06/10/2017 - 2017 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National South Max continues to show progress his baseball abilities. On the bump, he had a solid showing at the event. He attacks hitters, throwing a lot of strikes as he works to get ahead of hitters through a quick tempo. Fastball showed a range 81-84 mph. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with late break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for with tailing action. Control is outstanding as he throws strikes with all his pitches, locating to both sides of the plate. Defensively at 1B, he shows active prep with fluid actions. He works around the GB and through it as he gains ground toward his target. Footwork around the bag is solid and he is a quality receiver. Exchange is clean with strong throws. Backhand is smooth with a quick release. At the plate, he has fluid rhythm while getting good hand separation. Barrel is whipped through the zone (85 mph exit velocity) as he connects with strength. The ball jumps off of his barrel as he crushes it to the gaps.