06/20/2017 - College PREP - Bridgeport, CT Nicholas is a lean RHP/SS who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 60 time of 6.91. At SS, he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are aggressive as he attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Hands are soft / sure and he presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally and covers a lot of ground. Throws are accurate across the diamond. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the baseball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he adds overall body strength. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable allowing his arm action to work free to the plate. He shows good tempo through a strong balance point and throws from a 3/4 arm slot. Fastball showed a range of 72-73 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with late / sharp break and shows potential as being a quality pitch. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with slight sinking action. Control is well above average as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Nicholas has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.