Maverick Lasker

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 6 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 3 mos
Position(s) 3B  RHP
Ht/Wt 6-1, 175 lb
B/T R/R
School  Westwood
Hometown  Phoenix, AZ USA
Summer Team  AZBA Scorpions
Fall Team  same
MLB Draft 
Round 5 by Brewers  in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 West - All Region 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
161
Position - 3B
NA
Tools, good hands, strong arm (91 on mound), runs well, big time pitcher, good at PG National, 93 this spring
AZ State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - 3B
NA
GPA
4.17
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
San Diego State 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
8/1/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2006 08 National Showcase   Aug 01, 2006
PG Grade: 10
Maverick Lasker is a 2008 right hand hitting third baseman/right hand pitcher from Sandra Day O'Connor HS, residing in Glendale, AZ. Named a Top Prospect at this event (as a pitcher). He has a 6'1" 175 lb. frame and a strong, athletic, well-proportioned body that still has room to fill out. Lasker is one of the more polished and talented players in the '08 class and still has plenty of ceiling to reach. On the mound he is an absolute joy to watch pitch and compete. His arm works cleanly, quickly, and easily, with whippy arm speed. He is a very good athlete and repeats his delivery well. In particular, he really understands how to use his lower half, which sets up as a great base to allow maximum extension. He has been coached well. Lasker's fastball topped at 88 mph (low 90s are coming very soon) and comes out of his hand easily. He has plus control of the fastball to both sides of the plate, bordering on true command. Because of his good extension, he gets late life down on the zone with his fastball that up until the last few feet actually appears to be straight, but its not. He really does a nice job of dominating the top of the baseball. Lasker's curveball is a plus pitch right now. It has tight spin and excellent depth. He can use it as a put-away pitch, as a set-up pitch, or to steal a strike in positive counts. His command of the curveball is advanced. Lasker also has plus feel of his change-up that has late diving action. He has all the pitches and knows how to pitch. He has big-time mound presence and moxy and exudes confidence. Offensively he is also talented. Lasker has good bat speed and took very good game swings. He is strong and there is life in his bat. His hands work well and when his timing is down, he can rake a bit. He appeared very close to putting it all together as a hitter. There is also some developing power in his stroke. Defensively he can play third base. His hands are good and his arm tracks across the diamond. His range and angles are solid and he makes the plays he is supposed to make, with athleticism to make tough plays too. There really isn't much this young player cannot do. Long range he likely develops further on the mound, where he could pitch for most D1 programs right now. He will get pro interest for the '08 draft.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
8/1/2006
96.16% Rank
best 94  avg 81
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
60 6.87 sec
8/1/2006
95.09% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
IF 85 mph
8/1/2006
97.23% Rank
best 87  avg 75
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
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