09/10/2017 - College PREP - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA Nicholas is a well-rounded LHP/1B prospect who has a strong, projectable build. On the mound, Nicholas works with a quick tempo and repeats his delivery. He throws from a low 3/4 arm slot with a clean arm action. He does a nice job rotating with his core towards his target as he finishes. Nicholas has effective angles on his fastball with good run movement. His changeup is deceptive and he is developing a curveball. Offensively, Nicholas has a tall stance with a centered balance and firm front side. He has smooth rhythm with a good load and short, square stride. Nicholas shows fast bat speed and gets good extension. He maintains an effective bat angle through the zone producing hard contact. In the field, Nicholas plays with effective pre-pitch actions and covers good ground. He presents his glove and gets around the baseball. He shows a smooth backhand. Nicholas plays with good momentum through the baseball showing accurate throws. Overall, Nicholas has talent on both sides of the ball with upside to get even better.