08/01/2018 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Brenden continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 81 mph. Fastball shows a range of 80-81 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to develop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At SS, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls up. Glove action is clean and he presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. At the plate, he continues to shine through a tall / open setup. Hands are quick (86 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields and makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.