01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament
A nice mix of quickness and power, Luke Beeler is a top end 2025 Catcher. Has a very nice, quiet primary setup which allows him to maximize his glove technique to receive at a high level. Plus lateral movement right and left, can block pretty much anything between the batters boxes. Good footwork to throw, gets the ball off to his target quickly, making it tough to swipe a bag against him. Offensively, for now is where Luke makes a real deal impact. Line Drive approach with plus power (85mph EV) and a great eye enable him to do damage at the plate. Gap-Gap power (3 Doubles @ Event), a very sounds swing with great body movements create on of the better hitters we have seen in the 2025 class.
09/04/2020 - MS All-Region Tournament
Luke is an athletic C prospect who showed well during the All-Region Tournament. Behind the plate, Luke shows efficient footwork and keeps the ball in front of him when blocking. He presents a good target to the pitcher and receives with a firm glove. His exchange is quick and he gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through the 2B bag. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an open stance and shows a middle of the field approach. He drives through well with his lower half and takes a level swing with fast bat speed, leading to loud contact and gap to gap power. Overall, Luke is a talented prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
07/18/2020 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 12-14)
Luke continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. Behind the plate, pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.39. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Receiving / blockings tools show as quality tools that will play well at the next level. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He has strength in his swing with gap-to-gap pop. At the event, he was 3 for 9 with 2 3B and a HR. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude, works hard, and is very coachable.
12/27/2019 - Baseball Factory Winter Classic (Ages 12-14)
Luke is an athletic and hard working catching prospect that showed leadership skills behind the plate. At the plate, Luke starts in an open and quiet stance. He gets to balance, he keeps the barrel on plane, and he makes consistent hard contact to all fields. He needs to continue to load his hands back and use his lower half. Behind the dish, Luke starts in an athletic stance, he presents a low/early glove, and works behind the ball. When blocking, he leads with his glove, he creates a good angle over the ball, and he controls the ball with his chest. When throwing, Luke has slow actions but has a good arm. He needs to continue to exchange the ball in front of his body and momentum with his lower half. Luke has a bright future behind the plate and we hope to see his progress in the future.
10/06/2019 - Accelerated Interactive Video Program - Grapevine (DFW), TX
Luke is a C/1B prospect who will graduate in 2025. Behind the plate, Luke shows active footwork and covers up well when blocking. He sits in a square stance and receives with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them on-line to the 2B bag. At 1B, Luke shows quick footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into a square position and fields the ball out in front with soft hands. He makes a clean exchange and gains momentum well on his throws, keeping them accurate and on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He drives through well with his lower half and takes a direct swing, leading to loud contact and line drives. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
1. Lower stance
1. Work through backhand
1. Smoother load