09/02/2012 - College PREP - Kansas City, MO Grant is an athletic OF/LHP that will graduate in 2014. Feet are active as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He reads balls well off the bat but needs t o work on get behind balls more and play through with momentum to target to continue to improve defensive grade. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength / carry through a long toss program. At the plate, Ruediger shows a balanced approach with rhythm. Hands are aggressive and he makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. He needs to work to keep hands inside the ball, utilizing all fields and use his lower half more to continue to improve hitting / power grade. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 70-74 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with slight break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Control is a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches, locating to both sides of the plate. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.