06/18/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (HS)
Lucas is a 1B who graduated in 2021. Tall frame, well proportioned, and athletic build with a lot of room to fill out. At 1B, starts with active feet and good body control. Ability to pick out hops and make routine plays during games. Square fielding position as he tried to spin glove side on throws to second base. Short arm action into a high 3/4 release point with accurate/on-line throws. A right-handed hitter, he hits from an athletic and open stance. Showed good balance at contact, with a flat barrel, and natural strength at contact. Showed pull side power and had a bat exit velocity of 89mph. Reached base 3 times in live game action. With continued development, we see him having a bright future on the baseball diamond.
02/13/2021 - National Evaluation and Tryout - Palmyra (Harrisburg), PA
Lucas Myford is a 2021 1B/OF. Tall frame with athletic build. Primary first baseman, fields out in front well and stays in front of the ball well. Good glove angle and gets off the bag quickly. Shows accuracy to all bags. Secondary OF, is aggressive to the baseball and shows good feel for his footwork. Stays low to and through the ball. Accurate arm with some carry. At the plate, the right-handed hitter uses an open and upright stance with a short square stride to the ball. Flat bat in the zone generates line drives in the gaps. Solid barrel control overall. Excellent two way potential and should tap into the tools soon to get him to the next level.
12/27/2020 - Baseball Factory Christmas Camp & Tournament at Pirate City - Session 2
Lucas is a coachable 1B prospect who worked hard on his skills during the Christmas Camp & Tournament. In the field, Lucas shows active footwork with a quick first step. He fields the ball out in front of his body and has a clean exchange. He gains ground well on his throws, keeping them accurate with carry through his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a crouched stance with loose hands. He drives through well with his lower half and works through a level swing. He gets good extension through the ball with plus barrel control, leading to great pull side power. Overall, Lucas is a talented prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
11/22/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Palmyra (Harrisburg), PA
Lucas is a tall, solid 1B/OF who has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate is where he shows best, displaying well above average hitting / power potential through a squared setup. Hands are quick (86 mph exit velocity) and work through level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. At 1B, he shows smooth / fluid actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are firm and presents out front. In the OF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he works to get behind balls and plays with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. Lucas has potential with time and room to progress his game.