04/29/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Phoenix, AZ Nicholas is a young, 2-way player with a solid frame. Behind the plate, Nicholas has efficient footwork, he tracks the ball well, and sits-in nicely. He blocks and receives the baseball well, has a clean exchange, and throws accurately to 2nd base from a short AA. At 3B, Nicholas has good pre-pitch actions, he keeps the ball in front of his body, and throws with some accuracy across the diamond. At the plate, Nicholas has an athletic set-up, good balance, and he can hit to all fields. He has a line drive approach, swings on-plane, and has pop in his bat. Nicholas can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Footwork 2. Release 3. Arm strength Infield 1. Lighten feet 2. Attack baseball 3. Fielding position Offense 1. Lower body 2. Rhythm 3. Load/stride