01/13/2017 - Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament Nicholas is a talented 1B/OF prospect who has good potential and graduates in 2020. As a left-handed hitter, Nicholas has an athletic stance with a centered balance and aggressive approach. He has fluid rhythm with a good load and square stride as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Nicholas flashes fast bat speed with an on-plane swing path producing consistent contact. He does a nice job staying inside the baseball. Nicholas is a line drive hitter who can spray the ball to all fields. In the outfield, Nicholas plays with an aggressive approach and tracks the ball well. He fields it squarely and is working to speed up his exchange. Nicholas throws from a 3/4 arm slot and is working to play through the baseball to produce online throws. Overall, Nicholas has good upside with a solid foundation of skills on both sides of the ball.