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Kyle Luckham

High School: El Dorado HS, Placentia, Calif.
State: Calif.
Commitment: Cal State Fullerton

Ht.: 6'4"
Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: R
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Scouting Report

Luckham's coming-out party came in his junior year, when he pitched a complete game in the section quarterfinals to beat a Huntington Beach (Calif.) team led by Nick Pratto and Hagen Danner. He followed that performance with a strong senior season, putting himself in consideration for the top 10 rounds. Luckham is a strong, quick-armed righthander who pitches at 90-91 mph and touches 93-94. His fastball sinks with hard action in on righthanders, and as such he likes to pitch inside. Luckham's best secondary offering is a firm changeup with late fade that projects as a plus pitch. Luckham's arm action and high-effort delivery aren't conducive to spinning the ball, so his curveball is below-average and evaluators have a tough time projecting it for more. He's also physically maxed out in his 6-foot-2, 185-pound frame. Luckham projects as a reliever with his delivery and lack of a breaking ball, but his arm strength will get him drafted. He is committed to Cal State Fullerton and comes from an academic background, so he could be a tough sign.

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