01/12/2018 - Baseball Factory National Spring Training at Pirate City Blake is a hardworking shortstop prospect who shows leadership qualities. As a right-handed hitter, Blake has a square, tall setup with a centered balance and firm front side. He has an open stride as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Blake has a long swing path and can add bat speed. He is a contact type hitter who looks to put the ball in play. In the field, Blake makes the routine plays and attacks the ball with an aggressive first step. He fields the ball in a high position with deep hands. Blake has a long arm action throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. His throws can benefit if he works through the baseball with his release. Overall, Blake is a coachable prospect who should play the game as much as possible to develop his skills.