10/26/2022 - Baseball Factory Best of The West - Upperclass Malachi is a 2023 1B who showcased his ability at the Best of the West Tournament. At 1B, he works to center the baseball with ability to make routine plays. He fields from an athletic/low fielding position, with soft/sure hands out front, and has a low funnel. Made accurate throws from a high 3/4 arm slot with an arm velocity up to 84mph. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and even stance with low/comfortable hands. Gets on-plane early and hits into a firm frontside. He hit balls hard to the pull side with a bat exit velocity up to 85mph. At the event, he reached base 6 times with 3 doubles, a single, a walk, and was hit by a pitch. He also had 3 RBI's. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Malachi as he enters his senior season.