04/09/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Louisville, KY Braden is a 2B/OF who will graduate in 2023. At 2B, he hustles hard as he tries to get into a square fielding position. He has a clean exchange and makes accurate throws to his target. In the OF, he hustles to track down balls hit to his right and left. He fires with a loose arm and makes consistent-accurate throws to his target. With the stick, Braden is a great contact hitter. He takes aggressive cuts through the zone as he looks to drive pitches back up through the middle of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Lateral footwork 2. Develop soft hands 3. Be on time Outfield 1. Athletic routes 2. Stay behind the fly ball 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Develop rhythm 3. Lower 1/2 drive