01/21/2013 - College PREP - Omaha, NE Malik is a tall, athletic RHP/OF that will graduate in 2014. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 7.17 60 time. Feet are active as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He needs to work on getting behind balls to play through with momentum to his target and use two hands more to continue to improve defensive grade. Throws are accurate, flashing carry but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate is where Sams shows best through an athletic setup. Hands are loose / smooth and work through a level swing path. For hitting grades to continue to improve, he needs to work to stay inside the ball to utilize all fields. Barrel accuracy is a plus and he has strength in his swing with the ball jumping off his bat when centered. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 77-80 mph. Breaking ball displays 12/6 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup showing a feel for with arm side run. Command / control are a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches, locating to both side of the plate. Stock on the mound will rise as more arm strength is gained. Malik has abilities with a lot of room to improve.