01/26/2014 - College PREP - San Diego, CA Nicholas is a skilled 2-way player (RHP/1B) who has a big frame (6'2"/200lbs). On the bump, he shows good mound presence and works to get on top of his pitches. He has a 3-pitch mix (FB, CB, CH) coming from a 3/4 arm slot. FB tops out at 82 mph while showing some cut. Breaking ball has downward tilt and is thrown for strikes. He gets good glove side lead, works in-line toward the dish and finishes complete. At 1B, he works to get into a square fielding position and fields the ball out in front. He is a large target which is hard to miss and can move to his right to left well. Offensively, Nicholas displays an athletic setup and jumps on the pitch he likes. Bat speed is quick to and through the zone. He likes the ball on the inner 1/2 and shows some pull-side pop. A talented player - Nicholas will find success on the diamond.