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Lucas Sims

#39 | RHP
Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds
Lucas Sims
Name: Lucas Sundberg Sims
Born: May 10, 1994 in Lawrenceville, Ga. USA
High School: Brookwood HS, Snellville, Ga.
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 225 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
20198.24.150.811.0411.42
Career825.821.494.067.79
Drafted in the 1st round (21st overall) by the Atlanta Braves in 2012 (signed for $1,650,000)
Sims has been a factor in this draft class since being invited to USA Baseball's 16U trials in 2010, and he pitched last summer in the Prospect Classic for the 18U team, tossing a scoreless inning against the Collegiate National Team. Sims has been the most consistent high school pitcher in Georgia this spring, pushing him up toward the back of the first round. He has a fairly clean arm action and no obvious or significant mechanical issues. Sims consistently flashed three plus pitches this spring, including a fastball that has touched 97 mph at times and generally sits in the 90-93 mph range. He struggles at times to finish his pitches out front, causing him to leave his stuff up in the zone. Sims throws his slider with power in the low 80s, and at times it has good depth as well. He has the ability to spin a breaking ball, and he's shown a solid curveball as well that's about 10 mph slower than his slider. A Clemson recruit, Sims figures to squeeze into the back of the first round thanks to his present stuff and track record.
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