AJ Puk

HS Grad 2013
Age 23 and 0 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B
Ht/Wt 6-6, 205 lb
School  Washington
Hometown  Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Summer Team  HS baseball/Canes Evoshield Baseball
Fall Team  Iowa Select Navy/Canes Evoshield
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Athletics in 2016
Round 35 by Tigers in 2013
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American (Central - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2012 Underclass 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Position - LHP
Outstanding 2 way talent. Throws very easy and up to 92 mph on the mound and easy power with the bat. Extremely high ceiling.
IA State Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Position - LHP

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment

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2013 PG National Pre-Draft Showcase   May 13, 2013
PG Grade: 10
AJ Puk is a 2013 LHP/1B with a 6-7 220 lb. frame from Cedar Rapids, IA who attends Washington. Puk has an extra large frame with very long arms and some strength. He has an extremely projectable body with much more strength to come. Puk pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with a long loose arm action. He has good arm speed and his arm works very easy. Puk has projectable velocity and he pitches with low effort. Puk gets run on his fastball and he spots it well. He also throws a 1/7 curveball with tight spin and good shape to it. He also throws a change up with good sink and deception to it. At the plate, Puk starts from an open stance and maintains balance through his swing. He has very good bat speed with big power and power potential. He also has soft hands around the bag at first. Top level two-way prospect. Signed to Florida, outstanding student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 10.00
1.50 improvement beginning on Apr 16, 2011
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 92 mph
97.83% Rank
best 97  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
60 7.48 sec
24.63% Rank
best 6.36  avg 7.22
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
1B 84 mph
89.14% Rank
best 91  avg 77
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 91  avg 76
 (2013 class)
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