06/21/2009 - College PREP - Medford (Boston), MA Joshua is a two-way player in the OF and at 2B with an average body that shows projection as he continues to physically mature and fill out. Currently, he projects best in the OF. Foot speed is solid average as indicated by his 7.33 60 time and he will benefit by getting on a speed / agility program to improve foot quickness. He utilizes his feet well in tracking down balls in the OF, displaying range and shows plus lateral movement in the IF. He needs to work to take better routes and angles in working to get behind balls to play through with momentum to target. Defensive abilities in the OF are slightly above average with average abilities in the IF. Arm strength is slightly above average and he must get on a strict long toss program to aid in further developing more arm strength and carry. At the plate, Balder has average abilities with near average abilities. He shows a short, compact swing path, flashing bat speed. He has some mechanical flaws that are hindering him from reaching his full potential with grades improving with instruction and adjustments at the plate. Joshua has abilities with a lot of room to improve.