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Glenallen Hill

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Glenallen Hill
Name: Glenallen Hill Jr.
Born: Sep 30, 2000 in Santa Cruz, CA
College: Baylor
High School: Santa Cruz HS
Ht.: 5'9" / Wt.: 170 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
Drafted in the 4th round (122nd overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2019 (signed for $850,000)
The son of a former 13-year big leaguer of the same name, Hill Jr. is an uber-athletic player with impressive bat speed, running ability and sneaky pop for his size. Listed at 5-foot-9, 170 pounds, Hill has added strength and size this spring and has an impressive work ethic off the field. Last summer, Hill looked like one of the most dynamic players in the class at the Area Code Games, barrelling multiple pitches off of potential first-round pick Quinn Priester for exit velocities north of 100 mph. He also showed plus speed, and his running ability allows him to routinely take the extra base or steal a base at any moment. When Hill is on it’s hard to doubt his hitting ability, but he’s inconsistent at times and needs to refine his approach at the plate. He frequently expands the zone and shows too much swing-and-miss. Hill’s swing is more fluid from the left side, but there are still holes in his swing from both sides. Currently a shortstop, most scouts think he’ll have to move off the position and play either second base or center field. There are teams who have him turned in as an outfielder only, and he has the speed to play there with good natural instincts. If he does make a full-time move to the outfield, he’ll need to refine his route running, which was poor at times last summer. Hill is committed to Arizona State.
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