12/27/2018 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic (Ages 14-18) Braiden is a coachable OF/LHP prospect who worked hard on his skills during his time at the Under Armour Recruiting Classic. In the field, Braiden takes a good first step and displays active footwork. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body with sure hands. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with good backspin through his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a controlled stride. He gets his hands activated in his load and takes a smooth, compact swing. He flashes plus barrel control and fast bat speed through the zone, leading to solid contact to all fields. On the mound, Braiden starts with a simple rock step and gathers to a balance point over the rubber. He is fluid separating his hands and works with a clean arm, finishing with his chest over his front knee. Braiden shows a two pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 70mph with sinking action. Breaking ball sits at 66mph with 3-9 break. Overall, Braiden is a solid prospect who has the potential to further progress his skills on the field.