On The Recruiting Trail: 2018 OF/RHP Logan Stevens

Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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Name: Logan Stevens
Position: OF/RHP
Grad Year: 2018
School: Northlake Christian
State Rank: 2

Scouting Report
A 6-foot, 195-pound outfielder and right-handed pitcher with a strong, athletic frame. Quality defender with a clean exchange playing through balls well, long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws and a positional velocity of 84 mph. Left-handed hitter that hits from a balanced setup, smooth load, leg kick and solid lower half. Gap to gap type hitter with fluid rhythm, short path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 89 mph. Right-handed pitcher with a long, loose arm action, average arm speed into a high-3/4 release and some effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes upright. Fastball sat 82-85 mph with slight run and command. Breaking ball shows 11/5 shape with early break at 69-70 mph. Flashes changeup with slight sink at 69-71 mph.

PBR: What schools have you been hearing from?
Stevens: I've mainly been hearing from Arkansas, Southeastern, Troy and Southern Mississippi.

PBR: Have you developed a relationship with any specific coaches?
Stevens: Yes, I've developed a close relationship with Coach Gipson from Southeastern Louisiana, Coach Phillips from Troy, Coach Caillet from Southern Mississippi and Coach Vitello from Arkansas.

PBR: Have you taken any unofficial visits? If so, please describe each visit.
Stevens: Yes, I have taken 2 unofficial visits so far at this stage. One to Troy university in May and one to Southeastern Louisiana. At Troy I visited for the last regular season home series when they played South Alabama. I got to meet all the coaches and tour campus and learn more about the program. On the Southeastern visit, I toured the campus and baseball facilities and was impressed with everything Southeastern is doing with their campus and facilities in the near future.

PBR: Do you have any visits scheduled?
Stevens: Yes, I have a scheduled visit to Arkansas.

PBR: Do you have any offers at this stage?
Stevens: At this stage, no I do not have any offers yet.

PBR: Do you have a timeline for your recruitment?
Stevens: I don't really have a timeline for my recruitment, just taking it day by day, week by week, then month by month.

PBR: Do you have a favorite at this stage?
Stevens: At this stage there is no distinct favorite. I'm keeping my options open and hopefully in the near future I can name a favorite.

Stevens: I haven't taken the act yet, but I will be taking it in September. My GPA is a 4.0.

PBR: What showcases or events have been most meaningful to your recruitment thus far?
Stevens: Definitely going to the PBR showcases and playing with the Louisiana Knights have given me the most opportunity to better myself and play in front of college scouts.

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