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1/4/14 - The thin-framed 5-foot-10, 144-pound Rook works from a ¾ arm slot producing arm-side run on his 72-73 mph fastball and 64-66 change-up. He has good balance throughout his simple, efficient delivery and has clean arm action. Rook also features a 64-65 curveball.
11/3/13 - The athletic 5-foot-9, 140-pound Rook features a simple vertical knee with good balance throughout his delivery making throwing strikes look easy. He has clean arm action and throws from a ¾ slot that produces good arm side sink on fastball and change-up. His fastball was clocked at 70-76 mph. He throws a slurve type breaking ball, a number of which were late breaking sharp pitches. His change-up was 63-64 mph. He has above average skill as a pitcher now and only being a class of 2016 product has plenty of time to grow and pick up velocity.