Lucas Herbert

Born: 11/28/1996 (Age: 22)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 200
Primary Position: C
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 2nd Rd., 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft (ATL)
Entry Point: High School
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 20th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/10-4/12/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Florida Fire Frogs
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Medium frame; muscular, physical build; moderate physical projection remaining as he finishes filling out.
Swing Mechanics
Narrow, straight-on base; upright stance; compact swing.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 20 30 4A Up/Down Type Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 30 Average bat speed, limited control of the barrel; aggressive swinger who doesn't work counts and frequently expands the zone.
Average bat speed, limited control of the barrel; aggressive swinger who doesn't work counts and frequently expands the zone.
Game Power 40 40 Swing-happy approach and limited hit tool makes game power pay a tick under his average raw power grade.
Swing-happy approach and limited hit tool makes game power pay a tick under his average raw power grade.
Raw Power 50 50 Average raw power, can take a ball out from LF-CF with his strength.
Average raw power, can take a ball out from LF-CF with his strength.
Run 30 30 Below-average runner, will not ever be a part of his game.
Below-average runner, will not ever be a part of his game.
Field 45 50 Ingredients become an average glove behind plate. Blocks well and is mobile moving laterally. Developing receiver, last thing for him to work on defensively, young enough that he can keep making adjustments.
Ingredients become an average glove behind plate. Blocks well and is mobile moving laterally. Developing receiver, last thing for him to work on defensively, young enough that he can keep making adjustments.
Throw 50 50 Average arm strength, 2.00-2.07 on throws to 2B, throws were accurate with avg hands and arm strength.
Average arm strength, 2.00-2.07 on throws to 2B, throws were accurate with avg hands and arm strength.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Average Average
Approach Below Average Below Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Below Average Below Average
Overall Summary
Lacks carry tool for regular major league role. Ceiling of AAA catcher who could provide AAAA/Depth as a reserve catcher w/ occasional pop and playable defense.