12/29/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Marlborough (Boston), MA Braden is a C prospect who will graduate in 2023. Behind the plate, Braden sits in a square stance and presents a good target to the pitcher. He has a quick exchange and gains ground well on his throws, consistently keeping them on-line to the 2B bag. Covering his five hole can help Braden keep more dirt balls in front of him. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He is smooth to load and hits against a strong front side. He stays direct through the ball with good extension, producing consistent line drives and gap to gap pop. Braden can produce more power at the plate by driving his lower half more. Overall, Braden is a solid prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.