05/04/2014 - College PREP - Lakewood (Denver), CO Nick is a lean, athletic RHP/OF that will graduate in 2016. Foot speed is slightly above average as indicated by 7.43 60 time. Defensive grades are superior as he displays quick / athletic actions. He reads balls well off the bat and takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He reads balls well off the bat and works to get behind, playing through with momentum to his target. Throws are accurate with on line carry through his target, displaying well above average arm strength. At the plate, he shows an athletic / balanced setup. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed to and through contact, creating extension. He has strength / leverage in his swing with baseball jumping off the bat when centered. Hitting grades will continue to improve as he learns to work to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 77-80 mph on a slight downhill plane. Changeup is best off speed pitch, showing a feel for with arm side run / sink, displaying as an outstanding pitch that will get outs at the next level. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. Control is a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as more arm strength is gained through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Nick has the makings of a special type player and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities, possibly as a two-way guy.