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Ford Hilyer
2018 GRAD
 |  C/MIF, OF, RHP
 |  Wetumpka, AL
COMMITMENT
Best PG Grade
8.5
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NATIONAL RANKING
AL STATE RANKING
500 119
42 1
OVERALL
C
OVERALL
C
Alabama Christian Academy
5-7  
160
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
20 and 0 mos
18 and 7 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2018 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
88
FB VELO
7.60
60 YARD DASH
1.70
10 YARD SPLIT
90
OF VELO
92
IF VELO
83
C VELO
1.90
C POP
79
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2017 PG Top Prospect Games at TCU  
Ford Hilyer is a 2018 C/RHP, MIF, OF with a 5-7 160 lb. frame from Wetumpka, AL who attends Alabama Christian Academy. Medium, athletic frame with square shoulders and a strong build, present strength throughout with looseness. Primary catcher, receives the ball out front, quick feet with high energy actions coming out of lower set crouch, longer stride into release, gets on top of throws, gets on top of throws and shows big arm strength and carry down to second base on throws. Same up-tempo actions in the infield, shows quickness to footwork and fields the ball out front, hands play, extra steps moving into release, works behind the ball well, shows solid arm strength with carry out of his hand. Also pitched, side step moving into delivery, quick paced tempo throughout; works with a quick and compact arm action through the back, gets to a three-quarters release point. Fastball topped out at 87 mph, mostly true in life with plane when on top; curveball showed 12-6 shape up to 69 mph, flashed fading life on changing at 74 mph. Righthanded hitter, begins with a wide base and a high hand set and back elbow at the plate. Utilizes a toe tap trigger for timing and a contact oriented approach at the plate. Has quickness to hands with a linear swing path, occasionally gets to front side early but creates contact out front. Shows a feel for the barrel and can connect for contact to all parts of the field with line drives off the barrel. Named to PG Top Prospect Games Top Prospect List. Good student.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+8 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 07/18/2014
+2 MPH
IF VELO SINCE 08/29/2015
+1 MPH
C VELO SINCE 08/29/2015
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CLASS OF 2018 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 88 mph 82
85.58%
60 7.60 sec 7.54
41.23%
10 SPL 1.70 sec 1.78
72.74%
OF 90 mph 78
98.52%
IF 92 mph 80
97.59%
C 83 mph 75
95.90%
Pop 1.90 sec 2.11
93.46%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 79 mph 80
38.69%
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Max Barrel Speed 57.862 mph 66.88
5.29%
Impact Momentum 21.057 24.96
4.55%
Max Acceleration 27.676 g’s 33.56
15.21%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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BEST SINGLE GAME STATS
BATTING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
At bats: 3 Jul 02, 2017 vs. 29ers Baseball
Runs: 2 Jul 04, 2017 vs. East Coast Bombers
Hits: 1 Jul 04, 2017 vs. East Coast Bombers
RBI's: 1 Jul 03, 2017 vs. BigStix Gamers 17U
Total bases: 1 Jul 04, 2017 vs. East Coast Bombers
Walks: 1 Jul 05, 2017 vs. Team Nike New England
PITCHING STATSLAST OCCURRENCE
Inn. pitched: 1.0 Jul 01, 2017 vs. Florida Pokers Original
Runs allowed: 0 Jul 01, 2017 vs. Florida Pokers Original
Earned runs: 0 Jul 01, 2017 vs. Florida Pokers Original
Hits allowed: 0 Jul 04, 2017 vs. East Coast Bombers
Strikeouts: 2 Jul 04, 2017 vs. East Coast Bombers
Walks allowed: 1 Jul 01, 2017 vs. Florida Pokers Original
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