Alex Taku

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 1 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 3 mos
Position(s) LHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 180 lb
B/T L/L
School  Santa Cruz
Hometown  Santa Cruz, CA USA
Summer Team  Santa Cruz Dawgs
Fall Team  Santa Cruz Dawgs
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated:
Overall
NR
Position - LHP
NA
CA State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated:
Overall
NA
Position - LHP
NA
GPA
3.5
SAT
--
ACT
--
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8
10/7/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2006 Nor Cal Underclass Showcase   Oct 07, 2006
PG Grade: 8
Alex Taku is a 2008 LHP/OF with a 6'0'', 175 lb. frame from Santa Cruz Ca, who attends Santa Cruz HS. He has an average athletic type build. Taku is a primary pitcher, and a good one at that, but he also shows solid ability with the bat. His arm works well, delivering his pitches from an over the top slot. He has good body control and a patient delivery he is able to repeat. Taku knows how to pitch and throws quality strikes. He moves the fastball around, goes in and out and maintains good down angle with that pitch. His cureveball is a 12/6ish offering and though it is slow (65 mph), it does have some depth and he keeps it in the bottom of the zone. He has good mound presence. At the plate Taku showed a quick bat and an easy, flat swing. He is a line drive, spray contact hitter, and can occassionally get into the gaps. He can run a little bit too. Taku is a solid student and should be a consistent performer at the college level. He has mastery of his abilities.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.16 sec
10/7/2006
80.17% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
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