#9 Luke Dykstra

  • Position: IF                                             Birthday: November 7, 1995
  • Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA        Country: United States
  • Bats/Throws: R/R                                 Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 195 lbs                                      College: Westlake High School

Dykstra, 22, has spent the 2018 season thus far with Double-A Springfield (STL), hitting .225/.267/.258 with eight RBIs in 49 games. The Atlanta Braves selected Dykstra in the seventh round of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Westlake High School (Westlake Village, Calif.). He’s spent three seasons in the Braves’ Minor League system (2014-16) and two in the St. Louis Cardinals’ system (2017-18, peaking at Double-A. Over 313 career games at the affiliated level, Dykstra has hit .278/.319/.349 with 121 runs scored, 61 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 126 RBIs. He was selected to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game in 2016 while playing with Single-A Rome. Dykstra’s father, Lenny, played 12 seasons at the Major League level (1985-96) and was a three-time All-Star, along with being voted a Silver Slugger in 1993. Lenny was also a member of the 1986 New York Mets, who went on to win the World Series.