03/26/2023 - National Showcase - Manalapan, NJ Brayden is a C/SS prospect who will graduate in 2027. Medium frame athletic build, with a strong lower half, and room to add throughout. At C, he showed an easy sit with quick/fluid feet and a firm wrist. Quick/athletic actions as he gains ground to second base. Works thumb under baseball keeping balls in the strike zone. A clean transfer, with a long arm action, and a high 3/4 release point and arm velocity up to 86mph and a best pop time of 2.17 seconds. In the infield, he showed a good pre-pitch routine, with active/efficient footwork, and ability to close distance on batted balls. He fields from an athletic/square fielding position, with a clean transfer, and accurate/on-line throws to first base. Showed ability to throw from multiple arm angles. A right-handed hitter, he starts with an athletic and even stance. A direct barrel path, with a good rear hip coil, and ability to keep his hands inside the baseball. A direct barrel path allows him to hit line drives consistently to all fields with a bat exit velocity up to 85mph. With 4 years of continued growth and development, we foresee this 2-way prospect having opportunities to play at the next level.