08/01/2023 - National Showcase - Irvine (Los Angeles), CA Nico is a lean 3B/RHP who will graduate in 2024. At the plate is where he shows best, displaying solid hitting / power potential through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At 3B, he displays clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork as he works to square ground balls but needs to play through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 70-74 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with sinking action. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Nico has potential with time and room to progress his game.