Joey Hainsfurther

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 9 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 18 and 7 mos
Position(s) SS  C, RHP
Ht/Wt 5-11, 175 lb
B/T S/R
School  Highland Park
Hometown  Dallas, TX USA
Summer Team  Dallas Mustangs 18U
Fall Team  Dallas Mustangs 18U
MLB Draft 
Round 46 by Giants  in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Texas - All Region 1st Team 
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
242
Position - SS
NA
Good Inf with tools, could standout even more as a catcher, showed plus arm and actions in Ft Myers, low 90s from mound
TX State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - SS
NA
GPA
3.7
SAT
1900
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Baylor 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9.5
6/15/2007
Latest Showcase Report
2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 9.5
Joey Hainsfurther is a 2008 SS/C with a 5'11'', 175 lb. frame from Dallas, TX who attends Highland Park HS. He has a medium build with good compact strength. Hainsfurther is a primary shortstop now but will be a second baseman or catcher at the next level. We've seen him catch and his tools/skills play really well there. His ability at second base in Cincinnati was stunning, though. He has excellent hand quickness, very quick and balanced feet and his arm strength is far better than you will find on many high level second baseman. He played with flash and skill and really stood out. Offensively, Hainsfurther is a switch-hitter with similar approaches from both sides and a bit more bat speed left handed. He has a busy set up both ways, with a deep load and a hand hitch to get the bat going, which affects his timing. Once he gets his swing going he has a quick line drive stroke and hits the ball hard to all fields. He has a bit more lift right handed but more length as well. Hainsfurther has some adjustments to make with the bat still but he has the skills and approach to be a solid top of the order hitter. He's a ball player type with a gamer mentality and performs at a high level. Hainsfurther is also a very good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.14 sec
8/19/2006
81.59% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
IF 89 mph
1/6/2007
97.90% Rank
best 95  avg 77
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 95  avg 76
 (2008 class)
C 77 mph
8/19/2006
87.77% Rank
best 82  avg 71
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 87  avg 73
 (2008 class)
Pop 1.97 sec
8/19/2006
75.55% Rank
best 1.73  avg 2.10
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 1.73  avg 2.07
 (2008 class)
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