Preseason All-State Underclass Spotlight: 2021 C Hunter Dobbins


Phil Wade
Indiana Executive Director

The annual Invite Only Preseason All-State Underclass showcase for the state's top 2021-2023 prospects is coming up February 23rd at Roundtripper Sports Academy in Westfield, IN. Leading up to the event we will be highlighting some of the top prospects to be in attendance. 

Hunter Dobbins

Class of 2021 / C

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: C
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Mt Vernon
    State: IN
  • Summer Team: Nitro Gold
  • Height: 6-2
    Weight: 210lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.03
60-yard
(02/15/21)
1.80 - 1.93
Pop Time
(02/15/21)
91
INF Velo
(02/15/21)
84
C Velo
(02/15/21)
103
Exit Velo
(02/15/21)
4.71
H-1st
Position
60-yard
7.03
Pop Time
1.8 - 1.93
INF Velo
91
C Velo
84
Exit Velo
103
Position
60-yard
7.25
Pop Time
1.9 - 1.98
INF Velo
84
C Velo
81
Exit Velo
94
Position
60-yard
7.06
Pop Time
1.94 - 2.01
INF Velo
85
C Velo
80
Exit Velo
94
Position
60-yard
7.29
Pop Time
1.89 - 2.01
INF Velo
85
C Velo
78
Exit Velo
92
Position
60-yard
7.34
Pop Time
1.94 - 2
INF Velo
85
C Velo
78
Exit Velo
93
Trackman - Hitting
102.9
Exit Velocity (max)
(02/15/21)
93.6
Exit Velocity (avg)
(02/15/21)
239
Distance (avg)
(02/15/21)
370
Distance (max)
(02/15/21)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
102.9
Exit Velocity (avg)
93.6
Distance (avg)
239
Distance (max)
370
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
24.8
Hand Speed (max)
(02/15/21)
22.2
Hand Speed (avg)
(02/15/21)
77.9
Bat Speed (max)
(02/15/21)
74.2
Bat Speed (avg)
(02/15/21)
Blast - Hitting
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
Hand Speed (max)
24.8
Hand Speed (avg)
22.2
Bat Speed (max)
77.9
Bat Speed (avg)
74.2
On Plane Eff (avg)

Scouting Report

9/30/18: 2021 C with solid catchers build at 6’1 205 lbs. Hits from the right side and starts slightly open. Uses lift/tuck as timing trigger. Showed gap to gap approach and showed power to both. Posted 85 mph exit velocity. Showed soft hands on the infield, could use more lateral quickness. Posses good arm across the diamond posting 83 mph infield velocity. Decent footwork and good exchange behind the dish. Posted 1.97 pop 

7/24/18: Strong build 2021 catcher/3B hits from the side. Uses slightly open athletic setup in the box. Showed power potential with the bat, working both gaps to the deep parts of the field during BP. Uses leg lift/tuck trigger, stays balanced throughout swing. Bat path is slightly uphill and showed ability to lift the baseball. Posted an exit velo of 85. In the field showed soft footwork and hands for size. Arm strength across the diamond was 83. Behind the dish showed a quick exchange with good footwork. Throws were around the bag and pops were in the 1.97-2.03 range. 

9/10/17: 60 Time: 7.88, Position Velocity: INF-72,C-69 Exit Velocity: 80. Physical, 6-foot, 210 pound freshman backstop and corner infielder uses thick lower half and leverage to drive the baseball pull side. Uses a big leg kick to gather, load and stride, hands and barrel stay neutral but start in strong position with barrel working above helmet. Commits early to pitch to hit, struggles with timing and keeping weight back on outer half pitch, hips slide and front side out early. Big bat for age, took BP rounds with pull side pop and lift, average bat speed. More bat speed and consistency in swing to be developed. Corner infielder, low ¾ arm slot across the diamond, inconsistent ball flight. More foot speed and range to play on left side. Behind the plate, one hand catch to throw, transfer is clean and quick to release, feet work average. Shoulders work uphill, tall to throw, more arm strength and better ball flight to be developed. Pop times sat 2.12-2.22 to second base.


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