02/18/2023 - National Showcase - Marlborough (Boston), MA Waddy is an OF/1B who will graduate in 2026. Tall frame athletic build with strength present and room to add throughout. In the OF, good first step reads enables him to cover ground in all directions and make routine plays. Showed good lateral range as he works behind/through the baseball with a high 1-hand catch. Throws from a high 3/4 arm slot with an arm velocity up to 74mph. At 1B, starts with a prep step and has good body control at the baseball. Works from right to left and fields from an athletic/square fielding position with hands out front. Showed good footwork around bag with ability to scoop balls. At the plate, he hits from an upright and closed stance. Showed good plate discipline as he only offered at pitches in the strike zone. Gets knob to C and is centered at contact. He hit balls to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 75mph. With 3 years of continued growth and development, we foresee the 2-way player making huge strides on the baseball field.