John Locker
John Locker
John Locker
John Locker

CLASS OF 2021

RHP
OF

John
Locker

Michigan State
Brother Rice (HS) • MI
6-0 • 220LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Tri State Arsenal 2021

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3/06/21

Player Spotlight 

John Locker: RHP/OF, (2021) Brother Rice, MI. 6-foot, 220-pound. Athletic in the box, the right-handed hitter had a max exit velocity of 97 mph. Began in a tall stance with a smooth load, then used a short stride. Bat speed is electric, displays an upward short swing plane and high finish. Barreled up multiple balls with tons of loud contact. Fly ball approach. Athletic on the mound, had a long arm action and an over-the-top arm angle with lightning arm speed. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses high effort. He has uphill shoulders and a tall balance point. an athletic finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 88-90 mph and topped out at 92 mph; showed running action and consistent command with heavy movement. Has decent control and fading action on his flat changeup (83-84). His sharp slider (73-75) showed consistent control and late action. 

Scout Evaluation 

John Locker, Brother Rice, 2021, MI

Position: RHP/OF

Body: 6-foot, 220-pound .

Hit: (RHH) Started in a tall stance with a smooth load, then used a short stride. Electric bat speed. High finish, upward short swing. Fly ball approach. 

Power: 97 mph exit velocity, average 89.23 mph. 73.92 mph bat speed average. 22.36 mph hand speed average.

Pitching: Athletic. Drop-and-drive delivery, high effort. Over-the-top arm angle, lightning arm speed, long arm action. Tall balance point, uphill shoulders, an athletic finish.

FB: T92. 88-90 mph. (Max spin 2165;  Avg 2102). Consistent accuracy, running action, heavy movement. 

CH: 83-84 mph. Decent command, fading action, flat movement. 

SL: 73-75 mph. Consistent command, late action, sharp movement.

3/02/19

Fielding: Aggressive approach in the field, fielding off his left leg taking a small skip step throwing max effort 96 mph.
Swing: Sets up with an open stance using hand motion at the plate. Rocks back and lifts his front leg swinging aggressive uphill. Big time power at the plate. Strong athlete. 94 mph exit velocity with a wood bat. Ran a 6.88 60 time. 
Mechanics: Calm motion with a waist high leg lift throwing from a  3/4 arm angle. 
Fastball: Heavy feel on the fastball throwing with some effort. Sat 83-84 mph.
Curve: 11/5 break on the curve down in the zone 65-67 mph. 
Change up: Deceptive change up with a sink action 74-76 mph. 

3/03/18

5-foot-11, 190-pound strong framed, physically developed prospect. In the OF projects as a corner guy with good arm strength and carry on his throws. Solid hitter at the plate who registered an 84 mph exit velocity. Stands out on the mound where he displays a three-pitch mix and a feel for the change up 77-78 mph thrown with similar arm speed as his fastball.  Curve broke late in the zone 63-66 mph. Fastball came out his hand easy and was up to 87 mph.

60 yard: 7.06
Exit velo: 84 mph with wood
OF velo: 87 mph

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