10/27/2019 - Accelerated Interactive Video Program - Peachtree City (Atlanta), GA Braden is a SS/RHP prospect who will graduate in 2026. In the field, Braden shows active footwork and flashes good range to his glove side. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and keeps his throws accurate to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a short stride. He takes a level swing and makes consistent contact. On the mound, Braden gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He stays inline towards the plate and extends through his release. Braden shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 54-56mph. Breaking ball sits from 50-52mph with 12-6 break. Changeup sits from 51-52mph as he throws with fastball arm speed. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Quicker exchange 2. Cleaner release Hitting 1. More load 2. Smoother rhythm 3. Center balance Pitching 1. Chest over knee finish 2. Long toss