07/30/2018 - Interactive Video Program - York, PA Kade is a RHP/SS prospect who will graduate in 2024. On the mound, Kade hides the ball well as he gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 59mph. Breaking ball sits from 53-54mph with 10-4 break. Changeup ranges from 53-55mph with arm side run as he throws with fastball arm speed. In the field, Kade shows active footwork and fields with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them consistently on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He takes a direct swing to the ball and makes consistent contact. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Looser arm action 2. Chest over knee finish 3. Glove tuck Defense 1. Fielding position 2. Hands out front 3. Long toss Hitting 1. Lower half drive 2. Keep hands raised.