08/11/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Kannapolis (Charlotte), NC Brayden is a C/SS prospect who will graduate in 2026. Behind the plate, Brayden is active moving to block and tracks the ball into his glove well. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, working to keep his throws accurate to the 2B bag. At SS, Brayden gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He stays low to throw and works to make accurate throws across the diamond. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He shows a smooth rhythm and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to consistent contact to all fields. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Range to block 2. Square stance 3. Softer hands Infield 1. Lateral range 2. Stay low on backhand 3. Quicker exchange Hitting 1. Looser grip 2. More load 3. Add strength