01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament
Lucas continues to show as a prospect on the diamond. At SS, defensive abilities are well above average as he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he attacks balls and plays through well with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. At the plate, he continues to shine, solid hitting abilities through an open setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach, flashing gap to gap pop.
09/04/2020 - MS All-Region Tournament
Lucas Roby is a high follow guy with great abilities and a ton of upside. Defensively, at the MS All-Region Tournament with Baseball Factory he showed fluid actions and a clean glove. His general agility and quick movement right and left allowed him to make plays with ease and finish them with some strength to his throws. Offensively, he had a compact barrel delivery and simple approach with line-drive contact. He collected a pair of singles in his ab's and pressured the defense by putting balls in play. Overall - Lucas we're really excited to see the progress Lucas makes between now and his next outing in January at the Rookie All-America event.
01/05/2020 - Interactive Video Program - Jacksonville, FL
Lucas showed solid overall improvements in his game during his last workout. He raised arm velocity to 63 MPH, exit velocity to 62 MPH, and hitting along with fielding grades spiked. At SS, Lucas has good range through efficient footwork. He has firm hands, fields squarely, and shows smooth actions. Lucas has a clean exchange and a loose arm with solid direction across the diamond. Offensively, Lucas has an open stance, a short stride, and good balance. He tracks well, swings in good rhythm, and he hits well to the opposite field. Continued work on the following can help skills improve.
1. Arm slot
1. Lower body
3. Swing path
10/28/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Peachtree City (Atlanta), GA
Lucas is an athletic 2nd baseman with a thin frame. Defensively, Lucas has a solid set-up, presentable hands, and he works through the ball well. He makes plays consistently, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency and momentum across the diamond. Offensively, Lucas has a square set-up, good balance, and a short/square stride. He has a level/direct swing path, he can hit to all fields, and he hustles down the line. Lucas can continue to improve with work on the following.
1. Attack aggressively
2. Fielding position
3. Arm strength
1. Lower body
3. Barrel accuracy
08/02/2018 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training at Historic Dodgertown (Ages 12-14)
Lucas is an athletic 2B prospect who continues to improve his game. He picks it at second with good hands and smooth actions to make all the plays. Feet work efficiently to cover ground and shows extended range. Hands are presented in a low fielding position and exchange is quick to make accurate feeds and throws. Timing is smooth in the box with rhythm to load and launch. His swing is level though the zone and he stays balanced to make contact to all fields. Use of his lower half will unlock more bat speed and pop. Lucas is an intriguing prospect to keep an eye on.
03/04/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Chattanooga, TN
Lucas is a young, 2nd baseman with a thin frame. Defensively, Lucas has efficient footwork, clean hands, and he works around the ball well. He presents his glove properly, has a clean exchange, and throws with a short arm action with momentum toward his target. At the plate, Lucas has a square/athletic set-up, good balance, and he swings in good rhythm. He has a direct barrel to the ball, a level swing path, and makes consistent contact. Lucas can improve skills with work on the following.
2. Quicken feet
3. Long toss
2. Barrel accuracy
3. Bat speed