02/25/2018 - College PREP - Peachtree City (Atlanta), GA Slaide is an athletic C/SS prospect who will gradaute in 2021. Behind the plate, Slaide shows good footwork and body control when blocking balls in the dirt. He presents a good target to the pitcher and receives pitches with soft hands. He has a clean exchange and makes accurate throws down to 2B. Slaide can improve as a C by loosening his arm action to throw. As a SS, Slaide shows efficient footwork and covers ground well. He gets around the ball and fields in an athletic position. He has a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws which allows them to be accurate and on-line to his target. Slade can improve as a SS by funneling the ball up closer to his body. At the plate, this RHH shows good balance and gets his hands activated in his load. He is smooth getting into his load and comes through well with his lower half. He takes a direct swing with decent bat speed and good extension through the ball. Slaide can improve as a hitter by consistently staying short to the ball. With three more years to develop, Slaide has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.