Bats: Left | Throws: Left. The one critique of Lacy is his pitch efficiency. Here are all of (Potential Fifth Overall Pick) Asa Lacy's 15 Strikeouts via the Slider, hitters have reached base just once (HBP) in 20 PA. He will also flash an above-average curveball and an above-average change up.

Description: 2019-06-28, USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Training Camp (Cary, NC). The pitch has arm side movement and darts late on it’s approach to the plate. Coaches have commented that he will outwork the next hardest worker and thrives in a competitive environment.

Asa Lacy, LHP, Texas A&M This pitch usually has 1 to 7 movement on a clock from the catcher’s perspective.

The pitch is hard and dives into the back foot of righties. In his career at Texas A&M he either walked or hit 14.3% of the hitters he faced. ( Log Out /  A&M lefty Asa Lacy on the mindset change that comes with moving from Saturday starter to Friday nights in the SEC…, RELATED: Josh Donaldson: Auburn’s Star Catcher Became an MVP in MLB. A recent Gator grad, Patrick currently resides in Gainesville, Florida. As a senior, he set a school record with 13 wins and posted a 0.93 ERA along with 128 strikeouts in 97.1 innings.

Player profile for Asa Lacy (LHP).

He's a baseball junkie who spends his days defending Derek Jeter and the Miami Marlins. Lacy throws it against both types of hitters with equal success.

He should be one of the first two pitchers selected. The 6-foot-4 left-handed pitcher can whip his fastball into the mid-90s and features some wicked off-speed pitches in a curveball, slider and changeup. That is incredible. Check out some of his individual game numbers to get an idea how dominating he can be: Lacy is also a passionate pitcher. For starters, Lacy is the most prepared pitcher on his staff every game. See what DraftSite and fans have to say about Lacy. As a sophomore Asa Lacy moved into the rotation full time and his performance took a step forward, too. Still – he limited contacted and thus hits and was dominant during the season. Lacy has a grinder mentality and is not afraid to bounce a pitch if he feels it will get a hitter to chase. The Kansas City Royals selected left-handed pitcher Asa Lacy, regarded by many as the top pitching prospect in this year’s Major League Baseball draft, with the fourth overall pick Wednesday night. The Royals had a choice between Lacy, Hancock, Veen, and Martin. Lacy entered the year among the top tier of college pitchers, with only Georgia righthander Emerson Hancock ahead, but he performed at such a high level in his four starts that most clubs now view him as the best pitcher in the draft class.

Lacy checks off a lot of boxes that make scouts believe he’s going to a successful pitcher at the next level.

Many key Marlins players are due to receive pay raises, though it helps to have Wei-Yin Chen’s contract finally coming off the books.

3/2/19: Asa Lacy (Texas A&M) struck out nine TCU hitters over seven scoreless, allowing just one hit while walking three in the contest.

Lacy’s curveball gives him a fourth pitch that’s at least average and has above-average potential. It’s no wonder Lacy was tabbed a 2020 preseason All-American by nearly every major baseball publication including Baseball America and Perfect Game. There is talk of him being a potential ace if he can stay healthy and reach his full potential. Picking in the middle of the first round shouldn’t prevent the Marlins from landing an impact player. The change up is a weapon as well. ( Log Out /  Some now say it’s the best slider they’ve seen from a college lefty since Carlos Rodon in 2014. This article was originally published February 6, 2020. Lacy often can locate this pitch on the edges of the strike zone which makes him even harder to hit. Highlights from Asa Lacy and the squad's win in today's first of two from Blue Bell Park.#FamilyF1rst #GigEm, — Texas A&M Baseball (@AggieBaseball) May 4, 2019. If that were to be the case you are likely going to wind up with a potential reliever or inconsistent starter who can dominate at times but also be a guy who just doesn’t have it on some days. Today marks the first pitcher we’re going to cover in our 2020 Major League Baseball Draft Scouting Report series when we take a look at left-handed pitcher Asa Lacy out of Texas A&M. Tale of the Tape: Texas A&M’s Asa Lacy vs Tennessee’s Garrett Crochet Asa Lacy is the best left-handed pitcher in the country. Submit your own scouting profile & videos.

One month until one of the ’s best takes the mound. If Lacy isn’t successful in the majors, it will be a surprise. TAMU head coach Rob Childress has one of the best starting pitchers in college baseball on his team. A 31st-round pick of the Indians out of high school, Lacy has filled out his projectable 6-foot-4 frame and now possesses some of the best stuff in the country. Born in Bryan, Texas, Asa Edward Lacy went to Tivy High School in Kerrville, Texas. Scouts previously wondered about the quality of Lacy’s slider, but he answered those questions this spring by unveiling a powerful, 87-90 mph version of the pitch. Driveline Baseball takes an in-depth look at how that has become possible. Lacy throws a late-breaking curve that can eat up right-handed hitters. Texas A&M junior lefthander Asa Lacy has developed into a potential top pick in the upcoming draft.

