12/27/2016 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic Nicolas is an athletic built 2B prospect who is a hard worker and graduates in 2018. In the field, Nicolas plays with good rhythm and active footwork. He has good range laterally and looks smooth with his backhand. He works around the baseball and fields it in a low, athletic position. Nicolas presents his glove and receives the ball with soft hands. He has a clean exchange leading into a short arm action throwing from a 3/4 slot. He plays with momentum through the baseball showing throws that are strong and online. Offensively, Nicolas has an athletic setup with a firm-front side and his weight back. He has an on-plane swing path getting good separation. He is a line drive type hitter who can spray the ball to all fields. Overall, Nicolas has a solid skill on both sides of the ball and upside to continue to get even better.