08/02/2021 - Official Player Development Membership - York, PA Niko is a 3B who will graduate in 2025. Medium frame lean build with some strength present and room to add. In the field, he showed efficient feet and ability to field through the baseball. Good crossover steps enable him to move well laterally. Fields from an athletic/low fielding position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. Clean exchange, with a loose arm, and he throws from a 3/4 arm slot. Accurate/on-line throws, with good momentum to target, and an arm velocity up to 70mph across the diamond. At the plate, this right-handed hitter hits from an athletic and square stance. Hits into a firm front side, with intent in swing, and ability to square up the baseball. Made contact to the pull side with a bat exit velocity of 67mph during BP. With 4 more years to develop, Niko has the time and potential to further build upon his skills on the field.