08/01/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Daytona Beach, FL
Jayden is an OF/RHP prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the diamond. In the OF, Jayden shows efficient footwork and covers ground well. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. His exchange is clean and he makes accurate/on-line throws to his target. Taking a quicker first step can help Jayden make more plays. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He gets back into his load and works through a level swing with good extension, spraying line drives to all fields. Jayden can barrel up more baseballs by maintaining center balance throughout his swing. On the mound, Jayden gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He extends through his release and finishes with his chest over his front knee. Jayden operates with a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 73mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 66-69mph with 10-4 break. Changeup sits from 66-67mph with tailing action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Striding inline toward the plate can help Jayden improve his pitch command. Overall, Jayden is a solid prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
08/05/2019 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training at Pirate City (Ages 12-14)
Jayden continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. In the OF, defensive abilities has improved as he displays smooth / fluid actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind but needs to play through more with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. At the plate, hitting / power potential has improved through a squared setup. Hands are loose and work through a level 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 has a good overall delivery, a good arm action, and he rotates his hips through to his target. Fastball showed a range of 54-55 mph with slight arm side run. Breaking ball displays 12/6 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup and shows feel for pitch with arm side run. Control is solid as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.
04/07/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Sanford (Orlando), FL
Jayden is a young, 2-way player who pitches and plays OF. On the mound, Jayden has good balance, he separates on time, and lands with a proper length stride toward the plate. He keeps his eyes on target, has good glove side lead, and he competes in the zone with his pitches. In the OF, Jayen has efficient footwork, he attacks the ball aggressively, and covers ground well. He reads the ball well off the bat, his exchange is clean, and throws with momentum and accuracy to his cut off man. Offensively, Jayden has a square set-up, a short stride, and good balance. He has a consistent/direct barrel, hits line drives, and uses his lower body. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
2. Loosen AA
1. Play lower
2. Fielding position
1. Bat speed