Prep Baseball Report

CLASS OF 2023

RHP
OF

Nikolas
Lacona

Wartburg College
Knoxville (HS) • IA
5' 10" • 203LBS
L/R • 19yr 2mo
Travel Team: Iowa Sticks

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Best Of Stats

Pitching

Fastball

83
Velocity (max)
9/01/22
82 - 83
Velo Range
9/01/22
2044
Spin Rate (avg)
8/07/22

Changeup

75 - 77
Velo Range
9/01/22
1367
Spin Rate (avg)
5/01/22

Curveball

71.2 - 72.4
Velo Range
5/01/22
2049
Spin Rate (avg)
5/01/22

Slider

72.5 - 73.8
Velo Range
8/07/22
2207
Spin Rate (avg)
8/07/22
Power
84.2
Exit Velocity (max)
8/07/22
71
Exit Velocity (avg)
9/01/22
275
Distance (max)
8/07/22
67
Sweet Spot %
9/01/22
Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
8/07/22
75.3
Bat Speed (max)
8/07/22
20
Rot. Acc (max)
8/07/22
-
Hard Hit %
Run
7.68
60
9/01/22
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30-yd
-
10-yd
-
Run speed (max)
Defense
-
INF Velo
83
OF Velo
9/01/22
-
C Velo
-
Pop Time

Positional Tools

2022
60 Yard Dash
7.68
Outfield Velocity
83.0
Power / Speed Score
11.0
PBR IA Scout Day- IA Sticks (2023 & 2024 Grads)
Sep 1, 2022
Position
7.68
60-yard
83
OF Velo
Power Speed Score
PBR IA Top Prospect Games- 2023 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 7, 2022
Position
7.71
60-yard
79
OF Velo
Power Speed Score

Hitting

2022
Exit Velocity Max
84.2
Exit Velocity Avg
68.2
Distance Max
275
Distance Avg
157
Launch Angle Avg
20.9
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR IA Scout Day- IA Sticks (2023 & 2024 Grads)
Sep 1, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
83.4
Exit Velocity (max)
71.0
Exit Velocity (avg)
118
Distance (avg)
229
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
PBR IA Top Prospect Games- 2023 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 7, 2022
Trackman - Hitting
84.2
Exit Velocity (max)
64.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
236
Distance (avg)
275
Distance (max)
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %

Hitting

2022
Hand Speed Max
22.7
Hand Speed Avg
21.4
Bat Speed Max
75.3
Bat Speed Avg
71.2
Rotational Acceleration Max
Rotational Acceleration Avg
On-Plane Efficiency Max
On-Plane Efficiency Avg
PBR IA Top Prospect Games- 2023 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 7, 2022
Blast - Hitting
22.7
Hand Speed (max)
21.4
Hand Speed (avg)
75.3
Bat Speed (max)
71.2
Bat Speed (avg)
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Pitching

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
82.3
Fastball
Velocity Avg
80.7
Fastball
Spin Rate Avg
2027
Fastball
Spin Score Avg
25.1
Fastball
Total Movement Avg
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.8
Curveball
Spin Rate Avg
2049
Curveball
Total Movement Avg
Changeup
Velocity Avg
75.8
Changeup
Spin Rate Avg
1367
Changeup
Total Movement Avg
Slider
Velocity Avg
73.2
Slider
Spin Rate Avg
2207
Slider
Total Movement Avg
PBR IA Top Prospect Games- 2023 Grads (Invite Only)
Aug 7, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
82.3
Velocity (max)
79.2 - 81.3
Velo Range
78.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,197
Spin Rate (max)
2,044
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Slider
73.8
Velocity (max)
72.5 - 73.8
Velo Range
70.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,238
Spin Rate (max)
2,207
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
PBR IA Summer Launch- Central Iowa
May 1, 2022
Trackman - Fastball
82.0
Velocity (max)
80.8 - 81.9
Velo Range
79.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,178
Spin Rate (max)
1,996
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
72.5
Velocity (max)
71.2 - 72.4
Velo Range
68.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
2,170
Spin Rate (max)
2,049
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - ChangeUp
76.8
Velocity (max)
74.9 - 76.6
Velo Range
73.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
1,472
Spin Rate (max)
1,367
Spin Rate (avg)
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)

Pitch Scores

2022
Fastball
Hop+
Fastball
Sink+
Fastball
Rise+

Pitching Velos

2022
Fastball
Velocity Max
83.0
Fastball
Velocity Avg
82.5
Curveball
Velocity Avg
71.0
Changeup
Velocity Avg
76.0
PBR IA Scout Day- IA Sticks (2023 & 2024 Grads)
Sep 1, 2022
Pitching
83
Max FB
82 - 83
FB
70 - 72
CB
75 - 77
CH

Game Performance

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Comments

8/07/22

Positional Profile: RHP/OF
Body: 5-10, 203-pounds.
Hit: Wider square stance, rushed hand load, uses shoulders to swing, uphill plane, looks to elevate to pull side of field.
Power: 84 max exit velocity, averaged 64.8 mph. 275’ max distance.
Arm: RH. OF - 79.00 mph.
Defense: Solid/avg defender, inconsistent routes and angles, max effort on throws that are elevated to target.
Run: 7.71 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Short rocker, uptempo, short stride landing across body, high front side creating deception, heavy head whack on finish.
Arm Action: RH. Compact arm action, OT slot.
FB: T82.3, 79-81 mph. T2197, 2037 average rpm. Flat, solid location to both sides of plate.
SL: 72-74 mph. T2238, 2207 average rpm. Spinning action; lacks consistent shape and break.

5/01/22

Positional Profile: RHP
Body: 5-10, 203-pounds.
Delivery: Larger rocker step into uncontrolled leg kick balance point, lands with open front foot, aggressive finish with extension out front.
Arm Action: RH. Long swing out of glove, pie arm path, ¾ slot.
FB: T82, 80.8-81.9 mph.  T2178, 1995 average rpm.
CB: 71.2-72.4 mph.  T2170, 2048 average rpm.
CH: 74.9-76.6 mph.  T1471, 1366 average rpm.

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