07/16/2019 - College PREP - Sauget (St. Louis), IL Luke is a lean, athletic C/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.28. Behind the plate, pop times showed in the 2.16 range with accuracy and carry on his throws as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. He tracks balls well and sticks balls in the zone through an athletic setup. Athletic abilities are shown off through the blocking process as he utilizes his body well and deadens balls out front. At the plate, he shows an open setup. Hands are quick (83 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent hard contact with power showing best to the pull side. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable allowing his arm action to work free to the plate. Fastball showed a range of 76-78 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball displays 12/6 shape with sharp break and shows potential as being a quality pitch. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Off speed stuff show as quality pitches that will get outs. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 3 years to further develop, Luke has a lot of potential and will get looks from the collegiate coaches as he continues to progress his baseball abilities.