Player Spotlight: 2017 1B/LHP Dylan Cunningham

Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

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Name: Dylan Cunningham
Grad Year:
State Rank: 39

Scouting Report

A 6-foot-3, 210-pound first baseman and left-handed pitcher with a long, athletic frame. Left-handed hitter that hits from balanced, slightly open setup, smooth load, short stride and solid lower half. Gap to gap, power type hitter with some rhythm, level to slightly uphill path, strength at contact and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 89 mph. Solid defender with average hands, solid footwork, and clean exchanges. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws and a positional velocity of 78 mph. Left-handed pitcher with a long, loose arm action into high-3/4 release, average arm speed and regular effort. Some rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction and lands square. Fastball sits 80-82 mph with slight run and control. Breaking ball showed 1/7 shape with gradual break and near fastball arm speed at 65-67 mph. Also showed a changeup with arm side run and near fastball arm speed at 67-70 mph.

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