Player Spotlight: IF Luke Acosta


Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director


Luke Acosta

Class of 2020 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: St. Thomas More
    State: LA
  • Summer Team: UBO Premier
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 155lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.72
60-yard
80
INF Velo
86
Exit Velo
(07/24/18)
Position
60-yard
6.95
INF Velo
77
Exit Velo
86

Scouting Report

5/20/2018 Currently ranked No. 49 in Louisiana’s 2020 class. Long-limb 5-foot-9, 135-pound frame with room to fill. Showed of quality athleticism posting a 6.72 60 yard dash. Quality defender showing soft hands, actions, fluid footwork, and played through balls athletically with clean, quick exchanges. Short arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy and carry on throws that posted a positional velocity of 80 mph. Right-handed hitter with simple, balanced setup, smooth load and short stride. Line-drive approach with quality bat speed and short, direct path to the baseball that recorded an exit velocity of 86 mph.

5/20/17 Average 5-foot-9, 127-pound frame, athletic build, room to add strength. Solid defender with average hands, fluid footwork, clean exchanges and plays through balls athletically. Short arm action into high-¾ release with accuracy on throws that produced a positional velocity of 72 mph. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, works backwards with the load, short stride and solid balance. Opposite field type approach with short stroke that works inside the baseball with developing rhythm. Show athleticism by posting a 7.12 60-yard dash.


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