02/18/2018 - College PREP - Tyler, TX Braden is an athletic 3B/RHP prospect who will graduate in 2020. In the field, Braden shows efficient footwork and covers ground well to his backhand and glove side. He gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He has a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws which allows them to be consistently accurate to his target. Braden can improve defensively by presenting his glove to the ball earlier. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and shows an aggressive approach. He takes a direct swing with explosive bat speed which leads to hard contact and gap to gap power. Braden can improve as a hitter by working a smoother load into his swing. On the mound, Braden shows a solid delivery as he gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He extends through on his release and works inline towards the plate. Braden has a four pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 73mph with sinking action. Curveball sits from 69-70mph with 10-4 break. Changeup ranges from 62-65mph. Slider sits from 69-70mph. Braden can improve as a pitcher by loosening his arm action. Overall, Braden is a talented prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.