AJ Hacker
AJ Hacker
AJ Hacker
AJ Hacker
AJ Hacker
AJ Hacker




Rowan County (HS) • KY
6-4 • 190LBS • L/R
Travel Team: Kentucky Baseball Club Prime


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6/15/16 - 60 Time: 8.19, Position Velocity:  IF-79, Exit Velocity: 83
6-foot-2, 195-pound LHH hits from a balanced stance, short stride, good rhythm in swing, loose hands, maintains excellent balance, worked the middle of the field well in BP with consistent line drive contact, went 0-for-3 in game play, registered best exit velocity and ran best 60 time to date. Has good hands at first base with solid footwork, good arm strength and accurate throws. Hacker has a chance to be one of the top left-handed hitters in the 2019 class.

Max FB: 81, FB: 79-81, CB: 65-67, CH: 70-72
As a pitcher, continues to grow into his frame and show an uptick in velocity, arm is loose and works through a high-3/4 slot with minimal effort, fastball is mostly straight, curveball has really developed since his last event with solid 11/5 action and thrown for strikes, flashed one 68 mph changeup, allowed two hits and struck out one (fastball looking) in his one inning of work. Expect to see more velocity development in the near future.

2/13/16 - 60 Time: 8.43, Position Velocity:  IF-78, Exit Velocity: 80
6-foot-2, 190-pound LHH has a sound fundamental plate approach, hits from a slightly open stance, squares up with a short stride, excellent balance allows him to use all fields well, solid swing path produced consistent line drive contact, shows flashes of power and expect more to develop. Shows soft hands, decent movement around the bag, should see some improvement in foot speed, good arm strength with accurate throws. Hacker has potential to be a high-level left-handed hitter in the 2019 class.

Max FB: 78, FB: 77-78, CB: 60-62, CH: 59-64
As a pitcher, uses shorter arm action and works through a high-3/4 slot with regular effort, showed an increase in velocity from previous event, fastball shows occasional sinking action, shows some feel for slower curveball with 11/5 action, lacked some feel for changeup that has some late sinking action. Hacker has shown a recent jump in velocity with more likely to come.

10/11/15 - 6-foot-1, 175 pound left-handed hitter hits from a balanced stance, loads back with front foot, short stride and maintains balance, short swing path with good extension through contact, line drive type hitter, solid approach and uses all fields well, ran a 8.51 60-yard dash, 72 mph exit velocity off the tee, went 2-for-4 in game play with singles to RF and LF. Has soft hands defensively, average movement around the bag, 75 mph velocity across the infield. Hacker is a promising, young left-handed hitter. On the mound, RHP uses shorter arm action and woks through a high-3/4 slot, smooth delivery with good tempo, minimal effort in delivery, fastball shows occasional sink at 74-76 mph topping at 77, curveball varied between 61-65 mph with 11/5 action, tended to bury it but did record a strikeout swinging on the curveball, struggled some with overall command walking three and allowing one hit in one inning of work. Hacker is a young pitcher who has potential to add significant velocity as he continues to develop on the mound.

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