07/17/2017 - College PREP - Rindge, NH Malik is a strong, athletic built 2B prospect who has a well-rounded skill set on both sides of the ball. In the field, Malik plays with an aggressive approach and quick footwork with agile body control. He covers good ground in each direction laterally and takes the effective angles to attack the baseball. He plays low and has soft hands with a quick exchange. Malik plays through the baseball with a quick release throwing from a 3/4 arm slot with a short arm action. His throws are online with carry across the diamond. As a right-handed hitter, Malik has an athletic setup with a centered balance. He has a good load with a square stride as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Malik shows fast bat speed with a direct swing path and aggressive approach. He produces hard contact with a line drive approach. Overall, Malik is a talented prospect who has upside to make an impact at the next level.