Prep Baseball Report

On the Hunt: GDC Takeaways

Shooter Hunt
Vice President, Scouting

Alex Hernandez is a DUDE

A dynamic two-way player originally heralded for his quick arm and athleticism on the mound, Hernandez steadily built a strong hitting resume throughout the summer and fall in building the intrigue of the scouting community. If his performance at the plate throughout the first weekend of the Georgia Dugout Club at Lakepoint is any indication as to what to expect this spring, the Day 1 push is certainly obtainable. Blasting balls with upwards of 107 mph exit velocities, the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Adonis-like right-handed hitter demonstrated a high likelihood of future power potential to all fields combined with an it-factor aura of quiet confidence that is sure to encapsulate MLB clubs.

Built with lean defined strength throughout an ultra-athletic frame that still shows signs of more physicality, the Georgia Tech recruit stands stoic in the box with a determined gaze, squaring a slightly crouched (and open) stance with a mini leg hag early in counts and short, early stride with two strikes. Intentionally loading the back leg before exploding

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