Some now say it’s the best slider they’ve seen from a college lefty since Carlos Rodon in 2014. Our Noticias, 10/15/20: International signings; Marlins HOF plaques. He has a tendency to pitch into deep counts, which has inflated his walk rate more than his above-average command would indicate, but he strikes out plenty of batters and doesn’t allow much contact. “He’s going to be a top pick in the (draft) and deservingly so,” Blaum said. All rights reserved. As a sophomore, Lacy earned one of the starting role an… Asa Lacy is a left-handed pitcher from Kerrville, Texas and plays for the Texas A&M Aggies. Jeff Granger is still the highest-drafted Aggie of all time, going fifth overall to the Kansas City Royals in 1993. Lacy has boosted his fastball from 87-91 mph in high school to 92-97 these days, using his 6-foot-4 frame to create downhill plane, and hitters just don’t seem to get good swings against it. If he’s available for the third overall pick, Lacy will be one of the top draft options for the Fish. It’s pretty clear that the biggest concern is that his control simply doesn’t improve. He served a four-game suspension from the Texas A&M baseball team after he was ejected from a game against Alabama. BA Newsletter: Get Analysis, Rankings Delivered To Your Inbox! At 6-foot-4, 214-pounds, Lacy has good size with a tall, angular stature. Still, Lacy’s pure stuff is good enough that he doesn’t always have to be accurate.

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At the conclusion of the 2019 season, Lacy was deemed a Perfect Game/Rawlings College Honorable Mention All-American. Lacy also shakes his glove as he gets his grip giving hitters no chance to pick what pitch is coming. He has ace potential with his power fastball and three offspeed offerings. Lacy also struck out 46 of the 93 batters that he faced. This year, Georgia flame-throwing ace Emerson Hancock was the talk of the collegiate baseball world. Lacy arrived at College Station for the 2018 season and immediately became one of their top pitchers. At 6’4”, 215 pounds, Lacy is a tall prospect with all of the tools to be a star pitcher at the next level. Lacy is expected to be a top-10 draft pick and could be the Aggies’ highest first round pick since Jeff Granger (fifth overall, 1993).
Lacy also throws a mid-80’s slider that has more horizontal break than his curve. Let’s put it this way. Patrick has spent parts of the last four years covering University of Florida athletics and spent two seasons with Major League Baseball. The velocity difference between his fastball and change up is almost perfect making this pitch extremely hard to see. No other conference in the NCAA dominates the weekly rankings and produces top-tier MLB Draft picks like the one that served up Alex Bregman, Walker Buehler, Aaron Nola, Jackie Bradley Jr. and plenty of other all-stars. COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M infielder Bryce Blaum offered opponents a brief scouting report on junior ace Asa Lacy. Seven no-hit innings against a New Mexico State lineup that included Nick Gonzales. Tags 2020 Draft Class 2020 MLB Draft Asa Lacy Texas A&M 2020 MLB Draft Scouting Report: LHP Asa Lacy, Kansas City Royals By Dan Mennella.

Lacy entered the year among the top tier of college pitchers, with only Georgia righthander Emerson Hancock ahead, but he performed at such a high level in his four starts that most clubs now view him as the best pitcher in the draft class.
He did hit four batters. He was the 90th-ranked prospect and the 12th-ranked left-handed pitcher in the country. That’s the starting recipe for an ace.

They have almost no chance to hit this pitch.

June 10, 2020 06/10/2020 6:34 pm. Four potential above-average pitches with two of them being plus or better offerings? ( Log Out /  He employs two distinct breaking balls, a downer curveball and a harder slider in the low 80s, though they tend to blend together and the curve is the superior offering. As a sophomore, Lacy earned one of the starting role and became the Aggies best pitcher. After posting a 2.13 ERA with 130 strikeouts in 88.2 innings in his first full season as a starter in 2019, Lacy was well on his way to more dominance in 2020. Change ), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window). After posting a 2.13 ERA with 130 strikeouts in 88.2 innings in his first full season as a starter in 2019, Lacy was well on his way to more dominance in 2020. @The_Ace35 | #GigEm, — Texas A&M Baseball (@AggieBaseball) January 14, 2020.

Lacy didn’t give up any sacrifices in his 4 starts and faced 93 total hitters on the season. All rights reserved. You can follow him on twitter @dougdirt24, or follow the site on Facebook. Lacy’s fastball works between 92 and 96 often sitting 94. Our feature:, — Baseball America (@BaseballAmerica) May 29, 2020.

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