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TJ Sikkema
2016 GRAD
 |  LHP/1B, OF
 |  DeWitt, IA
MLB DRAFT

ROUND 1 Comp - 2019
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
9
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
IA STATE RANKING
500 106
8 3
OVERALL
LHP
OVERALL
LHP
Central
6-0  
217
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
L/L
21 and 2 mos
17 and 10 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2016 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
86
FB VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2015 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase  
TJ Sikkema is a 2016 LHP/1B, OF with a 6-1 200 lb. frame from DeWitt, IA who attends Central. Large frame with present strength throughout. On the mound shows a longer arm action from a 3/4 slot. Creates coil at balance point and shows numbers. Reaches from the well and tends to show to ball early at times. Creates plus downhill angle with good arm side run on fastball. Shows command of fastball with the ability to work edges of the zone. Fastball has heaviness and produced soft contact, ranged from 80-85 mph. Tends to loose some direction at times with runners on due to front leg swing. Slider has 2/8 shape with good depth and hard bite, maintained tight spin with slider on back door offerings as well. Flahsed a very deceptive changeup with a similar arm slot and arm speed as the fastball, topped at 75 mph. Knowledge of pitching with the ability to mix and match pitches in positive and negative counts. Elbow slot dropped in later innings. Projects to be a solid next level pitcher. Good student as well.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+6 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 08/31/2013
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2016 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 86 mph 81
78.50%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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