07/14/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Lake Elsinore (Los Angeles), CA Brode is a LHP/1B prospect who will graduate in 2023. On the mound, Brode gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and extends through his release, staying inline toward the plate. Brode shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 68mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 60-63mph with 1-7 break. Changeup sits from 62-64mph with sinking action. Driving his lower half more can help Brode improve as a pitcher. In the field, Brode covers ground and gets into a square position. He fields the ball out in front of his body and makes a clean exchange, keeping his throws consistent to his target. Brode can improve defensively by following his throws. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth getting into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He works to barrel up the baseball and produces consistent line drives. Taking a more level swing path can help Brode improve as a hitter. With three more years to develop, Brode has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.