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AJ Hacker
2019 GRAD
 |  RHP/1B
 |  Morehead, KY
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
7.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
KY STATE RANKING
392 133
3 2
OVERALL
RHP
OVERALL
RHP
Rowan County Senior
6-4  
195
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
L/R
19 and 1 mos
18 and 10 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2019 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
87
FB VELO
8.00
60 YARD DASH
1.81
10 YARD SPLIT
75
1B VELO
76
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2016 Ohio Valley Showcase  
AJ Hacker is a 2019 RHP/1B with a 6-3 190 lb. frame from Morehead, KY who attends Rowan County Senior. Large frame with a solid build and present lower half strength. Ran a 8.00 sixty yard dash. Primary right handed pitcher, works with good rhythm and tempo with a short rock step into a waist high leg kick. Uses lower half well and carries momentum toward the plate. Creates good on line direction to the plate through finish. Foot lands in line with the plate with the ability to clear hips easily while rotating. Compact arm circle in back and releases from a compact three-quarters arm slot. Develops some downhill plane with fastball offering topping at 80 mph. Fastball has good running life with heavy actions to the plate. Curveball has 10/5 shape with tight rotation and sharp depth. Challenges the strike zone with both pitches and can work to each edge of the plate. Kept hitter off balance well producing soft contact. Also worked out defensively from first base showing clean glove actions and quick exchanges. Quick feet with pivoting to throw to second base. Throws from a compact arm action topping at 75 mph. Throws created good on line carry across the infield with accuracy. Left handed hitter with an upright, open stance and high back elbow set. Shows a simple, linear shift into contact. Flashed the ability to turn the barrel to pull side generating occasional hard contact. Connect out front with the intent to drive the baseball into the gap. Flashed good barrel skills when working the baseball back up the middle of the field. Very good student as well.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+11 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 07/01/2015
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2019 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 87 mph 82
82.52%
60 8.00 sec 7.47
9.76%
10 SPL 1.81 sec 1.75
26.18%
1B 75 mph 75
35.92%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 76 mph 78
33.79%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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Max Barrel Speed (mph)
BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 4 Sep 01, 2017 vs. Nelson Baseball School 15U
Runs: 1 Sep 04, 2017 vs. TPL National
Hits: 1 Sep 04, 2017 vs. TPL National
RBI's: 1 Jul 10, 2017 vs. Indiana Mustangs
Doubles: 1 Jul 10, 2017 vs. Indiana Mustangs
Total bases: 2 Jul 10, 2017 vs. Indiana Mustangs
Walks: 1 Sep 03, 2017 vs. TPL Pro Elite
Hit by pitch: 1 Sep 03, 2017 vs. TPL Pro Elite
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 6.0 Sep 02, 2017 vs. BigStix Gamers 17U Prime
Runs allowed: 0 Sep 02, 2017 vs. BigStix Gamers 17U Prime
Earned runs: 0 Sep 02, 2017 vs. BigStix Gamers 17U Prime
Hits allowed: 0 Jul 10, 2017 vs. Georgia Jackets National 15U
Strikeouts: 9 Sep 02, 2017 vs. BigStix Gamers 17U Prime
Walks allowed: 0 Jul 14, 2018 vs. Lexington Grays
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