03/20/2022 - National Evaluation and Tryout - Greenville, SC
Braylen continues to show as a prospect with improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At 3B, defensive abilities are now solid as he displays smooth /fluid actions. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. Feet are active as but needs to attack balls more and play through with his body. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine with improvements in his hitting / power potential through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 78 mph. Breaking ball shows 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with slight sink. Cutter has tight spin and short break. Control is well above average as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 4 years to further develop, Braylen has a big upside and will get looks from the collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his game.
07/17/2021 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (MS)
Braylen is a 3B/RHP prospect who showcased his skills during the World Series at Pirate City. In the field, Braylen gets into a low position and fields the ball out in front with a firm glove. His exchange is quick and he makes on-line throws across the diamond. Working on his footwork to field can help Braylen make more plays. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes his stride on time. He is smooth to load and engages his lower half well. He works through a level swing with good extension, driving the ball from gap to gap. Braylen can create more consistent contact by maintaining center balance throughout his swing. On the mound, Braylen gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a quick arm and extends through his release, staying inline toward the plate. Braylen operates with a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 67mph with sinking action. Breaking ball sits at 54mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits at 53mph as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Keeping his head level throughout his delivery can help Braylen improve his pitch command. With five more years to develop, Braylen has the time and potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
02/07/2021 - All-In Membership - Myrtle Beach, SC
Braylen is an athletic 3B/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. At 3B, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are aggressive as he works around but needs to play through balls more with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. He moves well laterally with range improving as he increases foot quickness. At the plate, he continues to shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, he shows a three pitch mix through a low ¾ arm slot. Fastball shows a range of 66-67 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sink. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 5 years to further develop, Braylen has potential with time and room to progress his game.