10/13/2019 - College PREP - Hoover (Birmingham), AL Niklas is a tall RHP/1B prospect who will graduate in 2019. On the mound, Niklas shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out a 68mph. Breaking ball sits at 57mph with 10-4 break. Changeup sits at 63mph as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Gathering to a balance point over the rubber can help Niklas improve as a pitcher. In the field, Niklas makes the routine plays and works to makes accurate throws to his target, creating good carry. Niklas can improve defensively by getting into a lower fielding position. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and takes a square stride. He gets back into his load well and drives the ball to his pull side. Working a smoother rhythm into his load can help Niklas improve as a hitter. Overall, Niklas is a developing prospect who has the potential to further progress his skills on the field.