• Full name John Hudson Head
  • Born 04/08/2001 in San Antonio, TX
  • Profile Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 180 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Churchill
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (84th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2019 (signed for $3,000,000).
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    Much like 2017 third-round pick Mason House, Head is a pop-up prospect who turned himself into a coveted draft prospect with a very strong spring. Very few scouts had much track record with Head before this spring, but he’s impressed with his speed—he’s a plus runner—and some surprising pop from a smaller, wiry frame. House has hit some lengthy home runs this spring with a good-looking lefthanded stroke, although it begins with a significant bat waggle that he may need to clean up eventually. He shows above-average bat speed and has a chance to stick in center field. The Oklahoma signee is expected to be a difficult one to sway from his commitment. The success rate of pop-up prospects with little track record isn’t ideal, but Head had a great senior season and has several teams that seem interested in taking him early enough to give him something to think about.

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Career Transactions

  • Greensboro Grasshoppers transferred CF Hudson Head from the 7-day injured list to the 60-day injured list.
  • Greensboro Grasshoppers placed CF Hudson Head on the 7-day injured list.
  • CF Hudson Head roster status changed by Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • CF Hudson Head and assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates.

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