By The Baseball Beginnings Guy
April 13, 2010
The reason scouts like Mike Lorenzen is they want the three-tool package of right-handed power, plus speed and plus arm. It’s a rare set of skills to find, which makes him a coveted player.
Mike Lorenzen, OF
Bats: R, Throws: R
Fullerton HS, Fullerton, CA
Games seen: 10, Innings: 50
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Tall body, lanky frame, medium center of gravity, round hips, room for physical projection.
STRENGTHS: Swing tailored to lift the ball for power. Above-average arm and speed. Good athlete, could give CF a try as pro.
WEAKNESSES: Needs to incorporate using the entire field more consistently. Tends to fly open looking for the long ball to LF. Needs to show adaptability to off-speed as a pro. Needs to improve CF routes on defense.
SUMMARY: Three-tool prospect: power, arm, speed.
Overall Future Potential: 58