2014 MLB Draft Profile: Brady Aiken

by Staff | Posted on Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Player:  Brady Aiken
Position:  LHP
School:  Cathedral Catholic (CA)
Date of Birth:  8/16/1996
Height/Weight:  6’4/205
Bats/Throws:  L/L
2014 Class:  High School Senior
Committed To:  UCLA

Scouting Report:

Tournament of Stars Summer 2013: from Don Olsen

Picked up a bit of weight and looks about 200-205 pounds, maybe a little more projection left.  He is showing less shoulder tilt and better command, but still leaks up hand side as a result of rushing himself.  The FB was 88-91(93) that was showing natural tail from his slot. The pitch was showing more backspin; saw the ability to change eye levels, showing some swing/miss in the offering.  His CH was 81-82 mph and flashed better depth and fade, diving down and willingness to work it around, kept it down, solid projectable pitch.   The CV, 71-73 mph, flashed some above average with solid rotation, shape, and willingness to work both sides of the plate with it.  Rounding out a solid 3 pitch mix and showing day one ability, if the progression continues.

National High School Invitational Spring 2013:  from Don Olsen

Ideal frame, sloped shoulders, solid development that could put on another 10-15 pounds.  He throws out a bit of the Cliff Lee type mold.  Fastball was 87-90 (91) mph.  He showed good 3/4 slot, natural tailing action on 2S.  CH, 76-78 mph, with fade, flashes above average ability and could reach plus.  The CV has decent shape considering the slot, nice rotation that could give him an above average offering down the road.  His pitchability is off the charts, with the willingness to work off change, throws the curve and change in any situation.

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Awards/Achievements:

  • 2013 Under Armour All-American
  • 2013 USA Baseball 18U National Team Trials
  • 2013 Perfect Game Underclass All-American 1st Team
  • 2012 Under Armour All-American
  • 2012 Perfect Game Underclass All-American 2nd Team
  • 2012 USA Baseball 16U National Team Trials
  • 2010 USA Baseball 14U National Team Trials

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Statistics:

 YR  LG  W  L  ERA  G  GS  CG  SV  IP  H  HR  BB  SO  WHIP
 2013  HS  5  3  0.92  10    9    3    0  53.1  30    1  25  80

If any of this information is incorrect or you have additional information on this player, please let us know at matt@bigleaguefutures.net

 

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