A very good defensive catcher with an excellent throwing arm Brandon has great bat speed with good power. Also has very good speed on the bases. Brandon was selected in the 33rd round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft by the Boston Red Sox and was a 48th round selection in 2010 by the Washington Nationals. This past spring at NW Florida State in 45 games Brandon hit .299 with 51 runs scored, 2 doubles and 1 triple. He led the team with 11 home runs and 36 RBI. He was 3-5 in stolen bases and showed patience at the plate earning 30 walks. He also led the team in fielding with .962% and 169 putouts.