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Luke Ballard
2020 GRAD
 |  LHP/OF
 |  Omaha, NE
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
8
ABOUT PG GRADES
Millard West
5-10
  180
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
L/L
18 and 5 mos
18 and 7 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2020 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
86
FB VELO
7.22
60 YARD DASH
1.76
10 YARD SPLIT
85
OF VELO
80
EXIT VELO
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Luke Ballard is a 2020 LHP/OF with a 5-10 180 lb. frame from Omaha, NE who attends Millard West. Medium athletic build with good present strength. High energy rotational delivery, tends to open his front side early and leave his arm behind, extended 3/4's arm slot, has some deception in is mechanics. Low 80's fastball, topped out at 83 mph, mostly straight, primary fastball pitcher and throws strikes with his fastball. Slider lacks power but flashes some sharpness and depth at times, can develop more feel and confidence in his slider. Left handed hitter, hits from a narrow stance with a big leg lift load, gets coiled well, has some bat speed and is looking to drive the ball, has some pull pop, big leg raise can throw off his timing and balance at times. 7.22 runner, young actions in the outfield but showed his arm strength well. Excellent student.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+3 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 09/14/2018
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2020 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 86 mph 82
76.66%
60 7.22 sec 7.26
49.93%
10 SPL 1.76 sec 1.71
31.34%
OF 85 mph 82
66.25%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 80 mph 83
29.22%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 64.742 mph 66.74
39.71%
Impact Momentum 23.716 24.86
33.33%
Max Acceleration 31.096 g’s 33.30
39.44%
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 2 Sep 17, 2018 vs. Cangelosi Sparks 2021 Black
Runs: 1 Sep 15, 2018 vs. PTA 2020/2021
Hits: 1 Sep 14, 2018 vs. Iowa Sticks Red
RBI's: 2 Sep 14, 2018 vs. Iowa Sticks Red
Total bases: 1 Sep 14, 2018 vs. Iowa Sticks Red
Walks: 1 Sep 16, 2018 vs. MN Blizzard Blue
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 5.1 Oct 04, 2018 vs. Jersey Boyz Baseball
Runs allowed: 0 Oct 04, 2018 vs. Jersey Boyz Baseball
Earned runs: 0 Oct 04, 2018 vs. Jersey Boyz Baseball
Hits allowed: 2 Jun 28, 2019 vs. ASBA Futures American 17U
Strikeouts: 6 Jul 03, 2019 vs. Canes North 17U
Walks allowed: 1 Jul 03, 2019 vs. Canes North 17U
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