05/26/2018 - College PREP - Salt Lake City, UT Blayde is a tall, athletic RHP/SS who is a prospect on the diamond. Foot speed is above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.27. At SS, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth / clean actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds / turns of the double play. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying outstanding hitting / power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach with baseball exploding off the bat when centered. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable allowing his arm action to work free to the plate. Fastball showed a range of 78-80 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He throws a split finer pitch with sinking action. Off speed stuff show as quality pitches that will get outs. Control is outstanding as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Blayde has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities, possibly as a two-way guy.