Top 10 Player Profiles of 2018- #4 Sam Hunt


Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Minnesota


Over the next 10 days we we will be counting down the 2018 calendar year with a look at the Top Ten Viewed Profiles of 2018. After combing through our google analytics, we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles, by you, the readers, in 2018.

 

#4- sam Hunt



Sam Hunt

Class of 2021 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: IMG Academy
    State: FL
  • Summer Team: Hit Dawg Academy
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: S/R

Statistics

Pitching
79
Max FB
77 - 79
FB
63 - 67
CB
61 - 61
CH
Position
7.15
60-yard
(03/16/19)
1.88 - 1.97
Pop Time
85
INF Velo
79
C Velo
93
Exit Velo
(03/16/19)
Position
60-yard
7.15
Pop Time
1.88 - 2.08
C Velo
79
Exit Velo
93
Position
60-yard
7.28
Pop Time
1.91 - 2.11
INF Velo
79
C Velo
77
Exit Velo
84
Trackman - Hitting
100.7
Exit Velocity (max)
(02/08/21)
86.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
(02/08/21)
222
Distance (avg)
(02/08/21)
356
Distance (max)
(02/08/21)
50
Hard Hit %
(02/08/21)
44
Sweet Spot %
(02/08/21)
25
Line Drive %
(02/08/21)
31.3
Fly Ball %
(02/08/21)
31
Ground Ball %
(02/08/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
100.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
86.9
Distance (avg)
222
Distance (max)
356
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %

Scouting Report

10/21/18- 6-foot-2, 190-pound switch-hitting catcher.  7.20 runner. Vanderbilt commit and ranked #54 overall in the PBR 2021 class.  Physical presence. Squared balanced stance from both sides of plate. Small leg lift and hand load back.  Smooth swing and easy bat speed. Gap to gap approach with line drive contact. Consistent contact and flashes pop in barrel.  84 mph exit velocity. C- Big body and well balanced. Good glove and works low to high. Average overall blocker. Clean exchange and good direction.  Short arm action. 1.91-2.11 pop times. 77 mph arm strength with good carry and accuracy. IF- Decent actions. Good glove and fields ball out in front.  Quick short arm action. 79 mph arm strength with good carry and accuracy.

3/17/18- 6-foot-2, 190-pound switch hitting catcher. #46 ranked in PBR Overall for the 2021 class. Recent Vanderbilt commit. 7.2 runner. Looked the part from both sides of the plate. Flat barrel through the zone and he has the strength to drive the ball deep into the gap now, and projects for much more power in the future. While the frame is solid, it is not yet mature, with more growth to come. Strong receiver and had pop times of 1.88-2.06. It’s rare to see that much lag in the zone for a young kid, and the fact that he can do it from both sides is very impressive.

 

10/22/17- 6-foot-2, 190-pound switch hitting catcher. #46 ranked player nationally in PBR Overall for 2021 class. 7.53 runner. Similar swing mechanics from both sides of plate. Shows advanced feel for barrel with extension through contact, gap to gap hitter with above avg. pop, has fluidity and rhythm in swing, 84 mph exit velocity. Shows soft hands receiving, works underneath ball, shifts body well side to side centering baseball, has quickness to block, quick feet and short exchange, has present arm strength, throws are online to bag with carry and accuracy, 78 mph arm strength with 1.9-1.97 pop times.

 

2017 Junior Future Games - Athletic, strong frame, switch hitting catcher. Above average athlete and runner for a catcher.  Offensively, similar from both sides with more power as a right handed hitter. Left-handed, has balanced set-up with leg lift trigger and rhythm, short to contact with level plane, extension through the ball with high finish. Defensively, quick feet, arm strength, 74 mph from crouch, accurate, moved well receiving and blocking. Pop times ranged from 1.98-2.25 in between innings