Top 10 Player Profiles of 2018- #6 AJ Lattery


Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Minnesota


Over the next 10 days we we will be counting down the 2018 calendar year with a look at the Top Ten Viewed Profiles of 2018. After combing through our google analytics, we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles, by you, the readers, in 2018.

 

#6- AJ Lattery



AJ Lattery

Class of 2019 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2019
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 1B
  • High School: Prior Lake
    State: MN
  • Summer Team: Minnesota Mash
  • Height: 6-6
    Weight: 225lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
90
Max FB
87 - 89
FB
70 - 72
CB
79 - 81
CH
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
84 - 87
CB
70 - 72
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
86 - 87
CB
68 - 69
Position
7.83
60-yard
85
INF Velo
96
Exit Velo

Scouting Report

7/10/18 - 6-foot-6, 225-pound, extra-large, well-proportioned, imposing, right-handed pitcher. Compact delivery, repeats well for his size, works on-line, lands front toe closed with minimal effort at times. Slight plunging action on the backside, loose out front, out a high ¾ window. Fastball, occasional arm-side action, around the zone, sat 86-87 mph. Curveball 11/5 to 12/6 shape, depth at times, sat 68-69 mph. Saw a couple changeups in warmups, late fade action. One of the top uncommitted 2019 arms in Minnesota.

3/18/18- 6-foot-5, 235-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. #25 ranked player in MN 2019 class. Fastball touched 90 mph and worked 86-88. Comes out very easy and has a chance to make an even bigger jump heading into the summer. Ball jumps out of hand and he repeated delivery with ease. Changeup worked at 80 mph with above avg. feel for zone. Curveball had avg. depth with 11/5 shape at 70-71 mph. 7.83 runner. Tall stance, balanced stride, lift in swing plane with length to contact, shows pop in bat, gap to gap approach, 93 mph exit velocity. Good feet to field, works out front, sure hands, solid receiver around bag, above avg. arm for position, 84 mph arm across infield.

 

10/22/17- 6-foot-5, 240-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. Large durable frame. #25 ranked prospect in MN 2019 class.  On mound; picks up tempo through delivery, hitchy rhythm, compact arm action, has extension and finish to plate. Fastball was consistently 85-86 mph, straight, delivered on slight downhill plane to hitter. Shows ability to land 11/5 breaking ball for strikes; has occasional flat break to plate. Shows feel and command of changeup with flashes of above avg. fade and sink. 7.88 runner. Tall stance, easy load and stride, clean bat path, consistent hard contact, uses both gaps well, line drive and fly ball contact, 96 mph exit velocity. Sure hands, confident fielder, moves well around bag, above avg. at position, 85 mph arm across infield.

7/5/17- 6-foot-4, 255-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. Large durable build. Controlled tempo into repeatable balance point, slight wrap on backside of arm action, comes out clean in front, lands in-line with catcher, and has extension and finish to plate. Fastball was 81-83 mph, sneaks on hitter, with heavy feel. Shows ability to land slurvy 12/4 breaking ball for strikes. Slight cutting action on changeup; thrown at 75-76 mph. 8.16 runner. Square stance, body load, double tap trigger and stride, short to contact, average barrel skills, flashes occasional pop in bat, gap to gap approach, 88 mph exit velocity. Shows good hands at first, solid range and moves well at position, appropriate footwork and actions around bag, 80 mph arm strength across field.