid RHP/3B that will graduate in 2016. Feet are active / aggressive as he works to square balls up, displaying soft / sure hands. He presents glove well out front and he makes the routine plays. Defensive grades will continue to improve as increases foot quickness, attacks balls, play through, and improves his backhand. Throws are accurate, flashing carry but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows a balanced / squared approach and he tracks the ball well. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact and works inside the ball, utilizing all fields. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 76-79 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with late break and shows potential as being a quality pitch. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for but needs to develop more movement on pitch. Stock to the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength and works to throw more strikes. With 2 years to further develop, Blake has abilities with time and room to improve.