Preseason All State Spotlight 2020 MIF Alex Freeland

Mike Maerz
Director of Florida Operations/Area Scout

On January 27th, 2018 at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL, 100 of the top high school prospects ranging from the 2018-2021 classes will participate in Preseason All-State which is the premier kickoff event for the 2018 spring high school season. Preseason All-State will feature high-end draft talent, numerous Division 1 recruits, and some of the top uncommitted underclassman in the state.

Leading up to the event we will highlight each upcoming participant through their own individual spotlight which includes video, reports, and more. Today we take a look at 2020 MIF Alex Freeland of Mariner HS, FL.

Alex Freeland

Class of 2020 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Mariner
    State: FL
  • Summer Team: Team Elite Prime
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 188lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R


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Scouting Report

11/02/17- Freeland looks every bit the part of a future, middle of the order left side infielder at a high level. An athletic, 6-foot-1, 170-pounds, Freeland has proportional strength throughout, and looks like he will pack on a considerable amount of muscle in the future. Whether that added physicality forces him to third base is yet to be seen, but the young infielder has the hands and arm strength to stick at shortstop, for now, and play it at a high level. At the plate, he sets up balanced in a slight crouch with his hands held high. Rocking his weight back with shorter hand movement back, he takes a short stride before utilizing a direct path to the ball on a level plane with quick hands through the zone. He currently features gap to gap power, but has a chance to add to that as he continues to fill out. 

10/15/17- Looks like he is on his way to becoming an elite prospect in the class. Showing proportional strength in his athletic, 6-foot-1, 170-pound frame, Freeland moves well at shortstop while exhibiting the hands and arm strength necessary to be a left side defender. He appears to have a frame and swing that should allow him to work gap to gap at the plate with ease in the future.