09/26/2021 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Pensacola, FL
Hunter continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind and plays through with momentum to his target. At the plate, power potential has improved through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Lower half works well through the swing and shows a feel for the barrel. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 74-77 mph with tailing action. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with tailing action. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.
02/02/2020 - College PREP - Mobile, AL
Hunter is a LHP/OF prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. On the mound, Hunter gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a loose arm and extends through his release, staying inline towards the plate. Hunter shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 77mph with tailing action. Breaking ball sits from 59-61mph with 2-8 break. Knuckleball sits from 58-60mph with good tumbling action. Finishing with his chest over his front knee can help Hunter improve as a pitcher. In the field, Hunter shows active footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and gains ground well on his throws, keeping them accurate to his target. Hunter can improve defensively by working behind fly balls. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a tall stance and takes a short stride. He shows fluid rhythm and takes a level swing, leading to solid line drives. Driving his lower half more can help Hunter improve as a hitter. Overall, Hunter is a solid prospect who has the potential to further develop his skills on the field.
02/03/2019 - College PREP - Mobile, AL
Hunter is a LHP/OF prospect who will gradaute in 2022. On the mound, Hunter gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He extends through his release and stays inline towards the plate. Hunter shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 74mph with tailing action. Slider sits from 59-60mph with 3-9 break. Knuckleball sits from 50-54mph as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Loosening his arm action can help Hunter improve as a pitcher. In the field, Hunter shows efficient footwork and covers ground well. He gets into an athletic position and fields the ball out in front of his body. He makes a clean exchange and works to make accurate throws. Hunter can improve defensively by long tossing to build up his arm strength. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He gets into his load and drives through well with his lower half. He takes a level swing and drives the ball to all fields. Working a smoother rhythm into his load can help Hunter improve as a hitter. With three more years to develop, Hunter has the time and potential to further progress his skills on the field.