02/24/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Dayton, OH Luke is a young, 2-way player who pitches and plays SS. On the hill, Luke has a high 3/4 arm slot, a controlled balance point, and on-time separation. He has level shoulders, lands in a square position, and he throws his FB for strikes. At SS, Luke has fluid feet, sure hands, and he fields in a low position. He moves well laterally, his exchange is clean, and he throws with accuracy from a long arm action. Offensively, Luke has a square set-up, good balance, and his swing is short. He swings in good rhythm, can work the ball gap-to-gap, and he gets his lower 1/2 through. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. More extension 2. Eyes on target 3. More lower 1/2 Defense 1. Soften backhand 2. Play more through 3. Long toss Offense 1. Load 2. Level off swing