07/28/2021 - Baseball Factory Southwest Championships 17U Caden is a 1B/RHP who graduated in 2021. Large frame athletic build with plenty of physical projection remaining. At 1B, he starts with efficient feet and fields from the ground up. Creates good fielding angles and keeps eyes behind glove on backhand. Long arm action into a high 3/4 release point with accurate/on-line throws to second base at 82mph. Showed good footwork around bag. On the mound, Caden works with good direction and is balanced at release. Keeps his eyes on target and keeps frontside closed. Throws a FB that topped out at 85mph and a breaking ball with tight spin and good depth. Showed ability to field his position. In 3 innings of work during live games, Caden stuck out one and didn't allow many hits. A right-handed hitter, starts with a relaxed stance. Athletic setup, with a square stride, enables him to drive balls to all fields. Showed good awareness of the strike zone and hit a double along with 3 singles in live game action. He also had multiple RBI’s and recorded a bat exit velocity of 87mph. With continued growth and development, we foresee him having a bright future on the baseball diamond.