07/22/2021 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (MS)
Braxton is a physical OF/RHP prospect in the graduating class of 2025. In the outfield, he does an excellent job getting reads off the bat and creates good angles to the baseball. Shows a high fly ball catch and does a good job working through the baseball to make throws into the infield. Showed off impressive arm strength for his age and was up to 77MPH from the outfield. At the plate, he hits from a tall and open stance with loose and comfortable hands. Does a good job activating his lower 1/2 with his load. Shows some quickness in his hand speed and hits into a firm front side. Shows an advanced approach with a gap-to-gap focus. On the mound, he works in the strike zone often and delivers all pitches from a 3/4 arm action. Shows consistent and clean mechanics with a quick arm. Fastball worked up to 73MPH. Braxton is a very good prospect with a bright future.
06/25/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (MS)
Braxton is an athletic RHP/C who has a promising future on the diamond. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable as he shows good tempo through a strong balance point, allowing his arm action to work quick and free to the plate. Fastball shows a range of 67-70 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange. Pop times showed in the 2.51 range and will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength. He shows a squared setup and presents a soft mitt as he tracks the ball well. He utilizes his body through the blocking process, centering ball well out front. At the plate, he continues to shine through an open setup. Hands are quick and has some strength in his swing as he stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. With 4 years to further develop, Braxton has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.
02/02/2020 - Interactive Video Program - Mobile, AL
Braxton is a C/2B prospect who will graduate in 2025. Behind the plate, Braxton shows efficient footwork and covers up well when blocking. He presents a good target to the pitcher and works to keep his throws accurate to the 2B bag. At 2B, Braxton makes the routine plays and keeps his throws accurate to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance with center balance. He is smooth getting into his load and drives the ball to his pull side. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Lower stance
2. Cleaner exchange
3. Long toss
2. Lateral range
3. More athletic fielding position
1. Square stride
2. Lower half drive
3. Shorter swing