05/30/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Lawrenceville (Atlanta), GA Malachi is an athletic SS who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.10. At SS, defensive abilities are outstanding as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. He shows off his athletic abilities on his feeds and turn of the double play. Throws are accurate with carry (82 mph velocity) across the diamond. At the plate, he shows as a switch hitter but projects best as a LHH. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. Lower half works well through the swing and he maintains balance. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. With 3 years to further develop, Malachi has potential and will get looks from the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve his baseball abilities.